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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard


Having finished the end of last year with a stunning animated video for the previously unreleased ‘If Not Now, Then When?’, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard have released another track which is accompanied by a kaleidoscopic cut and paste video. Talking about the video for ‘O.N.E.’, director Melbourne based videographer Alex McClaren said “The song …

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have today announced their return with new album, K.G. To be released on KGLW via Caroline on 20 November, the ten track album is their 16th since forming in 2010 and features previously shared tracks ‘Straws In The Wind’, ‘Honey’ and ‘Some Of Us’. The band have also shared details of a further album track ‘Automation’ which they will …

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are excited to announce Chunky Shrapnel, a feature-length motion picture that follows King Gizzard’s adrenaline-inducing onstage performances from the perspective of the band. The film is accompanied by a double LP featuring the music from the film, which was recorded throughout the band’s 2019 European tour. The film will premiere on Friday, April 17 via an online …

Australian, psych-rock luminaries Stonefield have announced their new album, BENT (out June 14 via Flightless Records). Produced by Joe Walkerand Stu Mackenzie of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, the album was recorded in-between tours, in just five days. Written largely on the road, the songs on BENT are filled with reference and reflection – the kind that comes from months spent far from home, living on …

God forbid I use this phrase – but the new King Gizzard album in execution is a happening. Believe me, I want to punch myself in the stomach when I wrote that. But it’s very much a statement that sums up exactly what the Australian band have created with this album. Their grandiose gesture of …

Australians King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard have garnered an enviable reputation for their superb live performances and insanely catchy music which traverses several genres to ensure they have an ever increasing fan base. Having played Manchester on several occasions to ever increasing in size venues, tonight Now Wave and Strange Days have teamed up …

A meeting of minds in Manchester has set wheels in motion for something rather special that is to come on 9th September 2016. Promoters Strange Days and Now Wave have joined forces to offer an exclusive event being held at The O2 Ritz over two stages, with proceedings continuing through to 1am. Headlining the event …

There is so much amazing new music out there at the moment that this playlist is exclusively showcasing some choice releases from the last month. Enjoy!   I Sing in Silence by Goat Goat announces new 7″: I Sing In Silence, they are here again with a more tempered and drawn out sound. This is …

You’ll know if you read Backseat Mafia at all regularly (and why wouldn’t you?) that we love the seven piece Melbourne psych jugganaut King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. Their latest album, Paper Mâché Dream Balloon, is due out on November 13th via ATO Records and from it comes a new track, Trapdoor. It’s got …

It was a rainy Thursday night in Leeds, and I had just had a long and full day which I had found pretty exhausting. I’d dragged myself out of the place where I was staying and, even up to the point of getting to the doors of The Belgrave Music Hall where the band were …