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Dead Empires

From: Poughkeepsie , NY, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Dead Empires news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Dead Empires Premiere New Song "Slay Rider"

Known as an instrumental band, Dead Empires debut new vocalist and knob-twiddler Jason Sherman of prog-death freaks Torrential Downpour. Sherman adds a whole new layer of darkness and danger to the sound, via his wide range of voices and his palette of electronics/noise.

Today we premiere the video for the song "Slay Rider" from Designed to Disappear, streaming below.


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NYC Sucks Volume 4 Available For Download

"NYC Sucks, Volume 4" is now available online as a stream and free download. Check out the tracks below, or download the compilation at MetalSucks.net here.

NYC Sucks is a 100% free music compilation series that celebrates some of the best bands of the New York City metal scene.

Volume 4 includes A Pale Horse Named Death, Extinction A.D., Mutilation Rites, Torrential Downpour, Pigs, and more.

The full track listing is as follows:

1. Extinction A.D. – “Mummified”
2. Torrential Downpour - “TKV”
3. Artificial Brain – “Absorbing Black Ignition”
4. Dead Empires – “Five Day Death”
5. Family – “Precedent”
6. Old Wounds – “It Can’t Rain All the Time”
7. Pigs – “If I’m In Luck”
8. White Widows Pact – “Collateral Damage”
9. Alekhine’s Gun – “Crown of Knives (Tsoncha Korlo)”
10. Flaming Tusk – “Thousand Year Plan”
11. Mutilation Rites – “Fogwarning”
12. Fin’Amor – “Bleed the Oceans”
13. A Pale Horse Named Death – “Shallow Grave” More...

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Poughkeepsie, NY Metal Compilation Available

New York based metal website PoughkeepsieMetal has released a compilation featuring ten bands from the Upstate Poughkeepsie, NY area. Download the album entirely for free at Bandcamp here, or stream the tracks below.

The compilation features Prime Evil, which is currently recording a full album as well as the relocated band Pirosaint that is also recording a full-length. The track listing is as follows:

1. American Dream (The Standard Assault) 03:47
2. See Of Green (Submit To Suffering) 02:18
3. Reaping The Whirlwind (The Begotten) 03:00
4. Tonight (Pirosaint) 04:27
5. The Devil Inside (Feed The Addiction) 04:13
6. Danny Gloved Her (Dead Empires) 05:03
7. Crucifixion Aftermath (Prime Evil) 02:42
8. Ape Shit (Nasty Bastard) 00:37
9. E.B.S. (Clover) 03:21
10. Seraphim Of Pestilence & Disgust (Roargh!) 04:21 More...

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Dead Empires Posts Entire EP Online For Download

Dead Empires, a 3-piece instrumental metal band (ex-Bless The Fallen) from Poughkeepsie NY, recently self-released a 4-song demo EP titled "Monuments" for free on MySpace. "Monuments" was recorded by Will Riggs at Bigg Rigg Studios in Pleasant Valley NY, mastered by Bumblefoot (of Guns 'N Roses fame), and features art by Revolution Dream Design. Download the EP here.

The band is currently doing shows in support of "Monumnets" with more TBA. Current dates are as follows:

1/29 - New Paltz NY @ Snugs w/ Black Mesa
2/25 - Rosendale NY @ Market Market Cafe w/ It's Not Night It's Space

Check out a video for the song "Hello To Oblivion", directed by Will Joel, below:


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