Metal mavens, WARHOG, are storming the airwaves with the release of their thunderous new single, "Emperor," available now alongside a lyric video. This track is the latest assault from the band's upcoming EP, The Dystopian Chronicles, Vol. 1, scheduled to drop on June 28th, 2024 and it promises to be a relentless anthem for fans old and new.

"Emperor" delves deep into the themes of unchecked ego and the insatiable desire for control, mirroring the ominous shadows cast by societal power struggles visible around the globe today. The single serves as a stark reminder of what happens when the darkest parts of our psyche prevail.

"'Emperor' is a straightforward headbanger about unchecked ego, self-assurance, and the need for control. 'Emperor' is what happens when we let the darkest parts of ourselves win and it's not too far from what we're seeing in our world right now.

Watch the lyric video for “Emperor” HERE.

Formed in early 2020, WARHOG consists of Scott Beetley on vocals and guitar, Eric Kendall on guitar, Justin Hopper on bass, and Robert Powers on drums. The band blends driving, rhythmic riffs with melodic, storytelling vocals, drawing inspiration from giants like IRON MAIDEN, BLACK SABBATH, MASTODON, PANTERA, and Brendon Small, creating a unique blend that honors traditional metal while pushing into new territories.

Described as “Strongly theatrical and atmospheric,” by Jenny Tate and “Head-noddingly addictive!” by Iron Mathew Collins, WARHOG strives to craft metal music that appeals to all listeners, not just metal enthusiasts.

As WARHOG prepares to unveil The Dystopian Chronicles, Vol. 1, they invite fans old and new to explore this gripping new project. Each track promises to be a profound reflection on the complexities of our modern world, all set against the backdrop of an ominous dystopian future. Don't miss this intense and immersive musical experience—mark your calendars for the release on June 28th, 2024, and experience the next chapter in WARHOG's evolving saga.


WARHOG is a four-piece metal band hailing from North Texas. Formed in early 2020, the group spent the initial days of the pandemic tracking demos and collaborating remotely, culminating in their debut album Call of the Voyager. With a style characterized by driving, rhythmic riffs and melodic, storytelling vocals, WARHOG draws inspiration from classic metal giants such as IRON MAIDEN and BLACK SABBATH. Their mission is to create heavy music that resonates with a broad audience.

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