Empyr is a French English language rock band established in 2007 and made up of 5 members from four different French bands, Kyo, Pleymo, Watcha and Vegastar.
In 2008, the band released its debut album The Peaceful Riot that was recorded in Los Angeles and produced by Ken Andrews. The album was relatively successful reaching number 17 in France and number 20 in Belgian French charts. It also charted in Switzerland. The single "New Day" also got radio time. The band has also released a follow-up EP Your Skin, My Skin in 2009 and the album Unicorn in 2011.