Zao's new song "Xenophobe" has been released. Looks like the limited edition 7" has already sold out.

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Jason Tate on 07/03/15 - 11:15 AM
Looks like Zao will be releasing some new songs soon.
approving drum takes for two songs so that final recording can begin next week for a special limited edition 7 inch. One song will be on the upcoming album. one will not. more details later.

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Jason Tate on 01/23/15 - 11:19 AM
Zao is currently recording a new album.

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Jason Tate on 07/17/14 - 09:32 AM
Zao has begun recording their new album.

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Jason Tate on 12/06/13 - 12:06 PM
Young Fox's debut EP, Predecessors, will be available digitally this Tuesday, December 10, but you can stream it early in the replies. The band includes Zao bassist Marty Lunn, but they're an entirely different beast. You'll be reminded of '90s alterantive rock like Hum, Deftones and Smashing Pumpkins.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/06/13 - 08:19 AM
Zao bassist Marty Lunn has a new project called Young Fox. Listen to their first track, "Gather Up the Flowers," in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/18/13 - 06:44 PM
Former Zao drummer Jesse Smith has started a new solo project: Jesse Smith & the Holy Ghost. Details on his debut EP are expected soon.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/27/12 - 10:16 AM
Broken Circles is releasing Texas In July's I Am and Zao's self-titled and Liberate Te Ex Inferis on vinyl. Pre-order them here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/08/11 - 03:21 PM
Pre-order Zao's Liberate Te Ex Inferis and Becoming the Archetype's Terminate Damnation on limited edition vinyl from Broken Circles.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/18/11 - 01:35 PM
Update: The chat has ended. Big thanks to Scott and Jeff for joining us and to all those who chatted. Pick up Awake?, in stores now.

Jeff and Scott from Zao will be chatting with us here at 9pm EST/6pm PST under the usernames JeffZao and ScottZao respectively. Come hang out and talk about the new record, Awake?, or anything else you're interested to know.
Garett Press on 05/07/09 - 05:46 PM
Members of Zao will be chatting with us live tonight at 9pm EST/6pm PST. Bring any and all questions regarding Awake?, their ninth studio album that hits stores this week.
Garett Press on 05/07/09 - 01:36 PM
Zao has posted a new track entitled "What Will You Find?" on their Myspace. The track is off their upcoming release Awake? set to be released May 5, 2009.

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Mike Kraft on 03/31/09 - 05:59 AM
The trailer for the new Zao album can be seen in the replies. Expect the album this winter.
Anton Djamoos on 09/10/08 - 07:37 AM
Former Zao drummer Jeff Gretz has announced that he is filling in on drums on the upcoming From Autumn To Ashes tour. The band has their new album, Holding A Wolf By The Ears, releasing on April 10th through Vagrant.
Jon Foucart on 02/18/07 - 05:00 PM
ZAO's newest album The Fear That Keeps Us Here has had the biggest two weeks of any ZAO album over their eleven year history. The album debuted on Billboard Magazine's Top New Artist Chart (Number 12) and Top Hard Music Chart (Number 42). Recorded by the legendary Steve Albini (Nirvana, High On Fire, Neurosis), the album recalls the dark experimentalism of fan favorite Liberate Te Ex Inferis fused with the rock n' roll of Self Titled and Parade Of Chaos and the heavy metal mastery of The Funeral Of God.

Longtime guitarist Scott Mellinger and singer Daniel Weyandt, together with the new rhythm section of Jeff Gretz (drums) and former tour manager Marty Lunn (bass), have crafted their...
Pat Marquez on 07/06/06 - 02:08 PM
A pretty funny interview with Zao can be read right here.
Jon Foucart on 06/27/06 - 12:22 AM
You can now stream Zao's new disc, The Fear Is What Keeps Up Here, in it's entirety at this link.
Jon Foucart on 06/08/06 - 11:27 AM
Zao will be filming a video for the song "My Love, My Love (We've Come Back From The Dead)" on June 16th with director Derek Dale (Dead Poetic, Blink 182). Listen to the track right here.
Jon Foucart on 06/06/06 - 12:14 AM
Zao now has the song "American Sheets On The Deathbed" up on their Fear player.
Jon Foucart on 06/03/06 - 03:09 PM
Zao has put a new song called "It's Hard Not To Shake With A Gun In Your Mouth" on their Fearplayer. Also, if you would like to download the song, you can do that here.
Jon Foucart on 05/23/06 - 05:22 PM
Zao posted "Physician Heal Thyself" on their pureVOLUME page.
Pat Marquez on 05/16/06 - 09:55 PM
Zao and August Burns Red will be playing the following dates together (these dates are not with Spoken, Becoming The Archetype and Demon Hunter).
Tour Dates06/09 Indianpolis, IN
06/10 Sprinfield, MO
06/11 Witchita, KS
06/12 Colorado Springs, CO
Jon Foucart on 05/05/06 - 11:31 PM
You can check out the intro to the new Zao DVD, The Making Of: The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here at the Superhero Productions Myspace page (it's video 4 on the player). The DVD will be included with the special edition of the new album, due out 6.13.06.
Jon Foucart on 05/03/06 - 10:17 PM
Zao has selected "My Love, My Love (We've Come Back From The Dead)" to be the first video single from their new album, The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here. The songs "Physician Heal Thyself," "American Sheets On The Deathbed," "It's Hard Not To Shake With A Gun In Your Mouth" and "My Love, My Love..." will be released online starting May 15th.
Jon Foucart on 04/27/06 - 10:58 PM
The cover art for Zao's The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here can be viewed right here. Also, pre-orders for the album are now available
The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here TracklistingCancer Eater
Physician Heal Thyself
Everything You Love Will Soon Fly Away
It's Hard Not To Shake With A Gun In Your Mouth
Kingdom Of Thieves
Killing Time 'Til Its Time To Die
There Is No Such Thing As Paranoia
Purdy Young Blondes With Lobotomy Eyes
My Love, My Love (We've Come Back From The Dead)
American Sheets On The Deathbed
A Last Time For Everything
Jon Foucart on 04/21/06 - 07:53 PM
A recent interview with Zao can be found here.
Jon Foucart on 04/04/06 - 11:14 PM
Zao has been forced to leave remainder of Ferret Tour due to vocalist's injury. Check out the press release below:
Press Release Zao have been forced to drop off of the remaining dates on the Ferret Music "Under The Gun Tour" due to an injury sustained by frontman Daniel Weyandt. Co-Headliners Madball and Remembering Never along with support acts The Banner and Scarlet will continue the tour as scheduled.

Weyandt broke four bones in his left-hand in a back-stage mishap that also also involved a large cut that exposed one bone for over 12 hours and became infected. Had he gone to the hospital any later than he did he could have lost his hand entirely. Three different doctors ordered the...
Pat Marquez on 03/31/06 - 09:51 AM
Zao recently did a Q and A with their fans; you can find that right here. The band's new album, The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here, will be released on June 13th.
Jon Foucart on 03/19/06 - 11:35 PM
Marty of Zao and a few members of The Juliana Theory are said to be working together on a new project. More details coming as they surface.
Jon Foucart on 03/08/06 - 09:32 PM
Zao's cover of Black Flag's "Black Coffee" is now up on their Myspace.
Jon Foucart on 03/04/06 - 10:12 PM
You can check out a Zao video interview at Zambooie.com. If you listen close enough, you will be able to hear a clip of "American Sheets On The Deathed" from their upcoming Summer release.
Ryan Imhof on 02/23/06 - 06:49 PM
Zao will be performing live and doing an interview tomorrow night at 10 P.M. on The Adding Machine on WMUC-FM.

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Frank Giaramita on 02/16/06 - 12:27 AM
Spoken has been added to the upcoming Demon Hunter, Zao, August Burns Red, Becoming the Archetype tour. Dates should be coming soon.
Rohan Kohli on 02/15/06 - 10:16 PM
I will be interviewing Zao tomorrow, so feel free to drop some questions.
Jon Foucart on 02/14/06 - 03:35 PM
Demon Hunter has announced a month long US tour in support of their new album, The Triptych, with special guests Zao, August Burns Red, and Becoming the Archetype. The tour will commence on June 13th, and will include stops at Cornerstone in Illinois and Lifefest in Michigan. Dates and venues coming next week.
Rohan Kohli on 02/14/06 - 01:08 PM
Zao's upcoming album, The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here, is now being released on June 13th. A new interview with drummer Jeff Gretz can be read here.
Jon Foucart on 02/11/06 - 07:37 PM
Zao have set The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here as the title to their new album which they recently recorded with producer Steve Albini (Chevelle, Neurosis). A tentative May 30th release date through Ferret ecords is being eyed for the effort. A limited edition deluxe version of the effort will also see a release with a bonus DVD documenting the making of the album.

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Frank Giaramita on 02/09/06 - 10:49 AM
Zao are asking fans to help them create a setlist for the upcoming Ferret Music Tour, which also features Madball and Remembering Never. Head to the band's Myspace.com page and submit your song suggestions! Suggestions will be compiled and the band will formulate their set list based on the most popular requests, throwing in a couple of new tracks for good measure. What's fair game? Any song from their rich catalog dating back to Weyandt's first album with the band, Where Blood & Fire Bring Rest, all the way through their Ferret Music debut, The Funeral Of God.
Frank Giaramita on 02/08/06 - 03:54 PM
Zao's new album is called The Fear is What Keeps Us Here and will be released on May 30th via Ferret.
Jon Foucart on 02/08/06 - 01:39 AM
A live video of Zao performing the new song "Physician Heal Thyself" can be viewed here.
Jon Foucart on 02/02/06 - 11:42 PM
Zao is currently mixing their new album right now at Electrical Audio in Chicago with Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies). Check out the daily studio reports and photos on their MySpace page. FYI, the recording process has been documented for a limited edition DVD that will come with the album when it's released. Some of the song titles are as follows: "Physician Heal Thyself," "Everything You Love Will Soon Fly Away," "American Sheets on the Deathbed," "Killing Time Until It's Time To Die," "Kingdom of Thieves," "Pudgy Young Blonds With Lobotomy Eyes," and "A Last Time For Everything." Finally, guitarist Scott Mellinger had a feature with MTV.com's Metal File which you can read here.
Jared Kaufman on 01/24/06 - 08:34 AM
Zao have finished recording their new album, which will be released on May 30th. There will be a limited edition version of the album that comes with a "making of the album" DVD.
Jon Foucart on 01/22/06 - 11:33 PM
An article on Zao can be read over at Mtv.com.
Jon Foucart on 01/21/06 - 11:40 AM
Zao are way ahead of schedule with their new album and might have time to record a couple b-sides and maybe a cover.
Jon Foucart on 01/16/06 - 12:24 AM
Zao's brand new album will be completed in 2 weeks. The effort is scheduled for a May 30th release through Ferret. Below are some more tentative song titles.
Working Zao Song Titles"Physician Heal Thyself"
"Everything You Love Will Soon Fly Away"
"American Sheets on the Deathbed"
"Killing Time Until It's Time To Die"
"Kingdom Of Theives"
"Pudgy Young Blondes With Lobotomy Eyes"
"A Last Time For Everything"
Jon Foucart on 01/10/06 - 03:06 PM
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