Bassist Damon McKinnon Exits Twelve Foot Ninja

Twelve Foot Ninja have parted ways with bassist Damon McKinnon. You can find a farewell video and statements from McKinnon and the band below:

McKinnon’s statement:

“Hey Guys & Gals, Damon here! I just wanted to let you all know that, it’s with a heavy heart, I will be leaving Twelve Foot Ninja. It’s been quite the journey over the past decade building this band up from the ground to where it is today.

I still remember our first gigs, I had hair!…. and muscles! and I still remember the half smile half shocked look on our manager Dave’s face as we came off stage… as if to say ‘that was ahhh a promising start dudes…….what the hell have I gotten myself into’. He must have a few screws loose because he is still around to this day. Good onya Dave 😉

Those of you who have ever attended a show know how much I bloody enjoyed playing for you guys and being on stage. It was usually obvious by the stupid grin I would sport on my face! I truly hope those experiences we shared made you as happy as they made me 🙂

A big shoutout/thanks to all the industry peeps behind the scenes that supported the band/me, you know who you are and a special thanks to our crew Dylsy, Luke and Tys (the A team) you’re true professionals and made the journey all that more enjoyable. Also a big thanks to my wife Erica for helping me follow this dream.

I wish Kin, Ro, Stevic and Russ all the best, they are without doubt the most talented group of musicians I know and they deserve to reach the highest of heights.

– Big love! D”

Twelve Foot Ninja’s statement:

“After 10+ years of dedication, and hundreds of shows, we will miss Damon ‘Scrimdog’ McKinnon. Damon has been ninja’s bassist and tour bus in-mate since our foray into the live circuit in 2008. You can’t share as many life experiences together as we have without feeling the pang of departure. A shot of jamo to him for his mate-ship, his ‘pun-gun-on-stun’ dad jokes and we wish him all the best.

– Kin, Ro, Russ, Stevic“

Twelve Foot Ninja Announce Australian Tour With Voyager

Twelve Foot Ninja have announced an Australian tour with Voyager. You can see the dates for that run below. In other news, the band are also working on a new album.

Tour Dates:

03/02 Perth, AUS – Rosemount Hotel
03/08 Canberra, AUS – ANU
03/09 Sydney, Parramatta Park (‘Download Festival‘)
03/11 Flemington, AUS – Flemington Racecourse (‘Download Festival‘)
03/15 Gold Coast, AUS – Miami Tavern
03/16 Brisbane, AUS – The Valley Drive In
03/23 Adelaide, AUS – The Gov

Twelve Foot Ninja Guitarists Guest On YouTuber Leo Moracchioli’s Metal Cover Of The Beatles’ “Here Comes The Sun”

Twelve Foot Ninja guitarists Steve “Stevic” MacKay and Rohan Hayes have guested on YouTuber Leo Moracchioli’s cover of The Beatles‘ “Here Comes The Sun.” You can check that out below:

Twelve Foot Ninja To Release New Album “Outlier” In August

Twelve Foot Ninja have revealed the details for their new album “Outlier.” The effort will be released on August 26, and the cover art and track listing can be found below:

twelvefootninjaoutlier

“Outlier” Track Listing:

01. “One Hand Killing”
02. “Sick”
03. “Invincible”
04. “Oxygen”
05. “Collateral”
06. “Post Mortem”
07. “Point Of You”
08. “Monsoon”
09. “Adios”
10. “Dig For Bones”