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Release date: 7 September 2007
Style: Heavy metal, US power metal


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01. Overture
02. Something Wicked (Part 1)
03. Invasion
04. Motivation Of Man
05. Setian Massacre
06. A Charge To Keep
07. Reflections
08. Ten Thousand Strong
09. Execution
10. Order Of The Rose
11. Cataclysm
12. The Clouding
13. Infiltrate And Assimilate
14. Retribution Through The Ages
15. Something Wicked (Part 2)
16. The Domino Decree
17. Framing Armageddon
18. When Stars Collide (Born Is He)
19. The Awakening
20. The Coming Curse [Japanese bonus]

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Additional info
US Power Metal
Label: SPV
Distribution In France: Replica Records
USA: 2007
Length: 68:57

Framing Armageddon - Due Out:
Germany: September 7, 2007
All of Europe: September 10, 2007
USA: September 11, 2007

Asian edition comes with a second CD containing the "Overture of the Wicked" EP.

Part 1 of the "Something Wicked" story

Staff review by

Framing Armageddon (Something Wicked - Part 1) is a conceptual album which continues the storyline of the famous Iced Earth's 1998 release "Something Wicked This Way Comes". This is also the first part of a double album (the sequel will probably be out in 2008) and this is of course the second album with the singer Tim Owens. Actually I was disappointed by the last two Iced Earth's albums ("Horror Show" and "The Glorious Burden") and if I was expecting something good with the two new "Something Wicked" I have to confess that I was not so confident too… By luck, my "bad" feeling was wrong and all the fans of Iced Earth will probably be happy to hear that Jon Schaffer is back in business so be prepared for a big kick in your ass!

published 22.09.2007 | Comments (39)

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Bad English - 13.02.2012 at 09:38  
  Just listen this and now I have quasten what ppl find so special in this band ..... I was bored to death from this album . One song whatw as good seems Owens is week vocalists or lyricist but this album did not work for me ,
Reaper_Redeamer - 27.07.2014 at 17:04  
Rating: 6 Nothing interest in this release, if you wonna check, listen to
02. Something Wicked (Part 1)
08. Ten Thousand Strong
15. Something Wicked (Part 2)
Bad English - 20.02.2015 at 15:27  
Written by deadone on 28.07.2014 at 03:14

It's ok but nothing to write home about.

to long IMO

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