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Build The Empire release single “Blame”.

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On Friday, June 13 Hollister based alternative rock band Build The Empire released the single “Blame”. The alternative rock single was originally written with the material for their EP “This Time” and meshes chiming guitars with steady intoning vocals. The single was recorded and produced by Justin Weis at Trakworx Studios. You can find it at,, and iTunes. Visit to see a live performance of “Blame”.

Build The Empire began three years ago in Hollister, California. The band consists of Ben Kilmer (guitar/ vocals), Sergio Patino (drummer) and Bryan Oconitrillo (lead guitarist). They released their debut EP “This Time” in October of 2013. "This Time" was written, produced and engineered by Build The Empire. It was mixed by Taylor Mahrer at Hella Sophisticated Studios and mastered by Justin Weis at Trakworx Studios. You can listen to "This Time" at, iTunes, and

"This Time" track listing.

1. Creepin

2. Drowning

3. I Try

4. This Time

"This Time EP takes on the challenge of melding pop smarts, anthemic guitar hooks, and epic instrumentation." - Build The Empire

The three band members of Build The Empire are devoted to building their craft of music from the bottom up and making the very best as well as inspirational music that they can. They are currently working on more music to be released later this year. Check them out at and go see them when they play in a Bay Area city near you.

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