Rocket Ride

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This article is about the album by Edguy. For the song by Kiss, see Rocket Ride (song).
Rocket Ride
Studio album by Edguy
Released 20 January 2006
Recorded Gate Studio, Wolfsburg, Germany, 2005
Genre Heavy metal, power metal, Hard rock
Length 60:12
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Sascha Paeth & Edguy
Edguy chronology
Hellfire Club
(2004)
Rocket Ride
(2006)
Tinnitus Sanctus
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Hardcore Sounds 4/5 stars[2]
Sputnikmusic 1.5/5 stars[3]
Blabbermouth.net 7.5/10 stars[4]
Metal Hammer (GER) 6/7 stars[5]

Rocket Ride is the seventh full-length album by German power metal band Edguy, released on 20 January 2006. It features a style that differs from their usual power metal style and is more oriented towards hard rock.

In Europe, the limited first edition was released as a digibook, featuring a photographic history of the group with never-before-seen pictures from their early days and the bonus track: "Land of the Miracle (live in Brazil)".[6]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Tobias Sammet, all music composed by Tobias Sammet, except "Out of Vogue" by Sammet, Jens Ludwig.

No. Title Length
1. "Sacrifice"   8:01
2. "Rocket Ride"   4:47
3. "Wasted Time"   5:48
4. "Matrix"   4:09
5. "Return to the Tribe"   6:06
6. "The Asylum"   7:41
7. "Save Me"   3:47
8. "Catch of the Century"   4:03
9. "Out of Vogue"   4:36
10. "Superheroes"   3:19
11. "Trinidad"   3:28
12. "Fucking with Fire (Hair Force One)"   4:22
13. "Land of the Miracle (Live in Brazil)" (Limited edition bonus track) 5:49
14. "Reach Out" (Japanese bonus track) 4:05
15. "Lavatory Love Machine (Acoustic Version)" (Japanese bonus track) 4:37

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
Production
  • Sascha Paeth - producer, engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Philip Colodetti, Olaf Reitmeier - engineers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Edguy Rocket Ride review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  2. ^ "Rocket Ride - Edguy". Hardcore Sounds.net. 6 April 2006. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  3. ^ Stagno, Mike (30 November 2006). "Edguy- Rocket Ride". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2013-03-23. 
  4. ^ Bergman, Keith. "Edguy - Rocket Ride (Nuclear Blast)". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  5. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. February 2006. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  6. ^ "Edguy Rocket Ride review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-10-07.