Empire State Bastard Share ‘Harvest’ Video With Live Gig Footage

Empire State Bastard have shared a video for their debut single ‘Harvest’.

Empire State Bastard
Credit: Paul Harries

The metal side project of Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil and Mike Vennart, Empire State Bastard dropped their first track last month.

Today, they’ve released a Nick Suchak-directed video for ‘Harvest’, which uses live footage from their first ever shows that also took place in March, in Glasgow, Manchester and London.

Watch the new video below:

The new, fiery video comes ahead of a big summer for the new outfit, which also consists of legendary Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and Bitch Falcon bassist Naomi Macleod.

With a number of festival dates lined up, Empire State Bastard are sure to be making their mark as a new live force. 

As well as UK festival dates set for Download, 2000 Trees and ArcTanGent, Empire State Bastard are also confirmed to hit Hellfest, Malakoff Rockfestival and Wacken Open Air. 

Their upcoming live shows are: 


9 – UK, Download Festival 

18 – France, Hellfest 


7 – UK, 2000trees Festival 

17 – UK, ArcTanGent 

21 – Norway, Malakoff Rockfestival 


2nd-5th – Germany, Wacken Open Air

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