"It might have looked like smoke to those who hadn’t been there…but it was steam. Steam rising from the still-wet wounds of the fallen, scattered across the fields. It mingled with the collecting dew and filled the air with a rank, pungent aroma. The smell of a new era.
The Warrior stirred, managed to get to his knees, and then, pushing with an iron hand on the dank ground, to his feet. His eyes scanned the scores of dead, searching for his weapon. A smile crept across his face.

Strong, victorious, he strode to the edge of the wood. All along the treeline, first one here, then one there, a new member of the new race emerged. They nodded to each other, knowing this was the dawn they’d waited for. The marriage of man and machine had birthed them into a future where they held within them all the capacities of both.

Against the rising sun, a silhouette loomed, and he knelt at her feet. He turned his face up, and swallowed his knee-jerk revulsion to her monstrous flesh…

Aluminum coils, laced through her skin, held her form together here and there, the sacrifice she had coldly made to achieve majesty. All color had left her except for the dried clots of blood, which clung insistently to the holes left by the stoic stitching, begging her to remember a humanity she had marshaled, a mortality... she’d eschewed. The ink pools of her eyes surveyed her subjects, as one by one they bowed before her. Her glittering irises assessed them, counted them- dismissed them. What she’d done had been for the cause- not them. If they proved loyal, they might live to see the third moon. If not- only the Warrior would be spared.

Wiping the last of the battle sweat from her lips, she took his weapon and knighted him- the first, the last, the best… into the reign of the White Empress."

18th October 2014

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Albums being prepared for remaining PledgeMusic shipments!

Albums being prepared for remaining PledgeMusic shipments!

18th October 2014

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Bassist Chela Harper signs albums for the remaining pledge packages…midwest warmup shows begin NEXT WEEK!

Bassist Chela Harper signs albums for the remaining pledge packages…midwest warmup shows begin NEXT WEEK!

17th October 2014

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These arrived today…

These arrived today…

15th October 2014

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Chela’s new custom bass from Warwick arrives in time for the  upcoming shows! Check out the bad ass crown inlay… #sick

Chela’s new custom bass from Warwick arrives in time for the upcoming shows! Check out the bad ass crown inlay… #sick

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14th October 2014

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Vocalist Mary Zimmer talking to Jimmy K Show on MaxInkRadio.com live tonite

Vocalist Mary Zimmer talking to Jimmy K Show on MaxInkRadio.com live tonite

14th October 2014

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Guitarist Jeremy Kohnmann talks to MaxInkRadio.com Jimmy K show live tonite

Guitarist Jeremy Kohnmann talks to MaxInkRadio.com Jimmy K show live tonite

8th October 2014

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SOON! We’ll be hitting the road and seeing you LIVE!! 
**Starred dates include special guests @fromlightrosetheangels with @vklynne 
10.23 - Meet & Greet/Listening party - Phat Headz - Green Bay, WI**
10.24 - Capitol Centre - Appleton, WI**
10.25 - The Metal Grill - Milwaukee, WI**
10.30 - The Cabooze - Minneapolist, MN**
10.31 - The Frequency - Madison, WI (Special 2-nite event, 2 different sets!)**
11.1 - The Frequency - Madison, WI
#music #metal #tour #midwest #riseoftheempress #whiteempress

SOON! We’ll be hitting the road and seeing you LIVE!!
**Starred dates include special guests @fromlightrosetheangels with @vklynne
10.23 - Meet & Greet/Listening party - Phat Headz - Green Bay, WI**
10.24 - Capitol Centre - Appleton, WI**
10.25 - The Metal Grill - Milwaukee, WI**
10.30 - The Cabooze - Minneapolist, MN**
10.31 - The Frequency - Madison, WI (Special 2-nite event, 2 different sets!)**
11.1 - The Frequency - Madison, WI
#music #metal #tour #midwest #riseoftheempress #whiteempress

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2nd October 2014

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Max Ink Halloween special issue with White Empress feature! Read the in-depth interview HERE: http://www.maximumink.com/index.php/articles/permalink/white_empress
See us live at the Max Ink Halloween Spooktacular 10.31 & 11.1 Madison WI

Max Ink Halloween special issue with White Empress feature! Read the in-depth interview HERE: http://www.maximumink.com/index.php/articles/permalink/white_empress
See us live at the Max Ink Halloween Spooktacular 10.31 & 11.1 Madison WI

29th September 2014

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"Rise of The Empress" hits stores TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!! Don’t wait to hear it, it’s streaming live NOW at #RevolverMagazine: http://www.revolvermag.com/news/white-empress-featuring-ex-members-of-coal-chamber-and-cradle-of-filth-premiere-new-album-rise-of-the-empress.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

"Rise of The Empress" hits stores TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!! Don’t wait to hear it, it’s streaming live NOW at #RevolverMagazine: http://www.revolvermag.com/news/white-empress-featuring-ex-members-of-coal-chamber-and-cradle-of-filth-premiere-new-album-rise-of-the-empress.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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28th September 2014

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Paul signing a drumhead for one of our Pledgers! “

Paul signing a drumhead for one of our Pledgers! “