King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Bring Musical Fusion To The Desert Daze Main Stage THOUGHTS+PHOTOS: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard at Desert Daze 9/30/22
LAKE PERRIS, CA-
“…Headliners King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard — practically the Desert Daze house band at this point with so many appearances — completely shattered the serenity of the night, opening their set with the galloping, sludgy “Gaia,” followed by the bludgeoning “Planet B,” a track that would delight even the most ardent thrash enthusiasts with its grueling double bass drum intro and frenetic, staccato guitar riffs.
The genius of KGLW is their ability to expertly navigate myriad sonic landscapes. “Magenta Mountain” and the live debut of the new song “Iron Lung” counterweighted their heavy virtuosity with jazz, fusion, and more vibey psych elements. Ever the consummate performer, guitarist, and vocalist Stu Mackenzie leaped into the audience during their final song “The Dripping Tap,” crowd-surfing to the lake and back. It was a monumental close to one of the most highly anticipated sets of the weekend…”
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