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White Empress, the new band founded by former Cradle of Filth guitarist Paul Allender, has teamed up with Decibel Magazine to launch a new song titled "A Prisoner Unleashed" from the band's debut album "Rise of the Empress."
Check out the song below. "Rise of the Empress" is due out September 30th on Peaceville Records in conjunction with PledgeMusic.
"For the track 'A Prisoner Unleashed' I had an idea to start a track with vocals only and to come into the track with a heavy groove and punch," Allender told Decibel. "This track is awesome because of the various groove changes and the way everything sits together within the arrangement and the rest of the tracks on the album. A real headbanger for the real metalhead!"
Rise of the Empress can be pre-ordered now through PledgeMusic at this location along with plenty of White Empress goodies from signed artwork, signed guitars, to the opportunity to record in Paul Allender's studio and more. Pledgers will also be able to download a track from "Rise of the Empress." More...
White Empress, the new band founded by former Cradle of Filth guitarist Paul Allender, has premiered a new music video for the track "Darkness Encroaching" over at Bloody-Disgusting.com at this location (also in the player below). The song appears on the debut album "Rise of the Empress," which will be out this fall on Peaceville Records.
Allender commented on the video: "This video is the first of very many, and represents how White Empress has broken away from the usual 'safe' mundane scene we have today in our metal world. We have created our own sound, our own style in visuals. We are innovators, not imitators, a force to be reckoned with. Hail the White Empress!"
Rise of the Empress can be pre-ordered now through PledgeMusic over at this location which affords plenty of White Empress goodies from signed artwork, signed guitars, to the opportunity to record in Paul Allender's studio and more. Pledgers will also be able to download a track from "Rise of the Empress."
Check out "Darkness Encroaching" here: More...
Peaceville Records has announced the signing of White Empress, featuring ex-Cradle of Filth guitarist Paul Allender.
The band's debut album, "Rise of the Empress," will release this Fall on Peaceville in conjunction with PledgeMusic.com. The album can be pre-ordered now at this location along with plenty of White Empress goodies from signed artwork and guitars to the opportunity to record in Paul Allender's studio and more. Pledgers will also be able to download a track from "Rise of the Empress."
The album was recorded in White Empress' studio and has been mixed and mastered by producer Kit Woolven (Thin Lizzy, Cradle of Filth). "White Empress is the link the music scene has been so desperately missing," said Paul Allender. "The band started writing together two years ago, and have slowly crafted the sound that is White Empress. White Empress has all the best parts of the metal scene rolled up into one band. The music is hard, but emotive. White Empress' unique style and sound is bringing fresh life to the music scene that it's been crying out for."
White Empress comprises: Paul Allender, vocalist Mary Zimmer from Luna Mortis, keyboardist Will Graney from Damnation Angels, Coal Chamber bass player Chela Harper, guitarist Jeremy Kohnmann from The Awakening, and drummer Zac Morris, who's played with many bands including Ugly Kid Joe.
White Empress has released another track online in anticipation of an upcoming album release. Give "Exile (The Empress Returns)" a listen in the player below, or hear more music from the band at this location.
White Empress is gearing up to release a new album, and now the band has posted another track online entitled "Obsession with the Empress." Give the song a listen below, or you can hear the previously posted "Erased and Rewritten" over at this location.
The reign of the Empress is upon us: White Empress has posted a demo version of the song "Erased and Rewritten" online, which can be heard below.
The track will appear on the band's debut EP, due out next year. The following press release was also issued about the band:
"White Empress is the missing link that the metal scene is thirsty for. Her majesty is the all-seeing power; she's your dreams and your worst nightmares. She's the ruler of everything and she commands a legion of loyal followers. Come join her ranks and bask in her endless glory."