- Crimson Thunder
Crimson Thunder Studio album by HammerFall Released October 28, 2002 Recorded Wisseloord Studios, Netherlands, Twilight Studios, Germany & Mi Sueño, Tenerife Genre Heavy metal
Length 47:34 Label Nuclear Blast Producer Charlie Bauerfeind Professional reviews HammerFall chronology Renegade
One Crimson Night
The cover art is made by Samwise who is best known for his Warcraft concept arts.
Crimson Thunder is the only HammerFall album without a song in the track listing that includes the word "Hammer".
No. Title Writer(s) Length 1. "Riders of the Storm" Dronjak, Cans 4:34 2. "Hearts on Fire" Dronjak, Cans 3:51 3. "On the Edge of Honour" Dronjak, Cans 4:49 4. "Crimson Thunder" Dronjak, Cans 5:05 5. "Lore of the Arcane" Dronjak 1:27 6. "Trailblazers" Dronjak, Cans 4:39 7. "Dreams Come True" Dronjak 4:02 8. "Angel of Mercy (Chastain Cover)" David C. T Chastain 5:38 9. "The Unforgiving Blade" Dronjak, Cans 3:40 10. "In Memoriam (Instrumental)" Elmgren 4:21 11. "Hero's Return" Dronjak, Cans 5:23 Bonus tracks No. Title Length 12. "Rising Force" (Yngwie Malmsteen Cover) (European and Brazilian Bonus Track) 4:30 13. "Detroit Rock City" (KISS Cover) (American Bonus Track) 3:56 14. "Crazy Night" (Loudness Cover) (Japanese Bonus Track) 3:42
- Joacim Cans - Lead & backing vocals
- Oscar Dronjak - Lead & Rhythm guitars, Backing vocals
- Stefan Elmgren - Lead, rhythm & acoustic guitars, Backing vocals
- Magnus Rosén - Bass guitar
- Anders Johansson - Drums & percussion
- Digipack CD, LP, shaped CD, picture LP, comic book edition, leather bound comic book edition, DVD-Audio, value box (with "Hearts On Fire" CDS), Gold Award edition.
- Limited Gold Editions comes in an amaray (DVD-box), including printed HammerFall signatures, including golden HammerFall-plektrum, including bonus track ("Heeding The Call" - live) and videoclip ("Hearts On Fire").
- Special Comic Edition Features a CD of Crimson Thunder housed in an oversize hardback comic book, with an original comic story and the album's original liner notes/lyrics. Stricktly Limited CD & Comicbook with 25 pages comic + 7 pages booklet, hardcover size A4 & the bonustrack "Rising Force".
- DVD-Audio comes in 5.1 Dolby Surround Multichannel Sound. Playable into all DVD Players and with 5.1 Channel Surround Sound System and has "Hearts On Fire" videoclip.
- There has also been a numbered (1000 have been made) limited edition 3CD longform leather digibook, that contains two 3" MCDs with one track on it each: Crazy Nights (Loudness cover), Detroit Rock City (Kiss cover).
- The Japanese version contains the bonus tracks: Crazy Nights (Loudness cover), Renegade (live), Hammerfall (live).
Joacim Cans · Oscar Dronjak · Pontus Norgren · Fredrik Larsson · Anders Johansson
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