The countdown has begun.

You have exactly one week to get hold of your Crystal Castles tickets for when they play the Canadian duo play the Powerstation next Thursday night, and after a painful 18 month hiatus, you are not going to want to miss their grand return.

While others will be standing in a field at Coachella and Bonnaroo (I know, gross right?) we are lucky enough to be able to catch them at their most intimate – an intimacy that is unlikely to be experienced by any Crystal Castles fan ever again.

Tickets can be purchased here, but before you go splashing your cash, remember it’s 18+.

“Electronic extraordinaires Crystal Castles have just announced a New Zealand show as part of their upcoming MJR Presents tour Downunder.

The groundbreaking experimental act, which hails from Toronto, Canada, will play at Auckland’s iconic Powerstation on Thursday, May 25. It comes hot on the heels of announcements that Crystal Castles has also been confirmed for two of the biggest festivals on the planet – Coachella and Bonnaroo.

Crystal Castles changed the face of electronic music when they burst onto the club scene in 2008 with their mind-blowing debut self-titled album. It drew critical acclaim and propelled them to the forefront of EDM communities around the world.

Headlining shows and major festivals all over the globe, the band went onto forge a reputation as one of the most compelling and energetic live acts in music.

“The opening song Plague sent the crowd into immediate frenzies… Ethan Kath’s catastrophic wall of sound ignited the intimate Studio into a pure indie-rave for a solid 90 minutes of distorted bliss” 
- Undertheradar review from their NZ gig at the Studio in 2013.

Crystal Castles’ next two albums – Crystal Castles II and (III) – saw them continue to push the envelope and solidify their place in the upper echelons of EDM. Now fronted by a new singer, Edith Frances, and with a new album, 2016’s Amnesty (I) to their name; Crystal Castles is writing a new chapter in their already remarkable story.”

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