King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard is an Australian psychedelic rock band that formed in 2010 in Melbourne, Victoria. The band consists of Stu Mackenzie (vocals, guitar, flute, keyboards), Ambrose Kenny-Smith (vocals, harmonica, keyboards, guitar), Cook Craig (guitar, vocals), Joey Walker (guitar, vocals), Lucas Skinner (bass), Michael Cavanagh (drums, percussion), and Eric Moore (drums, percussion, Management).
Frontman Stu Mackenzie confirmed on 7 December 2017 that the fifth and final album to be released in 2017 would be coming “very, very late in the year”. Two singles were digitally released less than a week later - "All is Known," which had previously been performed live, and "Beginners Luck," an entirely new song. On December 30, the band posted on Facebook that their fifth and final album of the year Gumboot Soup would be released December 31, 2017.