And, as noted before here and elsewhere, vocalist Kin is the icing on the cake, his versatile croon invoking voicesmiths as talented as Mike Patton. For our backing harmonies, we have collaborated with a bearded, telepathic pigeon named Francis. While on tour, we take photos of each other sleeping. When do we ever hear glowing reviews of a vocalist in a metal band these days? Melbourne Australia based Twelve Foot Ninja are independent and self-funded. The base elements of djent-style guitar chug and occasionally nu-metal can be a little grating, but they almost always work well within the context of the song. Everyone looks odd, but Damon particularly looks like a corpse when he sleeps.
He will only drink a little bit if he needs an extra boost before a show. Every time a camera flash goes off, his hand involuntarily flips the bird. Stevic will give us a sports-inspired motivational speech. . He is always entertaining to watch, but his come-downs last a couple of days, and he can be pretty grumpy. In fact, his first paid session as a guitarist was playing on the soundtrack for an entire season of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
Twelve Foot Ninja are a rock band from Melbourne, Victoria. He grabbed our attention with his metal covers of pop songs online. We find that it helps us get into the right frame of mind to smash a show. Layer upon layer of audio production goodness continues to reveal itself with each subsequent listen; underlying arpeggiated acoustic guitars, dense vocal harmonies that are fun to hum along to, subtle keyboard textures and sound effects, etc. Not everyone knows this, but Rohan suffers from a serious condition.
Before every show, we get into a huddle. I Kin was once a voice-over artist. On 2 of the tracks from our debut album Silent Machine we collaborated with a French dude, Nicolas Jeanney. We have collaborated with other writers on some of our songs. But, good God, this band is talented as all fuck, and their songs are absolutely unstoppable and instantly memorable. I listened to all the samples the band had on their website and eagerly awaited the release of Silent Machine.
There are actually 12 things that you may not know about Twelve Foot Ninja. Twelve Foot Ninja is not a democracy. I loaned my voice to over 100 advertisements for companies such as Nintendo, Red Rooster, and Coca-Cola. I watched that video at least three times that day, and the creepy kabuki girl imagery therein quite literally infected my dreams that night. We have collectively amassed a lot of these photos. Twelve Foot Ninja describe themselves as a hybrid of genres - metal, dub, yacht rock, funk and world music. The band has embraced the iPod Shuffle mentality and expressed themselves across genres - in the process they push hard on the boundaries of musical styles and credit their audience with the ability to embrace seemingly diverse influences.
Tracks include both albums Smoke Bomb 2010 : 1 Clarion 2 War 3 Apocolypstik 4 Child With No Enemy 5 Manufacture of Consent New Dawn 2008 : 1 Beneath The Smiles 2 Molotov Brother 3 F. Stevic has a strange reaction to caffeine. Usually these are taken when sleeping during plane trips. . .
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