The Kings Arms

An Auckland institution: live music venue, heritage pub, affordable eatery

The Kings Arms is a bar, an authentic rock music venue, an affordable eatery and an unpretentious no fuss pub experience with a sun-drenched beer garden smack bang in the centre of town.

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Under The Southern Cross VIII

Chaos NZ Promotions and Stigmata productions presents

Under The Southern Cross VIII - Anzac Metal Alliance

As a part of the annual Metal Festival "Under The Southern Cross" in Sydney, for the very first time in Auckland, the Kings Arms will erupt on the 8th of April when a select few cross the Tasman to annihilate on New Zealand soil. A truly diverse showcase of Australasia's finest Metal covering Black, Thrash, Death, Power & Hardcore!


Darker Half (Sydney Power Thrash)
With 3 full length albums under their belts these Australian Power Thrash maniacs bring a truely unique melodic metal assault that's guaranteed to snap your neck in half!

Nullifier (Auckland Death Thrash)
New Zealands Premiere Death Thrashing Assault. No reminders necessary, you know who they are and know you will be crushed!

Exordium Mors (Auckland Black Thrash)
The Promethean flame burns strong! Exordium Mors will decimate the stage with their Frantic Black Thrashing Chaos! New material to be unveiled at this show!

Extinction Campaign (Auckland Death Thrash)
After a period of lurking in the depths of the underground, Aucklands embodiment of violence Extinction Campaign return with new material and a new drummer!
There will be no mercy!

Forsaken Age (Auckland Heavy Metal)
Aucklands Classic Metal Titans Forsaken Age return as a 5 piece once again! Expect screaming guitar harmonies and head stomping heavy metal anthems!

Silent Torture (Auckland Death Thrash)
Aucklands extreme metal underground up and comers! More Death Thrash metal for the night that will leave the pit in a pool of blood!

Friday, 8th of April 2016.
Kings Arms Tavern.
$10 at the door.
Doors open at 7pm.


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