Empath sign to Fat Possum, announce re-release of debut album

Active Listening: Night on Earth will be reissued alongside 2018 EP Liberating Guilt and Fear.

July 24, 2019
Empath sign to Fat Possum, announce re-release of debut album Empath   Troy Memis

Philadelphia noise punk band Empath has signed to Fat Possum Records and will be reissue its debut album, Active Listening: Night on Earth, on October 4. The album was first released in May of this year via Get Better Records.

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The re-issued version of the album will include Empath's 2018 EP Liberating Guilt and Fear, available on vinyl for the first time.

Empath have also announced a North American tour for the fall, including shows with Sheer Mag, Mannequin Pussy, and Guerilla Toss. The band will also play its first shows in Europe and the U.K. in October and November.

You can read FADER's GEN F interview with Empath here.

Empath will play:

17 Aug - Richmond, VA @ The Camel *
18 Aug - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade *
19 Aug - Asheville, NC @ The Mothlight *
21 Aug - Nashville, TN @ The End *
22 Aug - New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa *
23 Aug - Houston, TX @ Warehouse *
24 Aug - Austin, TX @ Mohawk *
25 Aug - Dallas, TX @ Three Links *
27 Aug - Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge *
28 Aug - Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo *
30 Aug - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room at The Observatory *
31 Aug - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill *
3 Sep - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
4 Sep - Seattle, WA @ Black Lodge
5 Sep - Spokane, WA @ Lucky You
8 Sep - St Paul, MN @ Turf Club ^
10 Sep - Chicago, IL @ Hideout
11 Sep - Cleveland, OH @ Now That's Class
12 Sep - Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt +
13 Sep - Buffalo, NY @ Sugar City +
26 Oct - Toulon, FR @ Le Port Des Creatures (Midi Festival)
28 Oct - Brussels, BE @ Botanique
30 Oct - Paris, FR @ TBA
1 Nov - Bristol, UK @ The Crofters Rights
2 Nov - London, UK @ Dingwalls (Mirrors Festival)
4 Nov - Manchester, UK @ The Star and Garter
5 Nov - Glasgow, SCT @ The Hug and Pint
6 Nov - Sheffield, UK @ Record Junkee
9 Nov - Utrecht, NL @ Le Guess Who Festival
12 Nov - Koln, DE @ Blue Shell
13 Nov - Berlin, DE @ Cassiopeia
14 Nov - Hamburg, DE @ Molotov SkyBar

* w/ Mannequin Pussy
^ w/ Sheer Mag
+ w/ Guerilla Toss

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Empath sign to Fat Possum, announce re-release of debut album