Weaving Darkwave Elegance with Industrial Power
Hailing from the depths of the alternative music scene, anglo-irish Zeitgeist Zero’s unique sonic tapestry marries the intensity of heavy guitars with the allure of industrial electronics, all seamlessly woven together by the enchanting vocal prowess reminiscent of legendary figures like Debbie Harry and Shirley Manson.
Fronted by the enigmatic Teresa Dead, whose haunting vocals and poetic lyrics encapsulate the very essence of the darkwave aesthetic, Zeitgeist Zero beckons’ listeners into a world of mystery, introspection, and emotion. Corin Zero completes the band’s core, whose command over guitars and synths adds layers of atmosphere and intensity. Anchoring the ensemble is bassist Ian Grimm, a seasoned musician from illustrious acts like Rhombus and The Sisters of Murphy, whose rhythmic foundation provides the perfect underpinning for the band’s sonic explorations.
Zeitgeist Zero’s talent has not gone unnoticed by the press, with accolades pouring in from respected platforms including BBC Radio 6, Sonic Seducer, and Devolution. The band’s artistry has been nurtured by collaborations with some of the industry’s finest producers, including luminaries like Steve Whitfield (The Cure), John Fryer (NIN), and John Rivers (The Specials). These collaborations have breathed life into three albums and an EP that have collectively garnered international critical acclaim.
Zeitgeist Zero’s albums Dead To The World and The Blackout stand out as beacons of creativity, having both been crowned “Album of the Month” by the esteemed German music magazine Dark Spy. This recognition only further solidifies their status as purveyors of a sound that resonates deeply with audiences worldwide.
Zeitgeist Zero thrives on the live stage, gracing countless UK and European venues. These performances have forged an unbreakable bond between the band and their dedicated fanbase, nurturing a sense of camaraderie that transcends the music itself. Their presence at renowned festivals such as Wave Gotik Treffen, Infest, and Whitby Goth Weekend, cemented their reputation as a must-see act in the alternative music circuit.
As they stand at the cusp of a new chapter in their journey, Zeitgeist Zero is set to unleash their fourth album, Meddling With The Forces. This highly anticipated offering promises to further redefine the contours of their genre, pushing boundaries while maintaining the signature elements that have endeared them to their listeners. The accompanying video singles, skillfully directed by the multi-talented Teresa, add a visual dimension to their artistry, bridging the realms of music and cinema. In a testament to their eclectic talents, two tracks from Meddling With The Forces have found a home in the upcoming comedy horror film How To Kill Monsters, a cinematic creation that had its world premiere at Leicester Square in London during Frightfest in August 2023.
Zeitgeist Zero is a beacon of sonic allure, carving a niche unmistakably theirs in a world where innovation meets tradition. Through their evocative music, their dynamic live performances, and forays into the realm of film, the band continues to push boundaries and shape the contours of the darkwave gothic landscape.
What others say:
"Their style of spooky Gothic rock with industrial undertones and scattering of electronic influences come across brilliantly on record but are truly something else when they’re on stage." - Epitome Of Epic
"Catchy-darkwave transmissions from the other side." - A Model Of Control
"A fantastically talented powerhouse of a band... as always, ZEITGEIST ZERO never fail to impress, brilliant." - Reflections of Darkness
"A perfect set from one of the big hitters of the UK scene." - Elektro Vox
"They are accomplished musicians with a back catalogue that I would highly suggest you check out. The album is full of ghoulish delights, whether they be musical textures or supernatural subjects. Witches, monsters and goths…oh my." - Onyx Music Reviews
"Zeitgeist Zero are pioneers of bringing old school Goth into modern day synths with class, style, and glamour; making them stand out as a uniquely strong and crucial pillar of the UK’s gothic music scene." - Elektro Vox
"They will take you down a wonderful rabbit hole, from which you may never escape" - WildSpiritz Rising
“Number One - Favourite!” - Dark Spy Magazine
“Eerie macabre pop. Criminally underrated” - Terrorizer Magazine
"Every time we've seen them live they've been nothing but absolute incredible professionals with a brilliant slick live show." - Night Shift
“Legends Zeitgeist Zero... tearing it up with synth driven dark rock!” - The Blogging Goth
"In need of a power boost to kick-start your weekend? Zeitgeist Zero have come to the rescue!" - Reddogmusic
“Dark magic indeed” - Jumbo Records
“Strong impressive vocals...you must see these guys live!” - Unscene Magazine
“One of the best attended gigs of the year!” - Sheepish Promotions/The Lending Room
“The depth of their sound was remarkable” - York Calling
“Zeitgeist Zero certainly stole the show. A band, definitely not to be missed” - Ctrl-Alt-Fest-Delete Festival
“Grinding guitars and passionate female vocals regularly rip-up dancefloors at alternative clubs around the country” – Bizarre Magazine
“Visual and electrifying” - Leeds Music Promotions
“A stunning example of the best elements of the dark alternative scene” - Doncaster Electronic Foundation
“Their recorded output is genre-stretching and playful, but it’s in the live arena where the band really explode into life” - Reflections of Darkness