Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., May 25
Lord of War
Genre: Metal | Hardcore
RIYL: Through the Eyes of the Dead, Bury Your Dead, As I Lay Dying, Dead Kennedys, Megadeth, Dead Milkmen, Austrian Death Machine, Circle of Dead Children, Death Cab for Cutie, Napalm Death, Cannibal Corpse, the Black Dahlia Murder, the Faceless, Whitechapel, Oceano, the Arcane Order, Born Of Osiris, Soreption, Dimmu Borgir, At the Gates, Behemoth
Inception: Oceanside, 2008
Influences: Cattle Decapitation, Origin, the Faceless, Pathology, As I Lay Dying, Arcane Order, Through the Eyes of the Dead, Black Dahlia Murder, Burning the Masses
Formed in 2008 and featuring singer/guitarist Alexx Walshaw, Lord of War has undergone several lineup changes. In its early days, the group toured with bands like Cattle Decapitation, Origin, the Faceless, and Pathology. They released an EP The Cosmic Panopticon in 2010, and then signed with Unique Leader Records, which issued their debut full-length Celestial Pestilence in 2012.
An album called Suffer was released via Unique Leader in July 2016.