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Lightning Bolt Releases “Fantasy Empire”

Lightning Bolt: Fantasy EmpireDrum-bass noise rock duo Lightning Bolt is back with its first full-length studio album in several years, Fantasy Empire.

The record, being released duo’s 20th anniversary year, reflects the pair’s live sound, and utilizes live loops. Bassist Brian Gibson worked to achieve a clear, yet distorted bass sound on the album that continues the band’s aesthetic of making a meaningful noise.

Here’s what it sounds like on Fantasy Empire opening track “The Metal East”:

Fantasy Empire is available on CD, vinyl (April 14) and as a digital download (iTunes and Amazon MP3).

Fantasy Empire Track List:

  1. The Metal East
  2. Over the River and Through the Woods
  3. Horsepower
  4. King of My World
  5. Mythmaker
  6. Runaway Train
  7. Leave the Lantern Lit
  8. Dream Genie
  9. Snow White (& The 7 Dwarves Fans)