In October, Zonaria announced they had signed a record deal with Swedmetal Records to release "Rendered in Vain"; later, the song was included in the video game The Darkness. In November 2006, Pivotal Rockordings signed Zonaria, and soon after, the band entered Black Lounge Studios with Per Nilsson and Jonas Kjellgren of Scar Symmetry to begin recording their debut album, Infamy and the Breed, which was released September 2007. In late July, bassist Jerry Ekman announced his departure and was replaced by Markus Åkebo. The band shot a video for the lead single, "The Armageddon Anthem," then toured much of Europe in the beginning of 2008 opening up for Marduk. On 8 June 2008, Zonaria announce that they had signed a deal with Century Media Records. They toured Europe in support of the new album with Satyricon and then joined Vader and Septic Flesh throughout November and December 2008 as part of Vader's 25th anniversary tour.
Their new album, The Cancer Empire, was released on 17 October 2008, was produced by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman. In early 2011, bassist Markus Åkebo left the band, and was replaced by Max Malmer (initially on a session basis). Later, an announcement was made that guitarist Caleb Bingham (ex-Five Finger Death Punch) had been hired to allow Simon Berglund to concentrate on singing. Their new album, "Arrival of the Red Sun", was released on 23 July 2012. Line-up : - Simon Berglund - lead guitars & vocals - Emil Nyström - rhythm guitars - Caleb Bingham - guitar - Emanuel Isaksson - drums - Max Malmer – bass, backing vocals Official Site : http://www.zonaria.com MySpace : http://www.myspace.com/zonaria Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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