The Rock City archives: 2014

I Am Giant, Rock City Basement (As part of Stick Tight)

  • Thursday 6th November 2014

I Am Giant is a rock band from New Zealand, currently based out of London. They formed late in 2008 and released their debut album The Horrifying Truth on 1 August 2011 in Australia and New Zealand, where it has been certified Gold and delivered four Rock Chart No. 1's. The album was released in Asia on 23 March 2012, and in Europe and US on 8 October 2012.

The band consists of New Zealanders Shelton Woolright, Paul Matthews, Andrew Kerr and Brit Ed Martin. Drummer Shelton Woolright is formerly from critically acclaimed triple platinum selling band Blindspott (EMI), the only rock band in New Zealand music history to have both their debut and follow up albums enter the charts at number 1. Bassist Paul Matthews credits include double platinum selling band Tadpole (EMI/Antenna), and more recently Stylus. Matthews is also a producer/engineer and has worked on several gold and platinum selling albums, and top 10 singles. Together with Woolright they co-produced Six60's Single Rise Up 2.0 which has now gone 2 x platinum.[1] Ed Martin was the singer in UK band Volume and has worked as a vocalist with the likes of The Artful Dodger, Bruno Ellingham (engineer for KT Tunstall, Elbow and New Order)[2] and Mark Hill.

The band have had tracks featured on many extreme sports DVD’s including Quiksilver Euroforce Surfing Videos, Mormail Brazilian surfing label's DVD through South America and America, White Lines magazine in Europe, and 2009 film Cloud 9 (the Kelly Slater story). The band is sponsored by Gibson Guitars.

Tickets to this gig will also give you entry to Stick Tight and Tuned at Rock City!