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Shihad Line Up Complete

Published: Thu 8 Jul 2010 03:20 PM
Shihad Line Up Complete
Cairo Knife Fight take coveted Wellington support slot for upcoming Shihad album shows.
Cairo Knife Fight is the dangerous twosome Nick Gaffaney, a man who has drummed his way around the place for many of our leading songwriters, and Aaron Tokona, the founder and front man of iconic rock group Weta. Spitting on the rock band rule book, it’s the drummer stepping out of the shadows to lead. One loop station, a synth and a couple of guitar amps can generate massive noise in the right hands. www.myspace.com/cairoknifefight
In the Christchurch and Auckland slots is The Heavy Metal Ninjas. They are a heavy instrumental band fresh to the scene, but some members should be very familiar to their fans. The Heavy Metal Ninjas are Richie Allan on lead guitar, Minor 5th (Stu Kora) on rhythm and backing solo guitar, Joe Brownless on drums, Fran Kora on bass guitar and Quasar (Laughton Kora) on Rhythm/stunt guitar and keys. They describe their sound as heavy gut-wrenching riffs, fast guitar, with angelic orchestrated melodies.
www.reverbnation.com/richieallan
SHIHAD’s series of two-night performances in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland are about to kick off. These are going to be legendary shows – do not miss it!
Shihad albums' tracklistings:
Killjoy (1995)
You Again (LIVE VIDEO CLICK HERE) , Gimme Gimme, The Call, Envy, Deb's Night Out, Bitter, For What You Burn, Silvercup, Get Up
The General Electric (1999)
Intro, My Mind's Sedate(LIVE VIDEO CLICK HERE), The General Electric, Wait and See, Pacifier, Thin White Line, Only Time, Just Like Everybody Else, Sport and Religion, Spacing, The Metal Song, Life in Cars, Brightest Star
THURS 29th JULY: KILLJOY support by The Heavy Metal Ninjas
FRI 30th JULY: THE GENERAL ELECTRIC support by The Heavy Metal Ninjas
THE BEDFORD, CHRISTCHURCH
SAT 31st JULY: KILLJOY support by Cairo Knife Fight
THURS 5th AUGUST: THE GENERAL ELECTRIC support by Cairo Knife Fight
SAN FRAN BATHHOUSE, WELLINGTON
FRI 6th AUGUST: KILLJOY support by The Heavy Metal Ninjas
SAT 7th AUGUST: THE GENERAL ELECTRIC support by The Heavy Metal Ninjas
THE POWERSTATION, AUCKLAND
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www.shihad.com • www.myspace.com/shihad • www.muchmoremusic.co.nz
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