Snap Scene: Twelve Foot Ninja, UNcaged Festival, Festival Hall, 27th April 2022

Twelve Foot Ninja, UNcaged Festival, Festival Hall, 27th April 2022 by Mary Boukouvalas

Specialising in a propulsive and hard-to-shoehorn mix of dump trucks falling from the sky and corduroy curtains on a yacht; Aussie band Twelve Foot Ninja fall somewhere between the couch cushions and planetary domination. Slipknot’s Corey Taylor said “Twelve Foot Ninja is like if flight of the concords started a metal band”. Twelve Foot Ninja said “Slipknot is like if cosplayers started a metal band” then Mum said “go wash the dishes”.

Kicking off in 2022, UNCAGED is a new rock festival experience with a diversely curated line up of hard rock, punk, metal and more.

On the festival, Silverback Touring’s Danny Bazzi says, “We are all so excited to break free from lockdowns and the pressures of the last two years. Now is the time to get out and enjoy live music in a festival setting with some legends of Australian music and a whole bunch of amazing up and comers. No matter what your flavour, there is something here for everyone to enjoy and to discover, all with some big festival vibes. This is the rock festival for rock fans, by rock fans”.

About Mary Boukouvalas 1402 Articles
Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

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