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ALIEN WEAPONRY Win Aotearoa Music Award for Te Kaipuoro Rakapioi Toa (Best Rock Artist), for the Second Time

New Zealand global metal frontrunners ALIEN WEAPONRY have just been awarded one of the most significant and prestigious awards in New Zealand’s music industry, the Aotearoa Music Award (formerly New Zealand Music Award) for Te Kaipuoro Rakapioi Toa (Best Rock Artist). This marks the second time that the band have received this honor, first winning in 2018 for their critically acclaimed debut album .

ALIEN WEAPONRY on the award:
“We are so stoked to win the award for Te Kaipuoro Rakapioi Toa for the second time! We are super thankful to everyone who has helped get us to where we are, to the other artists nominated, and to our fans!”

ALIEN WEAPONRY‘s kinetic presence and sound – combining elements of thrash and groove metal with lyrics in their native indigenous language, te reo Māori — has attracted throngs of fans and media supporters across the globe.

To finish 2022, ALIEN WEAPONRY will be supporting rock n’ roll giants Guns ‘N’ Roses on their New Zealand stadium tour this December. In February 2023 the band will be joining Gojira in Europe for the third leg of the Fortitude world tour.

Get Your Copy of Tangaroa HERE
ALIEN WEAPONRY are:                      
Henry Te Reiwhati de Jong – Drums, Backing vocals  
Lewis Raharuhi de Jong – Guitars, Lead vocals          
Tūranga Porowini Morgan-Edmonds – Backing vocals & guitar



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