Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., May 25
Old Man Wizard
Sound description: Metallic prog perfect for a smoked-out fog.
RIYL: Benedictum, Psychotic Waltz, Opeth, Pink Floyd, Queen, Porcupine Tree, Dream Theater, Automatic Man, Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Hawkwind, Rush, Horslips, Rainbow, Jethro Tull
- "Wizards, Horses, and Weisses" · Jan. 3, 2014
Inception: San Diego, 2011
Influences: Queen, Rainbow, Jethro Tull, Opeth, Motörhead
Prog metal rockers Old Man Wizard includes singer/guitarist Kris Calabio and bassist/guitarist/violinist/singer Andre Beller (both of Platypus Egg), along with drummer/keyboardist/singer Francis Roberts (Dread Crew of Oddwood).
They released their debut full-length Unfavorable in November 2013. A limited edition 12-inch version was released, pressed on clear vinyl with black haze and featuring a poster insert and clear poly sleeve.