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Empress To Release New Single "Left In Awe / Nostalgia"

Empress is a new prog quartet from Berkshire, which will be releasing a debut single in the form of double a-side "Left In Awe / Nostalgia" on September 16th. The band will also be supporting Baroness on 12th July at the Barfly in Camden. The following press release was also issued about the band:

"Empress has been writing since the start of 2011, honing their style together; quietly and carefully. The result is a sound that belies their young age – all are in their early 20s. Soothing and vicious in turn, they juxtapose gentle harmonies with frantic ferocity; relaxed strumming followed by a detonating roar.

"There are as many elements of Mastodon, Metallica and Opeth in the music as there are of the more melodic Pink Floyd, King Crimson and Elbow – all huge bands and all huge influences on Empress. If that seems like quite the motley crew, you’ll understand why Empresses’s sound is so hard to pin down."

You can also watch the band's clip for "Left In Awe" through the player below.

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