The End Records/ADA, as part of a unique partnership with Roadrunner Records/Warner Music Group, will release the debut album from British prog-metal band Empress AD on September 2.
The album will be called Still Life Moving Fast.
Sounds oh so progressive, doesn’t it?
The band claim to be influenced by Pink Floyd and King Crimson.
To record their debut, they locked themselves away in a U.K. studio with experienced New York-based producer Andrew Schneider (Cave In, Pelican, Old Man Gloom).
Their method of recording the music live, quickly, and as organically as possible has led to noticeable nuances within the album — details for the listener to pick up on after repeated plays — but, more importantly, it has led to the kind of natural feel to the music that cannot be replicated with a couple of extra weeks tweaking behind the scenes.
This is what the band sounds like:
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