I Am Giant say goodbye to The Bay - DON'T MISS IT
I Am Giant will play at Totara street in Mt Maunganui along with Skinny Hobos and Coridian Thursday 5th April doors open at 7.30pm, and you can expect a wicked night FOR JUST $35.00....GET TICKETS HERE
Over the last decade, I Am Giant have dominated mainstream rock radio in New Zealand and wowed some of the biggest festival audiences around the world with their melodic alternative rock anthems. And although they’ve had a phenomenal impact here in their home country, I Am Giant’s journey is one that has played out on a global scale, with all the sweat, guitar fuzz, and onstage mayhem you could hope for in a rock and roll story.
Since releasing their first EP City Limits / Neon Sunrise in 2010, I Am Giant have taken their music through Australia, Asia, the UK, and Europe. They have headlined festivals in Poland alongside the likes of Bring Me The Horizon, 1979, Outkast, and Limp Bizkit, performed at Skate and Surf events throughout the UK, Europe and Asia, rocked the Viper Room in Los Angeles, and shared stages in Singapore with the Stone Temple Pilots and Guns N’ Roses guitar hero Slash. That’s all without mentioning Australia, where they toured extensively and rocked the Big Day Out in Sydney twice plus their epic nights in Vietnam and Bali, or the love shown to them by the likes of Zane Lowe (when he was at BBC Radio One) and Kerrang! Magazine and Radio in the UK.
I Am Giant (Paul Matthews, Shelton Woolright, Aja Timu) are proud to release their third and final album, ‘Life in Captivity’ today. The album has been the culmination of some extremely hard work over the last couple of years, notwithstanding the challenge of having the three band members live in different countries. The band spent the European summer of 2016 recording between Germany and the UK with Matthews then finishing the production of the record over 2017. Within Life In Captivity’s rich, melodic, and yet explosively grunty ten songs, I Am Giant found a way to honour the frenetic energy of their early days and the adventures that came with them. Over the last decade, I Am Giant have dominated mainstream rock radio in New Zealand and wowed some of the biggest festival audiences around the country with their melodic alternative rock anthems. Name another band to achieve four consecutive No 1 rock radio hits in New Zealand off one album?
With Woolright, Matthews, and Timu currently living in New Zealand, the UK, and Australia, and new projects on the horizon for all of the members, Life In Captivity will be their final project as a band, at least for now. ‘‘The last 10 years as I AM GIANT have been just huge. We’ve written some good tunes, taken them round the world, met some awesome people, played amazing shows and festivals, and most importantly, we’ve had so much fun doing it. We have to thank all our fans and friends for making this possible and give an extra special shout out to Chris Morgan and all the members of the I Am Giant Army for their years of dedicated support. Without them we would not have been able to have experienced this amazing journey.’ - Paul Matthews I Am Giant’s third and final album ‘Life in Captivity’, featuring the singles ‘Dead Flower’, ‘Playing With Fire’ and ‘Don’t Look Back’, is out now via AWAL and Rhythmethod. Go to www.iamgiant.com and Facebook for further details. They will play at Totara street in Mt Maunganui along with Skinny Hobos and Coridian Thursday 5th April doors open at 7.30pm, and you can expect a wicked night FOR JUST $35.00....GET TICKETS
SOURCE: ELEVENTY 12, SCOOP.CO.NZ