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News & Events - 2014 and Prior

FORWARD TO 2015


12 DECEMBER 2014 - LIVE AT DEATH DISCO
New Zero God's final gig of the year, and the first one with the new lineup of Mike "Jabbar" Tzavaras on drums and Akis Nikolaidis on guitars.  It's a show not to be missed with lots of surprises waiting to invade your senses.  Doors open at 22:00 with a 5 Euro entrance fee.

14 NOVEMBER 2014 - CATCH UP
Lots of news to catch you up on, so keep your eyes on this space as I slowly make my way back from the pits of hell. :) 


20 & 21 JUNE 2014 - RADIO PLAY

Listen to New Zero God's "Freakshow" on  KWTF.net - 88.1 FM - Bodega Bay, California.  Lord Litter's Magic Music Box International airs on Friday, 20 June at 11 PM, and again on Saturday, 21 June at 7 AM and 3 PM.  Lord Litter, Musician/DJ/Renegade of Culture since 1984 and living "social network" free. Resistance is NEVER futile!


20 JUNE 2014 - CLOUDCAST

New Zero God's "Destination Unknown" was featured on RadioPowerStation.eu's Radio Radio, hosted by Franco Frontini [Avola, Italy].  Listen to this and other New Zero God tracks on Radio Radio via Mixcloud:  CAP 5A | CAP 3A CAP 2A 


17 JUNE 2014 - COLLABORATION UPDATE 

UPDATE via This Gentle Flow:  Tracking has been completed of Mike Pougounas' vocals in Greece for the limited edition This Gentle Flow 7" which marks the 25th anniversary of the Australian label Left As In Sinister.  We can confirm it will be titled 'King Pest' with the 'B' side 'Past Life Regression'. There are a few final touches to be made to the tracking of the music in Australia. This single is a tribute to the networking spirit which has kept the world underground music scene alive for so many years. The single will also be included on a new This Gentle Flow album scheduled for later in the year.  Click HERE for UPDATE via This Gentle Flow.  (Mike Pougounas - Copyright photo courtesy of Georges Lambrou Photography)  Original Press Release dated 22 May 2014.


16 JUNE 2014 - PODCAST

New Zero God reached the frozen tundra when Stench Radio [Alaska, USA] played "Damaged".  Be sure to tune in for more of their shows which feature the greatest in Punk/Hardcore, Thrash, Psychobilly, and Metal! Terrible Tuesday Smartass Radio with your host, Stig!  (Thank you Cliff and Ivy!)


14 JUNE 2014 - PODCAST

Listen to New Zero God on FADEOUT with DJ Cruel Britannia.  This week's show includes "The Night Calls Your Name".  In March of 2013, New Zero God and symphonic power metal vocalist Maxi Nil teamed up and recorded this song for the exclusive benefit of The Sophie Lancaster Foundation, UK (S.O.P.H.I.E.). All artist proceeds from each sale will go directly to the S.O.P.H.I.E. charity.  (Click HERE for more information.)


07 June 2014 - RADIO PLAY

Listen to New Zero God's "Freakshow" on Lord Litter's Magic Music Box International, produced on KWTF Radio.  Lord Litter has been hosting radio shows since 1987 ... and says Vive La Difference!  Click HERE for his English Broadcast show.


06 JUNE 2014 - RADIO PLAY

Listen to New Zero God's "The Love Hatesong" on The Cassette Movement's legend, Lord Litter.  You can tune in to Lord Litter's Magic Music Box, Radio Marabu, Germany, HERE.  The show is also available for download on the same linked page.


03 JUNE 2014 - PODCAST

In case you missed it the first time around, a podcast of the recent airing of the Mike Pougounas as Special Guest DJ at Music Society WebradiON has been uploaded to Mixcloud.  You can find the show, in its entirety, HERE


27 MAY 2014 - LIVE ON-AIR EVENT

Listen in as Mike Pougounas takes to the airwaves as a Special Guest DJ at Music Society WebradiON on 27 May 2014 from 22:00-23:00 GR | 8:00-9:00 PM UK.


26 MAY 2014 - BOOK RELEASE

The long-awaited release of Alex Daniele's book, "The Mission - At War With The Gods" has finally been realized.  The written documentary of the first 25 years of the English band, The Mission, is a whopping 350-plus pages and is packed with rare and exclusive photographs. You'll find contributions from those who have walked beside The Mission, including New Zero God's vocalist, Mike Pougounas.   


Back in 1995, Wayne Hussey teamed up on the 5th studio release by Pougounas' The Flowers Of Romance.  “Brilliant Mistakes” was recorded in The Mission’s Bristol Studio, “Swirlsound“, as well as in the Athenian “In Studio“. Hussey not only produced but also provided backing vocals, loops, and additional guitars for what would become The Flowers Of Romance’s most successful album. Steve Whitfield, the sound engineer for The Cure and The Mission UK, was in charge of mixing the album.

Click HERE for complete details on the book.  Click HERE to read more about the Pougounas/Hussey collaboration on The Flowers Of Romance, Brilliant Mistakes.


22 MAY 2014 - WORLD GOTH FAIR BAND HOODIES at SECOND LIFE

It's time to... RELEASE THE BANDS... and it's ONLY through THE WORLD GOTH FAIR'S 'CLUB GOTHIKA' at SECOND LIFE! All of the hoodies are fully licensed by all 35 listed bands, with all proceeds from all sales going directly to our beloved S.O.P.H.I.E. (The Sophie Lancaster Foundation, UK)!  Read more, HERE, or visit the official site of World Goth Day for ALL events and details by clicking HERE.  The WGF-2014 runs through 01 June 2014.


22 MAY 2014 - PRESS RELEASE - COLLABORATION ANNOUNCED

Underground Godfathers of the Goth Rock/Dark Wave scene, Mike Pougounas of Greece (The Flowers of Romance, Nexus, New Zero God) and Valerios Calocerinos of Australia (Lemon Avenue, Meridian, Ikon), have joined forces to collaborate on a new single for This Gentle Flow. They are working on a limited-edition 7" vinyl single that will mark the 25th Anniversary of Left As In Sinister.  The release will be a tribute to the networking spirit that has kept the global underground alive for so many years.


22 MAY 2014 - WORLD GOTH DAY EVENT, GREECE

Happy World Goth Day! If you're in the vicinity of Pireaus, don't forget to take a spin by RockStories and celebrate Greece's FIRST WGD Celebration. New Zero God's Mike Pougounas will be spinning all your favorites!  More details, HERE.


16 MAY 2014 - PODCAST

You can listen in to Gothtune, a Swedish music blog/promoter, who highlights dark alternative rock.  Click HERE for Mixcloud Podcast of Gothtune Mix 5 where you'll find New Zero God's "Widow's Walk".  Gothtune is a part of the Alternativmedia.net platform.  


12 MAY 2014 - ROUNDING OUT THE NEW LINEUP

New Zero God welcomes guitarist Akis Nikolaidis, former member of The Illusion Fades.  As was previously announced, we also welcome former Flowers of Romance drummer, Mike “Jabbar” Tzavaras.  We would like to thank Dimitris Steves and Apostolos Takos for all the great moments we had while they were with the band and wish them the best in all their endeavors.


The new lineup is as follows:  Mike Pougounas – Vocals | Harris Stavrakas – Bass | Mike “Jabbar” Tzavaras – Drums | Akis Nikolaidis - Guitar


04 MAY 2014 - RADIO PLAY

Listen to New Zero God on Mick Mercer Radio on Sunday, 04 May, 2014, from 10 PM to 1 AM-UK [GREECE:  Monday, 05 May 12-3 AM] with your host, Mick Mercer. You can replay the broadcast by clicking HERE for Mick Mercer Broadcast 17 at Mixcloud.


03 MAY 2014 - RADIO PLAY 
Listen to New Zero God on Dark Sanctuary Radio's ANNE CLARK SPECIAL with your host DJ Nivek Tek.  Saturday, 3 May from 8-11 PM-EST [GREECE:  Sunday, 4 May 3-6 AM]  Special Guest will be Anne Clark.  Simulcast LIVE on z13radio and wfku.


​01 MAY 2014 - NEW DISTRIBUTOR

You can now purchase New Zero God, "MMXIII - Revisited & Remastered, The Greek Edition" through our newest addition to our distribution team, Strobelight Records, Austria.  Click HERE to visit their page. 


26 APRIL 2014 - TERRA RELICTA - NEW ZERO GOD UPDATES

Keep up with all the latest news on New Zero God at Terra Relicta, HERE.  While you're there, don't forget to check out New Zero God's Interview and their placement in the recent winners of their Top 20 Albums of 2014!


25 APRIL 2014 - WORLD GOTH FAIR - 15 MAY through 01 JUNE

The WORLD GOTH FAIR at SECOND LIFE will once again hold a fundraiser for THE SOPHIE LANCASTER FOUNDATION, UK.  For the second consecutive year you can look for the NEW ZERO GOD logo the next time you visit the WGF 2014. This year, our logo will be used on virtual hoodies for avatars, for sale exclusively in gachas on the sims.  The World Goth Fair is an annual Second Life event, officially sanctioned by the folks at World Goth Day to benefit the Sophie Lancaster Foundation.  WGF 2014 will take place on three sims:  Cursed (adult), Sium (moderate), and Port Seraphine (general).  Produced by CURSED EVENTS, the team consists of Axi Kurmin, Lokii Violet, Sonya Marmurek, Nephilaine Protaganist, and CruelBritannia. Proceeds of all sales go to S.O.P.H.I.E.. with last year's WGF 2013 raising nearly $4,000.00! If you're a member of Second Life, see all the details, HERE.


25 APRIL 2014 - AGENTUR EAM - EVENT AND ARTIST MANAGEMENT

New Zero God can now be booked for live shows via Agentur EAM - Event and Artist Management. In Europe, contact Frank Vedder, HERE | USA contact Rob Thoth, HERE.


23 APRIL 2014 - NEW REVIEW

Read the latest review on New Zero God's "MMXIII - Revisited & Remastered, The Greek Edition" HERE. Many thanks to ΔΙΣΚΟΡΥΧΕΙΟΝ / VINYLMINE for their kind words. 


22 APRIL 2014 - NEW LINEUP ANNOUNCED

New Zero God would like to welcome Mike 'Jabbar' Tzavaras as their new drummer. Some will remember Tzavaras from his days with The Flowers Of Romance, the first band of Mike Pougounas. We'd also like to extend our very best wishes to Dimitri Steves, who embarks on new journeys.  


15 APRIL 2014 - NEW ARTWORK by GEORGE KOUSIAS

Many thanks to George Kousias for the brilliant artwork design featured as the new header on our revamped site!


13 APRIL 2014 - RADIO PLAY

Listen to New Zero God on Mick Mercer Radio on Sunday, 13 April, 2014, from 10 PM to 1 AM-UK [GREECE:  Monday, 05 April 12-3 AM] with your host, Mick Mercer. You can replay the broadcast by clicking HERE for Mick Mercer Broadcast 14 at Mixcloud.


04 APRIL 2014 - LIVE at DEATH DISCO

Doors Open 22:00


16 MARCH 2014 - NEW VIDEO MONTAGE POSTED, "KISS THE WITCH"

Many thanks to Giorgos Koskinas for the awesome job he did in making a new video of New Zero God's "Kiss The Witch". We truly enjoyed the surprise left on our doorstep this morning! Ten stars!


11 MARCH 2014 - NEW LIVE VIDEO POSTED

Recorded by Eos Designs Videos and posted on YouTube, here's New Zero God performing "Forever Today" from their recent show at Death Disco.  Many thanks to Eos Designs for always being there to capture the moment!  "Forever Today" is from the band's recent single, "Destination Unknown".  Although the Limited Edition Vinyl release is sold out, you can still purchase the digital download through the New Zero God Bandcamp Website (HERE).


07 MARCH 2014 - LIVE at DEATH DISCO

THE 1st DEATH DISCO BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL!  Doors open 22:00


05 MARCH 2014 - NEW DISTRIBUTOR

We're pleased to announce our newest European distributor for our latest release, "MMXIII - Revisited and Remastered, the Greek Edition". Orders may now be placed directly through STROBELIGHT RECORDS, Austria (HERE), or as always, through the New Zero God Bandcamp Website (HERE).   


01 March 2014 - WINNER ANNOUNCED - TERRA RELICTA DARK MUSIC AWARDS - DARK ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2013

The results are in!  Congratulations to New Zero God for their album MMXIII, having placed in the Top 10 of the 2013 Dark Album of the Year, coming in at 9th place!   We offer our heartfelt thanks to everyone who partook in the fun of the competitive spirit by voting, as well as to Tomaz of Terra Relicta for his hard work and dedication. Congratulations to all the bands, and again, thank YOU for casting your vote!!  Click HERE for the final tallies of  Dark Album of the Year 2013!


22 February 2014 - LIVE in THESSALONIKI

LIVE at SILVER DOLLAR, Thessaloniki

Opening Acts: Remain In Light & The Jesterdays


23 February 2014 - LIVE in THESSALONIKI

LIVE at SILVER DOLLAR, Thessaloniki ... The Covers Project continues!

Opening Act:  Samsa the Vermin


05 February 2014 - MMXIII - REVISITED & REMASTERED - THE GREEK EDITION, PLUS BONUS TRACK​

New Zero God's "MMXIII - Revisited and Remastered" has been released as a digipak by B-Otherside Records, Greece.  This re-release stands out from the UK edition and includes a bonus track, a different cover, and has also been remastered by sound guru Chris Manolitsis.  The track list differs slightly from the "MMXIII" UK version and features the added track of "In Dreams We Trust - Rat Mix", which was remixed by Panos "The Rat" Christoforou.

In addition to the digipak and digital versions, a Limited Special Combo Edition has been made available which includes a silk-print t-shirt with a black and white replication of the front cover of this edition. This combo and t-shirt edition is strictly limited to a quantity of 25... once they're gone, they're gone for good!


Click HERE for complete details on all available options.


04 February 2014 - VOTING BEGINS TODAY - THE FINAL ROUND!

Terra Relicta Dark Music Awards - 2013 Dark Album Of The Year 2013 - Via Tomaz of Terra Relicta:  "Greek masters of post-punk and goth rock New Zero God entered the finals as an outsider in the 'write in vote' category. But, they certainly deserve the place among the elite!”  Thank you Terra Relicta and thank YOU for voting for us in the preliminary round and getting New Zero God to the finals!  


Now that our album is one of the 22 best albums of the year, we are once again calling out to you to cast a final vote which starts today at 18:00 CET with final voting on March 1, 2014.  Let's see how far we can reach and we thank you wholeheartedly for helping us to achieve this already great honor!  Click HERE to vote for NEW ZERO GOD, "MMXIII" as Dark Album of the Year 2013! (Update 01 March 2014: Voting has ended)


04 February 2014 - INTERVIEW & SEMI-ACOUSTIC ON-AIR LIVE

Acoustic performance on the Global Crimes Radio Show at I Feel Radio.gr

8 PM - 10 PM UTC +2 (20:00 - 22:00 GR) 

Click HERE to listen ... Click HERE to chat.


29 January 2014 - FESTIVAL TO BENEFIT M.K.I.E. - Live at HOLY WOOD STAGE

Charity drive to gather medicines to benefit M.K.I.E., the Μητροπολιτικό Κοινωνικό Ιατρείο Ελληνικού.  Hosted and sponsored by Holy Wood Stage, The Greek Underground Scene, and tribe4mian.  With performances by New Zero God, The Illusion Fades, Penny Dreadful, Stonemouth, and Μαύρες Κωμωδιες.  Doors Open 8 PM.  Entrance 3 Euros.

HOLY WOOD STAGE - Leoforos Vouligmenis 289, 172 36 Athens, Greece


27 January 2014 - MMXIII:  Revisited & Remastered, The Greek Edition

Details Coming Soon!


18 & 19 January 2014 - VIDEO OF THE NIGHT @ BLOODLIT

What more can we say... Video of the Night for TWO nights in a row!  We're truly honored and send our eternal thanks to Dj-Father Coven and Bloodlit Radio [Canada].  Be sure to drop by their official site... there's tons of great stuff to keep you entertained!


18 January 2014 - NEW FADEOUT PODCAST 

This week's FADEOUT podcast includes New Zero God, "Destination Unknown". Check it out... DJ Cruel Britannia rocks it once again and never disappoints!


17 January 2014 - NEW VIDEO RELEASED

Our newest video, "DESTINATION UNKNOWN", was released as a DIY project by Mike Pougounas and Tolis Takos.  Follow the global adventures of "The Ball" as he hoists the sails on the ultimate journey through Greece, Germany, the UK, and the shores of historical Salem, Massachusetts, USA.


The Ball, and New Zero God, extend their thanks to the following people who participated in the making of this video, including standing in front of (and behind) the cameras:  Jez Keefe - UK (Jez Keefe Photography) | Dave Alucard - UK | Trevor Bamford - UK (Arcane Winter, Nightbreed) | Scarlet Moonchild - UK | Tricia Psarreas Murray - USA | Jeff Murray - USA | Xenofon Gredis - Germany | Bob Hara - Greece | Anna Psarreas - USA.


A big thanks to all our friends who helped make The Ball feel welcomed in their homelands! We hope to see YOU in our next journey. :)

[Click HERE for the "Destination Unknown" video at YouTube]


11 January 2014 -​​ NEW FADEOUT PODCAST

This week's FADEOUT podcast features tracks by New Zero God, Grooving In Green, Gary Numan, The Eden House, Silent Scream Helsinki, The Stompcrash, and several others! As always, GREAT spins by DJ Cruel Britannia!


08 January 2014 - NEWZEROGOD.COM IS BORN

We welcome you to the show as we celebrate the launch of our new website!


01 January 2014 - INTRAVENOUS MAGAZINE [UK]

​To mark their first birthday, Intravenous Magazine has put out their first free compilation, "Blood Pack, Vol. 1".  A brilliant collection featuring New Zero God's "Until The End Of The Line"! 

[Click for FREE download, "BLOOD PACK, VOL. 1"]


27 December 2013 - THE CHRISTMAS COVERS PROJECT 

LIVE at DEATH DISCO, Ωγύγου 16 και Λεπενιώτου, Ψυρρή, Athens


13 December 2013 - SURGUT RESORT RECORDS [GREECE]

The vinyl release of "DESTINATION UNKNOWN" - Limited Edition Collector's 7" Single on Grey-Marble Colour Vinyl with Hand-Printed Silk-Screened Sleeve

[Click for Retail/Online Purchase Locations]


14 December 2013 - NEW  COMPILATION - DEADFALL [UK]

New Zero God once again appears on a DEADFALL release. Volume 2 in the compilation series has been titled "Shadows Rise" and is a full 27 tracks in total with New Zero God's "Freakshow" included in the mix!

[Click for FREE download, "SHADOWS RISE" - Compilation 2]

[Click for FREE download, "DARKNESS DESCENDS" - Compilation 1]​

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