As has become all too commonplace for touring musicians, our friends in Native Construct were robbed while they were stopped in San Antonio, Texas. The band were returning from eating at In-N-Out when they saw a car parked next to their tour van removing bags and equipment from the vehicle. The band is currently on tour with Between the Buried and Me, Enslaved, and Intronaut.

The boys had several thousands of dollars of goods stolen, including their passports, laptops, an iPad, game consoles, and Poh Hock’s brand new 8-string Strandberg guitar. Full details below via the Facebook post.

UPDATES:12.6.15**Serial number on Poh Hock's stolen guitar: W1507058****A Gofundme campaign has been…

Posted by Native Construct on Saturday, December 5, 2015

The serial number to Poh Hock’s guitar is “W1507058.” If you’re in the San Antonio area, please alert authorities if you happen upon the instrument or if someone you know receives an influx of expensive goods.

The theft of the band’s passports likely means they will be unable to make the Canadian leg of this tour. Anyone in Canadian territories should brace themselves for the seemingly inevitable drop.

Thanks to the benevolence of Luke Holton and Between the Buried and Me, however, a GoFundMe page has been set up with a goal of $5,000 to get replacement equipment for everyone. As of this posting, the fundraiser is sitting at just above $4,500.

The Between The Buried And Me family has created a GoFundMe campaign for us. The support this community has shown and…

Posted by Native Construct on Sunday, December 6, 2015

If you would like to help the band by donating, use this link:

With any luck, the band will be able to recover their stolen gear, but situations like this don’t often have happy endings.



One Response

  1. BarakalypseNow

    I was at that show in SA after it happened. Sucks that their impression of Texas is probably a bit sour after this, but I hope they come back. I bought a t-shirt to help them recuperate.


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