25 October 2013
Warbringer: New song "Black Sun, Black Moon" launched now; Album out soon!
Los Angeles based WARBRINGER are releasing their 4th studio album, "IV: Empires Collapse", in the coming days via Century Media Records. Here is an overview of the exact international street dates per country:
GERMANY / AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND / FINLAND / NORWAY / AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND: Friday, October 25, 2013.
UK / BENELUX / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / PORTUGAL / REST OF EUROPE: Monday, October 28, 2013.
NORTH AMERICA / SPAIN / ITALY: Tuesday, October 29, 2013.
SWEDEN / HUNGARY: Wednesday, October 30, 2013.
In order to share another advance taste of the record with you, an audio stream version of the track "Black Sun, Black Moon" has been made available online now here: www.soundcloud.com
WARBRINGER recently shot a promotional video with director Dean Ciocca for the same song. While the clip is expected to debut in the upcoming days, some behind-the-scenes footage can already be seen here: www.youtube.com
Previously WARBRINGER launched a short online-commercial for "IV: Empires Collapse", to be seen here:
As well as a lyric-video for song "Hunter-Seeker", to be seen here:
WARBRINGER's "IV: Empires Collapse" is receiving great feedback from the media and some review-excerpts can be seen here:
"The band delivers their most versatile effort so far...WARBRINGER once again prove on "IV: Empires Collapse" to be spearheading the New-Old-School-Thrash movement" - Rock Hard (Germany / 8,5 of 10 Points)
"All in all, WARBRINGER demonstrate that they are much more than just a hype-band and with this album also manage to get rid of the tight corset that the Thrash genre can be..." - Metal Hammer (Germany / 5 of 7 Points)
"Warbringer's self-awareness puts them ahead of the curve and IV: Empires Collapse never comes across as a caricature of the genre...The brilliance of Warbringer grows quickly due to their efficiency in bringing the thrash in all of its form and fashion" - Metalsucks (USA)
The album's complete tracklisting reads as follows:
WARBRINGER - "IV: Empires Collapse"
2. The Turning Of The Gears
3. One Dimension
5. Black Sun, Black Moon
6. Scars Remain
7. Dying Light
8. Iron City
10. Off With Their Heads!
11. Towers Of The Serpent
WARBRINGER's "IV: Empires Collapse" album will be available in several different formats in Europe, as can be previewed on the photo on top of this newspiece:
- Limited CD+DVD Digipak
- 180gr. vinyl LP with poster
- Standard CD Jewel Case
- Digital Download
The bonus DVD (86 minutes of running time) included with the Digipak edition of the album features WARBRINGER's 5th anniversary performance of their "War Without End" debut album at Hollywood's 'Whisky A Go Go' venue from earlier this year, as well as the new album's studio recordings documentary and a video tour diary from the band's 2012 Summer tour in Europe. The LP version of "IV: Empires Collapse" is available in Europe either as standard black or in strictly limited (200x copies) red colouring. Additional colours (Golden, white and transparent vinyl) will be available in North America.
All formats as well as shirt bundles can be pre-ordered from CM here: www.cmdistro.de
"IV: Empires Collapse" was recorded with producer Steve Evetts (Sepultura, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence), mixed by Brett Eliason (Pearl Jam, Heart, BoySetsFire) and mastered by Alan Douches / West West Side Music (Cannibal Corpse, Hatebreed, Converge). The album's cover artwork was designed by Adrienne Rozzi.
As of this weekend and until the end of November, WARBRINGER will be touring North America with Kreator and Overkill and then head to Europe in January / February 2014 with Iced Earth. Here is a full overview of the upcoming European dates:
ICED EARTH, WARBRINGER, ELM STREET - European Tour 2014
Presented by Rock Hard, Guitar, Rocks & metal.de
09.01.2014 Saarbrücken (Germany) - Garage
10.01.2014 Hengelo (The Netherlands) - Metropol
11.01.2014 Antwerp (Belgium) - Trix
12.01.2014 Birmingham (England) - O2 Academy
13.01.2014 Dublin (Ireland) - Button Factory
14.01.2014 London (England) - O2 Academy Islington
15.01.2014 Paris (France) - Le Trabendo
17.01.2014 Madrid (Spain) - Sala Caracol
18.01.2014 Lisbon (Portugal) - Paradise Garage
19.01.2014 Valencia (Spain) - Rock City
20.01.2014 Barcelona (Spain) - Razzmatazz 2
22.01.2014 Pratteln (Switzerland) - Z7
23.01.2014 Romagnano (Italy) - Rock 'n' Roll Arena
24.01.2014 Ljubljana (Slovenia) - Kino Siska
25.01.2014 Zagreb (Croatia) - Pogon Jedinstvo
26.01.2014 Sarajevo (Bosnia) - Club Sloga
28.01.2014 Bucarest (Romania) - Silver Church
29.01.2014 Istanbul (Turkey) - Kucukciftlik Park
31.01.2014 Athens (Greece) - Gagarin 205
01.02.2014 Thessaloniki (Geece) - Principal Club
02.02.2014 Sofia (Bulgaria) - Mixtape 5
04.02.2014 Belgrade (Serbia) - Dom Omladine
05.02.2014 Budapest (Hungary) - Club 202
06.02.2014 Wien (Austria) - Szene
07.02.2014 Nürnberg (Germany) - Rockfabrik
08.02.2014 Zlin (Czech Republic) - Masters Of Rock
09.02.2014 München (Germany) - Backstage Werk
11.02.2014 Berlin (Germany) - Astra
12.02.2014 Köln (Germany) - Essigfabrik
13.02.2014 Bochum (Germany) - Zeche
14.02.2014 Osnabrück (Germany) - Rosenhof
15.02.2014 Hamburg (Germany) - Markthalle
16.02.2014 Copenhagen (Denmark) - Vega
18.02.2014 Gothenburg (Sweden) - Sticky Fingers
19.02.2014 Stockholm (Sweden) - Debaser Medis
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