Dragonforce announce new record, Warp Speed Warriors, out on March 15th via Napalm Records
Grammy-nominated extreme power metal pioneers Dragonforce are finally back with a massive new record! The legendary band formed by guitar virtuosos and founding members Herman Li and Sam Totman, vocalist Marc Hudson, bassist Alicia Vigil and drummer Gee Anzalone are set to release their most ambitious and innovative record, Warp Speed Warriors, in which the band explores a wider range of varying musical styles than ever before, evolving their sound throughout the exciting musical journey while still staying true to their roots. Accompanying this marvellous announcement, the band has already served up a taste of what’s to come with their new single, “Power of the Triforce”, a brand-new single inspired by the Zelda game universe, which you can listen to below this article.
On the new single, Herman Li states, “We’re thrilled to unveil our latest track, a powerful homage inspired by one of our favorite video-game franchises, Zelda! We’re eager for metal enthusiasts of all tastes to discover something special within its depths. Brace yourselves, as we’re gearing up to unleash this sonic adventure live during our upcoming tours!”. Herman Li continues, on Warp Speed Warriors, “After four years of creative incubation, we are beyond excited to release what we believe to be our most ambitious and grandiose record yet. This album showcases multiple facets of our artistic abilities, and we invite metal aficionados from every corner of the genre to discover something captivating within its layers. We can’t wait to share this chapter of our musical journey with you, it’s going to be EPIC!”. Produced, mixed and mastered by Damien Rainaud at Mix Unlimited in Los Angeles, California with Sam Totman and Herman Li, this new record stands as a matchless and innovative listening experience that continues the band’s legacy with songs that will, without a shadow of a doubt, become instant classics in and beyond the Dragonforce canon.
Warp Speed Warriors will be released on March 15th via Napalm Records. Pre-orders are now available here.
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