King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have shared the 13-minute film to ‘Chapter 2: The Lord of Lightning Vs Balrog’ from their forthcoming album Murder of the Universe. We can confirm that it really is as batshit brilliant as it sounds.
If you’re not up to speed you can watch Chapter 1 of the Murder of the Universe chronicles here. The album follows the release of Flying Microtonal Banana in February and is due for release on Friday 23rd June 2017 on Heavenly Recordings as part of the band’s epic five album release schedule for this year.
King Gizzard man Stu Mackenzie had this to say about the bands ambitious album plans:
We’ve always thought of our albums as portals through which you can move from one to the other, or maybe each album is a bridge to the next part of the story. Songs sync together, records can be played in loops and past ideas recur or are reprised, and then woven into new textures. These ideas aren’t necessarily contrived though… sometimes these just happen.
Behold ‘Chapter 2: The Lord of Lightning Vs Balrog’ in all it’s glory: