Extreme Power Metal Pioneers DRAGONFORCE Announce New Album, 'Warp Speed Warriors', out March 15, 2024

Extreme Power Metal Pioneers DRAGONFORCE Announce New Album, 'Warp Speed Warriors', out March 15, 2024

Extreme Power Metal Pioneers


Announce New Studio Album, 'Warp Speed Warriors',

Out March 15, 2024 via Napalm Records

Pre-Order NOW!

Check out DRAGONFORCE’s Epic Zelda-Inspired

New Single, “Power of the Triforce”

& Official Music Video | Watch HERE

North American Tour Kicks Off This Week

Guitarist, Singer and Content Creator Billy Wilkins to Join the Band on Tour!

Grammy-nominated extreme power metal pioneers DRAGONFORCE will release their massive new album, 'Warp Speed Warriors', on March 15, 2024! The legendary band of guitar virtuosos and founding members Herman Li and Sam Totman, singer Marc Hudson, bassist Alicia Vigil and drummer Gee Anzalone are set to release their most ambitious and innovative full-length so far.

On 'Warp Speed Warriors', DRAGONFORCEexplore 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. Today, the band has already served up a taste of what’s to come with their new single, Power of the Triforce, inspired by the Zelda game universe!

Herman Li on “Power of the Triforce”:

“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!”

Watch the Official Music Video for “Power of the Triforce” HERE

Herman Li 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!”

Breathtaking opening track “Astro Warrior Anthem”lives up to DRAGONFORCE’s reputation as the world's fastest band, captivating the listener from the very beginning and stunning with guitar solos delivered at an extreme speed. Following Zeldainspired track “Power of the Triforce” keeps the volume high before DRAGONFORCE temporarily slows it down for the ballad ”Kingdom of Steel”. Rapid drum patterns and thrilling guitars carry the catchy “Burning Heart”, while chanting “Space Marine Corp” features a strong and uplifting chorus. Electronic influences on grandiose power metal anthem “The Killer Queen” hypnotize, as singer Marc Hudson’s vocals reach for the skies. On “Doomsday Party”, 80s rock influences meet captivating retro video game soundscapes and epic guitar solos in true DRAGONFORCE manner. The last original track on 'Warp Speed Warriors', “Pixel Prison”, is followed by DRAGONFORCE’s unexpected yet brilliant cover of Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)” as a bonus track that wraps up the epic adventure.

'Warp Speed Warriors' was produced, mixed and mastered by Damien Rainaud at Mix Unlimited in Los Angeles, California with Sam Totman and Herman Li. This album is a matchless, 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' Track List:

1. Astro Warrior Anthem

2. Power of the Triforce

3. Kingdom of Steel

4. Burning Heart

5.Space Marine Corp

6. Doomsday Party

7. Prelude to Darkness

8. The Killer Queen

9. Pixel Prison

'Warp Speed Warriors' will be available in the following formats:      

=> 2CD Deluxe Box incl. Bonus Jewel Case CD with 5 bonus tracks, wristband (embroided), poster flag (100x70cm), gaming coin 

keyring/pendant (with leathercord), packed in a gym bag 

(Napalm Records Mailorder exclusive) – strictly limited to 300 copies worldwide

=> 1LP Gatefold TURQUOISE marbled Vinyl incl. slipmat, record butler 

(Napalm Records Mailorder exclusive) – strictly limited to 200 copies worldwide       

=> 1LP Gatefold PURPLE Vinyl (Napalm Records Mailorder 

exclusive) – strictly limited to 400 copies worldwide

=> 1LP Gatefold ORANGE Vinyl (Retail UK exclusive) – strictly limited to 300 copies      

=> 1LP Gatefold BLACK Vinyl      

=> 1CD Digisleeve incl. 1 Bonus Track                

=> Digital Album incl. 3 Bonus Tracks



DRAGONFORCE just announced that guitarist, singer and content creator Billy Wilkins will join them on their entire fast-selling North American headline tour that kicks off this week. Wilkinsalready joined the band on stage after they saw his cover of platinum single Through the Fire and Flames going viral on TikTok. Featuring a brand-new setlist and stage production, as well as special guests AMARANTHE, NANOWAR OF STEEL and EDGE OF PARADISE, the tour will captivate and amaze fans everywhere. Grab your tickets, make sure to pre-order your copy of 'Warp Speed Warriors' and check out the new music video for "Power of the Triforce" now!

North American Tour 2023

w/ Amaranthe, NanowaR of Steel + Edge of Paradise

20.10.23 US – Mesa, AZ / Nile Theater*

21.10.23 US – Albuquerque, NM / Revel*

23.10.23 US – Austin, TX / Empire Garage

24.10.23 US – Dallas, TX / The Granada

25.10.23 US – Houston, TX / House of Blues

27.10.23 US – Orlando, FL / House of Blues

28.10.23 US – Ft Lauderdale, FL / Culture Room

30.10.23 US – Atlanta, GA / Masquerade - Heaven

31.10.23 US – Charlotte, NC / The Underground

01.11.23 US – Baltimore, MD / Baltimore Soundstage

03.11.23 US – New York, NY / Palladium Time Square

04.11.23 US – Worcester, MA / The Palladium

05.11.23 CA – Montreal, QC / MTelus

06.11.23 CA – Toronto, ON / Danforth Music Hall

08.11.23 US – Cleveland, OH / Agora Theater

09.11.23 US – Detroit, MI / The Majestic

10.11.23 US – Chicago, IL / House of Blues

11.11.23 US – Minneapolis, MN / First Avenue

12.11.23 US – Lawrence, KS / Granada Theater

14.11.23 US – Denver, CO / Summit Music Hall

15.11.23 US – Salt Lake City, UT / The Depot

16.11.23 US – Boise, ID / Knitting Factory

18.11.23 US – Berkeley, CA / UC Theater

19.11.23 US – Los Angeles, CA / The Wiltern

* no NanowaR of Steel

Europe Tour 2024

Co-headline w/ Amaranthe, + Infected Rain

21.02.24 DE – Hamburg / Große Freiheit 36

22.02.24 DE – Berlin / Huxleys Neue Welt

23.02.24 DE – Leipzig / Haus Auensee

24.02.24 DE – Oberhausen / Turbinenhalle

25.02.24 NL – Tilburg / 013 Poppodium

27.02.24 DK –Copenhagen / Amager Bio

28.02.24 NO – Oslo / Sentrum Scene

29.02.24 SE – Gothenburg / Trädgår’n

03.03.24 LV – Riga / Melna Piektdiena

04.03.24 PL – Warsaw / Progresja

06.03.24 CZ – Brno / Sono Centrum

07.03.24 AT – Vienna / Gasometer

08.03.24 HU – Budapest / Barba Negra Red Stage

09.03.24 DE – Munich / TonHalle

10.03.24 IT – Milan / Live Club

12.03.24 ES – Madrid / Sala La Riviera

13.03.24 ES – Barcelona / Sala Apolo I

15.03.24 DE – Wiesbaden / Schlachthof

16.03.24 CH – Zurich / Komplex 457

17.03.24 BE – Brussels / AB Box

19.03.24 DE – Stuttgart / LKA Longhorn

20.03.24 FR – Paris / Bataclan

22.03.24 UK – Bristol / O2 Academy

23.03.24 UK – Manchester / Manchester Academy

24.03.24 UK – London / The Roundhouse

Formed in 1999, DRAGONFORCE has captivated audiences worldwide with their highly successful records and iconic singles, including the platinum-selling hit "Through the Fire and Flames" - the ultimate challenge for gamers on the legendary Guitar Hero III: Legends Of Rock. Renowned for their epic compositions that expand the boundaries of heavy metal, on their highly anticipated new full-length, DRAGONFORCE explore a wider range of varying musical styles than ever before, evolving their sound throughout the exciting musical journey.


Herman Li – Guitar, Backing Vocals

Sam Totman – Guitar, Backing Vocals

Marc Hudson – Vocals

Alicia Vigil – Bass, Backing Vocals

Gee Anzalone – Drums, Backing Vocals

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