Galactic Empire, the galaxy’s favorite metal band, is marching into battle with their brand new single “The Battle Of Hoth”. Followers of the Empire can stream the song, which is out now via Pure Noise Records and taken from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, here: LINK. “The Battle Of Hoth” is the latest single from Galactic Empire’s forthcoming album, Special Edition. The eleven track collection is set to be released on May 5th and features tracks from across the Star Wars cinematic universe.
Shares Lord Sikh: “BEHOLD! Our new single entitled ‘The Battle of Hoth’ is now available for your aural consumption. You may recognize this musical jigsaw puzzle from the infamous snow battle sequence in “The Empire Strikes Back”, which is a great documentary someone made about us. Prepare for the final stage of sonic warfare before our ultimate weapon “Special Edition” is released on May 5th. There will be no one to stop us this time!”
In addition to the new single, Galactic Empire have announced that they will be performing a special livestream concert on their Twitch channel on May 4th. The show will be part of a streaming marathon featuring Vincent Bennet, Scott Carstairs, Chain Brain, Thongg Delong, and Nicole Papastavrou, and raising money for the Make A Wish 501st Legion Fund.
The following day Galactic Empire will celebrate the release of Special Edition with their “Revenge of the Fifth” show on May 5th at Mickey’s Black Box in Lilitz, PA. Joining the band for a special one-time only encore performance will be Run DMC’s own Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. Tickets are on sale now, HERE.
The band will also be holding a special “Revenge of the Sixth” event on May 6th at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company in Croydon, PA. For more info or to purchase tickets, please visit: LINK
Galactic Empire is the galaxy’s foremost instrumental Star Wars cosplay heavy metal John Williams tribute band. Their first music video was a viral hit, gaining over 10 million views with national press coverage including Huffington Post, Guitar World, Entertainment Weekly, and MSNBC, along with a live TV performance on E! Entertainment during their coverage of the 2016 Academy Awards.
The band has released two full-length albums with Rise Records, along with several other music videos. They’ve toured extensively, headlining multiple national and overseas tours, including Canada, Europe, Japan, and Australia, along with appearances at major festivals, comic cons, sporting events, and supporting arena acts Ozzy Osbourne