Australian psychedelic weirdos King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard will rock The Wilma on April 21st, which is perfect, because it's going to be 4/20 all month! General admission tickets are $29.50, on sale this Friday, January 31st at 10 a.m. at Rockin' Rudy's and online. Leah Senior will open. Keep an ear on Chris Bacon's 'Shred List' Saturday morning's at 8 a.m. to win tickets!

The planet is in trouble. Dire trouble. But fear not: Melbourne, Australia seven-piece King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have returned to save us all, this time armed only with blast beats, an arsenal of well-oiled guitars that are locked and loaded, and a desire to melt faces clean off.

Their fifteenth studio album, Infest The Rats’ Nest is by far The Gizz’s hardest and heaviest album to date. How metal is it? Very Metal. Maybe even more.

Released just six months after the uplifting blues-rock boogie and deep electro explorations of Fishing For Fishes, and drawing on the mid/late 1980s golden period of thrash metal – Metallica and Slayer, certainly, but also lesser-cited bands such as Exodus, Kreator and Overkill – Infest The Rats’ Nest sees a wholly unexpected creative detour into new sonic terrain.


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