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Mothra is an instrumental post metal band from Auckland NZ formed in 2008, made up of Hugh Allan (guitars, samples) James Armstrong (drums) Reuben Saffer (bass) and Shaun Leyden (video).

Blending elements of post metal, sludge, math metal, and psychedelic/progressive rock into their sound, often finding their own sonic territory, but not shy in nodding to the obvious bands that helped pave the way.

In their time they have have opened for Helmet, Russian Circles, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Earth, Devin Townsend Project, Jakob, This Will Destroy You. They were selected out of 50 entries to open for the NZ 2010 Big Day Out by Real Groove Magazine.

Mothra have an album out 'Decision Process' which you should buy.

Check out a review on sixnoises.com 

Buy it on iTunes

http://mothraband.com/

Check out their Soundcloud

Mothra Live


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