Stoner/sludge trio EMPRESS has teamed with Indy Metal Vault for the exclusive premiere of “Baptizer,” off the band’s upcoming debut EP Reminiscence. Two weeks out from the EP’s anticipated release, EMPRESS guitarist/vocalist Peter Sacco discusses Reminiscence with Indy Meta Vault senior editor Clayton Michael.
Read the interview and stream “Baptizer” at www.indymetalvault.com/2018/01/31/an-interview-with-peter-sacco-of-empress-track-premiere-baptizer/.
“…a beautifully played and violent delight with enough Sludge/Post-Metal riffs to keep you superbly entertained for a long time to come.” – Outlaws of the Sun
This three-headed beast from Vancouver, B.C. was born after guitarist/vocalist Peter Sacco (SEER) and drummer Chris Doyle attended a show headlined by doom mavens ELDER. Inspired by the massive wall of sound and psychedelia they encountered on that fateful night, the pair enlisted bassist Brenden Gunn (CRATERS) and set out to create their own brand of stoner/sludge metal.
The trio, whose collective history dates back nearly a decade, went immediately to work. Within two months EMPRESS wrote and recorded the five tracks now collectively known as Reminiscence. With this debut EP, EMPRESS harvests a hybrid strain of monolithic groove, over-amped sludge and mutant prog.
EMPRESS will self-release Reminiscence as a digital download on February 12. Pre-orders are available at thisisempress.bandcamp.com.
Recorded / Mixed at Bully’s Recording Studio / New Westminster B.C.
Mastered – Brad Boatright at AudioSiege / Portland Oregon
Artwork – Luke Oram / U.K.
Layout – Mathew Gunn
Peter Sacco – guitar/vox
Brenden Gunn – bass
Chris Doyle -drums
Pressemitteilung: CLAWHAMMER PR
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