MUSIC NEWS: Empire State Bastard Announce Debut Album ‘Rivers Of Heresy’

Photo Credit: Gavin Smart

Empire State Bastard, the project of Simon Neil and Mike Vennart, have announced their debut album Rivers Of Heresy – due for release on 1st September 2023 via Roadrunner.

“I set about making the most fucking poisonous vile music I possibly could, just unabridged hatred in musical form,” Vennart explains.

“Lyrically, it’s as misanthropic and nihilistic as I’ve ever written,” adds Neil.

Rivers Of Heresy is available to pre-order in various formats HERE.

Check out Empire State Bastard‘s recent single Harvest below.

See Empire State Bastard live at one of the following dates:

June 2023

Thu 15th – LEEDS – Brudenell Social Club
Fri 16th – CAMBRIDGE – Mash

You can also see the band live at Download Festival, Glastonbury, 2000trees and ArcTanGent in the UK.

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