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Video: Authority Zero- “Big Bad World”

While the economic crisis affected more people globally than we could possibly count, Arizona punk rockers Authority Zero have captured the pinch of the crisis in their new video for “Big Bad World.” The video features footage that was shot in Los Angeles, New York and Arizona, and while it does show the harsh reality of the aftermath of the economic difficulties, it also offers a sense of hope in these tough times. You can check out the video here.

Authority Zero released “Stories of Survival” last year on Viking Funeral Records.



Video: Authority Zero perform “Liberateducation” on The Daily Habit

Reggae-punks Authority Zero have posted the video performance of their song “Liberateducation” which originally aired on Fuel TV’s “The Daily Habit.”

Check out the video here. You can also watch their performance of “Get it Right” here.

Both songs appear on their latest album “Stories of Survival” which was released June 22nd through Viking Funeral Records.



Authority Zero announce dates for European headlining tour

Reggae-punks Authority Zero have announced the dates for their headlining European tour in support of their latest album “Stories Of Survival.” The tour is set to start in Belgium on Feb 11th and end in Belgium Feb 26th.  The rest of the dates can be seen here.

Stories of Survival” was released June 22nd through Viking Funeral Records.



Video: Authority Zero perform “Get it Right” on Fuel TV

Recently reggae-punks Authority Zero stopped by “The Daily Habit” on Fuel TV to perform their song “Get it Right”.

You watch a video of the performance right here.

The song appears on their latest album “Stories of Survival” which was released June 22nd through Viking Funeral Records.



Interview: Jason DeVore (Authority Zero) and Fletcher Dragge (Pennywise) talk record labels, music, politics and more

Jason DeVore (Authority Zero) and Fletcher Dragge (Pennywise), were recently interviewed by Mike Sullivan. They talked about record labels, music, politics, social responsibility and more. Check out the interview here.

Pennywise is currently working on a new album, their first with new lead singer Zoli Teglas. Check out our Dying Scene interviews with Jason and Fletcher as well.



Music Video: Authority Zero – “Get It Right” off latest album “Stories Of Survival”

Authority Zero have premiered the music video for the song Get It Right. The song can be heard on their latest album Stories Of Survival, out now on Viking Funeral Records. Click here to check it out.

Read our interview with the band right here and a review of the album here. They also have a bunch of U.S. dates so visit their Dying Scene shows page to see when they’ll be playing in your city.



Dying Scene catches up with Jason DeVore (Authority Zero)

If you aren’t familiar with modern day punk legends Authority Zero, it’s about time you crawl out of the cave from which you apparently dwell in and perk up those ears. The band plays high energy reggae-infused punk rock and have put out several solid albums during their 15 years of existence.

I recently saw Authority Zero play in a small venue located in Orlando called Backbooth and had the pleasure of interviewing their incredibly down to Earth vocalist, Jason DeVore before they hit the stage. We talked about the band’s new album Stories of Survival, their new record label, Arizona’s new immigration law and future music related endeavors.

Check out the full interview here.



Video: Authority Zero play acoustic versions of fan favorites

Reggae-punks Authority Zero have posted a handful of videos from their acoustic set at their Stories of Survival record release show. The videos include performances of “The Remedy”, “One More Minute”, and a bunch more. Watch them right here.

To get the full experience of an Authority Zero show visit their Dying Scene Shows page to see when they play in your city. They are currently touring the U.S. in support of their latest album Stories of Survival. P.S. I’m going tomorrow – yay!

The band recently released their first album in a while – Stories of Survival came out on June 22nd through Viking Funeral Records. Check out our review of it here.



Watch Authority Zero perform “Get It Right”, “Everyday”, “Find Your Way” and more

Reggae-punks Authority Zero have posted several high quality live videos. Watch them here.  You can check out the guys play Get it Right, Everyday, Find Your Way and much more.  The videos are fantastic! I’m glued to my seat.

To get the full experience of an Authority Zero show visit their Dying Scene shows page to see when they play in your city. They are currently touring the U.S. in support of their latest album Stories of Survival.



Video: “Stories Of Survival” Tour Update from Authority Zero

Arizona’s Authority Zero have given us a sneak peek into their lives on tour, with a video that you can check out here. The video has clips of the guys playing at shows and hanging out on the road. They’ve just taken off on a North American tour – get all the details on that at the Dying Scene shows page.

The band recently released their first album in a while – Stories of Survival came out on June 22nd through Viking Funeral Records. Check out our review of it here.



Video: Authority Zero – “Studio Update #4”

Reggae-punks Authority Zero have posted another studio update from the recording sessions of their new album, Stories of Survival. This update includes studio footage and clips of the songs, The Remedy and Break The Mold from the upcoming album, Stories of Survival.

Check out the video here.

Stories of Survival will be released June 22nd on Viking Funeral Records. Check out our review of it here. They also have a bunch of U.S. dates Visit their Dying Scene shows page to see when they’ll be playing in your city.



Video: Authority Zero’s 3rd studio update for “Stories of Survival”

Reggae-punks Authority Zero have posted another studio update from the recording sessions of their new album, Stories of Survival. This installation features bassist Jeremy Wood, who had left the band and then returned last year to lock in the current lineup. Some clips of guitar and vocal tracking are also included.

Stories of Survival will be released June 22nd on Viking Funeral Records. Check out our review of it here.



Video: Fletcher (Pennywise) sits down with Jason of Authority Zero to talk about his new label and upcomming Authority Zero album

Fletcher Dragge of Pennywise and founder of the new label Viking Funeral recently sat down to talk with Jason DeVore of Authority Zero about the label and it’s first release, the upcoming Authority Zero album Stories Of Survival, the future of Pennywise and both weigh in on the state of punk rock today. You can watch the video here.

The new Authority Zero album, Stories Of Survival, hits stores June 22nd.



Album Review: Authority Zero – “Stories Of Survival”

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“Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.”
-Winston Churchill

True talent shines through diversity. Sadly, in a world full of watered-down and stagnant music we are exposed to a daily does of your standard “run-of-the-mill” bands. It pains me to say it, but it’s true. Thankfully, with enough passion and respect for more than strictly one genre of music, we do from time-to-time get treated with a band that is willing to step outside of their musical boundaries. In this case, that band is Mesa, Arizona’s Authority Zero.

With a strong following, solid discography and some very popular singles in tow, this band has not only survived the consistent flood of bad music to hit our shores, they have accepted it and fought through it. All the while, making sure they have some of their own stories to tell.

On their latest album, “Stories of Survival” they bring back the reggae, skate punk sound we have all grown to know and love. With their first single, “Get It Right” currently hitting the airwaves, it’s easy to see that this album will become just as influential and memorable as any of their last efforts and will hopefully garner them the new fans they rightfully deserve.

“Get It Right” showcases that beneath the musical layers of this band, there is always that one song that resonates much louder than the rest. A perfect blend of hooks, melody and chorus with a really good guitar solo and I think it is safe to say that my stand-out track from the album has been found. Ironically, this song asks the question, “Maybe someday, I’ll get it right?” After hearing this song, I’m pretty sure the band just answered their own question.

“Stories of Survival” begins fittingly with Winston Churchill and one of his many famous quotes, this one focusing, of course, on the topic at hand…victory. Like all album introductions of past, you know that following an introduction you have to launch an album with a fast & furious show starter. I introduce to you, the first of many of the heavily punk-influenced tracks you will eventually hear, “The New Pollution”. A small taste of what you fist-pumping, studded jacket sporting rabble rousers will soon be chanting as you destroy the dance floor. Once you find yourself craving more, Authority Zero force feeds you some more punk rock directly to your ear drums with tracks such as, “A Day to Remember”, “Break the Mold” and “No Way Home”.

The album carries on with the diversity I expected, rock & roll executed in just the right way. The melodic working-man’s anthem, “Big Bad World” proves once again that lyrics can really make a song. “Crashland” with it’s morse-code introduction, slips quickly into the ‘notable songs on the album’ category virtually unscathed. While, “Liberatededucation” takes all of the essential Authority Zero elements: punk, rock and reggae and blends them all seamlessly.

While I listened to this album, I wondered when I would find the spanish-stylings or heavily reggae-influenced song or two that accompanies every album of theirs. When the stereo finally hit, “Movement” and “The Remedy” my answer had been found. “The Remedy” reminding me of why I got into this band in the first place.

Musically, lyrically and visually I really enjoy this album. As a fellow graphic-designer, drummer Jim Wilcox (who runs Ransom Apparel and designed this album) really impresses me. The artwork for this release is some of the best I have seen in years and I say that with one hundred percent honesty. That man has a gift! Come to think of it, I was so impressed by the artwork I completely over-looked the fact that this is the official first release on Viking Funeral Records, founded partially by Fletcher of Pennywise fame.

Authority Zero has always been (in my eyes) one of those blatantly talented bands. A group of experienced musicians backed by a strong vocalist with smart lyrics and you know that no matter what the cost or where this world takes us, they will always survive.



Authority Zero announce US summer tour dates

Authority Zero have announced a string of U.S. tour dates for this summer .  Check out their MySpace page for dates and locations.

The band’s new album, Stories of Survival, will be released June 22nd on Viking Funeral Records.