WarMech

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WarMech
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedJune 22, 2018 (2018-06-22)
Genre
Length73:21
LabelArtoffact Records
Producer
Front Line Assembly chronology
Kampfbereit
(2015)
WarMech
(2018)
Wake Up the Coma
(2019)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
I Die: You DieFavorable[1]
OverdriveFavorable[5]
Reflections of Darkness8.5/10[6]
ReGenFavorable[2]
Release7/10[4]
Side-Line7.5/10[7]
Spectrum Culture[3]
The Spill Magazine[8]

WarMech is a video game soundtrack album by Vancouver-based electro-industrial band Front Line Assembly. The album was released through Artoffact Records on June 22, 2018 as the soundtrack to Carbon Games' AirMech Wastelands, a sequel to the 2012 video game AirMech that also featured a soundtrack by Front Line Assembly.[9] WarMech features Jeremy Inkel's final recordings,[10] as he died on January 13, 2018.[11]

The songs "Mechvirus" and "Molotov" were released for early streaming through the group's Bandcamp account.[12][13]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Bill Leeb, Jeremy Inkel, Jared Slingerland, Sasha Keevil, Craig Johnsen

No.TitleLength
1."Mechvirus"6:33
2."Anthropod"5:45
3."Heatmap"6:21
4."The Imminent"4:54
5."Force Carrier"5:17
6."Meteorfall"6:49
7."Molotov"5:30
8."Rip Sensor"7:31
9."The Eminent"6:11
10."Mechanism"6:07
11."Earthriser"5:48
12."Creator"6:35

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from WarMech liner notes.[14]

Front Line Assembly[edit]

  • Bill Leeb – vocals, electronic instruments, production
  • Jared Slingerland – electronic instruments, production
  • Jeremy Inkel – strings recording, electronic instruments, production
  • Sasha Keevil – electronic instruments, production
  • Craig Johnson – electronic instruments, production

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Jason Bazinet – additional samples

Technical personnel[edit]

Chart history[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak position
German Alternative Albums (Deutsche Alternative Charts)[15] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Front Line Assembly, "WarMech"". I Die: You Die. June 22, 2018. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Leach, Douglas (July 5, 2018). "Front Line Assembly – WarMech". ReGen Magazine. Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Wright, Darryl G. (July 17, 2018). "Front Line Assembly: Warmech". spectrumculture.com. Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Carlsson, Johan (June 21, 2018). "Front Line Assembly – Warmech". Release. Retrieved July 6, 2018.
  5. ^ Allan, Lewis (July 17, 2018). "Front Line Assembly 'WarMech' Album Review". overdrive-mag.com. Archived from the original on July 22, 2018. Retrieved July 21, 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  6. ^ Uhlenbruch, J. Niggels (July 18, 2018). "CD Review: Front Line Assembly - WarMech". reflectionsofdarkness.com. Münster. Retrieved August 6, 2018.
  7. ^ "Front Line Assembly – WarMech (CD Album – Artoffact Records)". side-line.com. August 1, 2018. Retrieved August 4, 2018.
  8. ^ Badgley, Aaron (22 June 2018). "Front Line Assembly: WarMech". The Spill Magazine. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  9. ^ Carlsson, Johan. "Front Line Assembly to finally release "Warmech"". Release Magazine. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  10. ^ "Front Line Assembly reveal WarMech". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  11. ^ "Jeremy Michel Neville Inkel". Legacy.com. 24 January 2018. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  12. ^ "Front Line Assembly Streams First Track from WarMech". The Spill Magazine. 11 May 2018. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  13. ^ Barkan, Jonathan (22 May 2018). "Exclusive: Front Line Assembly Light a Fire with "Molotov"". Dread Central. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  14. ^ WarMech (digital liner notes). Artoffact Records. 2018. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  15. ^ "Deutsche Alternative Charts Kategorie: Album". Retrieved July 4, 2018.

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