King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

About King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Since 2010, Australian experimental rockers King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have built a reputation as one of the most prolific and adventurous genre-hopping bands of all time.

∙ The band self-recorded their 2012 debut LP, 12 Bar Bruise, using such unconventional methods as capturing the title track’s vocals through a series of connected cell phones.
∙ Self-described as a “cult Western audio book,” their 2013 sophomore LP, Eyes Like the Sky, blended garage rock and spaghetti Western sonics with frontier-set spoken-word narrations.
∙ Their seamless “infinity loop” album, Nonagon Infinity, earned them their first ARIA Award for Best Hard Rock or Heavy Metal Album in 2016.
∙ In 2017, the band not only released five stylistically different albums, but they also made their US TV debut, playing the howling psych-rock single “The Lord of Lightning” on Conan.
∙ They made their 2017 LP Polygondwanaland available to independent record labels for free, resulting in more than 150 different versions of it being released on vinyl, cassette, and CD.
Infest the Rats’ Nest—their thrash-metal-influenced 15th album—became a Top 10 hit in Australia, the US, and the UK after its 2019 release.

  • ORIGIN
    Melbourne, Australia
  • FORMED
    2011