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Album Cover of the Week: Zao – ‘Awake?’
This is what I believe to be artist Gabe Felice's first foray into album-oriented art (with some layout assistance from Invisible Creature). This is notable since his handiwork is not typical of what you would find adorning the visual front of a metal band's newest release...
Zao’s Scott Mellinger Discusses ‘Awake?’
Metal-core forefathers Zao have released 'Awake?' today, their first album in three years, but it may not be at the nearest record store made of brick and mortar to you-only 8,000 CDs were pressed by Ferret Records. If you get one of those physical copies there are six different art panels…
Weekend Heavy Metal: Metallica, Underoath, Arsis
No, Mr. Hetfield (at left) isn't screaming, "It's the weekend," but we sure are. It's been a long week (we were at Facedown Fest in California just seven days ago), and it's going to get crazier (New England Hardcore and Metal Festival next weekend)...
Zao ‘Awakes’ From Scene Slumber
While music industry heavyweights scramble to figure out a new business model and a more effective delivery system in the wake of declining physical CD sales, Pennsylvania's Zao have responded to market conditions with their first album in nearly three years, 'Awake...