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Warbringer announce new single & European tour

Posted by longhairedpoet on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 1:06 PM (PST)

Photo Credit: Alex Solca

California thrashers Warbringer have announced that they are preparing to release a new single, “Power Unsurpassed,” digitally (August 17) and on Vinyl (August 24).

Vocalist John Kevill on “Power Unsurpassed:”

“We are putting out a single, “Power Unsurpassed,” so we have some new material for you all this summer, as we gear up to write and record our 6th record. It’s designed as a total neck-breaker, with hammering riffs and a shredding solo. It is about people who want to take orders from no one, and to make their will reality- at any price. We’ll be playing this when we return to Europe this month, at festivals and alongside Sepultura. It has been a good year since we invaded European shores, and as always we look forward to delivering completely savage live thrash metal to all in attendance. We will play a mix of material from Woe to the Vanquished, the previous 4 albums, as well as the new single “Power Unsurpassed,” which we expect will completely crush in the pit. There’s a mixture of club dates and festival appearances, but as fans know, Warbringer will bring total aggression to any stage, anytime, anywhere. Europe- You’re Next!”

“Power Unsurpassed” was produced by Mike Plottnikoff (In Flames, Fear Factory) and mastered by Howie Weinberg (Slayer, Metallica). With the album artwork by Hugo Juarez.

Check out Warbringer tour dates and “Power Unsurpassed” album art here.

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Warbringer kick off North American tour dates

Posted by longhairedpoet on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 12:46 PM (PST)


California thrash metallers Warbringer are preparing to tear across North America. The tour will start January 5 at the Gramercy Theatre.

Warbringer will co-headline with Enforcer. Exmortus will open and Cauldron.

Check out a comment from vocalist John Kevill and the full list of tour dates here.

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Warbringer premieres new video for “Black Sun, Black Moon”

Posted by longhairedpoet on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 12:55 PM (PST)


Los Angeles thrashers Warbringer have premiered a music video for their song “Black Sun, Black Moon”.

“Black Sun, Black Moon” comes off of IV: Empires Collapse which is out now, via Century Media Records.

Vocalist John Kevill had this to say about the video:

“We went out to the most desolate stretch of highway we could find out in the Mojave desert. It’s a fitting location for this song, which is a motorin’ heavy metal tune, with a Priest highway-rollin’ type feel crossed with the forbidding mysticism of the night!”

Check out the video and Warbringer tour dates (Warbringer is currently on tour with Overkill and Kreator) here:

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Warbringer announce release date for ‘IV: Empires Collapse’

Posted by longhairedpoet on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 1:13 PM (PST)

 Los Angeles thrashers Warbringer are set to release their newest album
 IV: Empires Collapse on October 15 via Century Media Records.

Drummer Carlos Cruz had this to say about making the new album:

“Musically, all five of us brought something for the rest of the group to work off of and we were all a part of chiseling away at the ideas. Having five band members with eclectic tastes in music from Crust Punk to Progressive music and everything in between brought about new musical directions for the material.”

Check out studio updates and tour dates with Overkill and Kreator here.

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Warbringer enters studio

Posted by longhairedpoet on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 2:22 PM (PST)

Warbringer Los Angeles thrashers Warbringer are entering the studio to record their fourth album.

The upcoming album is tentatively scheduled for an October release.

Drummer Carlos Cruz had this to say on entering the studio:

“Moving forward with our 4th full-length album has been a tremendous feat for the band and we are proud of the album we’ve written. The growth of the band with two new members (guitarist Jeff Potts and bassist Ben Mottsman) has produced a very eclectic sounding album that covers a lot of musical ground within the Heavy Metal genre. It’s been a true collaboration and all five members have been able to write and contribute something new to the collective WARBRINGER sound. We hope all our fans will keep an open-mind towards our musical growth, but we promise no one will be disappointed.

Deciding to work with Steve Evetts again was the best decision for the group because of our prior experience with him. His personality, attention to detail and ability to sonically capture what the band represents will make for an amazing 4th album experience. Two years is a long time to improve upon your craft, so we’re excited to see what has become of Steve as a producer, and for him to see what has become of WARBRINGER since our last album. Looking forward to recording in the Summer So-Cal heat!”

Check out Warbringer tour dates here.

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Warbringer announces South American tour dates, confirms new lineup

Posted by Fireball13 on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 9:37 AM (PST)

Warbringer1compCalifornia thrashers Warbringer have announced some South American tour dates which will start this weekend. You can click right here to check out a complete list of tour dates, cities and venues along with other US tour dates at the end of May.

Drummer Carlos Cruz commented on the tour: “It’s a tremendous feeling to have heavy metal fans in South America continuously ask us to perform in their home countries, let alone have promoters willing to invest in us to finally make this happen. This 3-day weekend of performances will hopefully open the door to more opportunities for WARBRINGER to perform in many more countries there for the demanding fans. It’s fact that South America upholds a die-hard heavy metal fanbase, and we’ll be sure to NOT disappoint!”

The band has also confirmed their new lineup which is the same lineup that has been touring together since last summer. Until now, the band never made an official announcement about guitarist Jeff Potts and bassist Ben Mottsman (both formerly of Mantic Ritual) joining Warbringer. Cruz explains about this new lineup:

“Nearly 10 years in, over 1000 performances and countless miles traveled worldwide, WARBRINGER has to take whatever measures necessary in order to continue to move forward. More than ever, with the addition of Ben Mottsman on bass and Jeff Potts on guitar, the band has the strongest personal chemistry and musicianship to date. Being long time friends, it was picture perfect to bring them on board with their collective experience as working musicians. It’s funny to recall being the first person to accidentally run into them on the street in Hollywood when they first moved out to L.A. with MANTIC RITUAL in 2008, and now it has come full circle to have them join WARBRINGER.”

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Wacken Open Air Exclusive: John Kevill and Carlos Cruz of Warbringer

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Monday, August 13, 2012 at 11:07 AM (PST)

We here at Metal Riot were lucky enough to get over to Wacken Open Air in Germany and on top of that, secure an interview with thrash metal torch bearers Warbringer on Friday, August 3. John and Carlos were nice enough to give us a bit of their time and we got to ask them a few questions. Find out answers to critical questions about unicorns, Iron Maiden and whats next for Warbringer.

You can read the interview here and stay tuned for more interviews and Wacken reviews over the next couple of days.

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Warbringer guitarist Adam Carroll leaves band

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 6:19 AM (PST)

I have to admit, I’m slightly Jealous of anyone who got to see Warbringer play with Death Angel this weekend.  Apparently the thrashers have just revealed that their longtime guitarist Adam Carroll has decided to leave the band and that was their last show together.  All I can say is wow.  I first saw them a few years ago with Finntroll and am planning on seeing them at Wacken this summer, so I really hope everything works out.  They’re a hell of a band and those are going to be tough shoes to fill.

They aren’t wasting any time though, and have announced young guitarist Andrew Bennett will be filling in on the upcoming tour with Iced Earth and Symphony X.  They are hoping to eventually add him as a permanent fixture, and really what better proving grounds are there than being on the road?

Click here to read statements from Adam and Andrew.

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California thrashers Warbringer are setting out next week for a tour of North America. In support of the 40+ shows will be power metallers Symphony X and Iced Earth.  The band had this to say about the massive tour :

“It’s a new year and we’re looking forward to getting back out there and touring the US and Canada, especially getting back to some of the markets we didn’t hit on the headline tour. These will be big shows and a long tour and we’re excited to share the stage with Iced Earth and Symphony X, and performing for some of their fans who may have not seen Warbringer yet.”

Warbringer’s newest album, “Worlds Torn Asunder,”was released in September 2011 through Century Media.

Click here for tour dates.

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John Kevil of Warbringer interviewed

Posted by KageDrummer on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 4:21 PM (PST)

John Kevil, singer for California thrashers, Warbringer, was interviewed recently. In the interview he discusses their sound, the band’s lyrics, thrash metal, and the band’s new album.

To check out the interview click here.

The band’s new album, “Worlds Torn Asunder,”was released in September 2011 through Century Media.

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California thrashers, Warbringer, have released a music video for their song “Shattered Like Glass,” from their new album “Worlds Torn Asunder.” To check out the video click here.

The new album was released September 27th through Century Media.



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California thrashers Warbringer have streamed their new single, “Shattered Like Glass,” from their upcoming album “Worlds Torn Asunder.” To check it out click here.

“Worlds Torn Asunder” will be released September 27th through Century Media.

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Warbringer announces U.S. tour

Posted by KageDrummer on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 2:15 PM (PST)

Thrashers Warbringer announced a U.S. tour with Lazarus A.D., Landmine Marathon, and Diamond Plate. The America Torn Asunder tour will begin October 3rd in Hollywood, California. For the full list of dates click here.

Warbringer’s  upcoming album “Worlds Torn Asunder” will be released September 27th through Century Media.

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Cali based thrashers Warbringer are prepping for the debut of their third album “Worlds Torn Asunder”, scheduled for a September 27th release date via Century Media. In anticipation of the upcoming release, Warbringer have now teamed-up with for the world premiere of the album’s first single, “Living Weapon”! To hear the new track, just click here.

Fan of the music? Don’t miss Warbringer on their Fall tour promoting the forthcoming release spanning the US. Click here for “America Torn Asunder” tour dates.

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Warbringer announce “America Torn Asunder” tour

Posted by katstat on Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:44 PM (PST)

In support of Warbringer‘s forthcoming new album, “Worlds Torn Asunder,” set for a September 27th release via Century Media, the road warriors have announced a headlining tour beginning October 3rd. The month-long trek, dubbed “America Torn Asunder,” will take them around the country, along with support from friends Lazarus A.D., Landmine Marathon, and Diamond Plate. Over the last three years the Cali thrashers have built a reputation for their live shows and work ethic playing an average of 300 shows a year, but this will mark Warbringer’s first proper US headlining tour. Click here for a full listing of dates.

We are really excited to be going out on the first ever Warbringer headlining tour, states singer John Kevill. Many of you out there have seen us opening for a whole slew of different tours, and we felt it was finally time to go out there and do our own, doing a full-length set that will have material from all 3 of our albums. It’s looking to be pretty killer, and we hope to see all you guys raging at the shows!

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