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Warrior Soul

Formed: 1988
From: NY, United States
Last Known Status: Regrouped

Latest Warrior Soul News

Below is our complete Warrior Soul news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Warrior Soul Reveals New Album "Back On The Lash"

Warrior Soul, the band fronted by legendary singer Kory Clarke, will release the new studio album entitled "Back On The Lash" on December 1st via Livewire/Cargo Records UK.

Warrior Soul is back with profane sermons delivered at high velocity and maximum volume and this is what the new album is all about! "Back On The Lash" is a powerful statement of intent from Kory and Warrior Soul. Kory Clarke is one of the last true rock n’ roll frontmen and since the classic "Last Decade Dead Century" in 1990, he has continued to swim against the tide of mediocrity and safe rebellion. This firebrand of political invective and rock n’ roll is back on the lash with a new album for 2017 and you won’t hear a more powerful or authentic album this year. It is everything you would expect aggressive, vile and wants to make you go to the bar and tell the planet to fuck off.

The artwork and track listing can be found here:

1. American Idol
2. I Get Fucked Up
3. Back On The Lash
4. Further Decay
5. Thrill Seeker
6. Goin' Broke Gettin' High
7. Black Out
8. I've Got The Rock
9. That's How We Roll More...

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Warrior Soul Comments On European Tour Dates

Warrior Soul previously announced a string of European tour dates towards the end of March and beginning of April. The band has now issued the following statement about the upcoming date:

"All tour dates 100% confirmed and going ahead! We've been hearing that there are rumors about the tour being canceled. We'd like to say that the rumors are BULLSHIT and we will be rocking the shit out of a venue near you over the next few weeks! If you have any questions, hit us up on here or on our Facebook page and get your info from a reliable source."

You can find the up-to-date listing of Warrior Souls upcoming live shows by navigating to this location.

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Warrior Soul Announces European Tour Dates

Warrior Soul has issued the following announcement about upcoming tour dates in March and April:

"For some people music is the means to an end. They simply want fame and adulation. They're fully paid up members of the cult of celebrity and units sold is more important than the ability to create anything that can touch people. For others music is a compulsion. You may as well ask them to stop breathing than try and stop them submitting to their creative impulses. Kory Clarke is one of the latter.

"With his band Warrior Soul he has graced stages all over the globe to critical acclaim and picked up a hardcore fan base that your here-today-and-gone-tomorrow superstars would be envious of. Currently recording their new studio album, and overseeing the vinyl release of three of Warrior Soul's essential albums, he has once again felt compelled to take his band out on the road in Europe.

"With the smell of rebellion in the air, Warrior Soul are coming to provide the soundtrack to the counter culture revolution. It's an unmissable opportunity to see where we came from, where we're at, and where we are going."

The currently announced dates are as follows:

3/23 - Sheffield - Corporation
3/24 - London - The Purple Turtle Camden
3/25 - Glasgow - Ivory Blacks
3/26 - Birmingham - Eddie's Rock Club
3/28 - Dublin - Crawdaddy
3/29 - Ballymena - Diamond Rock Club
3/31 - Barcelona - Mephisto
4/01 - Valencia - Durango Club
4/02 - Madrid - Sala Live
4/07 - Stockholm - Marie Laveau
4/15 - Gothenburg - Sticky Fingers

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Warrior Soul Issuing Albums On Vinyl

Warrior Soul has issued the following brief announcement about re-issuing several albums as limited edition vinyl versions:

"Warrior Soul vinyl re-issues! White vinyl versions of Last Decade Dead Century, Salutations from the Ghetto Nation and Drugs, God and the New Republic now available on Livewire/Cargo. Limited Edition of 500. Release date 24th Jan 2011."

You can check out details on the vinyl editions at this location.

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Warrior Soul To Enter The Studio In January

Warrior Soul has checked in with the following brief update about gearing up to hit the studio to record a new full-length album: "New Album News Update: we will be hitting the studio in January to record their eagerly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed 'Destroy The War Machine' album." In the mean time, you can check out sample Warrior Soul tracks available for streaming through the band's MySpace profile.

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Warrior Soul Postpones Athens Show

Guitarist Johnny H. of Warrior Soul has issued the following update about postponing the band's previously scheduled Athens show:

"Athens Show Postponed. Warrior Soul are sorry to announce that our show in October in Greece has been put back until next year. This was due to circumstances beyond our control. We will post the new date as soon as it is confirmed."

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Warrior Soul Added To Swedish Sonisphere

Warrior Soul issued the following comment about appearing at the Swedish Sonisphere festival on August 7th, 2010:

"Warrior Soul are pleased to announce they will be playing this years Sonisphere Festival in Sweden on Saturday 7th August. The band will join headliners Iron Maiden plus Motley Crue, Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper and Anthrax on the main stage."

Sample Warrior Soul tracks are also available for streaming through the band's MySpace page.

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Warrior Soul Updates European Tour

New York's Warrior Soul has issued the following update about the band's previously announced European tour:

"After much confusion and so many rumors, Warrior Soul can happily confirm that the forthcoming European tour is going ahead. We are sad, however, to announce that the last three shows of the German leg have been canceled. The shows at Munich on the 29th, Stuttgart on the 30th and Saarbrucken on the 31st March will no longer be taking place.

"This decision was not ours, and is completely out of our hands, and we want to say thanks to all of our fans for your patience and support. The rest of the tour however WILL be take place. Hamburg tomorrow, Berlin on the 26th, Bochum on the 27th and Frankfurt on the 28th March WILL be happening. The UK dates, London, Birmingham and Sheffield will also take place, as will Weert and Hengelo in Holland. We look forward to meeting you all. Thanks again."

The upcoming Warrior Soul tour dates are as follows:

3/25 2010 Knust Hamburg
3/26 2010 Columbia Club Berlin
3/27 2010 Zeche Bochum
3/28 2010 Batschkapp Frankfurt
4/2 2010 Islington Academy London
4/4 2010 Academy 2 Birmingham
4/5 2010 Academy 2 Sheffield
4/7 2010 Bosuil Weert
4/8 2010 Metropool Hengelo

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Warrior Soul Posts New Music Video

Warrior Soul has posted a music video online for the song "Bad News Rock and Roll Boyfriend," which can be viewed below. The band also issued the following statement about the clip:

"The video was directed by longtime Warrior Soul film director Adam Dubin who has previously directed two classic music videos for the band, 'Downtown' and 'The Wasteland.' It was great working with the Dub again. It's like going back to the scene of the crime! Warrior Soul's first show on their latest Euro tour will be in March 25 in Hamburg. The tour will take the band across Germany, The Netherlands and U.K. in support of their European CD release Destroy The War Machine."

Bad News Rock and Roll Boyfriend

WARRIOR SOUL | MySpace Music Videos

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Warrior Soul Announces European Tour

Warrior Soul has issued the following update about an upcoming European tour:

"Salutations! Calling all German, Dutch and British fans. We are coming to a city near you during our brief European tour. This will be preceded by the European release of 'Destroy The War Machine' on FWR records in March. The CD will also be available at all the shows. We will be playing tracks from the new album as well as the very best from the Warrior Soul repertoire. There will also be some surprises. See you out there..."

The currently confirmed dates are as follows:

25/03 Hamburg Knust
26/03 Berlin Columbia Club
27/03 Bochum Zeche
28/03 Frankfurt Batschkapp
29/03 Munich Backstage
30/03 Stuttgart Röhre
31/03 Saarbrücken Garage
2/4 London Islington Academy
4/4 Birmingham Academy 2
5/4 Sheffield Academy 2
7/4 Weert Bosuil
8/4 Hengelo Metropool

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Hate Gallery Reveals New EP Details

Hate Gallery, which features current Warrior Soul members Rille Lundell and Janne Jarvis, will release their new six track E.P "Dead Celebrities" on 11/23.

Vocalist/bassist Janne Jarvis issued the following statement about the EP: "The title track is a modern day fairytale about a 'fictional' amoral British celebrity who epitomizes the Cult of Celebrity and who earns the disgust of a nation and it's media yet is considered a saint at the time of their untimely death. Were not pulling any punches with the title track and it's pretty easy to figure out who and what it's about. We're sick of the cult of celebrity and appalled at the media saturation and Mooney-esque brainwashing that goes with it. Live like a pig, die like a saint?"

The single "Dead Celebrity (Queen of the Damned)" will be available as a free download on Monday 26th October exclusively from this location. Two new tracks from the EP are now streaming at the band's MySpace page. Hate Gallery will release their second album "Viva La Resistance!' in February 2010.

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Warrior Soul Cancels All Upcoming Shows

Warrior Soul has issued the following announcement about canceling all of their remaining 2009 shows:

"Warrior Soul is canceling all activities this year due to some major changes of plans that involve the European release of 'Destroy The War Machine' - an updated and better version of the album with added tracks - and a major European tour to follow early 2010.

"Our apologies to those hoping to come and see Warrior Soul in November, but we promise to come back stronger, louder and better than ever at the start of 2010. We're all extremely excited about what the future holds for all things Warrior Soul.

"In the meantime, enjoy some Warrior Soul classics that have been uploaded onto our myspace site and check out the young and sickly talented Jason Heartless from Shram and his great video for 'The Fourth Reich', taken from the new album Destroy The War Machine."

The video for "The Fourth Reich" can be viewed below. More...

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Warrior Soul Announces Final London Show of 2009

Warrior Soul has issued the following announcement about playing at Camden Underworld in London this Thursday:

"Warrior Soul will play Camden Underworld on Thursday 16th July. Support is provided by Gizz Butt's (Prodigy, Janus Stark) The More I See.

"This will be your last chance to see the most dangerous rock'n'roll band on the planet lay waste to London in 2009.

"Don't miss it."

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Warrior Soul Announces U.K. Festival Appearances

Warrior Soul has issued the following statement about upcoming U.K. festival appearances:

"Warrior Soul are proud to announce that they are returning to the U.K in July for eleven shows following their appearance at Swedens 'Peace and Love' festival with Motley Crue and Monster Magnet on June 25th.

"Bassist Janne Jarvis had this to say: 'We're all aware that the summer is festival season so we thought 'f*ck it', lets have our own festival season in the U.K. We're charged up and ready to disrupt your peaceful summer. You've been warned.'

"Warrior Soul release new album 'Destroy The War Machine' in the US on Acetate in July and Europe in September."

The currently confirmed dates are as follows:

6/25 Peace & Love Festival - Sweden Borlange


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Warrior Soul Signs To Transcend Records

Transcend Records have announced the signing of Warrior Soul, Idiom, and Cinder's Fall. Transcend Record's Rob Ferguson issued the following statement about the signings:

“I am really excited about the prospect of working with these three awesome bands. They represent the continuing development of our Rock and Metal music stable which is brimming with talent and quality product. Our roster reflects our policy of blending legendary established talent with the best of fresh and breaking acts”

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Warrior Soul Announces New Drummer

Warrior Soul has issued the following statement about finding a new drummer:

"We are happy to announce our new drummer Billy Williams. Billy has been chosen as Warrior Soul's new Drummer for many reasons, not the least of which is that he is insane. Having been on Kory's solo tour in 2003 Williams proved to be a stand out performer on and off stage. "This Guy's Fucking Nuts" say's Warrior Soul frontman Kory Clarke. " He fits right in, knows the material, and can rock with anyone I've ever played with. He'll be a blast to hang out with again!" Check out Billy playing on Punk And Belligerent with Supragod featuring Kory Clarke!

"WS would also like to send out a big thank you to our old drummer Stevo for all his hard work on tour, we wish him all the best and good luck with any future projects!"

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Warrior Soul Reveal "Live In England" CD Details

WARRIOR SOUL will release a new live album on Monday, April 14 through Livewire/Cargo Records. Entitled "Live In England", the CD was recorded in London during the band's October 2007 tour.

"Live In England" features many of the classic songs from the "Last Decade Dead Century", "Drugs, God And The New Republic", "Salutations From The Ghetto Nation", "Space Age Playboys" and "Chill Pill" albums as well as a brand new song entitled "Bad News (Rock n' Roll Boyfriend)".

"Live In England" track listing:

01. Intro
02. Interzone
03. Love Destruction
04. No No No
05. The Drug
06. Shock um Down
07. Let's Get Wasted
08. The Losers
09. Punk and Belligerent
10. Bad News (Rock n Roll Boyfriend)
11. Super Power Dreamland
12. Downtown
13. Wasteland More...

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Ministry Bassist Paul Raven Found Dead at 46

Ministry's bassist Paul Raven was found dead today [October 20th] in a private home in a small French village on the Swiss border. Initial reports indicate Raven's passing was due to a heart attack. Raven (known also for his work with Killing Joke, Prong) was in Geneva working with French recording artists Treponem Pal on their new release, with Marco Neves, Ted Parsons (Prong) and members of The Young Gods.

Born in Wolverhampton UK on January 16, 1961, Paul Vincent Raven established himself with his work in the seminal post-punk/industrial group Killing Joke when, in 1982 he replaced the original bassist for the band, recording and touring with the group throughout its most commercially successful period, performing on Fire Dances, Night Time and Brighter than a Thousand Suns. Throughout his extensive career, Raven participated in other collaborations including Prong, Murder, Inc., Pigface, Godflesh. More...

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Warrior Soul Drummer Murdered

According to BBC News, two men and a woman from Essex have been charged with the murder of former Warrior Soul drummer Mark Evans, whose burnt body was found in a wheelie bin in an east London car park last week. Evans, 48, from Dagenham, was strangled and transported in a wheelie bin to Electric Parade, Ilford. Anthony Aldis, 38, of Goodmayes, Steven Fullerton, 28, of Gants Hill, and Leanne Terry, 26, of Seven Kings, have all been charged with his murder. All three were scheduled to appear at Waltham Forest magistrates court on Saturday (January 29). They also face charges of perverting the course of justice. A member of the public discovered the burning body on Wednesday morning (26th) after finding his garden fence on fire. Anyone wishing to send a card for Mark's family in London can do so at this address (cards will be forwarded to the family):

Johnny Ricco
Attn: Mark Evans
P.O Box 129
Radio City Station
New York, NY
10101-0129, USA

Evans appeared on the following Warrior Soul albums: "Drugs, God & The New Republic" (1991), "Salutations From The Ghetto Nation" (1992) and "Chill Pill" (1993).

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