The voice that spawned an entire genre of imitators, John Garcia kicks off his Australian tour THIS WEEK in Adelaide!
SUPPORTS are now locked and loaded!
Melbourne fuzz meisters, Don Fernando will be on ALL SHOWS Nationwide
Adelaide’s doom metal stoners, Dirty Pagans will kick off proceedings there, while in Melbourne that honour goes to hard rockers, The Nicoteenagers.
In Sydney 70’s infused psychedelic miscreants, Arrowhead will be channelling the riff gods and for both Brisbane and Byron Bay, The Black Armada will lay down their cosmic groove ahead of an epic night.
Thursday, January 23: Lion Arts Factory, Adelaide
Friday, January 24: Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Saturday, January 25: Crowbar, Sydney
Sunday, January 26: The Brightside, Brisbane
Tuesday, January 28: Great Northern, Byron Bay
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Over the last two-plus decades, Garcia has set the standard for the sound of the California desert. His work in genre-progenitors Kyuss speaks for itself; loudly, and with much fuzz, as do subsequent desert rock institutions he formed such as Vista Chino, Unida, Slo Burn and Hermano. His contribution to the legacy of rock n roll is relentless, not historical.
Now, together with The Band Of Gold, John Garcia returns to satiate his eager Australian fans with songs from their latest, self titled record.
Featuring tracks like the rather relaxed Space Vato the album starts off a desertfest second to none that melts down a whole subgenre to its core with groovers like My Everything,Cheyletiella and Sturm-and-Drang-y Popcorn (Hit Me When You Can). Hypnotic closer Softer Side releases you back into reality…
Watch the lyric video for the albums super sexy riff fest, Chicken Delight
Close your eyes and just imagine cruising down Route 66 in a Mustang Convertible. It’s just turned from dusk to night and there is nothing but the cool breeze, a lonely road and a coyote howling at the moon that’s illuminated with a map of the cosmos within it. Now open your eyes…welcome to the world of John Garcia.
Experience the Californian Desert from the comfort of the following venues when John Garcia & The Band Of Gold roll through the following venues next summer. You might just hear an old Kyuss classic or two too!
‘John Garcia And The Band Of Gold’ is out now
With thanks to Maric Media