As part of the first in a series of gigs promoted by online radio show The Amp Session - tonight kicking off with Peerless Pirates
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Sounds Like: Foo Fighters, Young Guns, Paramore, FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND
Bio: Rival Empires are a five-piece rock band from the south coast. They hold a modern light to the rock and pop genres. Combining big riffs and huge anthemic chorus's. Since they first met and formed in September 2012, they've been giving relentless high-energy gigs, which provide powerful music with...See Full Bio
“Rival Empires lived up to expectations by delivering a strong set backed up with energetic stage presence and buckets of passion. Current TMMP favourite If I Was A Whale (prefaced by a short grammatical debate as kicked off here) sounds epic live, overshadowing the inevitable Paramore comparisons with nostalgic reminders of how good Lostprophets were before Ian Watkins started touching kids. It’s all about the clean sections in that tune, while elsewhere we got unexpectedly brutal riffs and shades of the Foo Fighters and Incubus. Add to that some solid musicianship and a guitarist capable of throwing up the devil horns mid-riff without missing a subdivision, and you have a brilliant up and coming British band.”