WARBRINGER built a reputation for themselves. The Southern California thrash metal band were part of every major tour around the globe for five years straight. In that time it was miraculous that they found time to record four albums of unrelenting aggression. And then it all came to a screeching halt.
"I really thought that the Empires Collapse record cycle ended prematurely due to the departure of (guitarist) John Laux and (drummer) Carlos Cruz. I figured it would be the end of the band, and the end of my life's work, as I'd really put everything I had into this band" explains singer John Kevill.
"I remember on the last show we played on that US tour(guitarist)
After months of intense rehearsal the five-piece is ready to show the world the new WARBRINGER. The campaign starts with an Asian Assault because there's nothing better than flying halfway across the world and debuting your new lineup in front of a huge crowd at the Hammersonic Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia alongside established heavyweights like Lamb of God, Mayhem, Vader, Unearth, and The Faceless among others. This show will be followed by additional headlining dates in the region, an area WARBRINGER have attacked feverishly before.
"We are extremely pumped to return to Asia. It will be our third time over there and we're ready to get back into action and bust some skulls! We've played Indonesia and Taiwan before but this run will include our first visit to China so we're excited for that"states Kevill.
WARBRINGER are already putting together plans for US shows throughout the summer in between writing sessions for a next album. The first of these short runs will begin with a pair of shows at the San Diego and Anaheim House of Blues with Meshuggah. Then headliners at the World Famous Whisky A-Go-Go in Hollywood, Thee Parkside in San Francisco and The Spring Meltdown Festival in Reno, NV.
"We're looking forward to playing our hometown again after well over a year. We're going to play some songs we have never played live before and seriously bring down the hammer. See you guys there, c'mon and let's wreck the place!"
War Without End - 2008
Waking Into Nightmares - 2009
Worlds Torn Asunder - 2011
IV: Empires Collapse - 2013
WARBRINGER's latest promotional video for the song "Black Sun, Black Moon" off IV: Empires Collapse album can be seen below:
WARBRINGER - Live 2015:
March 8 - Hammersonic Festival - Jakarta, Indonesia
March 10 - Hidden Agenda - Hong Kong
March 11 - Yu Gong Yi Shan - Beijing, China
March 13 - The Wall - Taipei, Taiwan
April 13 - House of Blues - Anaheim, CA
April 14 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA
April 30 - Whisky - W. Hollywood, CA
May 1 - Thee Parkside - San Francisco, CA
May 2 - Spring Meltdown Fest - Jub Jub's - Reno, NV