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WHITE EMPRESS Track By Track Rundown Of New Album

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‘Rise of the Empress’, the debut studio album from the new band featuring former Cradle of Filth axeman Paul Allender and including Coal Chamber and Luna Mortis members, is out now.

Formed by guitarist Paul Allender – previously of UK titans Cradle of Filth – and with a full band line-up, this new venture into the metal landscape under the moniker of White Empress exudes the depth and ferocity of his prior work whilst pushing new boundaries. The album was recorded in the band’s studio and mixed and mastered by veteran producer, Kit Woolven (Thin Lizzy, Cradle Of Filth).
Paul Allender says, “White Empress is the link the music scene has been so desperately missing. The band started writing together two years ago, and have slowly crafted the sound that is White Empress. White Empress has all the best parts of the metal scene rolled up into one band. The music is hard, but emotive. White Empress’ unique style and sound is bringing fresh life to the music scene that it’s been crying out for.”

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In this new video Paul Allender gives a track by track rundown of what awaits from the empress.

In other Paul Allender news, check out the classic 1996 album ‘Awaken’ from The Blood Divine, the band set up by Cradle of Filth and Anathema members in the mid 90s’. On vinyl format.

 

Rise of the Empress is currently streaming in its entirety via Revolver at: http://www.revolvermag.com/?p=66359.

 

Formed by guitarist Paul Allender – previously of U.K. titan Cradle of Filth – and with a full band line-up, this new venture into the metal landscape under the moniker of White Empress exudes the depth and ferocity of his prior work whilst pushing new boundaries. Allender’s signature razor-sharp riffing and epic, melodic twists and turns compliment the sumptuously alluring and often demonic voice of Mary Zimmer (Luna Mortis) to create a master class in savage, yet uplifting metallic darkness.

 

The album was recorded in White Empress’ studio and has been mixed and mastered by veteran producer, Kit Woolven (Thin Lizzy, Cradle of Filth).

 

With Allender’s relentless guitar and Zimmer’s diverse vocals, ranging from operatic to death metal screams, White Empress is exploring new areas of metal.

 

“The band started writing together two years ago, and have slowly crafted the sound that is White Empress,” said Allender. “White Empress has all the best parts of the metal scene rolled up into one band. The music is hard, but emotive. White Empress’ unique style and sound is bringing fresh life to the music scene that it’s been crying out for.”

 

In between working with Cradle of Filth, Allender relocated to the U.S. in 2012 and decided to start work on another project with local musicians in his newly adopted home of Minneapolis, Minn. along with his friend, Martin Skaroupka from Cradle of Filth. This soon became White Empress. Having also recently released the acclaimed EP, ‘White Empress,’ the stage was set for a full-on assault.

 

White Empress live…
10/23 – Green Bay, WI @ Phat Headz

10/24 – Appleton, WI @ Capitol Centre Sports Bar and Grill

10/25 – Cudahy, WI @ The Metal Grill

10/30 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Cabooze

10/31 – Madison, WI @ The Frequency

11/01 – Madison, WI @ The Frequency

 

 

White Empress is…

Paul Allender – guitar
Mary Zimmer – vocals
Will Graney – keyboards
Chela Harper – bass
Jeremy Kohnmann – guitar
Zac Morris – drums

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