King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – “Dragon” [Video]

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard present “Dragon,” their new single/video from their forthcoming double LP album, PetroDragonic Apocalypse; or, Dawn of Eternal Night: An Annihilation of Planet Earth and the Beginning of Merciless Damnation, out June 16th on KGLW. “Bet you can’t say that three times fast” (Variety). Following lead single “Gila Monster,” “Dragon” sees King Gizzard reach for and extend past the thrash greatness of 2019’s Infest The Rat’s Nest, and is presented alongside an acid-soaked video directed by Jason Galea. “Over the last two months I dusted off my music video computer to slay the 10 minute ‘Dragon,’” Galea says. “I wanted to explore a harsh distorted visual palette using my live visual setup mixed with PS1 cutscene inspired animation and studio footage I filmed of the band. The animation was created using Cinema 4D and processed through After Effects and a Tachyons circuit bent video unit.”

You can order the album HERE.

The music of PetroDragonic Apocalypse features Gizzard’s finest thrash-flavored riffage yet, channeling the razor-sharp, prog-influenced vibe of the genre’s late-80s apex – super-complex but also brutal-as-f***. Of “Dragon,” drummer Michael Cavanagh says, “”Ahh my sweet baby Dragon is here fresh out of hell’s womb, summoned by the humans at the end of their pitiful road. It’s hard, fast and here to disrupt the natural order and annihilate everything in its path, so turn it up Sammy!”

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are currently in the midst of their U.S. residency tour, performing first at the historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre before heading to Chicago​​, Washington, and Los Angeles for a 3 hour marathon set. Full dates are listed below.

Wed. June 7 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre – SOLD OUT
Thu. June 8 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre – EARLY SHOW
Thu. June 8 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre – LATE SHOW – SOLD OUT
Sun. June 11 – Chicago, IL @ The Salt Shed – SOLD OUT
Mon. June 12 – Chicago, IL @ The Salt Shed – SOLD OUT
Tue. June 13 – Chicago, IL @ The Salt Shed – SOLD OUT
Fri. June 16 – Carnation, WA @ Carnation Farms – SOLD OUT
Sat. June 17 – Carnation, WA @ Carnation Farms – SOLD OUT
Sun. June 18 – Carnation, WA @ Carnation Farms – SOLD OUT
Wed. June 21 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Hollywood Bowl – 3 HOUR MARATHON SET
Sat. July 22 – Byron Bay, AU @ Splendor In The Grass Festival
Thu. Aug. 10 – Gothenburg, SE @ Way Out West Festival
Sat. Aug. 12 – Piestany, SK @ Grape Festival
Mon. Aug. 14 – Verbier, CH @ Palp Festival
Tue. Aug. 15 – Cologne, DE @ E-Werk
Wed. Aug. 16 – Luxembourg, LU @ Den Atelier
Thu. Aug. 17 – Saint-Malo, FR @ La Route Du Rock
Sat. Aug. 19 – Biddinghuizen, NL @ Lowlands Festival
Sun. Aug. 20 – Kiewit-Hasselt, BE @ Pukkelpop
Mon. Aug. 21 – Munich, DE @ Tonhalle
Tue. Aug. 22 – Padua, IT @ Parco Della Musica
Thu. Aug. 24 – Barcelona, ES @ Plaza Mayor De El Poble Espanyol
Sat. Aug. 26 – Torremolinos, ES @ Canela Party
Sun. Aug. 27 – Madrid, ES @ La Riviera
Tue. Aug. 29 – Toulouse, FR @ Le Bikini
Wed. Aug. 30 – La Rochelle, FR @ La Sirene
Thu. Aug. 31 – Lille, FR @ L’Aeronef
Sun. Sep. 3 – Sixpenny Handley, GB @ End Of The Road Festival

Fire Note Staff

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