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Hanzel und Gretyl with Alpine Fault - Wellington


Fri 15 Jun 2012, 8:00pm–2:00am

Where: Bar Medusa, 154 Vivian St, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • PreSales: $40.00
  • Door Sales: $50.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Rare Breed Records presents: Hanzel und Gretyl (NYC) along with Alpine Fault (AUS/NZ)

Hanzel und Gretyl is an Intergalactik Fairytale stompin' through the Evil Black Forest Galaxy spillin' beer, destroying sound waves and keeping all things uber!

Born in the year of the Death Star 1993, HuG have toured with all the great bands of their genre, Marilyn Manson, Prong, Rammstein, Ministry, Cradle of Filth and have amassed a great cult following with old and new fans of all ages.

Signed to Energy records in the 1995-1999 and Metropolis Records in the 2003-2008, Hanzel und Gretyl have been touring around the world playing festivals and headlining tours whilst working on new material to bring with them on this tour to Australia and New Zealand.

Hanzel und Gretyl return to New Zealand for the first time since 2009. Coming with them is Australasian Symphonic/Melodic metal band, Alpine Fault.

With over 23,000 views on their music video for “I’ll See You Soon”, Alpine Fault have been proudly showing off their new found determination and energy since recruiting vocalist Nadia Vanek with the successful released their debut album “Iraena’s Ashes” to audiences worldwide. Recently both guitarists have been endorsed by Mesa Boogie and the band has been headlining local and interstate festivals in Australia over the past few years.

Pre-Sale Tickets $40 from UNDER the RADAR
Door Sale Tickets $50 from the venue.

Hanzel und Gretyl
"Breeding Ministry's industrial shitstorm with White Zombie's hard rock stomp New York's Hanzel und Gretyl make for an intriguing and ultimately kick-ass prelude. Led by goggle-sporting maniac Kaiser Von Loopy (an early indication of their unrestrained lunacy) they simply demand attention, high-fiving the front rows while blasting out some of the catchiest yet hardest-hitting anthems around successfully pitting both sides of somebody else's crowd against each other in an impromptu screaming contest is quite a feat, but when you can do so on your first ever visit to the UK it's damn near incredible." -Ryan Bird/ Kerrang!

Alpine Fault
“While Nadia Vanek’s vocals are near perfect, the big surprise is Ant Royle (guitar and vocals), who has a great voice himself – plaintive without over emoting. Together they manage to wring every drop of pathos from the music. The guitar work is stunning – as complex as you’d expect from a prog-metal band, but with the violin there’s no sense of flashy gimmicks.” – Magpie / Tapping the Ether, Metal Radio – Canada.

'Iraena's Ashes' is a concept album inspired by the true story of the mysterious disappearance of New Zealander, Iraena Asher, and is now available from

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