Sacrifice & Isolation (2014)

Collapse Under The Empire finishes their two-part concept album with Sacrifice & Isolation, an album about freedom, isolation and death. The final product is their darkest and most experimental album full of dramatic and unsettling sounds. The first half represents the electronic side of the album. Not until towards the end does an organic sound develop, which finally comes to a close with the last track, The Path. Collapse Under The Empire doesn‘t let much hope shine through the melancholic synth pads, electro beats and apocalyptic guitar sounds in Sacrifice & Isolation.
Collapse Under The Empire ends their most ambitious work yet with the two-part concept album, Shoulders & Giants and Sacrifice & Isolation.

Fragments Of A Prayer (2012)

With Fragments of a Prayer, Collapse Under The Empire is releasing their first album under their own label on October 26th, 2012. The 10 instrumental tracks are very multifaceted, ranging from gripping melodies, orchestral dramas, and electronic confusion to the deepest, darkest epic; everything is present. Here and there, wind instruments, pianos, and strings add new accents full of drama and beauty, and the listener dives into a type of soundtrack-like landscape. With this work, C ollapse Under The Empire presents their most far-reaching compositions up to this point which will also please and audience across the post rock spectrum.
Some might wonder why this is not on the topic of the second concept of the promised double-concept work. But Fragments of a Prayer is certainly not an interlude, but rather proof that new doors are opened with every album.

Shoulders & Giants (2011)

In 10 tracks, many different worlds of feelings will be experienced on Shoulders & Giants. It is a two-part concept work that thematically deals with the human existence, the dream of advancement, a life of absolute freedom, isolation, and death. The listener feels like they are on a trip through an icy, mountainous landscape without the slightest sign of human activity.
The first album, Shoulders & Giants, presents itself as somber and full of hope, pacifying and adrenalizing, fearful and caressing, unobtrusive and brute, loud and soft, silent and telling, monotonous and ever-changing.
With the two-part concept albums Shoulders & Giants and Sacrifice & Isolation, Collapse Under The Empire began their most ambitious work so far.

Find A Place To Be Safe (2010)

Find A Place To Be Safe brims over with power and intensity. It’s a soundtrack for the apocalypse without a happy end.
Inspired by Orwell’s thought of an authoritarian state Collapse Under The Empire composed songs, like Take A Shot On Me and the claustrophobic album title track, to create a fitting instrumental background for societies similar to Orwell’s dark visions for the future.
Find A Place To Be Safe is an album without any restrictions. Keyboard sounds flood your auditory canals, strings rule over the silence, while guitar walls pierce through sound barriers. Your own imagination is be winged by reappearing flashes of sound that sometimes flow through what you expected to be silent. Everything goes, everything is possible and the album seems to change when you listen to it more than once. Collapse Under The Empire will cause the listener to react from total relaxation to cold sweated fear, and then embark on a journey through colourful worlds of sound. A journey through ice, fire, fog and reality to help you find your own soul.

Systembreakdown (2009)

“Systembreakdown” contains just the right blend of catchy riffs, up-beat drums and soothing breakdowns with the kind of electronic touches. It’s great stuff for the night, setting the mood for quiet reflection and contemplation. Yes it’s post-rock but it embodies the genre without pretention or artsy flourishes, only sheer brute strength and thundering intensity.