Of Empires – Interview 2018

Sunday night saw Brighton’s Of Empires return for a very special homecoming performance at The Prince Albert where they showcased their brand-new double A-side single ‘Waist Up in Gold/Gunslingers’. The gig was a delight, exhibiting just how fantastic a live band the four-piece are with their reverb-drenched desert-rock sounding fresh and exciting in the tiny venue. You can read our full review here.

The band seem to have a new lease of life and, after a few years of playing excellent shows up and down the country, look set to explode into the broader sphere. I sat down with vocalist Jack Fletcher and lead guitarist Matthew Berry to talk about the hardships of being an unsigned band, their new music and streaming music.


Of Empires – The Prince Albert – 4th March 2018

Another week, another gig where Lout Promotions are celebrating Brighton’s terrific live scene by bumping up a great band to headline status. This time it’s with Of Empires, who have been causing a stir for a while now with their brand of bluesy-desert-rock that scans all of rock’n’roll’s history for influences. From the modernity of Queens of the Stone Age, to The Doors stylish breed of 60s rock’n’roll, Of Empires showcased their brilliant live show at The Prince Albert on Sunday night.