Gizzheads rejoice, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have announced an expansive new photobook, CHUNKY.

CHUNKY documents King Giz’s mammoth Infest the Rats’ Nest tour throughout Europe in 2019 with Stonefield and ORB, brimming with tour life and live photographs taken by their photographer Jamie Wdziekonski (SUB-LATION).

The 350-page book will be released in a first edition of 1100 copies via the band’s official webstore, and will be available from July 9 at 9AM AEST.

This King Gizz have released two studio albums this year. Back in February, the Melbourne-band released L.W. a microtonal companion to 2020’s K.G. and the melodic psychedelic odyssey Butterfly 3000, released last month.

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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard will return to Sydney stages next month as part of Vivid Live. The band will play a five-night residence at Carriageworks, performing completely different, themed sets:  ‘Acoustic Night’, ‘Jams Night’, ‘Microtonal Night’, ‘Garage Rock Night’, and ‘Heavy Metal Night’.

You can find the lineup of Vivid Live highlights below.

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Vivid 2021 

Friday, 6th August – Saturday, 28th August
Various Venues, Sydney
Tickets: Official Website

Akosia
Amyl & The Sniffers
An Evening with Angie McMahon (solo piano)
Astral People 10th Birthday ft. Hiatus Kaiyote, Cosmo’s Midnight, Genesis Owusu & The Black Dog Band, Young Franco plus more
Barkaa
BLESSED presents Diaspora with appearances by B Wise, Maina Doe and Manu Crooks plus more
Briggs & Friends
Budjerah
Club Kooky by the Harbour
Connan Mockasin: Connan Unplugged. Bost’n Dobs’n Plugged
Flight Facilities
G Flip
Gareth Liddiard, Jim White & Chris Abrahams are Springtime
Georgia Maq
Golden Features and Hermitude
Gordi
HTRK
In The Mood – A Love Letter to Wong Kar-wai & Hong Kong  starring Rainbow Chan, Eugene Choi & Marcus Whale
Into The Space Between The Notes  ft. Liz Martin & Eliza Hull
Jesswar
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Liars
Lighting of the Sails: Yarrkalpa – Hunting Ground, 2021 by the Martu Artists and Curiious with soundtrack by Electric Fields
Low Life
Methyl Ethel
Miiesha
Ngaiire
RVG
Sampa The Great presents An Afro Future
Skeleten presents Utopian Sound
Studio Party: Future Classic
Studio Party: Mad Racket
Studio Party: Picnic
Tangents & GODTET
TEEKS
The Necks
Tiny Ruins
Tropical Fuck Storm