ZAPPIEN emerges from the vibrant musical landscape of Montréal, blending the perfect combination of raw energy and refined talent.

Led by the visionary Carlos Zappien, the band boasts a lineup of seasoned musicians, each bringing their own unique flair to the table. With Carlos Zappien on vocals, guitars, piano, and bass; Just Alan on vocals and guitars; Mathieu Tremblay on vocals, drums and percussions; and Louise Selby on vocals and guitars, ZAPPIEN is a powerhouse of creativity and passion.


Rooted in a rich tapestry of personal experiences and cultural influences, ZAPPIEN‘s music transcends boundaries. Carlos Zappien’s journey from his infancy in Mexico, his education in El Paso Texas, to the eclectic music scene of Montréal is a key factor in the band’s diversity, determination, and resilience. The band brings together musicians of English and French diverse heritages and is Inspired by the likes of The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, NOFX, Greenday and Nirvana, ZAPPIEN channels the spirit of classic guitar hard rock while infusing it with a modern edge.


The band’s upcoming album, The Good Enough Days, will look to show off their evolution and growth. Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at iconic Abbey Road Studios, the album is unique in itself as it joins a very exclusive club of artists who have, as Chief Mastering Engineer at Abbey Road Geoff Pesche said “walked in with guitars and walked out with a mastered record”. The album is intended to capture the essence of ZAPPIEN’s sound – a fusion of analogue organic rock with multi-layered vocals reminiscent of Queen’s grandeur. The first single will be released in June and the album will be fully released on October 3rd 2024.


As ZAPPIEN gears up for the release of their sophomore album, which has been 2 years in the making, they invite listeners to join them on a new sonic experience. With themes ranging from love and heartbreak to hope and resilience, The Good Enough Days will be a reflection of the human experience in all its complexity. So, whether you’re a die-hard rock enthusiast or simply in search of something new, be sure to check out the unique vibes of ZAPPIEN.