The single ‘Kai Tangata’ rocketed to no.1 on the prestigious ‘Devil’s Dozen’ countdown for the Liquid Metal show on New York based Sirius XM, where it remained for 13 weeks. The video for ‘Kai Tangata’ was the ‘Most Added Metal Song’ for June 2018 on US Cable Channel Music Choice (delivering to 50 million households). It had 1.5 million views on YouTube in the first four months since its release; and is also a finalist in the NZ On Air Best Music Video category of the ‘Show Me Shorts’ International Film Festival screening around New Zealand in October 2018.
In September 2018, Alien Weaponry won the Waiata Māori (best Music Video) Award for ‘Kai Tangata;’ and are finalists in the 2018 Vodafone NZ Music Awards in six categories: Best Album (for Tū); Best Group; Best Rock Artist; Best Māori Artist; Best Producer (for Tū); and best Engineer (for Tū).
Members: Lewis de Jong – Guitar/Vocals,
Ethan Trembath – Bass Guitar,
Henry de Jong – Drums