Course of Empire recorded and performed together between 1988 and 1998.
Releases are listed here, and the Biopsy page has more information about the band's history.



Course of Empire releases self titled album for Dallas based Carpe Diem
records, November 1990. The album sells over 5000 records in Dallas alone
leading to the band signing with BMG subsidarary Zoo Entertainment in August 1991.
Zoo was also home to such artists as Tool and Matthew Sweet.

Zoo re-released the now digitally remastered record in January 1992

SONG TITLES


Ptah
Coming of the Century
Gods' Jig
Copious
Cradle Calls
Under the Skies
Peace Child
Sins of the Father
Thrust
Mountains of the Spoken
Dawn of the Great Eastern Sun


produced by David Castell and COE

This CD-5 was a pre-release for "INITIATION" and was released
October 1993. The favorite track was a remake of Fear's "Let's Have a War"

SONG TITLES



Infested
Infested (Darwin Goodman Mix)
Let's Have a War
Joy


produced by David Castell and COE

There was also a remix of "INFESTED" by Consolidated that was released on 12" vinyl later in 1994 (not pictured)


January 1994 saw the release of our sophomore effort entitled "INITIATION"
which featured the single "
INFESTED". The album was once again a teaming
of the band and David Castell. The band spent the majority of the year
touring with the likes of Machines of Loving Grace, Prong, etc...

SONG TITLES



Hiss
White Vision Blowout
Gear
Breed
Apparition
Infested
Invertebrate
Sacrifice
Minions
Initiation
the Gate
Chiuauphile


produced by David Castell and COE

January 1998, a full four years after the release of "INITIATION", C.O.E released "TELEPATHIC LAST WORDS" on New York based TVT records. The album was recorded in its entirety at the band's own studio in Dallas, TX by producer John Fryer and drummer Chad Lovell.

SONG TITLES



Radio Teheran
New Maps
The Information
Automatic Writing No. 17
Houdini's Blind
Ride the Static
Coming of the Century
Persian Song
59 minutes
Freaks
Kaptain Kontol
Respect
Blue Moon
Anonymous Call to an Unknown Woman


produced by John Fryer, Chad Lovell, additional mixing by Dave Bianco

All of the releases above are available as free mp3 downloads here!

Since the band's breakup in 1998, there have been further releases:


Phone Calls From the Dead (live album, released 2004)


HISS (DVD featuring music videos and live footage, released 2004)


Initiation Demos (2CD set of songs recorded before Initiation, released 2008)


Early CoE / Telepathic Last Show (2CD set of early demos and later live recordings)

More details about these releases and ordering information can be found on the merch page.


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