Origin: Newbury Park, CA, USA
Genres: Thrash Metal


More retro thrash from southern California, which seems to have an excess of such bands (Merciless Death, Fueled By Fire, and Bonded By Blood, to name three). Warbringer put out a self-financed EP in 2006 and were promptly snapped up by Century Media for their 2008 full-length debut, War Without End, where they've prospered since, with four albums to their name. Plenty of energy and enthusiasm here, these guys are clearly on par with their aforementioned neighbors, and while this trend may not last forever, it's an enjoyable ride for the time being.

Current Members

John Kevill


Adam Carroll


Ben Mottsman

bass (Mantic Ritual)

Former Members/Guests

John Laux


Jeff Potts

guitars (Mantic Ritual)

Andy Laux


Ben Bennett


Ryan Bates


Nic Ritter


Carlos Cruz

drums (Hexen)


(EP) One By One, The Wicked Fall 
2006 self-released
  1. Total War
  2. Shoot To Kill
  3. Hell On Earth
  4. Road Warrior
  5. Beneath The Waves
  • John Kevill
  • John Laux
  • Adam Carroll
  • Andy Laux
  • Ryan Bates

War Without End 
2008 Century Media
  1. Total War
  2. Systematic Genocide
  3. Dread Command
  4. Hell On Earth
  5. At The Crack Of Doom
  6. Beneath The Waves
  7. Instruments Of Torture
  8. Shoot To Kill
  9. Born Of The Ruins
  10. Combat Shock
  11. A Dead Current
  • John Kevill
  • John Laux
  • Adam Carroll
  • Andy Laux
  • Ryan Bates

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal  Metal Underground  Metal Observer 

Waking Into Nightmares 
2009 Century Media
  • John Kevill
  • John Laux
  • Adam Carroll
  • Ben Bennett
  • Nic Ritter

Reviews:   Blabbermouth  Chronicles Of Chaos  Lords Of Metal  Metal Observer 

Worlds Torn Asunder 
2011 Century Media
  1. Living Weapon
  2. Shattered Like Glass
  3. Wake Up... Destroy
  4. Future Ages Gone
  5. Savagery
  6. Treacherous Tongue
  7. Echoes From The Void
  8. Enemies Of The State
  9. Behind The Veils Of Night
  10. Demonic Ecstasy
  • John Kevill
  • John Laux
  • Adam Carroll
  • Andy Laux
  • Carlos Cruz

Reviews:   Metal Underground  Metal Observer  Metal Critic 

IV: Empires Collapse 
2013 Century Media
  1. Horizon
  2. The Turning of the Gears
  3. One Dimension
  4. Hunter-Seeker
  5. Black Sun, Black Moon
  6. Scars Remain
  7. Dying Light
  8. Iron City
  9. Leviathan
  10. Off with Their Heads!
  11. Towers of the Serpent
  • John Kevill
  • John Laux
  • Jeff Potts
  • Ben Mottsman
  • Carlos Cruz


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