Patient zero," in medical terminology, is a term that is given to the first person that contracts a disease or is the first to undergo a new treatment. patientZero feels they are the first to introduce their unique style of music and hopes to spread it like an epidemic.
patientZero was born in 2003 when vocalist/guitarist Chris Sarvak started the band in college. A couple line-ups have come and gone but finally the core has been set. In 2004, Chris met up with Aaron Northcutt while they were both teachers at a local music store. They had an instant rapport and realized they had the same goals within the music business.
pZ takes an alternative/progressive/groove/indie rock approach with their music in the spirit of Muse, Tool, Porcupine Tree, Incubus, Zappa, Primus, Red Hot Chili Peppers which all mesh with a more melodic edge that is all their own.
Hitting the ground running in 2003, patientZero has been active in the Cincinnati scene and abroad. They have played a variety of festivals, including the M.E.A.N.Y Guitar Festival in New York City, the Rock and Ride Music Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, the Midwest Music Summit in Indianapolis, and the Midpoint Music Festi...