Swedish extreme metal hopefuls ZONARIA exclusively premiere their fantastic, brand-new video for the song “At War With The Inferior” today at the website of German Metal Hammer magazine, check it HERE !
The song comes off the band’s stunning new effort “The Cancer Empire”, which is available in stores now!
"The Cancer Empire" was produced by Fredrik Nordström (Dimmu Borgir, In Flames, At The Gates) at Studio Fredman and mastered by Peter In De Betou Tailor Maid.
Currently ZONARIA are supporting Satyricon on their European tour, see below for the exact dates:
SATYRICON + ZONARIA
01.12.2008 CH, Winterthur, Salzhaus 02.12.2008 IT, Milano, Alcatraz 03.12.2008 IT, Rom, Alpheus 04.12.2008 SLO, Ljubljana, Media Park 05.12.2008 CRO, Zagreb, Boogaloo 06.12.2008 AT, Wien, Gasometer 07.12.2008 CZ, Prague, Futurum 08.12.2008 PL, Wroclaw, WZ 09.12.2008 PL, Warzaw, Progresja 10.12.2008 DE, Berlin, Columbia Club 12.12.2008 DE, Cottbus, Gladhouse 13.12.2008 DE, Lengerich, Satans Convention 14.12.2008 DE, Frankfurt, Batschkapp 15.12.2008 DE, Lindau, Vaudeville 16.12.2008 DE, Stuttgart, Röhre 17.12.2008 DE, Saarbrücken, Garage 18.12.2008 DE, München, Metropolis 19.12.2008 DE, Halle, Easy Schorre 20.12.2008 DE, Hamburg, Knust
We just confirmed a tour with Norwegian black metal masters Satyricon and UK megathrashers Evile. The tour will run through all of europe in november/december.
NL Rotterdam - Waterfront 19.11.2008 NL Amsterdam - Melkweg 20.11.2008 FR Nançy - Chez Paulette 21.11.2008 FR Rennes - Antipode 22.11.2008 FR Paris - Locomotive 23.11.2008 UK Birmingham - Barfly 24.11.2008 UK Leeds - Rio 25.11.2008 UK London - ULU 26.11.2008 BE Antwerp - Hof ter Lo 27.11.2008 FR Lyon - Epicerie Moderne 29.11.2008 CH Lausanne - Le Romandie 30.11.2008 CH Winterthur - Salzhaus 1.12.2008 IT Milano - Alcatraz 2.12.2008 IT Rome - Alpheus 3.12.2008 SLO Ljubljana - Media Park 4.12.2008 CRO Zagreb - Boogaloo 5.12.2008 AT Wien - Gasometer 6.12.2008 CZ Prague - Futurum 7.12.2008 PL Wroclaw - WZ 8.12.2008 PL Warzaw - Progresja 9.12.2008 DE Berlin Columbia Club 10.12.2008 DE Cottbus - Gladhouse 12.12.2008 DE Frankfurt - Batsckapp 14.12.2008 DE Lindau - Club Vaudeville 15.12.2008 DE Stuttgart - Röhre 16.12.2008 DE Saarbrucken - Garage 17.12.2008 DE Munchen - Metropolis 18.12.2008 DE Halle - Easy Schorre 19.12.2008 DE Hamburg - Knust 20.12.2008
This is the second part of the studio diary video! Check it out and leave us a comment! Dont forget to check all of our new tourdates on our myspace profile!
Hey everyone. Sorry for not keeping the website as updated as the myspace page. But here goes.
We've uploaded a new song on our myspace called "Contra Mundum" it's a tad more melodic then the first song we uploaded "Praise The Eradication" from the new album "The Cancer Empire". Check it out on http://www.myspace.com/zonaria
Down here you can also find the first studio videodiary from the recordingprocess of the new album:
Last but not least, we just confirmed a european tour with Deicide, Vader, Samael and Devian. See the dates at our myspace or this poster below:
The new generation of Swedish metal rises! With influences ranging from Hypocrisy over Dimmu Borgir to Arch Enemy, ZONARIA have forged a misanthropic mix of brutal riffs, melodic harmonies, maniacal drumming, and ominous synth lines that is sure to please metal heads worldwide. Their stunning sophomore effort “The Cancer Empire” will be released on the following dates:
GERMANY / AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND / BENELUX / ITALY: Friday, October 24, 2008. UK / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / NORWAY / REST OF EUROPE: Monday, October 27, 2008. SPAIN / PORTUGAL: Tuesday, October 28, 2008. SWEDEN / FINLAND / HUNGARY: Wednesday, October 29, 2008.
Simon Berglund (vocals/guitar) explains the meaning of the album title as follows: “The Cancer Empire refers to a nation that infects the world around it by spreading lies and deceit in order to dominate. For us it has a realistic reflection on the world today.”
The cover artwork by Par Olofsson (Winds Of Plague, Deeds Of Flesh, Psycroptic) was also based upon this concept and you can now view it in higher resolution at the following link:
The track-listing of “The Cancer Empire” reads as follows: 1. Slaughter Is Passion (4:13) 2. Praise The Eradication (4:04) 3. Crowning King Cancer (5:44) 4. Contra Mundum (4:35) 5. Termination Process (3:31) 6. At War With The Inferior (3:21) 7. From The Abysmal Womb (5:25) 8. Damnation Dressed In Flesh (3:59) 9. Humanity Vs Sanity (4:14) 10. The Icon And The Faceless (5:54) Total running time: 45:13
"The Cancer Empire" was produced by Fredrik Nordström (Dimmu Borgir, In Flames, At The Gates) at Studio Fredman and mastered by Peter In De Betou at Tailor Maid, as a first appetizer you can now listen to the track “Praise The Eradication” at the band’s newly re-designed MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/zonaria
Guitarist Emil Nyström is confident, that the band will gather new hordes of fans with “The Cancer Empire”, he states: “There is no one that can take the feeling away from us that we’ve done another great album. More dynamics and more varied than ever - we can’t wait to play the new songs on the road really soon!”
To do exactly this, ZONARIA join Polish death metal masters Vader on the North European leg of their 25th anniversary tour in October / November 2008, here are the exact dates:
VADER + GRAVE + ZONARIA + GILLA BRUJA 17.10.2008 LIT Vilnius @ Mulen Ruzas 18.10.2008 LAT Riga @ Melna Piektdiena 19.10.2008 EST Tallin @ tba 20.10.2008 FIN Helsinki @ Virgin Oil 21.10.2008 FIN Turku @ Klubi 22.10.2008 FIN Tampere @ Hella 23.10.2008 FIN Oulu @ Kuusisaari 24.10.2008 SWE Umea @ Midnight 25.10.2008 SWE Vasteras @ Sigurdsgatan 25 26.10.2008 NOR Oslo @ John Dee 27.10.2008 SWE Gothenburg @ Musikens Hus 28.10.2008 SWE Stockholm @ Klubben 29.10.2008 SWE Malmoe @ KB 30.10.2008 DEN Copenhagen @ The Rock 31.10.2008 DEN Odense @ Kansas City 01.11.2008 DEN Aarhus @ Train