Always on the cutting-edge, Zeus began wearing make-up and rode the crest of the early Glam Rock wave into the 80’s Power Pop era, making a name for themselves in the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin, TX.
Reminiscent of classics T. Rex, Cheap Trick or Kiss, Zeus’ Teach Me delivers the stadium rock essence of leather pants and glitter.
Teach Me aired in episode 102 of the AMC show, on Aug 18th. It is from the Fervor Records release Zeus Anthology Vol. 1 available on iTunes.Read More
Late 70’s Glam Thread Into Total 80’s Power Pop
The Aielli brothers were at the core of Austin’s 1970’s Glam Rock group Zeus, which released a string of recordings from notable producers whose collective credits include Kiss, Queen, Joan Jett, and more.
With A-list management from Tim Neese (Christopher Cross), then Peter Leeds (Blondie), Zeus and enjoyed regional airplay before entering the Australian airwaves with Sidney’s Fable Label. Always on the front line of trends, their sound shifted with the times, featuring more synths and bubble-gum motifs with the onslaught of 80’s Power Pop.
This definitive collection, which spans 1975-81, follows the short period of time when a generation of rockers blossomed into a newfound identity.