Keeping Māori Culture Alive with Thrash Metal: Alien Weaponry — Noisey Meets
Making heavy metal inspired by ancient Māori battles has made teenage trio Alien Weaponry unlikely heroes in the fight to preserve New Zealand’s indigenous language.
Alien Weaponry Are Helping To Usher In A New Era of NZ Protest Music
The teen metallers take aim at John Key and sample the infamous Don Brash interview in their new video.
There is a Beautiful Synergy Between Heavy Metal and Haka
How Alien Weaponry's track 'Raupatu' contains the rage and wairua [spirit] of the ancient Māori art form.
WATCH: Alien Weaponry's Thrash Metal Karakia to the World
Check out VICE NZ's documentary on the headbanging teen advocates for Te Reo Māori.
NZ Music Month
Small Town Heroes: How Isolation Sets New Zealand Musicians Free
New York, London...Oamaru.
We Sent Alien Weaponry to the NZ Music Awards With a Terrible Camera
The te reo metal heads got these great shots of the local music industry's night of nights.
The Silver Scrolls Are Less Stale Pale Male Than Ever, and It's Good
From Aldous Harding to Teeks & Lorde: browse exclusive interviews and reviews of this year’s Silver Scrolls Longlist.
Meet the Teens Using Te Reo and Thrash Metal to Rage Against New Zealand’s Colonial Past
Alien Weaponry know more about history than you do.