Secret Snakes / Silent Serpent

by Dead Empires

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    Album was recorded at The Isokon (www.theisokon.com) in Woodstock, NY. Recorded, Produced and Mastered by D. James Goodwin. All music written and performed by Dead Empires. "House of Light" features a solo by Nick Lee (Moon Tooth, Riot).

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    Album was recorded at The Isokon (www.theisokon.com) in Woodstock, NY. Recorded, Produced and Mastered by D. James Goodwin. All music written and performed by Dead Empires. "House of Light" features a solo by Nick Lee (Moon Tooth, Riot).

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    CD Digipak includes hand-numbered full-color gatefold digipak, CD, 1 of 6 hand-numbered metallic/hologram color inserts (50 ea.), credits insert, sticker, and full-color poster. Album was recorded at The Isokon (www.theisokon.com) in Woodstock, NY. Recorded, Produced and Mastered by D. James Goodwin. All music written and performed by Dead Empires.

    Here's what the internet is saying about "Secret Snakes/Silent Serpent":

    “8/10. Their previous full-length, Waiting In Waves did an excellent job of marrying expressive passages with razor-thin subjenre nabs, and three years on, that marriage is still standing strong. There’s a tagline for ya: Dead Empires, beating North America’s divorce rate one riff at a time. For that, we salute them by breaking a glass and chewing on a garter… What’s most encouraging is that none of what contributed to the first record’s allure has been lost… attractive sounds, filles and melodies, and writing articulate songs with filmic qualities.” -Kevin Stuart Panko, Decibel Magazine May 2015 Issue

    "10/10- an achievement in creative songwriting and execution, an exercise in balanced, yet unrestrained musicianship. As part of the five year history of Dead Empires, it is something else entirely. It is tangible growth, in leaps and bounds. And while that may seem like stating the obvious, it was less than three years ago that their new release at the time seemed like the best piece they had ever done, and may ever do. And now it's been replaced, with no hesitation, by an album that is better in every conceivable way. They've moved beyond the boundaries they had carved out with the last album, and into a wide open space." -Sorrow Eternal Blog

    "8/10- Much in the way a mosaic is constructed, combining fragments of vastly different materials and colors to form a thought-provoking final product, Dead Empires take a range of musical styles that when viewed closely seem vastly different, but when taken as a whole compose a breathtaking, organic experience. 100% Gluten Free – Guaranteed. I’m not sure about Kosher though." -Better B# Blog

    "8/10- Dead Empires is not an instrumental band. Of course, you’re free to call them that, but they choose not to label themselves as such. In their words, they say it allows them create music that is organic, natural and passionate. This mindset has led to an album that fuses many styles of music into one sweeping collection of songs. ...I went into this album not expecting anything, and was pleasantly surprised by how cohesive the multiple sounds are." -It Djents Blog

    "Imagine how incredible it would be if a band combined the aggression of Converge with the heaviness and melody of Torche, well Dead Empires have done just that and the results are absolutely stunning." -United By Rocket Science Blog

    "...the album flows magnificently between it's six tracks. Dead Empires finds that perfect sweet spot that I feel like we've only really talked about in the likes of Russian Circles before... it is sludgy, heavy, and beautiful." -The Sideshow Podcast

    "...hard as nails sludge metal with a cool lo-fi retro sound and tons of energy." -Prog Metal Zone

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"10/10- an achievement in creative songwriting and execution, an exercise in balanced, yet unrestrained musicianship. As part of the five year history of Dead Empires, it is something else entirely. It is tangible growth, in leaps and bounds. And while that may seem like stating the obvious, it was less than three years ago that their new release at the time seemed like the best piece they had ever done, and may ever do. And now it's been replaced, with no hesitation, by an album that is better in every conceivable way. They've moved beyond the boundaries they had carved out with the last album, and into a wide open space." -Sorrow Eternal Blog

"8/10- Much in the way a mosaic is constructed, combining fragments of vastly different materials and colors to form a thought-provoking final product, Dead Empires take a range of musical styles that when viewed closely seem vastly different, but when taken as a whole compose a breathtaking, organic experience. 100% Gluten Free – Guaranteed. I’m not sure about Kosher though." -Better B# Blog

"8/10- Dead Empires is not an instrumental band. Of course, you’re free to call them that, but they choose not to label themselves as such. In their words, they say it allows them create music that is organic, natural and passionate. This mindset has led to an album that fuses many styles of music into one sweeping collection of songs. ...I went into this album not expecting anything, and was pleasantly surprised by how cohesive the multiple sounds are." -It Djents Blog

"Imagine how incredible it would be if a band combined the aggression of Converge with the heaviness and melody of Torche, well Dead Empires have done just that and the results are absolutely stunning." -United By Rocket Science Blog

"...the album flows magnificently between it's six tracks. Dead Empires finds that perfect sweet spot that I feel like we've only really talked about in the likes of Russian Circles before... it is sludgy, heavy, and beautiful." -The Sideshow Podcast

"...hard as nails sludge metal with a cool lo-fi retro sound and tons of energy." -Prog Metal Zone

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released February 3, 2015

All songs written and performed by Dead Empires. Recorded at The Isokon Studios in Woodstock, NY (theisokon.com). Produced, mixed, and mastered by D. James Goodwin. Final solo in House of Light performed by Nick Lee (Moon Tooth, Riot)

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Dead Empires Rosendale, New York

while instrumental, they choose not to label themselves as such- the sound is ever-evolving, and they’d prefer to put out music that's organic, natural, passionate- rather than stick to a particular genre. The band likes to combine a wide range of influences to produce a sound that sways from epic, ethereal soundscapes to heavy post-rock riffs, rounded out with good old fashioned sludgy heaviness. ... more

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