We’re glad to announce that Black Orchid Empire signed an international deal with Long Branch Records for the release of new music. The rock three-piece hailing from London is the latest addition in the constantly growing roster of the label and will release their new single “Celebrity Summer” on April 6th.

“We discovered Black Orchid Empire through a Facebook post we did last year asking for bands that our followers are currently listen to. Black Orchid Empire was one of them”, says Long Branch Records label managerManuel Schönfeld. “Their new demos convinced the team so we stepped deeper into a conversation and it was quickly clear that both management and the band as well as us as the label want to team up for new releases. We’re happy to welcome another highly talented band to our artist roster.”

Paul Visser, Vocals & Guitar in Black Orchid Empire, adds: “We’re beyond stoked to sign with Long Branch, it’s amazing to work with a label who understand our music and are passionate about helping us get it out into the world. We absolutely cannot wait to share what we’ve made with everyone – it’s incredibly special to us. See you on the road!”

Following the release of the first single Black Orchid Empire are doing some headline shows and festivals followed by a support tour that will be announced shortly.



21.04. UK, Folkstone – Leas Cliff Hall

02.06. UK, London – Camden Rocks Festival

22.06. UK, York – Pile Up Festival


“Really Love BOE, beautiful melodies coupled with tear your face off riffs, bright fresh new stars”



“It’s like I’m hearing Muse for the first time all over again”

– Alex Baker, KERRANG! Radio


“Unbeatable in-your-face talent”



“Essentially a combination of all your favourite bands”



“Wicked, behemoth tunes”


Black Orchid Empire create dense, powerful rock music that combines fearless complexity, aggressive heaviness and beautiful, hook-laden melody.

With a gargantuan sound and energetic live performance, the three-piece hailing from London have been unleashing their ferociously tight show across Europe, including a UK tour with HED p.e, several headline runs and much-lauded appearances at Standon CallingPlanet RockstockCamden Rocks Festival or German Taubertal Festival amongst others. Their critically-acclaimed debut album “Archetype” garnered widespread media attention, with the single “God Is Awake” being selected as Kerrang! Radio’s track of the week.

Having played alongside heavyweights such as Biffy Clyro, Editors and Skunk Anansie and with a dedicated, growing fanbase, Black Orchid Empire demand your attention.