Check out the brand new video below, and witness the somber tale and splendiferous sound of “Glorious End”.
WARBRINGER vocalist John Kevill says:
“‘Glorious End’ is the grand finale of Weapons of Tomorrow, and a first-person narrative war epic. The verse is done as a father-son dialogue, in which the son promises the father that he will live up to his ancestor’s legacy of courage, honor, and duty. The song and title have a cruel twist of irony, as the protagonist’s bravery is rendered useless by the horrific new weapons of his time, and he questions the virtues of his father as he dies. This kind of narrative storytelling element is something we feel is pretty unique to WARBRINGER among thrash metal bands. The music is hard-charging and aggressive, but also somber, grandiose, and well, glorious. The epic side of WARBRINGER is something we haven’t shared in a single yet, and we thought it was long overdue. Now onwards, brave sons.”
Watch the new lyric video for “Glorious End” HERE:
With Weapons of Tomorrow, WARBRINGER have not only proven a true mastery of their craft, but have spurred the forward shift of an entire genre – transporting thrash metal into a brand-new era. Building upon their internationally-acclaimed blistering attack, Weapons of Tomorrow showcases a refreshed technical approach and a heightened focus on unique lyrical and vocal style. The record takes the promise of the band’s previous release, Woe to the Vanquished, and carries it onward, presenting WARBRINGER at their absolute best to date – over 10 years into their careers.
Pre-order Weapons of Tomorrow HERE!
Weapons of Tomorrow was recorded with acclaimed producer Mike Plotnikoff – producer on Woe To The Vanquished and for artists such as In Flames and Fear Factory – and mixed by Zack Ohren, who is credited for the mix on WARBRINGER’s sophomore album, Waking Into Nightmares, as well as his work with artists like Machine Head and Immolation.
Weapons of Tomorrow contains a variety of themes, presenting a self-contained concept with each track, but ultimately focuses on the over-arching notion of modern technology endangering society rather than advancing it.
John Kevill says about the lyrical content of Weapons of Tomorrow: “I put a lot of thought and detail into the lyrical content of this album. There’s often a ‘storytelling’ component, in which the song’s lyrics develop or turn along with the music and structure of the song. All in all, Weapons of Tomorrow contains elements of our previous album, Woe to the Vanquished, but takes them further and in new and exciting directions.”Weapons of Tomorrow Tracklist:
1) Firepower Kills
2) The Black Hand Reaches Out
3) Crushed Beneath the Tracks
4) Defiance of Fate
6) Heart of Darkness
7) Power Unsurpassed
8) Outer Reaches
9) Notre Dame (King of Fools)
10) Glorious End
WARBRINGER have just announced upcoming EU/UK tour dates supporting headliners Destruction, set to kick off on November 28, 2020 in Belgium! Additional support will come from Crisix and Domination Inc. See below for all currently confirmed tour dates.
WARBRINGER EU/UK 2020 Dates:
November 28 – Waregemse Metal Day – Waregem, Belgium (Destruction and WARBRINGER ONLY)
November 29 – Dynamo – Eindhoven, Netherlands
November 30 – Kesselhaus – Wiesbaden, Germany
December 2 – The Dome – London, UK
December 3 – Academy 3 – Manchester, UK
December 4 – Dolan’s Warehouse – Limerick, Ireland
December 5 – Voodoo Lounge – Dublin, Ireland
December 6 – Slay – Glasgow, Scotland
December 8 – Petit Bain – Paris, France
December 9 – Santana 27 – Bilbao, Spain
December 10 – RCA Club – Lisbon, Portugal
December 11 – Sala But – Madrid, Spain
December 12 – Salamandra – Barcelona, Spain
December 13 – Le Grillen – Colmar, France
December 14 – Bi Nuu – Berlin, Germany
December 16 – U Bazyla – Poznan, Poland
December 17 – Vaudeville – Lindau, Germany
December 18 – Legend Club – Milan, Italy