Open the door and venture into Heaven’s Basement and their Filthy Empire. This band of energetic wildness released their debut album on Red Bull Records on February 4. Hard rock and Metal fuse again from this aggressive foursome, which incorporates the talents of Chris Rivers/Drums, Sid Glover/Lead Guitar & backing vocals, Rob Ellershaw/Bass & backing vocals and Aaron Buchannan/Lead Vocals. Hailing from the UK, they took their home country by storm and have brought that storm to America playing several dates around the country and just recently hit the stage at Rocklahoma; they will continue on their US tour with Buckcherry.
Known for their live performances and non-stop touring, Heaven’s Basement formed in 2008 and haven’t stopped since. Playing whenever and wherever they could, their name quickly rose to offers to the likes of Bon Jovi, Black Stone Cherry, Shinedown, Buckcherry and Papa Roach. Playing festivals all over Europe at the beginning of their journey, their fan base is tried and true. The fans have experienced the energy, witnessed the commitment and heard the music. These guys are not for the faint of heart so get ready to have your ears bleed with pure hard-driving rock.
Filthy Empire is a 12 track album that injects the pure driven force of their sound from the first chord. The tracklist includes Welcome Home, Fire Fire, Nothing Left to Lose, Lights Out in London, I Am Electric, The Long Goodbye, Heartbreaking Son of a Bitch, Be Somebody, Can’t Let Go, Price We Pay, Jump Back, Executioner’s Day.
Welcome Home demands attention with raunchiness oozing from guitar chords and solid vocals. The first single, Fire Fire, kicks into motion with heavy drums, sleazy riffs…a tumultuous sound that never burns out and leaves you wanting more. Nothing Left to Lose and Lights Out in London continue with Buchannan’s infectious vocals. Nothing Left to Lose, Lights Out in London, Be Somebody and Price We Pay showcase the ranges, techniques that has a ballad type feel, however still powerful. I’m Electric and Heartbreaking Son of a Bitch are pure sexy raunchiness wrapped in mischievousness with rock on the side. Finishing out this British Rock group’s album is Price We Pay, Jump Back and Executioner, a filthy end to a head thrashing album. The entire album will leave you spent and ready for a resemblance in Heaven’s Basement established as the Filthy Empire.