Glasgow’s progressive alternative rock band ATLAS : EMPIRE have posted their latest music video “Hostess” in support of their upcoming album “The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet” due out December 7th, 2018. Watch the video above.
Since forming in 2011, ATLAS : EMPIRE have enjoyed success both through their recordings and several tours crossing the UK, the EU and Eastern Canada, including performing at Indieweek in Toronto.
To date the band has released 3 EPs, “To The Astronaut…” (2012); “Somnus” (2013) and “For the Satellites” (2015) with “The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet” as their 2018 debut full length.
An ambitious concept album , the band is eager to get “The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet” into the ears of their fans.
Guitarist Steve Gillies introduces the premise of the album:
“The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet” is a concept album, based around humanity’s growing reliance on technology and specifically how society falls apart when that fails us. We wrote each song like a chapter in a book, both musically and lyrically, to follow that narrative.”
Weaving their way between the multitudes of different genres that influence them, ATLAS : EMPIRE visit the worlds of heavy progressive rock and expansive ambient shoegaze. Exploring topics that centralize around the concept of become exponentially more reliant on technology and less “connected” by proxy, and the future of modern society when the system we rely on fails. With a slew of songs written and plans already for a fifth release, A : E is shooting for the stars.”
“The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet” is available for pre-order at the following link: https://atlasempire.bandcamp.com.
Music Video – “Gethsemane” – https://youtu.be/qQTZKa49OLo
1. As Yet Unwritten
2. Diminishing Returns
3. It’s All In The Reflexes
4. The Moment We Were Exploding
6. The Entire of History You
8. The Year of The Four Emperors
9. Our Hands Part The Waves
Album Band Line Up: