Broken Empire Releases The Powerful Metal Album “Before The Fall”
Broken Empire, a gritty and remarkable metal band from the UK initiated their energetic album ‘Before The Fall’ on October 14th. The band emerged on the UK music scene in 2017, presenting a distinctively explosive and thought-provoking brand of music that transcends various genre lines and appeals to nearly every age of rock and metal listeners. They’re influenced by all tropes of metal and combine them with intense and expressive vocal lines. After well over 60 intense successful shows, four EPs, and over 350,000 Spotify streams, Broken Empire has backed a variety of well-known headlining touring acts en route to establishing themselves as one of Oxford’s top metal bands.
Here are some praiseworthy statements about Broken Empire terrific musical presence –
“The quality, the structure, the catchy vocals & those perfect drops were what sold me and told me that Broken Empire are well on their way to success” – Rock Lifestyle UK
“The song showcases clever ideas, jaw-dropping musicianship and the ability to combine multiple contemporary genres into a colossal slab of harmonious noise” – Headbangers News
“Broken Empire strikes hard right from the start through cleverly assembled clusters of melodies, harmonies, ear-appealing chants on one side, and heavy, robust, punchy guitar shreds and beats on the other side” – Thoughts Words Action
“If you get a chance to catch the band live, grab it; it’s not often the ERB team’s jaws hit the floor at a live performance” – ERB Magazine
Before The Fall has a plethora of great tracks that are infused with fast-paced melodic metal pieces. Consisting of 12 tracks, Broken Empire showcases incredible guitar riffs blended with top-notch drumming performances. Songs such as “Valediction” and “One Last Time” truly stand out, where raw vocals incorporating a growling technique, and thrash metal style guitar pieces showcase the incredible range of the band. “AI End Protocol” is a unique number among the album’s more metal-heavy tracks, a dialogue-driven piano melody takes the center stage here.
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Review by: Damien Reid