Crimson Thunder

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All Music Guide - Andy Hinds
Hammerfall's grandiose heavy metal posturing only narrowly avoids the type of self-parody exhibited by Manowar for that matter, the bandmembers' outfits are only slightly less ridiculous than Manowar's swords-and-loincloths look. But fans of the genre probably won't care -- the band performs its soaring power metal anthems with spirit, dedication, and heroic execution on Crimson Thunder. This is pure classicism here; Hammerfall devotedly adheres to the genre guidelines of '80s power metal, without any attempts toward innovation. Includes an inspired cover version of Chastain's obscure "Angel of Mercy" and a rather pointless take on Kiss' ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Hinds
Hammerfall's grandiose heavy metal posturing only narrowly avoids the type of self-parody exhibited by Manowar for that matter, the bandmembers' outfits are only slightly less ridiculous than Manowar's swords-and-loincloths look. But fans of the genre probably won't care -- the band performs its soaring power metal anthems with spirit, dedication, and heroic execution on Crimson Thunder. This is pure classicism here; Hammerfall devotedly adheres to the genre guidelines of '80s power metal, without any attempts toward innovation. Includes an inspired cover version of Chastain's obscure "Angel of Mercy" and a rather pointless take on Kiss' already overdone "Detroit Rock City."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/12/2002
  • Label: Nuclear Blast Americ
  • UPC: 727361103125
  • Catalog Number: 1031
  • Sales rank: 50,623

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hammerfall Primary Artist
Anders Johansson Drums
Rolf Kohler Background Vocals
Joacim Cans Vocals, Background Vocals
Oscar Dronjak Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Background Vocals
Stefan Elmgren Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Background Vocals
Magnus Rosen Bass Guitar
Mat Sinner Background Vocals
Jan Rubach Strings, Keyboards
Patrick Benzer Strings, Keyboards
Martin Meyer Clavinet
Daniel Böhm Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Roger Waters Composer
Hammerfall Engineer
Charly Bauerfeind Producer, Engineer, Mastering
Charlie Baverfeina Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The hammer has fallen

    This Cd is so great, my friends got me into Hammerfall and they are sweet. Their sound is fresh and they have a great beat and flare for their music. I give it five stars and recommend it to everyone!

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