INTERVIEW: Eric Harris of Gygax (July 2019)

Just 15 months after last year’s sophomore effort, “2nd Edition,” Ventura, California’s Gygax has returned with “High Fantasy” (June 21, 2019, Creator-Destructor Records), its third album of gaming- and Thin Lizzy-inspired rock ‘n’ roll (review). Instead of being a dramatic departure from what the band has done in the past, the record is a crystallization... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Gygax – ‘High Fantasy’

Review by Greg Maki-----Gather ‘round, adventurers. Keep your blades sharp, your spells in mind and your gods close, for our dice-throwing, Thin Lizzy-worshipping, hard rock heroes have returned to lead us once again to glory and plunder. My love for Ventura, California’s Gygax extends far beyond its recorded output. Fueled by fantasy role-playing games and... Continue Reading →

Gygax releases ‘Hide Mind’ single, new album available for pre-order

California's Gygax has released the first single from its impending third LP, "High Fantasy," set for release on June 21 through Creator-Destructor Records. The label has posted the new track "Hide Mind" alongside pre-orders for the new album. "High Fantasy" was recorded live in the Captain's Quarters Studios in Gygax's hometown of Ventura, California, with former guitar player Armand Tambouris at... Continue Reading →

Gygax to release third album, ‘High Fantasy,’ on June 21

Ventura, California, fantasy metal band Gygax has completed it third LP, "High Fantasy, "now confirmed for release on June 21 through Creator-Destructor Records. In addition, the band is about to embark on a West Coast tour with Pounder. Gygax has stormed through 2018 and 2019 playing live in support of its second album, "2nd Edition" (review). Drenched in influence from... Continue Reading →

Gygax announces West Coast tour with Pounder, third LP under construction

Ventura, California fantasy metal warriors Gygax—currently uniting former and current members of Gypsyhawk, Skeletonwitch, Annihilation Time, Huntress, Sorcerer and more—have announced a run of West Coast tour dates for this May with fellow Californians, the ale assassins in Pounder. The news comes as the band is recording its third album for release later in the... Continue Reading →

Gygax unleashes ‘Song of the Silverhands’ as West Coast tour starts

With its new album, "2nd Edition," nearing release via Creator-Destructor Records next week, Ventura, California's Gygax has unleashed "Song of the Silverhands" in conjunction with its West Coast tour, which kicks off tonight in Oakland. Gygax picks up where its 2016-released "Critical Hits" debut left off, the eight tracks that comprise "2nd Edition" showcasing the band's... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Eric Harris of Gygax

Combining a love of Thin Lizzy-style rock ‘n’ roll and an equally strong affection for role-playing games such as “Dungeons & Dragons,” Gygax (named for D&D creator Gary Gygax) is about as much pure fun as can be found in music today. But it’s not just about a gimmick. With a lineup featuring former and... Continue Reading →

Hear new Gygax song ‘Pure Hearts’

The Thin Lizzy-drenched "Pure Hearts," the latest single from Ventura, California, fantasy metal warriors Gygax, is available for streaming online now. The song comes from "2nd Edition," the band's impending sophomore record. Comprising former and current members of Gypsyhawk, Skeletonwitch, Sorcerer, Huntress, Warbringer, Mantic Ritual, Pentagram and more, Gygax picks up where its 2016-released "Critical... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Gygax – ‘Second Edition’

Review by Greg Maki ----- After listening to “Second Edition,” I know exactly two things about the members of Gygax: They love “Dungeons & Dragons” and Thin Lizzy. And that’s all I really need to know. Just one look at the album cover makes me want to gather my friends around a table, break out... Continue Reading →

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