DragonForce Unleash Break-Neck Speed with "Power of the Saber Blade"

DragonForce Unleash Break-Neck Speed with "Power of the Saber Blade"

- By Ramon Gonzales

The track featured on the sixth original soundtrack for the VR game cooks at an unbelievable speed of 10.66 notes per second.

Photo by Travis Shinn

Power metal practitioners DragonForce have teamed with the beloved VR game Beat Saber to deliver a stunning show of skill and precision with the single, "Power of the Saber Blade". Featured on the sixth edition of the OST original soundtrack component of the game, the addition of DragonForce has long been in the making as the band has been one of the most requested from the title's gamers. 

The single, "Power of the Saber Blade" was composed specifically for Beat Saber and touts a jaw-dropping speed of 10.66 notes per second - making the single the fastest to ever be featured as part of the franchise.

 An especially important feature of the music featured on the OST series as part of Beat Saber is all of the songs are Content ID free. This allows influencers, streamers and everyday players to stream the songs without running afoul of copyright claims on social media and platforms like YouTube and Twitch - making for sharing without restrictions.

DragonForce mastermind Herman Li spoke of the release, "It's truly an honour for DRAGONFORCE to create an exclusive track for Beat Saber, a game we are wholeheartedly passionate about. We hope fans will discover the exhilaration of 'Power of the Saber Blade,' finding it both enjoyable and challenging across all levels. We're eagerly anticipating the skillful attempts on Expert+" 

The news lands as the band recently completed a dominant North American tour with Amaranthe, NanowaR of Steel and Edge of Paradise ahead of the March 2024 arrival of the band's first LP on Napalm Records, Warp Speed Warriors. En route to the March 2024 release, the band will embark on a European co-headlining trek again with Amaranthe along with special guest Infected Rain. A complete list of dates and cities can be found below. Get tickets - HERE

Warp Speed Warriors from DragonForce lands March 15th, 2024 via Napalm Records. Order the album - HERE

European Tour 2024
Co-headline w/ Amaranthe & Special Guest Infected Rain
21.02.24 DE – Hamburg / Große Freiheit 36
22.02.24 DE – Berlin / Huxleys Neue Welt
23.02.24 DE – Leipzig / Haus Auensee
24.02.24 DE – Oberhausen / Turbinenhalle
25.02.24 NL – Tilburg / 013 Poppodium
27.02.24 DK – Copenhagen / Amager Bio
28.02.24 NO – Oslo / Sentrum Scene
29.02.24 SE – Gothenburg / Trädgår’n
03.03.24 LV – Riga / Melna Piektdiena
04.03.24 PL – Warsaw / Progresja
06.03.24 CZ – Brno / Sono Centrum
07.03.24 AT – Vienna / Gasometer
08.03.24 HU – Budapest / Barba Negra Red Stage
09.03.24 DE – Munich / TonHalle
10.03.24 IT – Milan / Live Club
12.03.24 ES – Madrid / Sala La Riviera
13.03.24 ES – Barcelona / Sala Apolo I
15.03.24 DE – Wiesbaden / Schlachthof
16.03.24 CH – Zurich / Komplex 457
17.03.24 BE – Brussels / AB Box
19.03.24 DE – Stuttgart / LKA Longhorn
20.03.24 FR – Paris / Bataclan
22.03.24 UK – Bristol / O2 Academy
23.03.24 UK – Manchester / Manchester Academy
24.03.24 UK – London / The Roundhouse
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