Legendary US Power Metal Band, founded 1981. Warlord is considered one of the most iconic and unique metal bands. Although no new releases appeared for almost 20 years, there was always a euphoric fan base. The Swedish band Hammerfall covered the warlord song Child of the Damned on their debut album. The name of Hammerfall also refers to a song by Warlord. After 36 years still a hammer album.