"some music was meant to stay underground..."


Formed: 2005
From: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Empires News

Below is our complete 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.

Battlefields Posts New Song Online

BATTLEFIELDS have posted the new song "Quake and Flood" from their Translation Loss Records debut, "Thresholds Of Imbalance," which has a release date in late March 2009 here.

BATTLEFIELDS' Translation Loss Records debut, "Thresholds Of Imbalance," was recorded at The Devil's Workshop in Minnesota with drummer and engineering Rob Schmidt and was mastered by Nick Zampiello at New Alliance Audio. More...

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Minneapolis Doom Metal "Empires" Debuts Album

Midwest ambiental doom act Empires has released "Through Trial & Tribulation Comes Triumph" on the independent Saw Her Ghost label. Several superbly designed shirts are also available on the SHG website and on the band's myspace page.

Empires will be playing Denver Fest at the end of August, which features several face melting underground and independent metal bands. More information on the festival can be found here

Aug 31 2007 8:00P Denver Fest Denver, Colorado
Sep 1 2007 5:00P Denver Fest Denver, Colorado
Sep 2 2007 5:00P Denver Fest Denver, Colorado
Sep 8 2007 8:00P The Club Underground Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 13 2007 5:00P The Triple Rock Social Club w/Constants, Caspian, & Battlefields Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Empires Signs With Deepsend Records

Minnesota experimental/ambient outfit Empires has officially signed with Deepsend Records. The group's new six-song EP, titled "Through Trial & Tribulation Comes Triumph," will hit streets in early-2007. In the interim, you can hear some of the EP online.

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