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 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 →

Gygax announces ‘Second Edition,’ new song streaming now

Southern California’s Gygax—featuring former and current members of Gypsyhawk, Skeletonwitch, Sorcerer, Huntress, Warbringer, Mantic Ritual, Pentagram and more—has announced its sophomore LP release, "Second Edition," due out March 16 via Creator-Destructor Records. The album will be unleashed while the band is storming the West Coast on tour in support of its release.  "The Lascivious Underdark," the first... Continue Reading →

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