Warbringer Prepares For Tours with Finntroll and Overkill, Shoots New Video For "At The Crack of Doom"
After returning home from Germany's Wacken Open Air festival and touring throughout Europe alongside labelmates Sworn Enemy and All Shall Perish, L.A. thrash warriors WARBRINGER now set their sights back on North America as they prepare to embark on back to back tours. The first trek, which kicked off on Aug. 22nd, sees the group as direct support to the Finnish sensation Finntroll and the second run, which kicks off on Oct. 1st, as direct support to legendary thrash titans Overkill.
John Laux (guitars) states: "Thanks to everyone who saw us on the Metal Hammer stage at Wacken Open Air. There is nothing compared to hearing thousands of thrashers screaming 'Total War' louder than your own stage monitors. We loved the energy and can't wait for the next opportunity to slay the masses. We can't wait to get back on the road throughout North America with Finntroll and then Overkill, which means we are hitting a lot of places so be sure to check out the MySpace page because we are most likely coming your way. Thrash til death."
WARBRINGER just completed a new video for the vicious track, "At The Crack of Doom," with up-and-coming director Joe Hendrick. The clip is a savage, performance based video that unleashes a fury of aggression and all out thrash madness.
Hendrick states: "The aesthetic style and vibe of this video is drastically different from their previous video. We have numerous smooth, wide, crane and dolly shots that show off the location, resembling the look of the metal videos from the 80's."
Laux (guitars) further comments: "A brand new WARBRINGER video should be showing up online sometime in the middle of next month. Originally we wanted to shoot at a castle, but we ended up performing 'At the Crack of Doom' at a very old, evil and torn up building in the Mojave desert. This video is a performance piece like 'Combat Shock,' but we also had extras running around in hooded robes carrying torches as part of a post apocalyptic cult or something. Needless to say, after working on the project we are very excited for its release."
Here are the latest Warbringer tour dates:
Warbringer with Finntroll:
Aug 26 2008 8:00P - The Medley, Montreal, Quebec
Aug 27 2008 8:00P - Imperial d'Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec
Aug 28 2008 8:00P - The Opera House, Toronto, Ontario
Aug 29 2008 8:00P - Peabody's, Cleveland, Ohio
Aug 30 2008 8:00P - The Pearl Room, Mokena, Illinois
Aug 31 2008 8:00P - Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 1 2008 8:00P - The Zoo, (new venue) Winnipeg, Manitoba
Sep 2 2008 8:00P - The Exchange, Regina, Saskatchewan
Sep 3 2008 8:00P - Warehouse, Calgary, Alberta
Sep 4 2008 8:00P - Starlite Ballroom, Edmonton, Alberta
Sep 6 2008 8:00P - Sugar, Victoria, British Columbia
Sep 7 2008 8:00P - Plaza Club, Vancouver, British Columbia
Sep 8 2008 8:00P - El Corazon, Seattle, Washington
Sep 9 2008 8:00P - Hawthorne Theatre, Portland, Oregon
Sep 10 2008 8:00P - Slim's, San Francisco, California
Sep 11 2008 8:00P - House of Blues, W. Hollywood, California
Sep 12 2008 8:00P - The Jumping Turtle, San Marcos, California
Warbringer headlining shows:
Sep 13 2008 8:00P - Veteran's Hall, Palmdale, California
Sep 13 2008 8:00P - Club Karma, Victorville, California
Warbringer with Overkill (except where noted):
Oct 1 2008 8:00P - Key Club, W. Hollywood, California
Oct 2 2008 8:00P - Jumping Turtle, San Marcos, California
Oct 3 2008 8:00P - El Civico, Mexicali, Mexico (new venue)
Oct 4 2008 8:00P - The Boardwalk, Orangevale, California
Oct 5 2008 8:00P - Hawthorne Theatre, Portland, Oregon
Oct 6 2008 8:00P - El Corazon, Seattle, Washington
Oct 7 2008 8:00P - Knitting Factory, Spokane, Washington
Oct 9 2008 8:00P - The Rock, Maplewood, Minnesota
Oct 10 2008 8:00P - The Rave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Oct 11 2008 8:00P - Pearl Room, Mokena, Illinois
Oct 12 2008 8:00P - Peabody's, Cleveland, Ohio
Oct 13 2008 8:00P - Opera House, Toronto, Ontario (new venue)
Oct 14 2008 8:00P - Rex Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Oct 15 2008 8:00P - Penny Arcade, Rochester, New York
Oct 16 2008 8:00P - Crocodile Rock, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Oct 17 2008 8:00P - Jaxx, Springfield, Virginia
Oct 18 2008 8:00P - Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, New Jersey
Warbringer headlining shows:
Oct 20 2008 8:00P - The Muse, Nashville, Tennessee
Oct 21 2008 8:00P - The Bulldog Cafe Louisville, Kentucky
Oct 22 2008 8:00P - Spicoli's and Reverb Rock, Waterloo, Iowa
More Warbringer shows planned:
Oct 24 2008 9:00P - Cheyenne Saloon, Las Vegas, Nevada w/ Dreams of Damnation
Oct 25 2008 8:00P - Thrashoween @ AWS, City of Industry, California w/Dekapitator, Bonded by Blood, Exmortus, Avenger of Blood, Hexen
Jan 18 2009 8:00P - House of Blues, Hollywood, California w/ Possessed
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