Tag Archives: Empires

AUDIO: Empires – “Honeyblood”

Chicago alt-rockers Empires have been through a whirlwind couple of years it seems. The band released two albums, nearly went bankrupt in the progress, and now have seen some great success in the leadup to their next album, “Orphan”. The band recently played the Late Show with David Letterman, and “Orphan” will be released on Island Records on September 23rd.

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AUDIO: Empires – “How Good Does It Feel”

Chicago alternative band Empires is back with the first single from their eagerly awaited album, Orphan. Their previous releases, “Bang” and “Howl” have been albums that I play on repeat when I get them, and this song is no different. I’m looking forward to Orphan, and I think that a lot of people that check this song out will be

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Empires – “Can’t Steal Your Heart Away EP”

Empires announced today that they are playing Lollapalooza 2012. Which means I can officially play the whole “yeah, I saw them at Marquette’s Annex” card. I also dropped their snare drum carrying their gear to the van, but let’s not get into that. Here’s an awesome free EP from Empires, as a teaser to their “Garage Hymns” album, due out

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Help Empires Get on the Cover of Rolling Stone!

If you don’t know Chicago’s Empires, get familiar with them. A while back, I posted their video for “Bang” which is awesome. They are trying to become the first unsigned band to make the cover of Rolling Stone, and I think that if you have two seconds, you should definitely vote for them in the first round here. All you

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Empires – “Bang”

This is Empires. They’re from Chicago, and they are awesome. I saw these guys in May, opening for Margot & The Nuclear So And So’s at Marquette’s Annex while there was a thunderstorm / tornado warning outside. In June, I saw them at the Verge Music Festival where it had just rained / continued to rain throughout the night. Here’s

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