INTERVIEW: Stevic Mackay of Twelve Foot Ninja

Stevic Mackay Charles Cilia 7-stringIf you’re reading this, perhaps you’ve posted a video of your playing on YouTube. Maybe it’s your band, maybe it’s you playing along to your favourite Megadeth solo, maybe it’s a lesson video. Whatever it is, you’ve probably run across the horror that is the Internet Troll. Twelve Foot Ninja have too. That shouldn’t be surprising: they’re a talented, innovative, driven band who have charted their own course and worked their way into some pretty enviable opportunities. And that tends to bring out the haters, the jealous, the miserable, the sickish: the trolls. So the band decided to do something about it, releasing a video for the song “Ain’t That A Bitch” which pits the band up against an internet troll – an actual, filthy troll – with bloody and not-safe-for-work consequences.  Read More …

VIDEO: Twelve Foot Ninja – ‘Ain’t That A Bitch’

PRESS RELEASE: Twelve Foot Ninja has premiered the long-awaited music video for the song “Ain’t That A Bitch.” With the promise to create an action-packed and gory tale of retribution against an internet troll, the Australian group turned to fans in an effort to crowd fund over $45,000 for the making of the video. As a result, Twelve Foot Ninja broke a world record, successfully crowd funding the most ambitious financial target for a music video or short film. Read More …

Twelve Foot Ninja Hit The Road In Oz

14-54-thickboxFresh from their national tour with the legendary Fear Factory and recent praise from the likes of Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), Dino Cazares (Fear Factory), Wolf Van Halen (Van Halen/Tremonti), Misha Mansoor (Periphery) and the folks at Soundwave, genre-bending five-piece Twelve Foot Ninja will bring their sharpened live show to Australian venues this August, September and October for their last homeland tour before heading to Europe, USA, and Canada – where they will undoubtedly become utterly huge. Check out the dates here. Read More …