12 Jun 2018

Alien Weaponry's reo Māori heavy metal hits number one

From Morning Report, 8:55 am on 12 June 2018

It's a significant moment in Māori music history - Alien Weaponry's reo Maori heavy metal album Tū has hit number one. Tū has more than one million streams on Spotify since the album was released on June 1. It has also been getting rave reviews from critics and fans all over the globe. Fifteen-year-old Lewis de Jong, a singer and guitarist with the band, told Siobhan Wilson he found out about topping New Zealand's album chart when he got home from school.