Orchid In Bloom This Summer?


London rockers BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE have released a video for ‘Celebrity Summer’, the first single taken from their forthcoming album Yugen – out 25th May 2018 via Long Branch Records.

“Making the video for ‘Celebrity Summer’ was a blast – we shot the whole thing in our studio so everything is super in-your-face and intense,” says vocalist/guitarist Paul Visser“Scott Canty from Dark North Media did an incredible job of pushing our performance to the limit as he captured it – he totally destroyed us!”

Originally premiered via Alternative Press, check out the video for ‘Celebrity Summer’ here: https://youtu.be/A4HmmtP1i1Y

Pre-order Yugen here: https://blackorchidempire.lnk.to/yugen

BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE have also announced live dates throughout May and June which sees them play six shows opening for INME in the UK, followed by a ten-date run throughout Germany and the UK as main support for Black Map.

Full live dates:

21.04.2018 UK, Folkstone – Leas Cliff Hall
07.05.2018 UK, Derby – Hairy Dog /w InMe
08.05.2018 UK, Scunthorpe – Lincoln Imp /w InMe
09.05.2018 UK, Bristol – The Lanes /w InMe
10.05.2018 UK, Milton Keynes – Craufurd Arms /w InMe
11.05.2018 UK, Worcester – Marrs Bar /w In Me
12.05.2018 UK, Bolton – Alma Inn /w InMe
23.05.2018 DE, München – Feierwerk (Orangehouse) /w Black Map
24.05.2018 DE, Leipzig – Naumanns /w Black Map
25.05.2018 DE, Hamburg – Headcrash /w Black Map
26.05.2018 DE, Berlin – Badehaus /w Black Map
27.05.2018 DE, Köln – MTC /w Black Map
28.05.2018 DE, Wiesbaden – Schlachthof (Kesselhaus) /w Black Map
30.05.2018 UK, Huddersfield – Parish /w Black Map
31.05.2018 UK, Milton Keynes – Craufurd Arms /w Black Map
02.06.2018 UK, London – Camden Rocks Festival
03.06.2018 UK, Glasgow – Broadcast /w Black Map
04.06.2018 UK, Manchester – Gulliver’s /w Black Map
07.06.2018 UK, Donington – Download Festival 
22.06.2018 UK, York – Pile Up Festival

BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE create dense, powerful rock music that combines fearless complexity, aggressive heaviness and beautiful, hook-laden melody.

With a gargantuan sound and energetic live performance, the three-piece hailing from London have been unleashing their ferociously tight show across Europe, including a UK tour with HED p.e, several headline runs and much-lauded appearances at Standon Calling, Planet Rockstock, Camden Rocks Festival, German Taubertal Festival and more. Their critically-acclaimed debut album Archetype garnered widespread media attention, with single ‘God Is Awake’ being selected as Kerrang! Radio‘s track of the week.

Having played alongside heavyweights such as Biffy Clyro, Editors and Skunk Anansieand with a dedicated, growing fanbase, BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE demand your attention.

Line Up:

Paul Visser – Vocals, Guitar
David Ferguson – Bass, Vocals
Billy Freedom – Drums

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