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The Lizards



There are at least three groups by this name:

1) THE LIZARDS dispense a classic form of bluesy rock in the tradition of Zeppelin, Rainbow, and Purple, and do so quite convincingly, creating a collection of classic songs that can be played over and over again, each time picking up something new one hasn't heard the previous time before. THE LIZARDS aren't the kind of old-man retro band, which bores the shit out of you. Not that kind, that have missed thirty years of Rock history. It's obvious to hear, that these musicians have transported the vibe into the current century. And it's not only Hard Rock to the max, call it Southern Funk Metal Blues ... Originally lined-up with singer John Garner, from the legendary Sir Lord Baltimore, it's now Mike DiMeo on the vocals. Besides Mike DiMeo, the band also features drummer Bobby Rondinelli (B.O.C., Black Sabbath, Rainbow), five-string bassist Randy Pratt and guitar hero in the making Patrick Klein, whose guitar work recalls the best of Page, Blackmore and Cream era Clapton, which is to say this is quite majestic in nature.

2) The Lizards are a New Wave band from Schinveld, The Netherlands. They recorded their first and only album on 29th & 30th of July 1978. The Album was recorded at the Marlstone Sudios at Borgharen, The Netherlands, and issued on Blackmail Records. The Lizards were one of the first Dutch New Wave bands. Their sound was heavily influenced by especially The Doors.

Members on the album were:

Maurice Van Nuys - vocals, organ Harm 'Rocker'Renneberg - guitar Jan Geraets - guitar Wiel Quaatvlieg - bas Jos Pepijn Joosten - drums

This was and still is a vinyl release only.

3) Punk rock band from Barcelona

4) A Phish tribute band from Toronto, Canada Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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