Alec Empire announces new single and UK shows

Alec Empire has announced the release of his new download only single ‘1,000 Eyes‘ on December 7, 2009. It’s taken from the animated short film, ‘The Golden Foretaste of Heaven’. […]

Alec Empire has announced the release of his new download only single ‘1,000 Eyes‘ on December 7, 2009. It’s taken from the animated short film, ‘The Golden Foretaste of Heaven’.

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After releasing his last album ‘Shivers‘, Alec channeled his dark energy into creating a brooding soundtrack to the hotly tipped film by Austrian director, Richard Wilhelmer. Empire has also collaborated with Robbie Furze from The Big Pink on the track, ‘If You Live or Die’ from the last album, remixed IAMX‘s new single ‘Terrified‘ and he has produced and written Patrick Wolf’s lead single, ‘Vultures’.

There is also a plan in the works for Empire to work on a remix special with Dillinger Escape Plan and collaborate with Saul Williams and Major Lazer on new tunes.

The dates are below, tour support will be Motor:

NOVEMBER

NEWPORT, TJS (18)

LONDON, O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON (19)

BIRMINGHAM, EDDIE´S (20)

MANCHESTER, CLUB ACADEMY (21)

EDINBURGH, GRV (22)

Tickets are available here. The single will be out on December 7.

Photo: Dan Buckley

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