Zao - The Funeral Of God.
Many times in life we only realize the importance of something once we he experienced its loss. And to think ahead of this possible loss helps us to truly appreciate the simplicity of someone being there. This helps us to know that the time we are given is not being taken for granted.
The Funeral of God is the seventh full-length album by metalcore band Zao. Released on July 13, 2004 through Ferret Records in the US, and on July 12, 2004 through Roadrunner and Ferret in Europe and Asia. It saw the return of guitarist, Russ Cogdell, and the addition of bassist Shawn Koschik and drummer Stephen Peck after the departure of Jesse Smith. A music video was made for the song "The Rising End (The First Prophecy)".
The Funeral Of God by Zao, released 12 July 2004 1. Breath Of The Black Muse 2. The Rising End (The First Prophecy) 3. The Last Revelation (The Last Prophecy) 4. The Last Song From Zion 5. Live. From The Funeral Of God 6. The Lesser Lights Of Heaven 7. In Times Gone Past 8. Praise The War Machine 9. Truly, Truly This Is The End 10. I Lay Sleepless In My Grave 11. Psalm Of The City Of The Dead 2004 release. Officially out of print. Due to legal issues, we cannot offer digital versions at this time.
The Well-Intentioned Virus is the eleventh full-length album by metalcore band Zao, released on December 9, 2016. The album features the first studio performance of Russ Cogdell for the first time since 2004's The Funeral of God. The album was released digitally, as well as on CD, vinyl and cassette. On December 1, 2016, the band streamed the whole album. Many of the lyrics have personal meaning to vocalist Daniel Weydant.
Zao tried out a few different things this album, Scott does A LOT more clean singing, actually, they introduce him on the first (and one of the best) tracks on the album, "Breath Of The Black Muse. So now, I'll go into detail on the tracks that really stuck out to me. The opener for this amazing CD is "Breath Of The Black Muse," a great opener with a really unique riff, but heck, that's what Zao is known for. After that Dan comes in with his raspy, lugey-filled screaming, and after a bit of higher screaming, he goes into a deeper growling. From The Funeral Of God," (the album was intended to be named that) and "The Lesser Lights Of Heaven," neither songs are amazing, but they're very good, especially the lyrics backing "The Lesser Lights Of Heaven. Now we get into an amazing track, "In Times Gone Past.
The Funeral of God (2004) by Zao. Labels: Ferret Records. Genres: Metalcore . The Funeral of God. Band. Album (Studio full-length).
The Funeral of God is a concept album that explores what it would be like if God left humanity to fend for themselves. It is considered to be a seminal metalcore record and was released in 2004, a time in which bands like this were becoming popular. Zao were treading similar waters, but kept it a little more raw than their contemporaries. In 2005 they released a DVD/documentary entitled The Lesser Lights of Heaven, named after one of the tracks off The Funeral of God. The Funeral of God Q&A. Decoding Transmissions From The Möbius Strip. The Well-Intentioned Virus
|1||Breath Of The Black Muse||4:00|
|2||The Rising End||3:27|
|3||The Last Revelation||3:56|
|4||The Last Song From Zion||4:47|
|5||Live... From The Funeral Of God||4:11|
|6||The Lesser Lights Of Heaven||4:15|
|7||In Times Gone Past||4:33|
|8||Praise The War Machine||4:06|
|9||Truly, Truly, This Is The End||4:22|
|10||I Lay Sleepless In My Grave||1:32|
|11||Psalm Of The City Of The Dead||8:09|
- Licensed From – Ferret Music
- Licensed To – The All Blacks B.V.
- Marketed By – Roadrunner Records
- Manufactured By – Optimal Media Production – A404607
- Copyright (c) – Ferret Music
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ferret Music
NotesThis promo CD has been issued in a cardboard sleeve.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout: manufactured by optimal media production A404607-01
- Mastering SID Code: ifpi L573
- Mould SID Code: IFPI 9714
- Label Code: LC 09231
|F047||Zao||The Funeral Of God (CD, Album)||Ferret Music||F047||US||2004|
|RRCY-29071||Zao||The Funeral Of God (CD, Album)||Roadrunner Records||RRCY-29071||Japan||2004|
|RR 8250-2||Zao||The Funeral Of God (CD, Album)||Roadrunner Records, Ferret Music||RR 8250-2||Netherlands||2004|
|MR-1370-2||Zao||The Funeral Of God (CD, Album)||Moon Records||MR-1370-2||Ukraine||2004|