On Friday October 15, Twelve Foot Ninja will release their new album VENGEANCE and a high fantasy novel, THE WYVERN AND THE WOLF. The graphic novel VENGEANCE is available now and European tour dates on sale. All details at TWELVEFOOTNINJA.COM

Australia’s maniacal rock-fusioneers Twelve Foot Ninja snuck back into the world’s eyes and ears last month with the stealthy drop of their single Long Way Home, the first taste of new music since their album OUTLIER in 2016. That single came with a 2D platformer videogame. Fans who collected all 12 brick phones in the game discovered they could unlock the band’s music video for Long Way Home.

On Friday July 9, the band released Start The Fire, the second single from their upcoming album VENGEANCE, and today, they reveal the music video. Watch it here.

But the big announcement includes an incredibly immersive set of content that they have been quietly working on for 5+ years. In addition to announcing the pre-order of their hotly anticipated third album VENGEANCE (scheduled October 15 release), Twelve Foot Ninja also announce PROJECT VENGEANCE which comes with a whole LOT more…

True to form, Twelve Foot Ninja aim to pull off something that no other musical act in history ever has before. In addition to the album VENGEANCE, the band is releasing a literary high fantasy novel called THE WYVERN AND THE WOLF written by Nicholas Snelling – both novel and album are available for pre-order now and scheduled for release on October 15, with the first 12 chapters sent to you when you pre-order.

Set in a grim and savage world, THE WYVERN AND THE WOLF tells the tale of an orphaned samurai boy called Kiyoshi who is adopted by the ruthless leader of a clan of ninja. Much more than a mere origin’s story, however, the novel is a tour de force in fantasy fiction and world-building, and represents a unique partnership with Snelling. Published by The Venn Gents, the novel can be pre-ordered now from Advance sample chapters available. 

The original story of the Twelve Foot Ninja was conceived by the band’s guitarist/producer Stevic MacKay and his partner Fiona Permezel. It was that concept which first inspired THE WYVERN AND THE WOLF.

Also available now from the band’s website is a graphic novel called VENGEANCE, written by Stevic Mackay with artwork by George Evangelista. The graphic novel sees the band’s namesake, the Twelve Foot Ninja, journey through alternate dimensions to take on an evil alien entity.

As ambitious and unlikely as this ‘world-first’ release might seem, Twelve Foot Ninja deem it a vital innovation. In the age of streaming, music has become increasingly under-valued and the plight of the professional musician has become less sustainable. And yet, at the very beginning of the band’s journey, Twelve Foot Ninja planned to expand their offering with a suite of deeply immersive and premium content. Finally, we will start to experience the fruits of that early vision – perhaps a fortuitous move in this uncertain world of snap lockdowns, but certainly a smart way of broadening the band’s already fervent fanbase.

Mackay explains PROJECT VENGEANCE“This is an exorcism of content that’s spent a decade in gestation. ‘Catharsis’ is close to what it feels like to finally share Kiyoshi’s story; and I guess respond to all questions pertaining to our name; All this time, so many have thought ‘Twelve Foot Ninja’ was tongue-in-cheek, when in actuality, the story’s genesis occurred a year before the formation of the band. I really hope our fans enjoy the vastness of what we’ve created, and we’re able to continue to surprise people with new methods of storytelling.



WED 16 FEB UK, Bristol – Trinity
THU 17 FEB UK, Birmingham – O2 Institute2
SAT 19 FEB IE, Dublin – Voodoo Lounge
SUN 20 FEB UK, Belfast – Limelight 2
TUE 22 FEB UK, Glasgow – G2
WED 23 FEB UK, Manchester – Academy 3
FRI 25 FEB UK, Brighton – Concorde2
SAT 26 FEB UK, London – O2 Academy Islington

MON 28 FEB NL, Leiden – Gebr. de Nobel
TUE 01 MAR GER, Cologne – Luxor
THU 03 MAR GER, Hamburg – Knust
FRI 04 MAR DK, Copenhagen – Pumpehuset
SAT 05 MAR GER, Berlin – SO36
MON 07 MAR PL, Warsaw – Hydrozagadka
TUE 08 MAR CZ, Prague – Rock Café
THU 10 MAR GER, Frankfurt – Batschkapp Halfhouse
FRI 11 MAR GER, Munich – Backstage Halle
SAT 12 MAR SWISS, Zurich – Komplex Klub
MON 14 MAR IT, Milan – Legend Club
TUE 15 MAR FR, Lyon – CCO
THU 17 MAR SP, Bilbao – Stage Live
FRI 18 MAR SP, Madrid – Shoko
SAT 19 MAR SP, Barcelona – Razzmatazz 2
TUE 22 MAR FR, Paris – La Maroquinerie

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