Knights Of The Fallen Empire Release Debut ''The Awakening - Chapter One''
Date: Thursday, May 13 @ 02:00:00 UTC
Topic: Album Release News

Knights Of The Fallen Empire, the Phelan, California based progressive power metal band put out their self released debut CD The Awakening - Chapter One on May 1st, 2010.

The blistering CD features nine tracks of pure progressive power / heavy metal mayhem, that the band plans to showcase live in concert at various performances already scheduled in the coming months throughout the Southwestern United States.

The CD can be purchased directly from the band or at all online digital download retailers such as iTunes, Amazon, and Napster among many others.

Biography: Knights Of The Fallen Empire was formed in early 2009 by lead guitarist Chris Ulrey and bassist Dennis Rodriguez.

The band's love for power metal and heavy metal music is showcased in their performances which include shredding guitars, blazing vocals, amazing double bass drums, great bass lines and epic keyboards that stand out in today's world of hardcore and death metal bands. Their style of music is primarily influenced by many great legendary metal bands such as Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Dio and Judas Priest.

Band Member Influences:

Chris Ulrey's guitar influences include: Edward Van Halen, Randy Rhoads, Joe Satriani and Steve Vai
Dennis Rodriguez's bass influences include: Steve Harris, Cliff Burton, Stu Hamm and Billy Sheehan
San Man's vocal influences include: Rob Halford, Geoff Tate, Don Dokken and David Coverdale
J.C. Bones drum influences include: Mike Portnoy, Scott Travis, Peter Criss and Mikkey Dee
Darren Hendrix's guitar influences include: Jon Schaffer, Andre Olbrich, Marcus Siepen and Dave Mustaine [not Jimi? Probably gets asked that a lot -ed.]
Anthony Hernandez keyboard influences include: Jordan Rudess, Keith Emerson, Rick Wakeman and Antonio Vivaldi

The Awakening - Chapter 1 Tracklist:

1. Wings Of Darkness
2. The Pharaohs Rise
3. Gates Of Eternity
4. Beyond The Stars
5. Alone In The Dark
6. The Journey
7. Strange Land
8. The Mirror
9. When The Curtains Fall

[Source: Online Metal Promo]

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