ZAO: New Album Has Biggest First Two Weeks In Band History

ZAO's newest album, "The Fear That Keeps Us Here", has had the biggest two weeks of any ZAO album over their 11-year history. The album debuted on Billboard magazine's Top New Artist Chart and Top Hard Music Chart. Recorded by the legendary Steve Albini (NIRVANA, HIGH ON FIRE, NEUROSIS), "The Fear..." 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".

The band who have influenced such bands as diverse AS I LAY DYING, FALL OUT BOY and THRICE have sewn up a massive summer schedule of tours. Having just finished a highly successful run supporting and IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM and DEMON HUNTER, ZAO will be part of the "Pure Hostility" U.S. tour with THROWDOWN and EVERGREEN TERRACE. The dates are as follows:

Aug. 18 - San Diego, CA - SOMA
Aug. 19 - Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theater
Aug. 21 - San Antonio, TX - White Rabbit
Aug. 22 - Houston, TX - The Studio @ Wherehouse Live
Aug. 25 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
Aug. 27 - Baltimore, MD - Ottobar
Aug. 29 - Levittown, NY - Ritual
Aug. 31 - Providence, RI - The Living Room
Sep. 07 - Toledo, OH – Headliner's
Sep. 09 - Indianapolis, IN - Emerson Theater
Sep. 10 - Chicago, IL - Metro
Sep. 15 - Boise, ID - The Venue
Sep. 17 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Sep. 18 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater


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