Majestic (album)

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Majestic
Studio album by Gamma Ray
Released September 23, 2005
Recorded at Hansen Studio, Hamburg, Germany
Genre Power metal, speed metal
Length 58:26
Label Sanctuary Records
Producer Dirk Schlächter and Kai Hansen
Gamma Ray chronology
No World Order
(2001)
Majestic
(2005)
Land of the Free II
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Sputnikmusic (4.5/5) [2]

Majestic is the eighth full-length studio album from the German power metal band Gamma Ray, released in 2005. The band also released an LP version through their website to complement the supporting tour, limited to 1500 copies worldwide.

Guitarist Henjo Ritcher was injured during the Majestic tour from falling down a flight of stairs on a ferry between Sweden and Finland. He was forced to sit out on half the tour due to his injury.

The song "Blood Religion", with lyrics about vampires, became a trademark song of Gamma Ray, with fans in concert chanting some of the main chorus lines during the song similar to how fans recited the main chorus to "Future World", a Helloween song.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "My Temple" (Hansen) – 4:57
  2. "Fight" (Richter) – 3:24
  3. "Strange World" (Hansen) – 5:03
  4. "Hell is Thy Home" (Hansen) – 4:46
  5. "Blood Religion" (Hansen) – 6:53
  6. "Condemned to Hell" (Zimmermann) – 4:56
  7. "Spiritual Dictator" (Zimmermann) – 5:38
  8. "Majesty" (Hansen) – 6:23
  9. "How Long" (Hansen) – 4:06
  10. "Revelation" (Richter) – 8:30
  • Japanese Bonus Track
11. "Hellfire" (Zimmermann) - 4:37

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