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Extreme Power Metal Pioneers DRAGONFORCE Unveil New Single "Burning Heart" & Exciting Music Video

Photographer: Travis Shinn

In a monumental day for extreme power metal enthusiasts, DRAGONFORCE has released their long-anticipated album, 'Warp Speed Warriors,' today, March 15, through Napalm Records. Marking this significant milestone, the band has also dropped the official music video for their electrifying new single, "Burning Heart." This latest addition to their discography carries the band's signature blend of rapid drum patterns and thrilling guitar solos, accompanied by a music video that captivates from start to finish.

Guitarist Herman Li expresses immense pride in "Burning Heart," describing it as an epic anthem that stays true to DRAGONFORCE's iconic sound, complete with no less than 10 guitar solos. "It’s been 5 years since we've released a new album," Li shares. "We are super excited for the fans to hear 'Warp Speed Warriors'!"

Following the footsteps of their Grammy-nominated predecessors and singles like the platinum-selling "Through the Fire and Flames," 'Warp Speed Warriors' is poised to continue DRAGONFORCE's legacy.

The album promises a collection of tracks that are destined to become new classics within the metal community. The Zelda-inspired "Power of the Triforce" has already made waves, amassing over 1.7 million YouTube views.

Li elaborates on the album, "After four years of creative incubation, we are beyond excited to release what we believe to be our most ambitious and grandiose record yet." The album spans a wide array of themes and sounds, from the opening "Astro Warrior Anthem" to the ballad "Kingdom of Steel" and the power metal anthems like "The Killer Queen" and "Pixel Prison." The album closes with an unexpected cover of Taylor Swift’s "Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)," showcasing DRAGONFORCE's versatility.

'Warp Speed Warriors' was expertly crafted in Los Angeles, California, by Damien Rainaud at Mix Unlimited, with band members Sam Totman and Herman Li steering the production, mixing, and mastering processes. The album stands as a testament to DRAGONFORCE's unmatched innovation in the power metal scene.

To further celebrate the album's release, DRAGONFORCE has announced the "Mutilation On A Spring Night US Tour 2024," featuring an impressive lineup that includes Dethklok, Nekrogoblikon, and Babymetal on select dates. The tour will span across numerous states, promising to bring the band's electrifying performances to fans across the country.

With 'Warp Speed Warriors,' DRAGONFORCE not only continues their legacy but also embarks on a new chapter that promises epic adventures and timeless classics. Fans are encouraged to dive into the album and experience the power of DRAGONFORCE's musical journey firsthand. Check out the music video for “Burning Heart” below and witness the latest from the extreme power metal titans.



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