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Frank Zummo has been the beating heart of Sum 41 and countless live performers, but now he’s setting his sights on solo glory, bringing AP along to share his debut track.

Enlisting the help of EDM DJ Kayzo on the soundboard, Zummo puts his best foot forward with “The Less We Know (feat. Micah Martin).”

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The track makes for a perfect first taste of Zummo’s potential as a solo artist, amplified by his booming drums and tied together by Martin’s smooth vocals.

After playing a few Sum 41 songs at one of his shows a few years ago, Kayzo brought the drummer on for a few of his own tracks, and the match seemed to be made in heaven.

“Deryck [Whibley] and I were special guests during Kayzo’s show at The Palladium in 2017,” Zummo says. “We just hit it off really well and had conversations over the next year about building his live show and tour. We all collaborated on the current Unleashed tour and put something together really special combining tons of live drums.”

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Kayzo explains his studio time with Zummo as “less like an electronic session and more of a jam session,” forming an electronic-rock pairing that pays homage to the drummer’s roots.

“Working with Frank on ‘The Less We Know’ was one of those really raw sessions,” Kayzo says. “Being able to track drums from Frank and write the record at the same time is what really makes it feel as cohesive as it is.”

Check out the new Frank Zummo song below, and grab your copy on iTunes and Apple Music.

Zummo backs Kayzo for a string of dates kicking off at Coachella between Sum 41’s No Personal Space tour. Check out the dates below, and you can grab tickets for Kayzo here and Sum 41 here.

Kayzo dates:

04/19 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music and Arts Festival
05/16 – San Marcos, TX @ The Marc
07/20 – Paris, FR @ Hippodrome Longchamp
04/03 – Toronto, CA @ Downsview Park
08/31 – Philadelphia, PA @ Ben Franklin Parkway
09/05 – La Cygne, KS @ Wildwood Outdoor Education Center

Sum 41 dates:

04/27 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Utah State Fairpark
04/28 – Tempe, AZ @ Big Surf Waterpark
04/30 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
05/01 – Dallas, TX @ Cambridge Room
05/02 – Houston, TX @ Bronze Peacock
05/04 – Orlando, FL @ The Abby
05/05 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ The Culture Room
05/06 – Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
05/08 – New Orleans, LA @ Hob-Parish
05/12 – Nashville, TN @ Basement East
05/14 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
05/19 – Charlotte, NC @ Underground
05/21 – New York, NY @ Gramercy
05/22 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
05/24 – Cleveland, OH @ Phantasy
05/25 – Detroit, MI @ Shelter
05/26 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
07/10 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre *
07/12 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre *
07/13 – Thornville, OH @ Legend Valley *
07/14 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center *
07/15 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre *
07/17 – Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre *
07/20 – Irvine, CA @ Five Point Amphitheater *
07/21 – Mountain View, CA @ Vans Warped Tour *
07/23 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre *
07/24 – Boise, ID @ Idaho Center Amphitheatre *
07/26 – Chula Vista, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre *
07/27 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion *
07/28 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater *
* Festival dates

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