Empires Hit MPMF with a New Album

Chicago's Empires have unveiled a new track entitled "Honeyblood" from their forthcoming album Orphan, out on 9/23 via Chop Shop/Island Records. The band is gearing up for a slew of tour dates to kick off the fall - the first of which will be with fellow indie rockers Augustines, starting on September 17th at the world famous Troubadour in Los Angeles. Empires will also make appearances at Midpoint Music Festival along with Austin City Limits, in addition to landing a spot on the upcoming EA Sports NHL 2015 game with their single "How Good Does it Feel."

Consequence of Sound refers to "Honeyblood" as 'expanding their intricate brand of brooding post-rock,' and also mentions the band's 'blistering, sonic assault' in reference to the guitar work. Fans can pre-order Orphan directly from Empires' official website, which will be available via all major digital retailers on September 23rd.

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