Kingdom of Madness (Edguy album)

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For the debut album by a British band Magnum, see Kingdom of Madness (Magnum album).
Kingdom of Madness
Studio album by Edguy
Released 8 February 1997
Recorded Phoenix Studio, Herne, Germany
Genre Power metal
Length 59:15
Label AFM
Producer Edguy & Erik Grösch
Edguy chronology
Savage Poetry
(1995)
Kingdom of Madness
(1997)
Vain Glory Opera
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Metal Hammer (GER) 6/7 stars[3]

Kingdom of Madness is the second album by the German power metal band Edguy, released in 1997. It is usually referred to as their "official" debut album since it was the first to be professionally recorded and to receive record company distribution.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Tobias Sammet. Music as indicated.

  1. "Paradise" (Sammet, Jens Ludwig) – 6:24
  2. "Wings of a Dream" – 5:24
  3. "Heart of Twilight" (Sammet, Ludwig) – 5:32
  4. "Dark Symphony" (Sammet, Ludwig) – 1:05
  5. "Deadmaker" (Sammet, Ludwig) – 5:15
  6. "Angel Rebellion" (Sammet, Ludwig) – 6:44
  7. "When a Hero Cries" – 3:59
  8. "Steel Church" (Sammet, Ludwig, Dominik Storch) – 6:29
  9. "The Kingdom" – 18:23

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
Production
  • Erik Grösch - producer, engineer
  • Ralph Hubert - engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ White, David. "Edguy Kingdom of Madness review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  2. ^ Martin, Alec (5 March 2011). "Edguy - Kingdom of Madness". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  3. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. July 1997. Retrieved 2012-10-07.