Prepare to Enter the Arena with Texas thrash hounds Warbeast as they've joined forces with Loudwire for an early listen to their third album with an exclusive stream heard below!

Before you hit that play button on the scathing first track, "Centuries of Poisoned Soil," stretch your neck or risk self-induced whiplash. Warbeast's thrash-born sound is highlighted by incisive lead playing that falls into deep groove pockets as Bruce Corbitt's emphatic ringleader vocal presence becomes increasingly aggressive as pit-stirrers like "Orchestration of Violence" and "Conjuration With the Devil" march on.

It's bittersweet to bring this record to Warbeast fans around the globe as Enter the Arena appears to be the final contribution Bruce Corbitt will make to the metal world. The singer was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in late May, forcing his retirement from music entirely. “He’s a warrior, a fighter, and best of all, for the better of the genre, one of the most recognized voices in all of heavy metal. Well done, big brother," states Philip Anselmo, who operates Housecore Records, Warbeast's label home.

Enter the Arena will be out this Friday (Aug. 4) and pre-orders can be placed now though the Housecore webstore, where fans can choose from the standard CD and bundle options which include your selection of one of three different colored vinyl sets.

From all of us at Loudwire, thank you, Bruce Corbitt, for your tireless service to the metal underground and may you be courageously triumphant in your battle against cancer. To help the singer with medical expenses, donate to his fundraising page here.

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