Tag: Zao

Bootleg: Zao in Brooklyn New York!

Pro-shot at the iconic Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn New York, here’s a full set from Zao that includes the classics “The Rising End“, “Lies of Serpents, a River of Tears” and “A Well-Intentioned Virus” as the Metalcore merchants approach three decades as a band. Twelve studio albums deep into their careers at this point

Review: “The Relationship Between the Hammer and the Nail” by Ether Coven

Born from lengthy conversations on the road about New Orleans Sludge Metal bands, Ether Coven became an outlet for brooding riffs and frayed emotions that has steadily evolved over the past seven years and three albums. Their fourth, “The Relationship Between the Hammer and the Nail” finds vocalist and guitarist Peter Kowlasky joined by his Remembering

NEWS: Ether Coven premier “Of Might & Failure”!

Including guest appearances from Daniel Weyandt (Zao), Howard Jones (Blood Has Been Shed, Light The Torch, ex-Killswitch Engage), Tarek Ahmed (Intercourse), Dwid Hellion (Integrity) and Shane Post (Bird of Ill Omen), “The Relationship Between the Hammer and the Nail” from Ether Coven is one that has a lot of promise. It’s billed as Post-Hardcore meets

NEWS: Ether Coven find catharsis in Psalm of Cancer?

Good Fight Music have announced the signing of Ether Coven, a band that includes in their ranks members of Remembering Never, with album “The Relationship Between the Hammer and the Nail” set for 5th August. On opener and lead single “Psalm of Cancer” the band are joined by Integrity vocalist Dwid Hellion and Pain Ritual

Live Review: Zao Live From The Church (Live Stream)

For fans outside of the US the opportunity to witness live the wrath of a beast that has rarely adventured outside of the their native soil in a 28 year career that has seen them provide us with eleven studio albums and seven EPs. The tale of Zao is a complex one but for those

Review: “Fail To Be” by Yashira

Its always funny how one band can lead you to finding another and in the case of Jacksonville Florida’s Yashira, their 2018 split EP with Zao led us to them with their song “Led To Ache“. 2020 is the fifth anniversary of the bands existence with their debut EP “We Find Ourselves In The Grief

NEWS: Yashira unveil “Shades Erased”!

A band we discovered through their 2018 split EP with Zao, 11th December 2020 will see the sophomore album from Yashira entitled “Fail To Be” was produced by Greg Thomas (Misery Signals, Shai Hulud), engineered and mixed by Greg Thomas and Chris Teti at Silver Bullet Studios in Burlington, Connecticut and with cover art by Jesse Draxler

NEWS: Zao announce “Preface” with “Repressed”!

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Metallers Zao have announced a compilation album of sorts will be released on 9th October 2020. Entitled “Preface: Early Recordings 1995-1996”, the source audio has been masterfully restored and given new life by Adam Boose at Cauliflower Audio. The record is available for pre-order here with “Repressed” being a sample of what is

Review: “Collusion” by Martyr Defiled (10th Anniversary)

26th September 2010 saw Lincoln Death Metallers Martyr Defiled follow up their debut album “Ecophaghy” with their sophomore effort “Collision“. Having called time on the band in 2018 after 5 albums together and with former members appearing in Magna Carta and Viscera since, we raised our eyebrows at appearances at Fury Fest and Tech-Fest were