Glory to the Brave

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All Music Guide - Bryan Reesman
Glory to the Brave is indeed a classic power metal record -- no frills or progressive elements here, just speed-laden, melodic, grandiose anthems about honor, glory, and slaying dragons. And the group manages to generally steer clear of the campiness that plagued bands like Manowar. Of note are the pro-Crusades lyrics of "Steel Meets Steel," atypical sentiments in a genre known for rebelling against religion. Overall this stuff isn't new or groundbreaking, but it's performed passionately enough that you'd think you were starting to experience the New Wave of British Heavy Metal the first time around. Hammerfall also gets points for covering Warlord's long-lost classic ...
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All Music Guide - Bryan Reesman
Glory to the Brave is indeed a classic power metal record -- no frills or progressive elements here, just speed-laden, melodic, grandiose anthems about honor, glory, and slaying dragons. And the group manages to generally steer clear of the campiness that plagued bands like Manowar. Of note are the pro-Crusades lyrics of "Steel Meets Steel," atypical sentiments in a genre known for rebelling against religion. Overall this stuff isn't new or groundbreaking, but it's performed passionately enough that you'd think you were starting to experience the New Wave of British Heavy Metal the first time around. Hammerfall also gets points for covering Warlord's long-lost classic "Child of the Damned."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/5/1997
  • Label: Nuclear Blast Americ
  • UPC: 727361626525
  • Catalog Number: 6265

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Dragon Lies Bleeding (4:22)
  2. 2 The Metal Age (4:28)
  3. 3 Hammerfall (4:47)
  4. 4 I Believe (4:53)
  5. 5 Child of the Damned (3:42)
  6. 6 Steel Meets Steel (4:02)
  7. 7 Stone Cold (5:43)
  8. 8 Unchained (5:38)
  9. 9 Glory to the Brave (7:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hammerfall Primary Artist
Glenn Ljungström Guitar
Jesper Strömblad Drums
Joacim Cans Vocals, Background Vocals
Oscar Dronjak Guitar, Background Vocals
Stefan Elmgren Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Patrik Räfling Drums
Fredrik Norström Piano, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Fredrik Larsson Bass Guitar, Background Vocals
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