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Release date: 9 January 2006
Style: Power metal, Speed metal

Rating:

7.3 | 507 votes

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Disc I [CD]
01. Through The Fire And Flames
02. Revolution Deathsquad
03. Storming The Burning Fields
04. Operation Ground And Pound
05. Body Breakdown
06. Cry For Eternity
07. The Flame Of Youth
08. Trail Of Broken Hearts
09. Lost Souls In Endless Time [Japanese bonus]

Disc II [DVD]
01. My Spirit Will Go On [live]
02. Through The Fire And Flames [video]
03. Operation Ground and Pound [video]
04. Rockumentary: Behind The Scenes

Review
Lyrics (9)


Line-up
ZP "Zippy" Theart - vocals
Vadim Pruzhanov - keyboards, piano, backing vocals
Herman Li - guitars, backing vocals
Ian Samuel "Sam" Totman - guitars, backing vocals
Dave Mackintosh - drums, backing vocals

Guest/session musicians
Adrian Lambert - bass
Lindsay "Behemoth" Dawson - vocals
Clive Nolan - backing vocals

Guest review by
Doc Godin

Rating:
6.4
Through over production, unbearably cheesy lyrical content and musical masturbation, one wonders how an album like this could bring a band such mainstream success so quickly.

The first track 'Through The Fire And The Flames' comes on and it's amazing: insane guitar work, top notch vocals, and some cheesy (yet fun to sing along to) lyrics. The next song has pretty much the same format but with a slightly less catchy tune....and then the entire album seems to follow this pattern. It eventually comes to a point where it's not even songs anymore, but just Herman and Sam showing how fast they can play, which doesn't really offer any listening pleasure to the listener (hence the term musical masturbation). So you can fit 30 000 notes in in 0.5 seconds - there is no point to it if your song structure sucks beyond that point.

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published 16.11.2007 | Comments (48)

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PowerThrash - 24.02.2011 at 04:01  
Rating: 7 I remember when I was younger and used to listen to this and play Kirby Air Ride for the gamecube. Good times... They went very well together.
imspazzen - 15.06.2011 at 03:33  
Rating: 6 If they didn't do that annoying pick-tapping/whammy combo in every solo this album would be more bearable.
Korah - 04.03.2012 at 22:01  
  Their best album, by far!
BoxCar Willy - 16.05.2012 at 05:50  
  SOOOOOO FAAAAAARRRRR AAAWWWWAAAAAAYYYYY!!!
Cuca Beludo - 27.08.2012 at 03:38  
  Cheesy as hell, still catchy. I remember playing the first track on Guitar Hero all day and night, some years ago...
Ellrohir - 27.08.2012 at 12:54  
  Best album is their first...this is the begining of their doom...
scapeplan - 16.02.2013 at 21:55  
Rating: 7 There's a lot of great stuff here, but the guitar playing starts to underwhelm you after a while. The only truly memorable song is the first.

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