The following articles were authored by John

Tour with Hexis kicks off Oct 8!

We are happy to be doing a short run of shows with our friends Hexis, and it all kicks off Oct 8th in Brooklyn!

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Hexis, hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, plays a mix of Hardcore and doomy black metal. The band has existed since 2010, but has already played almost 300 shows in The US, Canada, Japan, Cuba, Island, Russia, the UK and all-over Europe.

10/8 – Saint Vitus Bar, Brooklyn NY w/ Black Table (RSVP)
10/9 – The Bug Jar, Rochester NY w/ Hallucination Realized (RSVP)
10/10 – Yo Mama’s House*, Ithaca NY w/ Brian! (RSVP)
10/11 – 33 Golden St, New London CT
10/12 – The Ohm*, Easthampton MA w/ Writing In The Skies (RSVP)

* = House show, message us for address!

 

Summer gigs start this weekend!

This summer we have a super limited tour schedule- and by that we mean three shows. Don’t sleep on any of these dates! It all kicks off this weekend at The Anchor in Kingston NY. But to make it up to you, we’re doing a special treat: We’ll be playing our new album live. Want a taste of new jams? See you this July!

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7/7- The Anchor, Kingston NY w/ Escape Rope (Dead Empires / Escape Rope)
7/8- 13th Floor Music Lounge, Florence MA w/ BARISHI Protean CollectiveGraviton (Barishi / Dead Empires / Protean Collective / Graviton)
7/28 – BSP Kingston NY The Number 12 Looks Like You / Meek Is Murder / Dead Empires

For now…

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It Begins.

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More video from Saint Vitus!

Here’s some HD, multi-cam footage of another new jammer from the MetalSucks.net 10th Anniversary Bash at Saint Vitus Bar. Thanks to Max Volume Silence Live for this clip (See all clips here). It of course features our Jason, our new vocalist/synth/noise (and all around great) guy. Watch below!

Want more? You can watch the full set here:

Change is good.

Thanks brooklyn, you fucking rule. Thanks to MetalSucks.net and Saint Vitus Bar for having us!

If you were at Saint Vitus Bar last night, then you know that we are embarking on a new creative and sonic chapter starting this year. It starts with welcoming a new member into the fold, the incredibly talented Jason Sherman (Torrential Downpour) on vocals/synth/noise. He adds a new dimension to our tunes and we are really excited to share what we’ve been working on. You heard some new tunes last night, here’s a taste courtesy of MetalSucks.net.

We have big plans for the spring, including some recording and a few more shows coming up.

5/13 – Lucky 13, Brooklyn NY w/ Tusko, King Dead, Machine Arms (RSVP)

2017 shows!

First shows in a while coming up! We’re doing some post-hibernation new jams and a little something different for these shows- adding a little something special. If you can make it, we promise you won’t be disappointed.

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First we head to derty Jerz with our buddies in MantisMass down at Dingbatz on 2/25. The 3/10 we’ll be at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn for the MetalSucks.net 10th anniversary party, with TIGER FLOWERS So Hideous meek is murder Hogwasche- proceeds go to the #aclu.

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We have a bunch more shows coming up for the spring/summer that we’ll be announcing shortly- so in the meantime, let’s rage.

2/25 RSVP > Dead Empires/MantisMass/Floods/Warmth
3/10 RSVP > MetalSucks 10th Anniversary with So Hideous, Tiger Flowers, Meek Is Murder, Dead Empires and Hogwasche at Saint Vitus

Help us get back on the road!

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Our beloved Lt. Van is currently in the shop getting some new guts today after trying to strand us on LI. We managed to make it to both of our shows thanks to a lot of kindness, rides, and borrowed gear- and we thank everyone who came out and helped us out!

If you ever thought about snagging some merch from us, now would be a great time! Everything is currently discounted and all our music is name-your-own-price. Help us get Lt. Van back on the road!

<3 Thanks

BUY SOME MERCH: https://deadempires.bandcamp.com/merch

NJ Double header this weekend!

This weekend we have a NJ double header! Bring your rage, a tent, and your smash bros a-game cuz it’s about to go DOWN. First we head back into the woods for some serious shred at Local Legends Festival – The Second Sunalongside Consider the Source, Fall of the Albatross, Valence and about a billion more. Sunday we head back to Clash Bar in NJ for FAMILY, RED HYMNS, DEAD EMPIRES, GLENGARRY LEADS @ CLASH BAR!

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9/9 – Local Legends Festival – The Second Sun, Vernon NJ w/ Consider the Source, Valence, Fall of the Albatross (RSVP / Tickets)
9/11 – Clash Bar, Clifton NJ w/ FAMILY GlenGarry Leads (RSVP)

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Tour with Lazer/Wulf this August, more shows coming this fall!

This August we hit the road once again for a run of shows with the mighty Lazer/Wulf, culminating with a set Sunday at RPM Fest!

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If you know who we are, then we don’t need to tell you who Lazer/Wulf is. If you somehow missed that train, for shame! But here’s your chance. Sometimes, a special bond is formed between similarly disturbed individuals, like the Notebook, but with chainsaws. and guitars. We had been following their music before sharing a stage together last year, and to say this band rules is an understatement. This will be a week of strange instrumental magic. Can’t wait to see all your faces!

8/25 – Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia PA w/ X-Hunters (RSVP)
8/26 – Saint Vitus Bar, Brooklyn NY w/ Chrome Over Brass (RSVP)
8/27 – The Anchor, Kingston NY w/ Top Secret Special Guest! (RSVP)
8/28 – RPM Fest, Greenfield MA w/ Moon Tooth (RSVP)

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RPM Fest is the party of the summer- camp in the woods with us and see only about a million amazing bands. We have a bunch more dates on the way, including Local Legends Festival on Sept 9! See our complete tour schedule on our tour page.