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Orange County, California has definitely presented the world with a certain impression of themselves, due to an influx of reality TV shows. You know, Real Housewives and that sort of thing. Thankfully, the region has much more to it than that, including a little band called Speaking The King’s. STK released their debut full-length album,… Read more »


Orange County’s Speaking the King’s released their debut album Carousel on October 16, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. With 10 songs and right around 35 minutes, the band has definitely introduced themselves to the musical realm with a bang. When looking into the band, you might find them classified as metalcore, or hardcore or something along… Read more »

Listen to New Speaking the King’s Song “Choke” (video)

So Cal upstarts Speaking the King’s will release their new album Carousel via Nuclear Blast on October 16. Listen to the new song “Choke” below. ICYMI: Watch in-depth studio footage here.  Additionally, the band has launched a U.S.-only, pre-order giveaway in advance of Carousel‘s release. Up for grabs is a one-of-a-kind box set, which features signed memorabilia… Read more »

Speaking The King’s Reveal Here To Stay Ep Artwork

Rock / Post-Hardcore band SPEAKING THE KING’S from Orange County, California have revealed the artwork for their debut Here To Stay EP, due out in North America on July 9th. The band shares some background on the cover photo and the colorful leg tattoos: “We felt the sight of tattoos, Vans, shorts, and an overall… Read more »

Speaking The King’s Signs With Nuclear Blast

Progressive hardcore band SPEAKING THE KING’S from Orange County, California have signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. STK’s vocalist Bobby Burap comments on the new partnership: “Very few bands get the opportunity to take their act to an international level. That being said… we are extremely excited to announce that SPEAKING THE KING’S… Read more »