It’s rare in this day and age that you get excited each and every time an artist you dig puts out something new. I mean, everyone goes through ups and downs, peaks and valleys but sometimes, just sometimes, you find an artist that just hits that mark every single time so that when nary a note is heard from an impending new opus you can’t help but feel giddy.[Read more…]
Damn, this is how you keep your career interesting!
Shift is not Majestic 2.0 nor is it Out of Reach 3.0. This album is a monster of its’ own making. Mature LizZard? Yeah, that’s a thing now. If you’re looking for “The Orbiter” Mach 2 or even “The Roots Within (Majestic)” V.3 then this is not the place for you but if you’ve stuck with these French prog-rawk ingenues through the long haul then album number three will surely leave you thoroughly satisfied. [Read more…]
France’s LizZard released one of our favorite albums of 2014 which opened with the stunning “Vigilent”, a throbbing slab of Chevelle meets Tool progressive rock [Read more…]
If you’re checking out LiZzard solely on the strength of “The Roots Within” (Which I did) then you’re in for a treat. On their latest, Majestic, LizZard tap into the best aspects of Tool, Chevelle (a la Wonder What’s Next), and combine it with elements of grunge to create a sound that’s a little bit familiar but still a whole lotta new. [Read more…]