Tag: Zao

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

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Nirvana

Technically speaking the third and final studio album from Seattle Grunge Kings Nirvana, “In Utero” appeared to both mixed reviews and critical acclaim in September 1993. The album itself was recorded over a two week period in February of the same year at Pachyderm Studio in Cannon Falls Minnesota with engineer Steve Albini (Zao, Helmet)

Review: “Self Titled” EP by Watch Me Die

Mixed and Mastered by Adam Rodgers and sporting a log from former xServitudex guitarist Ben Brodie, the self titled debut EP from London Straight Edge Hardcore crew Watch Me Die appeared back in January and led to their appearance at this summer’s second incarnation of Upsurge Festival. So having witnessed their set, complete with a

Throwback: “The Worst Is Yet To Come” by Still Remains!

Grand Rapids Michigan Metalcore heroes Still Remains are the subject of this week’s Monday thrownback track from yesterdays gone. Still very much alive and working on a 4th studio album, the band have always had a special place here in the UK. Leaping back 14 years to May 2005, their debut full length album “Of

Bootleg: Zao at Aura Festival!

The final set were going to bring you from Aura Festival 2019 which took place at The Ships At Sea maritime museum in Savannah Georgia this past weekend comes from Zao! The Parkersburg West Virginia Metalcore band currently have “The Well Intentioned Virus” out now!

Review: “Societal Sects” by Kinkshamer

NSFW band Kinkshamer make Progressive Metalcore around themes and concepts designed to put you, the listener outside of your comfort zone. Hailing from Pomona in Los Angeles County, California and currently comprising of duo vocalist Riley Rowe (who you may know as a Metal Injection writer and Famined Records PR dude – Famined Records being

Metal Noise TV: January 2019!

Wow. January was an amazing month for Metal releases with a lot of bands getting the new year started off right! Mind Power and Road Mutant both dropped new EPs and while some of the scene big guns returned with full lengths! We also started a throwback music video on a Monday to get your

Throwback: “The Rising End” from Zao!

Seeing as it’s Monday and no-one likes Monday, here’s a throwback tune to get the blood pumping into those weekend alcohol drenched veins. From 2004’s “The Funeral Of God” released by the now departed Ferret Music, “The Rising End” from Zao. Love that riffage. The Pittsburgh West Virginia Metalcore band have been around in various

Bootleg: Zao in Lakewood Ohio!

Parkersburg West Virginia Metalcore crew Zao have been around in various formats since 1993 with 2016’s “The Well Intentioned Virus” being their eleventh studio album. Here’s a full Pro-Shot set from the band at The Foundary Concert Club in Lakewood Ohio on 2nd October! The 69 minute set features “The Rising End” and “The Last