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Warpath

Formed: 2003
From: Newport, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Warpath News

Below is our complete Warpath 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.

New Metal Songs Coming To The Rock Band Network

It's a big week for the Rock Band Network, with loads of new rock and metal songs hitting the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Wii platforms. The 360 edition recently saw new tracks from Kataklysm, Emmure, Comeback Kid, and Evansecence. The Wii is catching up to the other consoles, seeing songs from Emperor, Warpath, Evergreen Terrace, Graveyard BBQ, Death Angel, In This Moment, and Otep on December 21st. The complete list of newly added Rock Band Xbox 360 songs, including the non-metal tracks, is as follows:

Don Johansen - "Unbound Soul"
Sabrosa Purr - "Fashion Kills"
Partially Poetic - "She's a Runaway"
Nonpoint - "Alive and Kicking"
Strayplay - "Vuvuzela Anthem"
Evanescence - "Going Under"
Michael John Ahern - "Drive"
Philip Franco - "Jam"
Rainbowdragoneyes - "Creatures ov Deception"
Comeback Kid - "Do Yourself A Favor"
The Word Alive - "The Hounds of Anubis"
Garage A Trois - "Rescue Spreaders"
Emmure - "10 Signs You Should Leave"
Blessthefall - "Hey Baby, Here's That Song You Wanted"
Matt "Chainsaw" Chaney - "Donuts, Go Nuts!"
Kataklysm - "Determined (Vows of Vengeance) (2x Bass Pedal)"
BS (A. Whiteman) - "Swallow My Children"
Raven Quinn - "Catalyst"
Single White Infidel - "The History of Execution (featuring Bluefusion)"
Bojibian - "Hallway"
I Am King Tony - "Stereo Stereo"
Rain Dogs - "Fallen"
Fear of Water - "Firewall"
Driven By Entropy - "Escaping"
Woe, Is Me - "[&] Delinquents" More...

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Warpath Announces New Lead Guitarist

U.K. based metal act Warpath has checked in with the following announcement about recruiting a new lead guitar player:

"We’re extremely pleased to announce the new Warpath lead guitarist, Leigh Chambers! Leigh has shown such a high standard of playing and commitment in the last few weeks that we knew within minutes of jamming with him that he was the right guy for the band.

"We’d like to thank everyone else who auditioned and wish you all the best. We’ll now be finishing up the last few bits of writing for the second album, with recording scheduled to begin in a few weeks time. More soon!"

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Warpath Parts Ways With Guitarist

U.K. metallers Warpath have issued the following announcement about parting ways with guitarist Pete Hawthorne:

"Pete has recently decided to leave the band permanently. We are disappointed and sorry with his decision to leave and refusal to play our UK headlining shows. We gave him every opportunity to complete our touring schedule and to play his last shows for the fans but unfortunately he refused. Regardless, the shows went ahead successfully and we would like to thank the promoters Malcolm, Dean and Adam for booking us and to all of the fans there for supporting! Videos and photos of the recent shows will be online soon. We are now looking for a new lead guitarist to join the band. Requirements are below: More...

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Track Listing Revealed For MDA Charity Album

As was previously announced, the Revolution Music Label will be releasing a compilation album with all profits going to the Muscular Dystrophy Association World Wide. The track listing for the CD is as follows:

1. La Bestia della Rivoluzione dell’Apocalisse - Tommy Vitaly
2. Warriors of Devastation - Shangren
3. Life Unworthy of Life - Warpath
4. Ridin’ with the Devil - Skew Siskin
5. Fear - Angels of NightFall
6. Believe - Mansfield Park
7. Visions and Dreams - Tony Smotherman
8. Dark Crusade - Kick Axe
9. Loved and Lost - Warmachine
10. Everyday - Publik Parking
11. Do or Die - Tension Head
12. East Indian Sun - Agent Cooper
13. Demon Angel - Autumnis

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Malefice Announces European Tour Dates

English metal band MALEFICE from Reading has not only announced a tour through the UK with Warpath, but also some high profile support slots in mainland Europe as well as selected headliner shows.

MALEFICE tour dates as follows:

19/05/10 – UK – Dundee – Dexters (support: Warpath)
20/05/10 – UK – Middlesbrough – Crown (support: Warpath)
21/05/10 – UK – Leeds – Rios (support: Warpath)
22/05/10 – UK – London – Underworld (support: Warpath)
24/05/10 – UK – Wrexham – Central Station (support: Warpath)
28/05/10 – UK – Bournemouth – Champions (support: Warpath)
29/05/10 – UK – Plymouth – White Rabbit (support: Warpath)
30/05/10 – UK – Exeter – Cavern (support: Warpath)
17/06/10 – NL – Eindhoven – Dynamo w/ DevilDriver, 3 Inches Of Blood
20/06/10 – AT – Vienna – Arena w/ Anthrax
21/06/10 – PL – Warsaw – Stodola w/ DevilDriver, 3 Inches Of Blood
22/06/10 – PL – Krakow – Loch Ness Clubw/ DevilDriver, 3 Inches Of Blood
30/06/10 – CH – Luzern – Schurr w/ DevilDriver
01/07/10 – CH – Lausanne – Les Docks
05/07/10 – LU – Luxembourg – Rockhal
12/07/10 – FR – Lyon – Le Marche Gare
13/07/10 – FR – Colmar – Le Grillen
14/07/10 – DE – Leer – Zollhaus
17/07/10 – UK – Milton Keynes – Sno Bar
24/07/10 – UK – Petersfield – Gedfest
03/08/10 – NL – Hengelo – Metropol w/ Anthrax
18/09/10 – UK – Brighton – Mammothfest

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Warpath Issues Japanese Road Report

Warpath has checked in with the following report of their recent appearance in Osaka, Japan:

"We've been back home a few days now and have been really busy sorting out all of the photos and videos, so be sure to check them out here! We'd like to thank Mikitoshi and Rock Stakk Records for their incredibly hard work and support in setting up True Thrash Fest II and the hospitality they showed us during our time there! Also a huge thanks to Brian, Elvin, our metal brothers from At War (Ace of Spades!), Assassin, Riverge, Clandestined, Metalucifer, Fastkill, Esaka Muse Venue, all of the staff, sound guys and all of the amazing fans who made our first trip to Osaka, Japan such an unforgettable experience!!

"We loved every second in Japan and can’t wait to go back there soon! There’ll be an official Rock Stakk Records 'True Thrash Fest II DVD' released soon as well as Warpath live in Osaka CD so check back for those!"

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Warpath Track On Rock Band

U.K. metallers Warpath have announced that their track "Life Unworthy of Life" is now available for downloading on Rock Band for the XBOX 360. A video clip preview of the Rock Band version of the track can be viewed below. You can also hear the song at the official Warpath MySpace page. The upcoming Warpath tour dates are as follows:

3/27 2010 TRUE THRASH FEST - Day I Osaka, Japan
3/28 2010 TRUE THRASH FEST - Day II Osaka, Japan
4/6 2010 The Meze Lounge - Headlining Newport, UK
7/2 2010 The Snooty Fox - Headlining Wakefield, UK
7/3 2010Hobos - Headlining Bridgend, Wales
7/9 2010 C103 The Rock Show - Headlining Plymouth, UK
7/15 2010 The Central - Headlining Nottingham, UK More...

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Just For Fun

Warpath Shares Fan Cover Video

U.K. metallers Warpath have shared a video of a 15 year old fan from the U.S. performing the guitar part for their song "Damnation," which can be viewed below. Warpath also commented about the footage: "Fan cover of Damnation on Youtube! Check out this awesome cover of 'Damnation' by 15-year old Javi from the United States! We were so impressed with his talent we just had to share it with everyone!"

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Warpath Confirmed For Hammerfest II

U.K. metallers Warpath have announced they will perform at the Hammerfest II festival, which will take place between March 11th - 13th, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom.

The currently confirmed line-up is as follows:

AKERCOCKE
ATTICA RAGE
BELLIGERENCE
CARS ON FIRE
CONQUEST OF STEEL
DARK FUNERAL
DEVILDRIVER
ECHOVIRUS
EPICA
GODSIZED
HEATHEN
HELLFIGHTER
HURON
ICED EARTH
ISOLYSIS
MALEFICE
MAN MUST DIE
MARSHALL LAW
NAPALM DEATH
NO MADE SENSE
ORANGE GOBLIN
PANIC CELL
RISE TO REMAIN
SHINING
SKINDRED
SONDURA
THE MORE I SEE
WARPATH
ZICO CHAIN

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Warpath Posts Fan-Filmed Footage Online

Warpath has posted two fan-filmed video clips online from their performance at the U.K. Metal Fest, which can be viewed below. Warpath also issued the following statement about the videos:

"A huge thank you to everyone who came and supported us at Metal Fest - JB's Dudley. We had a great time playing and would've loved to have played for longer! It was ace chatting to the other bands involved afterwards too. As some of you may have noticed at the show Joel has left the band, and it's awesome to play onstage with Gareth (Rag) again! We now have videos from the shows below which were posted to us by fans.

"There are fantastic live shots, sent in to us by extremely talented photographers, which can be viewed on our Myspace and Facebook pages. We will have a new website coming in the next few weeks and are looking forward to playing at Thrash Inferno Festival in Germany in November! New shows will be announced in the coming weeks too.

"Also, on a terribly sad note, we are extremely shocked and saddened to hear about Mike Alexander from Evile, we hope his family and the band pull through this." More...

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Evile Announces Replacement Opener for UK Tour

Guitarist, Ol Drake, of UK thrash metal band, Evile, has issued the following update regarding the replacement for Warpath on their upcoming tour with Mutant:

"On Sun 12th Apr Warpath let us know they have to pull out of our tour (which starts Wed 15th Apr) due to their lead guitarist being 'indirectly involved in a motorcycle accident' on the 8th. We wish them all the best and hope he has a speedy recovery."

"We only had 2/3 days to find a replacement band." More...

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Warpath Pull Out of UK Tour With Evile

UK thrash metal band, Warpath, has issued the following update regarding their decision to pull out of their UK tour with Evile

"We have terrible news, Pete (our lead guitarist) has been indirectly involved with a motorbike accident, burning his left hand, which has forced us to pull out of the up-coming Evile/Mutant tour."

"To all our fans who were coming to watch us, we're extremely sorry that we won't be playing and will make up for it when Pete's hand has healed. We hope Evile and Mutant have a great tour, go support them!"

Evile are currently sorting a replacement band for the main support slot. More...

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Evile Announces More Headlining UK Tour Dates

UK thrashers, EVILE, are preparing themselves for a full-scale headlining UK tour.

Following lead guitarist OL DRAKE's recent jaw injury which caused the band to drop off their European tour with SATYRICON, EVILE are now more ready than ever to get back out there and play some shows.

OL DRAKE comments on the tour, "Really looking forward to our first full-on headliner tour in the UK. We chose Warpath and Mutant as supports for the tour. Both are friends of the band but are also excellent bands. You have to check them out." More...

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