Empire State Bastard

Benefits to support Empire State Bastard on 2023 winter UK and Europe tour

"Massively excited to say we're going to be supporting [Empire State Bastard] on tour in November"

Empire State Bastard – ‘Rivers Of Heresy’ review: wonderfully weird ultraviolence from Biffy spin-off

Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil and Oceansize's Mike Vennart – with help from Slayer's Dave Lombardo and Bitch Falcon's Naomi Macleod – take us on a wild grindcore ride

Slayer’s Dave Lombardo defends Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: “I admonish the people who talk shit about him”

“Lars is an essential part of that band – anybody else and it just won’t sound the same”

Empire State Bastard announce UK and European headline tour

The tour kicks off later this year and features five UK shows

Empire State Bastard share dystopian new video for ‘The Looming’

The project of Mike Vennart and Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil will release their debut album next month

Baroness announce new album ‘Stone’, share first single, US tour dates

Tickets for the 'Sweet Oblivion Tour' go on sale tomorrow

Empire State Bastard on snaring Dave Lombardo – and taking him to Greggs and Lidl

The Biffy Clyro side-project also features the “marvellous” Naomi Macleod from Bitch Falcon

Empire State Bastard share brutal new single ‘Stutter’

Get another taster of their debut album 'Rivers Of Heresy' with some "unabridged hatred in musical form"

Empire State Bastard announce debut album ‘Rivers Of Heresy’

The first LP from Simon Neil and Mike Vennart's new project will arrive in September