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Emphatic’s Break the Ice Tour!

The textbook definition of perseverance is to remain steadfast and stay the course despite being faced with extreme obstacles. But if you look up the term in a musical dictionary, it may just have a picture of Omaha, Nebraska based hard rockers Emphatic beside it. The group have persevered through countless storms and let nothing… Read more »


Emphatic Sign To Pavement Entertainment

Pavement Entertainment welcomes Nebraska’s Emphatic to the roster. Emphatic’s brand of melodic hard rock has gained them much acclaim by fans and critics alike with their albums “Damage” and “Another Life”, along with 4 singles charting in the top 40 active rock charts. The band is currently playing select live shows while writing their new… Read more »


RED, Gemini Syndrome & Emphatic LIVE – Des Moines, IA – 2-19-14

RED, Gemini Syndrome and Emphatic brought their tour to Wooly’s in Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. In the Des Moines area where the appreciation for live rock music has seemed to wane, smallish venues have a hard time pulling in over 100 of the lukewarm Des Moines audience. Wooly’s has proved to… Read more »


RED, Gemini Syndrome & Emphatic LIVE – Des Moines, IA – 2-19-14

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EMPHATIC – Another Shot

The phrase “arising from the ashes” is a cliché that is often used in music to describe a band regrouping after a poorly selling album, or perhaps a change in lineup. However overused as that phrase may be, in the case of the band Emphatic it almost seems too tame. How many bands can survive… Read more »


EMPHATIC – Another Life

Another Life is the new release by a completely revamped lineup of Emphatic. The most notable addition is lead singer Toryn Green. Green has his stamp all over the album, both with his strong vocal performance and songwriting skills. When Green joined the band, he brought with him songs he had previously written, while also… Read more »