Unspeakably brutal guitar patterns, multi-layered and yet beautiful synth walls, ingeninous arrangements combined with electronics, devastating drum parts, complex bass assaults and the unique vocals coming straight from the deep pits of Hell!
Formed in Kuopio Finland 1999, Shade Empire has developed its totally own genre. After three demos they inked deal with italian Avantgarde Records. Soon aft... [More]er that Shade Empire was ready to record the first full lenght album titled as "Sinthetic" (2004).
Sinthetic got praising reviews from all over the world and also the fanbase grew up enormously worldwide!
In the beginning of 2006 Shade Empire discussed with different labels. However, Shade Empire picked up Dynamic Arts Records to be their next label. So the new era had begun. In January 2006 Shade Empire entered the famous Studio Perkele to record follower to Sinthetic. Soon after recording process (in April) band recruited new drummer, Rasane, to strenghten the sound of Shade Empire. In May 2006 Shade Empire unleashed the next album, "Intoxicate O.S". Intoxicate O.S was a huge success. In its opening week it achieved pos. 25 at the Official Finnish Charts! Couple weeks before that the debut single "Slitwrist Ecstacy" entered pos. 3 at the Official Finnish Single Chart! Summer ?06 was quite hectic time to band as it played several gigs and festival-shows in Finland and that hectity continued to long autumn due to fact that Shade Empire was chosen to headline Popkomm's Metal Evening held in Berlin, October '06! In spring 2007 Shade Empire started to write new material and did only a few, well-selected shows during that time (i.e Tuska Metal Festival). In October '07 band entered Studio 33 to record their third attack! Third attack, "Zero Nexus" (street date in Finland 12.3.2008, rest countries will follow soon) is a concept album and it's taking whole band to new dimensions! With this album Shade Empire shows what's the new meaning of word "Masterpiece"! "WHAT IS END OTHERS, IS TOTAL VICTORY FOR SOME!!!"!