Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
KNAC Magazine KNAC ON-AIR TALENT KNAC Downloads KNAC Contests KNAC Store
News

A.Z. Announce Project Independent Living Loud Tour

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 @ 4:09 PM


October 2014

- advertisement -

- advertisement -
Influenced by a wide variety of modern day and classic hard rock/heavy metal bands (METALLICA, LED ZEPPELIN, LYNYRD SKYNYRD, STAIND, SEVENDUST, MUDVAYNE, etc.), it has all come together within the grooves of Brutally Beautiful, the sophomore full-length by rockers A.Z. And this fall, the band will be performing many standout tracks from the album at various venues throughout the U.S., when they launch their own headlining jaunt, "Project Independent Living Loud Tour", which will run from October 14-25.

The band - which consists of Clark Walker (vocals/guitar), Josh Smith (guitar), Josh Thompson (guitar), Buck Gillispie (bass) and James Parker (drums), and whose name is an abbreviation for ABSOLUTE ZERO - has been touring heavily and steadily so far this year, including sharing (or about to share) bills with the likes of FRAMING HANLEY, BUCKCHERRY, NONPOINT, FOZZY, ALMOST KINGS, CATHERCIST and 12 STONES.

And there have been quite a few telling signs that A.Z. is undoubtedly on the uprise of their career, as the band now have tailored their custom light show even further, adding their own sponsored A.Z. "Brutal Cabs", made by PME Cabs, containing built in lighting. This along with their custom stage props, built by Rebel Iron, lets A.Z. bring a huge show to even the smallest venues.

Additionally, A.Z. have added to the great team of people around them by adding Zach Mullinax as their booking agent, and George Roskos along with Architekt Music offering them a development deal in addition to the consultant/management role he has filled. Also, the band has added DrumTacs to their list of sponsors.

If that wasn't enough work cut out for A.Z., the group is also planning on shooting a music video for the single "Reflux" in the coming months, which undoubtedly, will only add to the ever-increasing buzz surrounding the band.

But first things first - A.Z. will be rocking the U.S. in October! "Starting October 15th in Huntsville Alabama, A.Z. ventures out headlining 2014's Project Independent Living Loud Tour," says Walker, "Bringing our brutal, high energy melodic metal to the masses on stage and by live webcast! With hard hitting chunks of metal, custom tailored LED light show, and non-stop energy, I truly believe A.Z. is a must see artist on the Project Independent Tour for 2014."

CONFIRMED PROJECT INDEPENDENT TOUR DATES:

  • 10.15 @ The Sports Page in Huntsville, AL
  • 10.16 @ The Bonnie Kate Theatre in Johnson City, TN
  • 10.17 @ The Rutledge LMV in Nashville, TN
  • 10.18 @ Minglewood Hall in Memphis, TN
  • 10.19 @ Juanita's Cantina Ballroom in Little Rock, AR
  • 10.20 @ Silver Dollar in Texarkana, TX
  • 10.22 @ The Labyrinth in Norman, OK
  • 10.23 @ Tomcats West in Fort Worth, TX
  • 10.24 @ Media Star Entertainment in Shreveport, LA
  • 10.25 @ BFE ROCK CLUB in Houston, TX
FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT:

http://www.azband.com (Official Band Site)
http://www.youtube.com/azbandalabama
http://www.twitter.com/azband
http://www.cdbaby.com/artist/az
http://www.reverbnation.com/bandaz
http://www.last.fm/music/AZBAND
http://www.facebook.com/azalabama
http://www.instagram.com/azband
http://www.azband.bandcamp.com
http://www.gofundme.com/58edmo


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
MAMMOTH MAMMOTH "Tear It Down" With Streaming New Track
INFECTED RAIN Unleash "Black Gold" Video
NIGHTWISH Announce Decades Live In Buenos Aires
EDDIE VAN HALEN Receiving Treatment For Throat Cancer
KIKO SHRED Shares "The Knights Of The Round" Video
AFTER THE FALL Drop New Lyric Video For Track "New S.A."
METALLICA To Headline All 2020 Danny Wimmer Presents Hard Rock Festivals
DOWN ‘N’ OUTZ Debut Lyric Video For "This Is How We Roll"
MOUNTAIN Drummer CORKY LAING Releases New Solo Album Toledo Sessions
ANGEL WITCH Launches Second Single, "Condemned"
WHILE SHE SLEEPS Announce First Ever North American Headline Tour
Sunset Strip 80s Metal Icons HAWK Release Self-Titled Debut Album On CD, Digital Format
EMPTY TRAIL Set To Release Debut EP Lost
CANNABIS CORPSE Unleash True Stoner Terror In New Music Video, "Dawn of Weed Possession"
SEPULTURA Announce New Concept Album Quadra
Celebrity Bowlers And Guests Lining Up For Fifth Annual BOWL FOR RONNIE Bowling Party
PRAYING MANTIS Announce New Live Album Keep It Alive
MASS DESTRUCTION METAL FEST III Coming In November
MACHINE HEAD Confirm 2020 US Burn My Eyes 25th Anniversary Tour
PRONG Enter The Age Of Defiance With New EP
HYPERSPACE METAL FESTIVAL Announces First Batch Of Performers For 2020 Edition
FIRE FROM THE GODS Set To Release New Album American Sun
METAL SWAP MEET Returns To San Diego For 10th Year
CATTLE DECAPITATION Streams New Single "Bring Back The Plague"
Power Metallers METAL DE FACTO Reveal Debut Album Details For Imperium Romanum
ALLEGAEON Unleashes "Metaphopbia" Video
PRETTY MAIDS Vocalist RONNIE ATKINS Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
ANTI-FLAG Share New Single "Christian Nationalist"
APOCALYPTICA Set To Release New Album CELL-0
CULT OF LUNA Announces North American Tour
BEARTOOTH Launch Live "Bad Listener" Video
SLAYER To Release SLAYER: THE REPENTLESS KILLOGY In Theaters Worldwide
LACUNA COIL Premiere New Single "Save Me"
PLATINUM OVERDOSE Unleash Debut Album Murder In High Heels
OPETH Announces 2020 North American Tour
STEEL PANTHER Say "Fuck Everybody" With New Video
QUEENSRYCHE Release Lyric Video For "Propaganda Fashion"
CARNIFEX Release Music Video For "Visions Of The End"
WE CAME AS ROMANS Reveal First New Songs Since Singer's Death
HELLYEAH Drop New Video For "Skyy And Water"
MACHINE HEAD Announce New Lineup
AMON AMARTH Releases Historically Accurate Video For "Shield Wall"
GWAR Announces 'Use Your Collusion' Holiday Tour Dates
TYGERS OF PAN TANG Release "White Lines" Video
CYHRA Reveal Sophomore Album No Halos In Hell
QUIET RIOT Drops New Single "Heartbreak City"
SANTA CRUZ Premieres Music Video "Testify"
ARTILLERY Take Trip Down Memory Lane In December
RAY ALDER Launches New Single, Video "Crown Of Thorns"
THE THREE TREMORS Announce 2020 US Tour Dates
THEORY OF A DEADMAN Drop "History Of Violence" Video
HELL'S HEROES III Metal Festival Confirmed For Houston
THE 69 EYES Announce "Hell Has No Mercy" 2020 U.S. Tour
ABBATH Drop Official Music Video For "Hecate"
LIFE OF AGONY Reveals The Sound Of Scars Record Release Celebration
KICKIN VALENTINA Announce Chaos In Copenhagen EP
SLAYER Launches "Repentless" Show Opener Video
TOOTHGRINDER Unleash "My Favorite Hurt" Video
FOREIGNER Reunion Show To Be Released As CD/DVD Foreigner - Double Vision: Then And Now
BLITZKRIEG To Release Loud And Proud EP
THE CULT Announce December Sonic Temple Anniversary Shows
WISHBONE ASH To Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Tour
GREG PRATO Releases New SOUNDGARDEN Book, Dark Black and Blue: The Soundgarden Story
Russian Metallers ARIA Announce New Live CD/DVD, Guest From The Shadow Kingdom
GATECREEPER Share "From The Ashes" Music Video
STEVE GRIMMETT'S GRIM REAPER Ready New Album At The Gates
DRAGONFORCE Launches "Razorblade Meltdown" Video
REFUSED Set To Return To North America
BANGER FILMS Invites Fans To Participate In New Music Documentary TRIUMPH: LAY IT ON THE LINE
SAINT ASONIA Unleash "The Hunted" Video
BAD WOLVES Release Powerful New Track, "Sober"
RATCHET DOLLS Are "Out Of Control" With New Video
BELPHEGOR, SUFFOCATION Confirm 'A Relentless Onslaught' Co-Headline U.S. Tour
MATS LEVEN Unveils New Project, SKYBLOOD
JOYOUS WOLF Drop Video For "Quiet Heart"
DAVEY SUICIDE Reveals New Album Rock Ain't Dead
AVATARIUM Reveal The Fire I Long For Album
QUEENSRYCHE Announces 2020 U.S. Headline Tour
A KILLER’S CONFESSION Debut New Video "Numb"
DANKO JONES Premieres Video For "Fists Up High"
PSYCHO SMOKEOUT 2.0 Confirmed For 2020
PRONG Drops New Video For "Blood Out Of Stone"
MAMMOTH MAMMOTH Reveal Album Details For Kreuzung
ENSIFERUM Announces North American Tour
EDENBRIDGE Release New Video For "On The Other Side"
ABIGAIL WILLIAMS Unveils New LP, Walk Beyond the Dark
MINISTRY Announces Visual History Book Ministry: Prescripture
KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Stream New Song "Thundersmith"
DIRTY HONEY Announces Fall Headline Tour
SAXON Frontman BIFF BYFORD Needs Heart Surgery, Shows Canceled
CHARM CITY DEVILS Set For Fourth Album, 1904
STITCHED UP HEART Release New Track "Warrior"
OTHERWISE, BLACKTOP MOJO Join For Co-Headline Tour
LO-PAN Releases New Video "Savage Heart"
NASCAR's TYLER REDDICK, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Partner Up For Playoff Push
RAM Unleashes "Spirit Reaper" Video
NOVEMBERS DOOM Reveal New Album Nephilim Grove, Two New Tracks
Author J.J. ANSELMI To Release Doomed To Fail: The Incredibly Loud History of Doom, Sludge, and Post-Metal Book
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Share New Song "Please Say No"
AS I LAY DYING Launch New Video For Fourth Single "Blinded"
Former TNT, SHY Vocalist TONY MILLS Passes Away At 57
INSOMNIUM Launch New Album Title Track Video For "Heart Like A Grave"
MEGADETH, UNIBROUE Team Up For 'Saison 13' Beer
LACUNA COIL Unleash "Reckless" Music Video
CLUTCH Release New Recording Of Classic Single "Electric Worry"
EXMORTUS "Swallow Your Soul" With Evil Dead-Inspired Animated Video
KXM Release "Time Flies" Video
ALTER BRIDGE Jump "In The Deep" With New Song
AGNOSTIC FRONT Get Loud! With 12th Studio Album
ALL THAT REMAINS Drop "Just Tell Me Something" Video
CANNABIS CORPSE Stream New Song "Blunt Force Domain"
ANGELES Unveil Tracklisting For Fire It Up Album
SLAYER Announces The Repentless Killogy Motion Picture And The Repentless Killogy Live Concert
THE THREE TREMORS Reveal 3-Disc Set The Solo Versions
PAPA ROACH Debut "Come Around" Video For Mental Health Awareness
AFTERSHOCK Festival Announces Band Performance Times, Official Pre-Party And Afterparty Details
IRON KINGDOM Share New Video "Road Warriors"
SODOM Set To Release Out Of The Frontline Trench EP
SOTO Launch New Video For "Torn"
ALICE COOPER Throws Fans Breadcrumbs With EP
WILDSTREET Unleash "Tennessee Cocaine" Video
Decades Old GHOST Lost Vinyl, SEVEN INCHES OF SATANIC PANIC Surfaces For 9-27 Re-Release
I PREVAIL Unleash "Gasoline" Video
EXMORTUS To Release Legions Of The Undead EP
STEEL PANTHER Stream New Track "Gods Of Pussy"
CIRITH UNGOL Ready Live Album/DVD I'm Alive
STATEMENT Launch "California Dreaming" Video
TRIBULATION Set For Alive & Dead At Sodra Teatern Live Album
EXHUMED Share NSFW "Naked, Screaming, And Covered In Blood" Video
LOUDER THAN LIFE Fesitval Reveals Band Performance Times, Additional Details
THE WIZARDS OF WINTER Stream New Track "Handel's Torch"
OTHERWISE Set To Defy With New Album Release
LIFE OF AGONY Unleashes Anthem For Survivors With New Music Video For "Lay Down"
SLEEPING WITH SIRENS Drop Sixth Studio Album How It Feels To Be Lost
SONATA ARCTICA Release "Who Failed The Most" Video





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2019 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News