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Birth Place: Auckland, New Zealand
Years Active: 2001-present
Genres: Power Pop, Noise Rock

The Mint Chicks were an experimental noise rock/power pop group originally from Auckland, New Zealand, who relocated to Portland, Oregon in 2007. They are known for mixing pop hooks and structures with elements of noise rock and experimental music and also for their exciting live performances, where Kody and Ruban Nielson have been known to climb P.A. stacks, hang from lighting rigs, destroy guitars, engage in self-harm and even attack the stage with a chainsaw. All four original band members met at Orewa College in Orewa, New Zealand, although the band now moves between Portland, Oregon and Auckland, as the Nielson brothers have dual citizenship in New Zealand and the U.S. Meeting in high s... Continue Bio >>

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