New Releases For March 27, 2012

Dark Empire
From Refuge To Ruin

Dark Empire - From Refuge To Ruin

Fusing elements of extreme & classic metal, 70's prog rock, & poetic, meaningful lyrics, Dark Empire bring forth a tremendously successful amalgam that is both refreshingly unique as well as raw and aggressive. They inject fresh new influences into their followup to 2008's Humanity Dethroned.

Taking a cue from 70's prog masters such as Genesis & King Crimson, Dark Empire inventively utilize vintage Mellotron and Hammond Organ samples throughout the album, as well as delicate 12-string acoustic interludes and haunting, atmospheric melodies. With pristine and powerful production from Jeremy Krull and artwork by Gustavo Sazes (Arch Enemy, Firewind, Morbid Angel) along with fresh creative input and exceptional talent, Dark Empire will surely become the new cross-over favorite for any metal fan.

TAGS: Hard Rock | Metal

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"A Plague In the Throne Room"


  1. 1. A Plague In the Throne Room
  2. 2. Dreaming In Vengeance
  3. 3. The Crimson Portrait
  4. 4. Dark Seeds Of Depravity
  5. 5. From Refuge To Ruin
  6. 6. Lest Ye Be Judged
  7. 7. What Men Call Hatred
  8. 8. Black Hearts Demise
  9. 9. The Cleansing Fires