Warlord - Thy Kingdom Come - 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Thy Kingdom Come" by Warlord commands attention on a 12" Vinyl LP Album, offering a captivating glimpse into the realm of 1980s heavy metal. Hailing from Los Angeles, California, Warlord, distinct from Warlord UK, left an indelible mark on the metal scene. Active predominantly in the 80s, the band's prowess shines through in this release, showcasing their musical dexterity and contributing to the rich tapestry of the era's heavy metal landscape. This page has quality photos of album covers, record label and a detailed description.


large album front cover photo of: Thy Kingdom Come

Album Description:

In the vibrant era of 1980s heavy metal, one band emerged from the bustling city of Los Angeles, California, to etch their name into the world of the genre's history: Warlord. Among their notable releases, the "Thy Kingdom Come" 12" vinyl LP stands as a testament to their musical prowess and distinctive style.

Unveiling Warlord:

Warlord, hailing from Los Angeles, was a band that carved a unique niche for themselves in the heavy metal scene of the 1980s. Not to be confused with Warlord UK, the American Warlord manifested an unparalleled blend of epic and melodic heavy metal, setting them apart from their contemporaries.

The Album Production:

"Thy Kingdom Come" is a quintessential representation of Warlord's captivating musical essence. Released in the midst of the 1980s, this 12" vinyl LP captured the essence of the band's creative vision. The album was produced by Warlord themselves, a testament to their commitment to crafting their sound on their own terms.

Imagery and Aesthetics:

The album coverart of "Thy Kingdom Come" was meticulously crafted by Ioannis/Third Image. This visual masterpiece added an extra layer of intrigue to the vinyl, beckoning listeners to dive into the musical journey that awaited them within the grooves. The cover art not only encapsulated the band's thematic approach but also hinted at the epic and mythical tales that the music would unfold.

The Masters Behind the Music:

"Thy Kingdom Come" showcased the formidable talents of the band's members:

- Bill Tsamis - Guitars: The driving force behind the band's music, Tsamis's guitar work was nothing short of mesmerizing. His intricate melodies and powerful riffs formed the foundation of Warlord's sonic identity.

- Dave Watry: Playing a crucial role in the band's rhythm section, Watry contributed to the album's solid musical backbone, providing the necessary groove that supported the band's melodic layers.

- Rick Cunningham - Vocals: Cunningham's vocals soared above the instrumentation, delivering the band's epic and storytelling lyrics with conviction. His voice carried the emotional weight of Warlord's themes, captivating listeners with every word.

- Mark S. Zonder - Drums: Zonder's drumming prowess added the necessary impact to the music, driving the songs forward with precision and power. His rhythmic contributions provided the energy that fueled Warlord's anthemic sound.

The Musical Odyssey:

"Thy Kingdom Come" took listeners on a musical odyssey through realms of fantasy, history, and epic battles. The album's tracks, carefully crafted by the band, were a testament to their dedication to storytelling through music. From the first note to the last, the LP kept audiences engaged, transporting them to distant worlds and igniting their imaginations.

Legacy and Impact:

While Warlord may not have achieved the same level of mainstream success as some of their peers, their contribution to the heavy metal genre cannot be overlooked. "Thy Kingdom Come" remains a cherished gem in the collections of vinyl record enthusiasts like you who appreciate the depth and creativity that characterized 1980s heavy metal.

Music Genre: 

Progressive Heavy Metal

Album Production information:

Produced by Warlord

Album coverart by Ioannis/Third Image

Ioannis Vassilopoulos a graphics artist from Athens, Greece who has during the 1980s illustrated a dozen of album covers for heavy metal bands like: Hallows Eve, Fates Warning and others.

Record Label Information:

  Metal Blade Records RR 9637

Media Format:

  12" 150 grams vinyl LP 

Year & Country:

  1987 Made in Holland

Band Members and Musicians on: Warlord Thy Kingdom Come
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Bill Tsamis - Guitars
  • Dave Watry
  • Rick Cunningham - Vocals
  • Mark S. Zonder - Drums

Track Listing of: Warlord Thy Kingdom Come

The Song/tracks on "Warlord Thy Kingdom Come" are:

    Side One:
  • Mrs Victoria
  • Aliens
  • Child of the Damned
  • Beginnings
  • Lucifer's Hammer
    Side Two:
  • Black Mass
  • Lost and Lonely Days
  • Soliloguy
  • Deliver us from Evil
  • Hands and Feet... Thunder Child's Farewell

Album cover photos of : Warlord Thy Kingdom Come

Photo of Front Cover 
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Close-up Photo of Record Label 

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