Twelve Foot Ninja Announce 30 Date U.S. Tour with In This Moment!


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 One of Australia's hottest, most innovative, and experimental new bands Twelve Foot Ninja have announced they will join one of America's most unique heavy metal live acts, In This Moment, on a U.S. tour this fall and winter. Ticketmaster pre-sale begins Thursday, September 11 and public on-sale begins Friday, September 12. With 30 dates confirmed, Twelve Foot Ninja will be on the road supporting the recent stateside re-release of their critically acclaimed debut album Silent Machine (Volkanik Music). Earlier this year, the band took home the prestigious "Best New Talent" award at the sixth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards. Cementing a cult-like following on the back of their brand of alternative rock, the band recently wrapped their first North American headlining tour performing throughout the U.S. and Canada, winning over thousands of fans at festivals with their explosive live performances at Welcome to RockvilleCarolina RebellionRock on the Range, and Rocklahoma.

The debut single from Silent Machine, "Coming For You," is currently impacting and reacting at radio now and has surpassed more than 1,000,000 YouTube views. Check out the video now online at: http://youtu.be/-ST85Sui43Q. Widely praised by audiences and critics alike for their ability to combine juxtaposing genres seamlessly, "Coming For You" is the perfect embodiment of this.

In conjunction with the album re-release (featuring two acoustic bonus tracks), the band has bundled a special edition of Silent Machine with a 72-page full-color companion comic book containing 12 individual narratives inspired by the 12 songs featured on the Silent MachineThe band collaborated with acclaimed comic artist Keith Draws to produce the comics, which are based on the original Twelve Foot Ninja fable co-written by guitarist Steve 'Stevic' Mackay. The story chronicles a sole ninja's mission to restore balance in a world headed toward a self-inflicted apocalypse. The special edition CD/comic book bundle can now be purchased exclusively at their online store.

Twelve Foot Ninja are often classified as heavy fusion or progressive hard rock but whatever genre you call them, they are known for their seamless genre hopping, soaring melodies over heavy rock, and witty music videos - they take an authentic approach to each style and tie it all together to deliver an inimitable sonic flavor. Stamped with a five-star review by Blunt MagazineSilent Machine has been described as "reggae, Fate of Nations-era Robert Plant rock, space-rock, djent, Queensrychean hard rock and more, yet they somehow manage to tie it all together without sounding too ADHD...if you loved Faith No More's King for a Day, you'll feel right at home in this Silent Machine."

Twelve Foot Ninja is Nik "Kin" Etik on vocals, Steve "Stevic" MacKay on guitar, Damon McKinnon on bass, Shane "Russ" Russell on drums, and Rohan Hayes on guitar.

For more information, visit the band online at www.TwelveFootNinja.com
Twelve Foot Ninja confirmed tour dates with In This Moment:

DATE                       CITY/STATE                                         VENUE
Oct-26                      Reno, NV                                              Knitting Factory
Oct-28                      Spokane, WA                                        Knitting Factory
Oct-30                      Seattle, WA                                           Moore Theatre
Oct-31                      Garden City, ID                                      Revolution Concert House
Nov-01                      Salt Lake City, UT                                  In the Venue
Nov-02                      Denver, CO                                            Fillmore
Nov-04                      Omaha, NE                                            Sokol Auditorium
Nov-07                      Springfield, MO                                      Gillioz
Nov-08                      Peoria , IL                                              Limelight
Nov-09                      Chicago, IL                                             House of Blues
Nov-12                      Milwaukee, WI                                         The Rave
Nov-15                      Columbus, OH                                         LC Pavilion
Nov-17                      Silver Spring, MD                                     Fillmore
Nov-21                      Pittsburgh, PA                                        Stage AE
Nov-22                      Stroudsburg, PA                                     Sherman Theater
Nov-23                      Lancaster, PA                                         Freedom Hall
Nov-25                      Cincinnati, OH                                         Bogart's
Nov-26                      Detroit, MI                                               The Fillmore
Nov-28                      St. Paul, MN                                            Myth Live
Nov-29                      Clive, IA                                                  Lazer 103.3 Lazerfest          
Dec-02                      Houston, TX                                             House of Blues
Dec-04                      Abilene, TX                                              Civic Center
Dec-05                      Corpus Christi, TX                                    Concrete Street Amphitheater
Dec-06                      Pharr, TX                                                 Pharr Entertainment Center
Dec-08                      Dallas, TX                                                House of Blues
Dec-09                      Tulsa, OK                                                 Club Brady
Dec-10                      San Antonio, TX                                       210 Kapones Live
Dec-11                      Lubbock, TX                                             Lonestar Pavilion
Dec-13                      Las Vegas, NV                                          House of Blues
Dec-14                      San Diego, CA                                           House of Blues
 
 


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