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There are at least three artists called ZAO:
1. an American metalcore band
2. a French zeuhl band
3. a Congolese zouk singer

1) Zao (pronounced /ˈzeɪ.oʊ/) is a band from Greensburg, Pennsylvania and are considered one of the founding metalcore groups. However they began in 1993 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, playing a style of metalcore similar to bands such as Earth Crisis and Snapcase. Zao has hosted several musicians and endured numerous roster changes to the point where no original members remain Read more on

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Album: Zao – Awake?

May 21st, 2009

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Ferret Records
04 May 2009

by Chris Cope

In days of fickle audiences and record labels who are increasingly likely to hawk up and spit out bands, reaching the ten album milestone is a feat to be celebrated. Three cheers then for Zao, with the prolific American metallers releasing their tenth LP, Awake?.

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