Beastwars are a band from Wellington, New Zealand who play heavy music. They released their self-titled debut album in their home country to critical acclaim in May, 2011 and have had the pleasure of supporting many influential bands such as The Melvins, Kyuss Lives, High on Fire, Kylesa, Black Cobra, Fu Manchu and Helmet. They live by this simple motto—Obey the Riff.