King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Release Three Live Albums For Australian Bushfire Relief

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Jamie Wdziekonski

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard is fighting fire with psychedelic rock. 

The prolific Australian band on Wednesday (Jan. 15) released a third live album Live In Brussels 19, with all proceeds going to Wires Wildlife Rescue for bushfire relief efforts. 

The album was recorded live at Ancienne Belgique, on Oct. 8 and 9, 2019 and runs to 17 tracks. 

Earlier in the week, the Melbourne outfit dropped Live In Adelaide ’19 and Live In Paris ’19 at their Bandcamp account, with both raising money for animals affected by bushfire. 

Three recordings in as many days is exactly the type of output we’ve become used to with King Gizz, a group which released five full-length studio albums in the year 2017.

King Gizz has now donated $25,000 to each of Animals Australia and Wildlife Victoria and “will keep donating as sales come in,” a statement reads. Download Live In Brussels 19, Live In Adelaide ’19 and Live In Paris ’19 here.

While Australia continues to tackle the alarming bushfire emergency across the country, the music community has moved decisively to raise cash for fire fighters, wildlife organizations and for communities in need.

The likes of Elton John, Pink, Metallica, Keith Urban, Nick Cave and now King Gizzard have donated large sums to bushfire relief, and countless fundraising concerts have been announced around the nation. 

Among those fundraisers is next month's Fire Fight Australia all-star concert, which is now a sell out. 

TEG Dainty and TEG Live are producers of the Feb. 16 concert at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium, which sold out in less than 24 hours.

More than 70,000 concert goers will attend the show, which will be headlined by Queen and Adam Lambert, Alice Cooper, Olivia Newton-John and others.