Warbringer makes a triumphant step forward on this record, it's an absolute must for anyone into metal today. Warbringer has continued to evolve throughout its 4 albums into the most lethal band in thrash, and delivers a monumental 5th record in Woe to the Vanquished. Taking the more progressive and ambitious leanings of Empires Collapse and tempering them with pure, unrelenting violence. The result is a unique hybrid strain of thrash and extreme metal that ranges from all-out speed assaults such as "Woe to the Vanquished" and "Shellfire" to the biggest song the band has ever done, the 11-minute "When the Guns Fell Silent
Woe to the Vanquished is the fifth studio album by the American thrash metal band Warbringer. It is the band's first album for Napalm Records, and the first to feature bassist Jessie Sanchez and lead guitarist Chase Becker. The album also marks the return of rhythm guitarist Adam Carroll, who last played on 2011's Worlds Torn Asunder. After the departure of drummer Carlos Cruz and guitarists John Laux and Jeff Potts in the spring of 2014, Warbringer entered a period of inactivity
Woe to the Vanquished. Woe To The Vanquished (CD, Album). Ward Records, Napalm Records, Chaos Reigns.
Stream Warbringer's new album, 'Woe to the Vanquished' in full ahead of the release and read an interview with frontman John Kevill. It's hard to believe Warbringer's debut album was released nearly one full decade ago as the thrash revival was in full bloom. Enduring a number of member changes over the years, the band may have found their most formidable lineup yet, taking charge of newfound power on Woe to the Vanquished, arguably their finest release
Woe to the Vanquished. Produced by Mike Plotnikoff. Album Woe to the Vanquished. Woe to the Vanquished Lyrics. To the victor goes the spoils Sound the drums of war Raising high our banners The legion marches forth On a trail of conquest We are the sons of Mars! We desecrate their shrines Annihilate their gods. They burn The tomb of civilizations. sons I shall murder at birth 'Til all of your people are wiped from the earth. The tomb of civilizations The fall of mighty nations Woe to the vanquished.
Undoubtedly the pinnacle of Woe To The Vanquished is the eleven minute closer When The Guns Fell Silent. Clocking in at 40 minutes and consisting of just 8 tracks, Warbringer have trimmed away any potential fat to make a thrash album that perfectly balances the lean, muscular riffs and rhythms that characterises this brand of metal with an ambition to produce more than just meat-and-potatoes metal.
WARBRINGER singer John Kevill describes the new album musically: For the music on this record we re-focused ourselves after a lot of the experiments on 'Empires Collapse', and decided we wanted to make a record that is start-to-finish more merciless, ruthless, and cruel, but also maintains some of the more melodic and progressive sense. What we ended up with is a record that has a lot of traits of classic thrash but also a lot of extreme metal, and a rather unique version of that blend. Woe to the Vanquished" has been carefully crafted over period of time, and the album was produced and mixed by Mike Plottnikoff (Fear Factory, In Flames), mastered by Howie Weinberg (Slayer, Pantera) with cover art by the esteemed Andreas Marschall ( Sodom, Blind Guardian, Obituary).
California thrashers Warbringer have made a name for themselves throughout their career as a band that challenges thrash metal to expand and move forward. Despite major lineup changes, Warbringer inked a deal with Napalm Records to record fifth album Woe to the Vanquished. Decibel caught up with vocalist John Kevill to discuss signing to Napalm Records and what it was like to make Woe to the Vanquished. Woe to the Vanquished is your first album with Napalm.
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