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Formicarius unveil new video from Black Mass Ritual album

ZT have teamed up with Schwarzdorn Production to lift the veil on the new video from rising UK black metal band Formicarius. May The Rats Eat Your Eyes deals with a Lovecraftian descent into madness and is taken from the forthcoming Black Mass Ritual album which is released on 21 July. In 2016 Formicarius really announced themselves to the world. They stepped out from the underground pack, planted their standard with a wicked flourish and proclaimed, loud and clear, their grand ambitions, their intent to conquer. The ‘Lake Of The Dead’ single was their war cry and it lead to the band’s inclusion on Sony/Music For Nations’...
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ZT PREMIERE: Dråp – Ner på knä

ZT join forced with Xtreem Music for a bludgeoning video premiere from Dråp entitled Ner på knä taken from the album Roten Till Allt Ont (“The Roots of all Evil”) DRÅP: the Swedish word for homicide. This unstoppable crust-punk/ death metal quartet from Sundsvall, Sweden was formed in January 2013 by vocalist Joachim Lyngfelt. Catharina Ottander, Joachim’s mother, passed away from cancer in 2010, and the initial idea was to not perform live but to record an album dedicated to her, which resulted in the debut album En Naturlig Död. Mixed and mastered by John Henriksson in Blast Beat Studio, Sundsvall, the recording...
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ZT Exclusive: Abhorrent Decimation premiere new video The Scythe In The Dark

ZT have teamed up with Prosthetic Records to bring you an exclusive look at the brand new video from Abhorrent Decimation. The band state that “We’ve been looking forward to putting this single out, it’s one of the more “straight-up” heavy tracks from ‘The Pardoner’. We don’t have that many tracks like this on the album, so I think it will stand out to a lot of people that hear it. It’s short, sharp and to the point and shows off some of the more modern aspects of ‘The Pardoner’. The video was shot and directed by David Archer, our Bassist and linchpin. Archer also...
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EWIGKEIT SHARE THEIR LYRIC VIDEO TO NEW TRACK ‘DEATH IS THE PORTAL’

We’re quite partial to a bit of Ewigkeit here at ZT HQ – and it’s been a long while since we heard any new material from James Fogarty’s solo-project. So when we heard that he had a new album on the way it made complete sense to arrange an interview for the magazine, the results of which will be inked on paper for issue 080 and on the racks from 17 August 2017. In the meantime, there’s a lyric video for the [dare we say it, catchy] track ‘Death Is The Portal’ circulating in cyberspace that we’re more than happy to draw your attention to. It’s also great to see that the artist has been...
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ZT INTERROGATION: TEXAN NEWCOMERS WOLVENGUARD OPEN UP WITH ALL GUNS BLAZING

Elemental Recreation is a highly accomplished first EP from Wolvenguard. The five-piece from Austin, Texas, embellish cold black power charges with  addictive melodies. Here, they give Paul Castles a little glimpse into the background of this polished three-track release. ZT: Hi fellas, thanks for speaking with Zero Tolerance. How pleased are you with your debut EP Elemental Recreation? We are very happy with the response we’ve receIved. It’s given us the motivation for writing our first full length record. ZT: Just tell us a little about where the recording took place and how things went. We recorded with Cory Brunneman in...
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BRAZILIAN THRASHERS INFESTATIO RELEASE NEW VIDEO IN TRIBUTE TO THE LATE JEFF HANNEMAN

It’s hard to believe that four years have gone since the devastating news of Jeff Hanneman’s death spread throughout the metal world. Fitting then that a band who wear their Hanneman influence on their sleeve should think to pay tribute to one of extreme music’s most revered musicians. And that’s exactly what Brazil’s Infestatio do so here with the simply titled ‘Jeff’ which you can watch below. The video was edited by guitarist Renato Jafet and the song was recorded at Wink studio and produced by Rafael Neves and Caio Picolotto;  mastering was carried out at Sterling Sound Studio (Lamb Of God,...
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QUEENSRYCHE VOCALIST TODD LA TORRE ON PAW PATROL

In some heart-warming news, Queensryche vocalist / humanitarian, Todd La Torre came to the rescue of a stray dog while he was holidaying in Greece with family. Posting on his official Facebook page, La Torre said: “Didn’t know if it had a broken leg, back, hip, or just very sick.” Whatever the problem, the singer was determined to do what he could to find out, making sure the dog was not alone, and he continues: “After going back to the house and getting some chicken and water, it drank very little. With some careful assessment, she seemed passive and not aggressive. Carefully, we were able to pick her up and we...
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