Authority Zero Embarks on Explosive 30th Anniversary Tour! Authority Zero
Reviewed by Sam Lowry

Authority Zero’s 30th-anniversary tour promises electrifying performances across Canada, Europe, and the US, celebrating their enduring punk rock legacy and unveiling new music.

Authority Zero, the long-running punk rock stalwarts from Mesa, Arizona, are set to ignite stages across the globe in 2024 as they embark on their 30th-anniversary tour. This milestone marks three decades of relentless energy, genre-blending innovation, and an unwavering commitment to their craft. Kicking off in Canada, the tour will blaze through Europe until July 20th, hitting numerous festival stages along the way, before making its triumphant return to the US in September. The grand finale promises to be a highlight, with a performance at Viva Ska Vegas in November, sharing the stage with genre legends like Mad Caddies, Voodoo Glow Skulls, and Buck-O-Nine.

Fans can expect a setlist that spans the entirety of Authority Zero's illustrious career, touching on every album cycle and offering a deep dive into their extensive discography. As always, the band’s live performances will be charged with high energy and the raw, authentic spirit that has endeared them to fans worldwide. Authority Zero’s ability to evolve while staying true to their roots will be on full display, showcasing the sonic diversity that has defined their journey from the skate parks of Arizona to international stages.

Reflecting on this monumental tour, frontman Jason DeVore shares his excitement: "MAN do I love this. To the core of my being. All of this. The highs, the lows, and above all, the what’s next, nobody knows. Brass tacks, it has been a radical and emotional $h@! show of awesome for 30 years." DeVore's words encapsulate the band's ethos—embracing the unpredictable nature of their journey while delivering consistently electrifying performances.

In the lead-up to this tour, Authority Zero has been hard at work in the studio, promising new music to complement their celebrated back catalog. Their latest album, Ollie Ollie Oxen Free, recorded by Cameron Webb, remains a critical favorite, featuring standout tracks like "Fire Off Another" and guest appearances from punk icons Jim Lindberg (Pennywise) and Iagri Shuhei (HEY-SMITH). This continued creative output ensures that the band's 30th-anniversary tour will be both a retrospective celebration and a preview of exciting things to come.

Tickets for all shows are on sale now, and fans are encouraged to secure their spots for what promises to be an unforgettable tour. With new music on the horizon and a legacy of pushing punk rock's boundaries, Authority Zero's 2024 tour is a testament to their enduring impact on the genre and their unwavering dedication to their fans. For the full list of dates and ticket information, visit Authority Zero’s official site.


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