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Grindcore Outfit Empire State Bastard (Biffy Clyro, Ex-Slayer, Etc.) Release Their Debut Track “Harvest”


Empire State Bastard have officially unveiled themselves to the world with the debut of their first single, “Harvest“. A grindcore outfit spawned by the duo of Biffy Clyro‘s vocalist/guitarist Simon Neil and Mike Vennart (live Biffy Clyro guitars, ex-Oceansize), the pair have since also recruited acclaimed drummer Dave Lombardo (Fantômas, ex-Slayer, etc.) for the percussive duties, while Bitch Falcon‘s Naomi Macleod will take on the bass duties at live shows.

The band’s live debut will take place next week, with the below shows booked:

03/26 Glasgow, UK – Cathouse
03/27 Manchester, UK – Rebellion Club
03/28 London, UK – The Underworld
06/15-18 Clisson, FRA – Hellfest
07/05-08 Cheltenham, UK – 2000Trees
08/16-19 Compton Martin, UK – ArcTanGent

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