Twelve Foot Ninja are a alternative/progressive metal band from Melbourne, Victoria. They formed in 2007. The band are independent, self-produced and self-funded. Their music encompasses a wide variety of musical styles (metal, alternative rock, funk, jazz, latin, dub and reggae). They are also well known for their visually striking and comedic music videos. Twelve Foot Ninja currently consists of Nik "Kin" Etik (vocals), Steve "Stevic" Mackay (guitar, production), Rohan Hayes (guitar, backing vocals) and Shane "Russ" Russell (drums).