Known for live shows bursting with energy and a prolific output of records, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard is an Australian rock group that was formed in 2010 in Melbourne, Victoria. In less than a decade, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard has released one EP and 14 studio albums, six of which have ranked in the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 200. In 2017, the band's busiest year, it released five studio albums to fulfill a promise to its fans, including Flying Microtonal Banana, Murder of the Universe, Sketches of Brunswick East, Polygondwanaland and Gumboot Soup. The band is known for pushing the envelope with its musical sound, with some albums incorporating the styles of surf music, folk, jazz, soul, film music, psychedelic rock, progressive rock and heavy metal.
No Slowing Down
When King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard first started, it was simply a group of friends who had grown up and gone to school together and happened to like jamming out. The band's musical career began when a friend asked King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard if it would come to play at a show. Since then, the band has shown no sign of slowing down. From its 14 record releases to its more than 500 live show performances, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard is moving at full speed ahead. The band attributes much of its ability to churn out quality music to its in-home studio. The members of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard can get together to create and record music easily and efficiently, and the band members love to do so. The band also keeps its music career fun by finding ways to keep pushing its musical limits. Suffice it to say, the band will not be slowing down anytime soon.
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How long is a normal King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard concert?
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard normally performs for an hour to an hour and a half.
Where are King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard playing?
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard has performed all over the world and has upcoming tour dates in Yuzawa, Japan, and San Francisco. To find out when the band will be at a venue near you, be sure to check StubHub.
What does a King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard setlist look like?
You can expect King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard to include songs in its setlist such as "The Lord of Lightning," "Vomit Coffin," "Sleep Drifter," "Digital Black," "The Fourth Colour," "Deserted Dunes Welcome Weary Feet," "The Castle in the Air," "Gamma Knife" and "Doom City."
Who are the members of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard?
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard has a lineup that includes Stu Mackenzie on vocals and guitar, Ambrose Kenny-Smith on vocals and harmonica, Joey Walker on guitar and keyboards, Cook Craig on guitar and bass guitar, Lucas Skinner on bass guitar and keyboards, Michael Cavanagh on drums and percussion, and Eric Moore on drums and percussion.
Where did the name King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard come from?
With an odd name like King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, the band is often asked about its inspiration When the group was trying to come up with a name, lead singer Stu Mackenzie wanted to name the band "Gizzard Gizzard," while another band member said he wanted to include "Lizard Wizard" in the name, as it was the nickname of Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors.
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