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.
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.
'Black Metal Musicians Lost in the Woods,' Today's Comic by Pedro D'Apremont
The band's attempt to film a music video leads to cannibalism, smudged makeup, and a lost camera man.
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.
How Bad Brains Created the Best Funk Metal Album 30 Years Ago
'I Against I' calcified a combination of hard rock and funk into something sexy, heavy, and thoroughly modern.
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The Metal Night
Clive Martin heads to the dark side to investigate the shadowy world of the UK metal scene. In a club with an enormous Satan behind the DJ booth, he meets all the stock characters, from grungers, to goths, to overgrown emo kids, to lipstick lesbian...