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Up The Empire was formed in the summer of 2004 in Brooklyn, NY. The band has shifted all gears towards crunchy, dynamic and tight rhythms with playful guitars and super melodic vocals.

Up The Empire opens things up to multiple voices allowing room not just for singer/bassist Dan Hewins' aggressive, almost J. Robbins-ish, voice but singer/guitarist Doug Keith's rattling, J. Mascis type voice to saturate the songs.

In fact, the only member of the band that's not always… read more

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  • why no comments here?
  • stars at noon is amazing ive had it on my computer for yonks and i have no idea how it got there!
  • Hey guys! Just a shout out from your rehearsal space mate. Just listening to Stars at Noon. Sounds good. I'm just glad I'm not in the room, or my ears would be splitting. :-)
  • Here's a recent interview with bassist and vocalist Dan Hewins and drummer Ben Lord.

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