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The Empire Shall Fall

From: Providence, RI, United States
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Below is our complete The Empire Shall Fall 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.

The Empire Shall Fall Announces "Volume 1" Release

The Empire Shall Fall has checked in with the following announcement about the release of "Volume 1: Solar Plexus" and an update about working on two follow-up releases:

"Hello all! We are excited to bring you some details about the release of Volume 1. We can now happily say that it will be released digitally on Tuesday, December 6th (via iTunes and other digital music outlets). The vinyl will not be completed pressing until the end of December, but we didn’t want to make our fans (who have all been so supportive) wait anymore. All those who preordered will be emailed the download code several days prior to December 6th release as a thank you for your preorder and as compensation for the delay of the vinyl. Once we have the vinyl we will ship all the preorders (with all T-shirts, Hoodies, etc). Due to the special nature of this release we will not be taking orders for any vinyl from December 6th until the preorders ship. We will also stop taking preorders at the end of November; November 30th will be your last day to preorder at the discounted prices and package deals. We have worked very hard on this first installment and cannot wait to share it with you.

"A new album release also means something else: new show dates! For the first time since September of 2010 we will be taking the stage starting in January. Brooklyn has always been kind to us, so we are pleased to say that our first show back will be there on January 6th. Below is a list of a few tentative dates (more info and more dates to be released later). Any questions regarding booking can be directed to TESFbooking@gmail.com.

January 6th-Brooklyn, New York
January 7th-Kearny, New Jersey
January 13th-Providence, RI
January 14th-Boston, MA

"Finally, we are working on Volume 2 (and Volume 3). In the preliminary stage we can safely say that Volume 2 will be a heavier record (this is intentional, and goes with the concept). We have most of the songs in their skeletal structure, and over the next few months hope to polish things up so we can be recording in the spring (this time hopefully with a faster turn around!).
We are excited to finally bring some new music to everyone, and would like to thank everyone who has helped us, especially with this particular endeavor, and we hope to see you at a show in 2012!"

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The Empire Shall Fall Posts Studio Clip Online

The Empire Shall Fall has posted a new studio clip online. The video features the band recording for its forthcoming new EP "Volume 1: Solar Plexus" which is planned for a late fall release. You can check out the footage using the player provided below.

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The Empire Shall Fall Posts Studio Clip Online

The Empire Shall Fall has posted a new studio clip online. The video features guitarist Jake Davenport recording his parts for the group's forthcoming new EP "Volume 1: Solar Plexus" which is planned for a late fall release. You can check out the footage using the player provided below.

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Times of Grace Announces Tour

Times of Grace, the side project of Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz and the band's former singer Jesse Leach, will hit the road in February for a U.S. tour that launches two weeks after the release of the band's debut, The Hymn of a Broken Man.

The album, much of which was written by Adam D while he was laid up in a London hospital recovering from back surgery, comes out Jan. 18.

Leach, frontman for Seemless and The Empire Shall Fall, said of the tour: “We are excited after all of these years to see Times of Grace become a live band! We have a solid group of musicians on board and some killer bands in the works. This is shaping up to be a tour to be remembered, and the first that reunites Adam and I on one stage together again! I couldn't be more pleased to present this band to the world.”

Adam D added: “Jesse and I are wicked excited to be able to bring our songs to fans live...FINALLY after all these years. We hope you all get a chance to check out the record and come sing along with us when we come to a town near you. Thanks to all of those who support this project, and we hope to see you all very soon!”

Here are the tour dates announced today by the band's label, Roadrunner Records:

Feb. 01 Baltimore, MD @ The Quarter
Feb.02 Atlanta, GA @ the Masquerade (downstairs)
Feb. 04 Dallas, TX @ The Door
Feb. 05 Austin, TX @ Emo's
Feb. 07 Phoenix, AZ @ The Nile
Feb. 08 Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
Feb. 09 San Francisco, CA@ Bottom of the Hill
Feb. 11 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Feb. 12 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Ballroom
Feb. 14 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex - Grand Room
Feb. 15 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
Feb. 17 Minneapolis, MN @ Station 4
Feb. 18 Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
Feb. 19 Detroit, MI @ Eagle Theater
Feb. 20 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
Feb. 21 Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
Feb. 22 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
Feb. 24 West Chester, PA @ The Note
Feb. 25 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
Feb. 26 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
Feb. 27 Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club

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The Empire Shall Fall Posts New Song Online

Rhode Island-based metal band THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL has posted a new song. "Our Own," online. The track comes off of "Awaken," the upcoming full-length, which is set for a North American release on October 12 via Restricted Release in cooperation with Angle Side Side. "Awaken" is the first metal album from vocalist Jesse David Leach since his departure from Killswitch Engage. To check out "Our Own," visit Plug In Music.

THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL will embark on a handful of live dates later this week with additional dates TBA. The tour dates are as follows:

9/17/2010 The Palladium - Worcester, MA
9/18/2010 Santos Party House - New York, NY
9/24/2010 The Brewery Exchange - Lowell, MA

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Metality.net Releases Free Metal Compilation

METALITY.net, in cooperation with Metalhit.com, released their first digital compilation album, "METALITY - The Compilation." It's been out a while now, but free music is always worth passing on to our readers.

1. THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL "Lords of War"
2. FOMENTO "The Die Is Cast"
3. NEOSIS "Unwilling Fate"
4. NERVECELL "Vicious Circle of Bloodshed"
5. NORTHER "Break Myself Away"
6. DEMONIC RESURRECTION "The Unrelenting Surge"
7. DAYLIGHT DIES "A Portrait in White"
8. SCARAB "War to End"
9. CiLiCE "Mental Breakdown"
10. EMPYREON "Beyond Perception"
11. MANTRIC "Symptoms"
12. BREEZE OF THE DYING FOA "Act I"
13. DREAMSHADE "Our Buried Secrets"
14. CHROMIUM "All I Have"
15. BENEVOLENT "Haunting Shores"
16. A THOUSAND REASONS "Strength and Fight"
17. WARTHANE "Lord Oblivion"
18. VOICE OF THE SOUL "Farewell to Hope"
19. COAT OF ARMS "Ballad of the Mariner"
20. PAURA "Scars of Life"
21. BILOCATE "Inoculate"
22. CRESCENT "Jerusalem"
23. POST MORTEM "Whispers of Ages"
24. A SHOT OF ADRENALINE "The Human Plague"
25. DEPTH "Memento Mori"

There are three3 bonus tracks available on the download version of the album, including:
1. BLACKWELL "Deliverance"
2. KILL THE ROMANCE "Trespasser"
3. THE CROW MURDER "Doubt"

You can download the whole thing here, individual tracks here or preview them first on a player here.

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The Empire Shall Fall Releases Cover Song

Rhode Island-based progressive metalcore outfit THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL released a free MP3 on June 21, 2010 to mark the release of their critically acclaimed debut album “Awaken,” which became available in all UK and European stores as of June 21, 2010.

The band recorded “Arcarsenal” by At The Drive-In as a treat for their fans both new and old. Bassist Nick Sollectio had the following to say regarding the track: “We had debated for months about a cover song that was appropriate for us on a whole. I suggested something by ‘At The Drive-In’ to which Jake suggested ‘Arcarsenal’ and we all agreed immediately. Taking on a song by a band as mighty as At The Drive-In is no small task, and we understand the dangers in doing so. But, I think we all love the band so much that it was hard to say no.”

You can download a free MP3 of “Arcarsenal” here.

“Awaken” will be released through Angle Side Side Records (Distributed through Code7 Distribution).

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The Empire Shall Fall Debuts New Music Video

Rhode Island progressive metal/hardcore band The Empire Shall Fall has debuted their new music video for "Lords of War" on Noisecreep. The track comes off their latest album, "Awaken," which was released on November 17th, 2009 via Angle Side Side Records. Watch the video below:

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Jesse Leach Rejoins Killswitch Engage On Stage

Despite Killswitch Engage continuing to their tour with All That Remains vocalist Phil Labonte in light of Howard's unexpected departure, the band was joined onstage this week by former frontman Jesse Leach during a performance at The Filmore New York at Irving Plaza.

Some footage was caught of the show by a photographer:

Photographer Will Hawkins comments on the video: "As for the focus & sound quality... Dudes... It was on a DSLR right against the stage with built-in mic. I'm not a videographer, but I wanted to snag some vid just to share with YOU.... so deal ! ;)"

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The Empire Shall Fall Announces Mini-Tour

Providence, Rhode Island progressive metallic hardcore band THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL has announced a string of upcoming live dates for February/March 2010.

THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL recently released their debut full-length, "Awaken," via guitarist Nick Sollecito's own Angle Side Side Records.

THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL will be hitting the road at the end of this month and rampaging through the Northeast with Hull, Ravage, and more. The tour dates are as follows:

Feb 26: Endicott, NY / The Downtown Quarterback
Feb 27: Worcester, MA / Ralph's Diner / Rock Your Face Off (festival), with Ravage, Widow Sunday, Acaro, etc
Mar 5: Philly, PA / Mill Creek Tavern / with Hull and We Thieves
Mar 6: Staten Island, NY / Dock St w/ TBA

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The Empire Shall Fall Posts New Webisodes Online

Providence, RI progressive metallic hardcore band The Empire Shall Fall (featuring ex-Killswitch Engage and Seemless throat Jesse Leach on vocals) has posted two new behind the scenes webisodes online, as well as footage of "The Kingdom" from a recent live performance in Brooklyn, NY. The videos are the most recent installments in a series of behind the scenes footage created by the band’s close friend Kyle Regan that documents The Empire Shall Fall's experience releasing their debut LP, Awaken, via guitarist Nick Sollecito’s Angle Side Side Records.

Behind the scenes footage with The Empire Shall Fall PART 2 Group interview with the band can be seen here.

Behind the scenes footage with The Empire Shall Fall in Herkimer, NY can be seen here

Live footage of The Empire Shall Fall, "The Kingdom", from a recent show in Brooklyn, NY can be seen here.

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The Empire Shall Fall Posts Studio Footage Online

Providence, RI progressive metallic hardcore ragers THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL (featuring ex-Killswitch Engage throat Jesse Leach on vocals) have posted a new video diary on youtube. Watch it below.

The video is the first installment in a series of behind the scenes footage created by the band’s close friend Kyle Regan that documents THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL’s experience releasing their debut LP, "Awaken," via guitarist Nick Sollecito’s Angle Side Side Records.

THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL has also just finished shooting a video for “Lords of War,” another track off "Awaken". The release date is in early March. More...

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The Empire Shall Fall Posts Live Video Online

Providence, RI progressive metallic hardcore band THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL has posted footage of the band performing the title track off their highly anticipated debut, "Awaken," which was released on November 17th through guitarist Nick Sollecito's Angle Side Side Records. The video can be seen here.

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Hear The Empire Shall Fall's Entire New Album

Metal Injection has posted a full album stream of the new CD from THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL, the new band featuring founding KILLSWITCH ENGAGE vocalist Jesse Leach amongst its ranks. The self-titled album will be released next Tuesday, November 17th via Angle Side Side Records.

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The Empire Shall Fall Reveals Album Tracklisting

Providence, Rhode Island’s new metallic hardcore band THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL, featuring Jesse Leach (Ex-Killswitch Engage, Seemless), has revealed the track listing and album details for their upcoming debut, "Awaken." The album is due out on bassist Nick Sollecito’s own Angle Side Side Records on November 17, 2009.

The track listing for "Awaken" is as follows:

1. Awaken
2. Lords of War
3. Voices Forming Weapons
4. Choir of Angels
5. We the People
6. These Colors Bleed
7. Our Own
8. The Kingdom

The effort was produced by THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL guitarist Marcus de Lisle. Vocals were recorded at Sound Ape in Providence, RI. The album artwork was created by Matt Yazuita and mixing/mastering duties for the album were handled by Sean Small (ABACABB, We Were Gentlemen, Friday Night Boys). Guitar reamping was done by Gregory Tamao (www.myspace.com/thetomatofarmstudio).

The band is expected to release a track off the album within the next week.

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The Empire Shall Fall Posts Teaser For New Album

Former Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach (also Seemless) has resurfaced in a new band called The Empire Shall Fall. The band's debut album, "Awaken," will be released on November 17, 2009. Until then, the band has posted a promotional video for the album, which you can watch below.

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