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NFT Band “Allies” Drops Historic Single on the Music Metaverse

Last Updated: July 5, 2023

Allies, credited as the first band in the metaverse consisting entirely of non-fungible token characters, is about to drop its first single. Take a moment to internalize all this — and then get ready to participate in the making of some metaverse history.

Here’s what adherents of Web3 and the wide world of blockchain need to know about the latest news from the band featuring characters from Bored Ape Yacht Club, CryptoPunks, Cool Cats, World of Women, and Wicked Craniums.

WHAT: “WAGMI,” an all-new single
WHO: Allies, the metaverse’s first NFT band
WHEN: Dec. 22, 2021, 8 p.m. ET
WHERE: The Decentraland metaverse’s TerraZero Entertainment Center

As Allies drummer/songwriter and co-founder Cheetah is credited with saying in an official statement:

“Allies is a music group made up of static on-chain assets that integrate NFT communities through performances, shows, and events in the metaverse. ‘WAGMI,’ short for ‘We Are All Going to Make It,’ is meant to be a celebration of the NFT and Metaverse worlds, while also rallying more people to join in on the fun, community, and creative potential.”

Allies band members
  • Singer Lola (World of Women)
  • Guitarist Deeze (Bored Ape Yacht Club)
  • Bassist French (Wicked Craniums)
  • Keytarist Kibbee (Cool Cats)
  • Drummer and songwriter Cheetah (CryptoPunks)

The “WAGMI” music video features Allies’ official first performance as a group.The band members’ designs and animations were directed and produced byConfidential Creative’s Ryan Kieffer and Andrew Seth Cohen.

L to R: Allies band members French, Kibbee, Lola, Deeze, and Cheetah

Wednesday’s world premiere marks yet another first for the metaverse: “WAGMI” will become the first music video to debut in one of its many ever-expanding virtual worlds.

“We are excited to continue expanding the creative and marketing possibilities of the Metaverse,” said Ryan Kieffer, who also serves as Chief Metaverse Officer at TerraZero, an emerging Web3 agency. “Allies is a great band that will appeal to both crypto and general consumers, and we hope people can all join in on the fun at our event.”

To learn more about the premiere, click here to visit Decentraland’s official event page.

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