Twelve Foot Ninja Wraps Up Their First U.S. Tour

Twelve Foot Ninja Wraps Up Their First U.S. Tour

Fresh from the Outback, Twelve Foot Ninja hit the metal scene over the last few months on their first U.S. tour with Periphery.  You may remember these guys from Affliction’s Metal Night at The Observatory in Orange County, CA with Born of Osiris.  Anyway, the guys had quite a few ‘firsts’ to get out of the way while in the states, like taking their first trip to an American mall.  Where do you think they stopped first?  The Affliction store of course!

After a basement jam session with our friend Jose Mangin from Sirius, Kin (Vocals), Russ (Drums), Stevic (Guitar), Damon (Bass) and Rohan (Guitar) all made their way to the Affliction store to stock up on some new gear to take home to Australia.  We’d also like to point out that Jose has, quite possibly, one of the coolest basements ever! (note the multiple guitars and sound proof drum room)

So, how did the name “Twelve Foot Ninja” come about?  After talking with the guys, it was clear that this is not the first time they had heard this question.  Kin, Rohan and the guys definitely love to joke around and have a good time as we came to find out, pulling our legs about what the name of their band meant and how they came to think of it.  All jokes aside, Rohan gave us the real story of the name, telling us “Well, we thought of it, the name sounded cool, so it just kind of stuck”.

While the band may be disappearing back to the ninja lair for some recovery time and much needed Aussie beers, it’s almost certain that they will be back for another tour in the states sometime soon.  The secret is out about this hidden gem from ‘Down Unda’ after wrapping up this tour.  The question is not IF they will be back, but rather WHEN.  Rest assured, the Affliction team will be there to rock out with the ninjas and to give you the up close exclusive about their next U.S. tour~


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