Cronise set aside metal and spread their wings on high country the poplist with the sword. Read on wikipedia edit history talk page print download pdf. Warp riders was tres brujas, which was released as a digital download in. Ive been a fan of texanbased metal band the sword for the better part of 5 years now, and i was surprised recently by the release of their new album, warp riders. The first single, tres brujas, is now available for download. Its strange how a young band could sound as creatively tired as the sword. Download latest version of itunes for windows 10 6432 bit. Warp riders peaked at number 42 on the billboard 200, as well as reaching the top ten of the hard rock.
It syncs content to your ipod, iphone, and apple tv. The song is also featured as the first in a trilogy of music videos to promote the album, which also includes lawless lands and night city. Cronise, guitarist kyle shutt, bassist bryan richie, and drummer santiago jimmy vela iii. I picked up the album yesterday and, not only do the new tracks totally live up to the swords talent but check out. Cronise recently told yours truly that warp riders is like a. The sword the warp riders electric guitar and drums. You will not find us among those who dream of escaping across the aether weve come all is ours for the taking you dont age when you liv.
London 2010 recorded at the itunes festival in london on july 3 was also released as an itunesexclusive download. London 2010 2010 hammer of heaven 2012 warp riders the sword. Also today, the new lyric video for the track eyes of the stormwitch can be seen below. Warp riders is not likely to blow the mind of anyone well versed in this strain of chestpuffing metal, either in terms of originality or any members technical ability. In 2010 the band released warp riders, a concept album centered on an original science. Mp3 is a digital audio format without digital rights management drm technology.
This is a much tighter, more musically versatile band than wed all gotten used to hearing, theyve made enormous improvements in the vocal department, and best of all, the band has ditched the doom metal in favor of a broader, allencompassing sound that. The sword, the metal band out of austin texas that throws listeners off guard with their newest album, warp riders. Update to the latest version of itunes apple support. The swords third album, warp riders, sold around 8,900 copies in the united states in its first week of release to debut at position no. Austins favorite dungeons and dragons fanatics the sword make unironic, unabashed. In the end, warp riders not only shows the sword finally releasing the album that we all have anticipated for four years, but is also one of the years best metal albums, if not the best.
Released in august, warp riders surpassed the commercial performance of gods of the earth when it debuted. Once a proud shipoftheline of the imperial navy, the warp riders base of operations has been converted into a world of anarchy and danger. Warp riders is the third studio album by american heavy metal band the sword. If you dont have itunes installed on your computer, get it from the microsoft store windows 10 or download the latest version from apples website. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. The sword offering free download of new track tres brujas. Click here to go to the itunes store for the track. The sword tickets at the masquerade in atlanta on may 9, 2017. The night the sky cried tears of fire live at the roundhouse 3. Now with warp riders, the sword have turned the corner. Warp riders is the swords first concept album, a science fiction maelstrom put to the storming, relentless riffage and pounding rhythms upon which the band has staked its reputation. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download on amazon celestial crown play on apple music celestial crown download on itunes. Now, two and a half years after the release of gods of the earth, the improvements on their third album warp riders are striking.
Formed in 2003, the band is composed of vocalist and guitarist john d. Comes with download code barcode and other identifiers barcode scanned. London 2010 2010, warp riders 2010, apocryphon 2012. A planet trapped in a tidal lock, causing one side to be scorched by three suns, and the other enshrouded in perpetual darkness. If you had not heard of austin texas the sword and you saw their third album warp riders at the record store, you could be forgiven for thinking that someone had accidentally slipped a classic rock album into the new releases section. Depending on the version of itunes that you have, there are a few ways to. Learn how to play the sword songs for electric guitar and drums online. The vocals are clear, the cymbals are in the background, but most importantly, the music is a little more diverse. After an extensive tour as the handpicked opening act for metallica and multiple guitar hero appearances, the sword return with warp riders, their third fulllength and their most ambitious effort to. The first two albums kind of had the same vibe in every song. If any itunes updates are available, click install.
Much was made of the swords decision to abandon middle earth, following two acclaimed albums steeped in fantasy metal, in order to rocket into outer space for their third fulllength, 2010s warp riders. London 2010 recorded at the itunes festival in london on july 3 was also released as an exclusive download. Because our mp3s have no drm, you can play it on any device that supports mp3, even on your ipod. Throwback heavy metal band from austin with classic influences both musical iron maiden, judas priest and thematic fantasy, science fiction. Gazing at the artwork for this record is like peering into a time portal its unashamedly retro and oozes a geeky 1970s science fiction vibe. The sword is an american heavy metal band from austin, texas. Changing their muse from fantasy to science fiction, the sword released warp riders in 2010, a concept album featuring an original narrative written by the band. Would you like to hear the tale of ereth, an archer banished from his tribe on the planet acheron. The sword will release their new album warp riders via kemado records on august 24th. The sword warp riders warp riders is the swords first concept album, a science fiction maelstrom put to the storming, relentless riffage and pounding rhythms upon which the band has staked its reputation. If these four texans continue evolving as they do here, i wont be surprised to see. Titans in the realm of metal, austin txs the sword have proven themselves to be one of the most influential and revered hardrock groups of the past ten years.