8 Foot Sativa is a New Zealand-based extreme metal band formed in 1998. Their most famous single is their self-titled song, "8 Foot Sativa", which was number one on M2, a late night New Zealand music show’s top 12 list for 12 weeks, and stayed on the chart for seven months. (M2 was a New Zealand late night Music Show.) The band has toured and released albums internationally, and have played alongside artists such as Fear Factory, Soulfly, Korn, Slipknot, System of a Down, Children of Bodom, Disturbed, Motörhead, Pungent Stench, Shihad and Corrosion of Conformity. 8 Foot Sativa have become a household name in New Zealand and are known as the biggest and most successful metal band to come out of the country to date.