5 Songs (Iced Earth EP)

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5 Songs
EP by Iced Earth
Released September 19, 2011
Recorded August 2007 at Wacken Open Air, and May – July 2011[1]
at Morrisound Recording.
Genre Heavy metal, power metal, thrash metal, progressive metal
Label Century Media
Producer Jim Morris and Jon Schaffer
Iced Earth chronology
Dante's Inferno 2011
5 Songs

5 Songs is a promotional EP by the American heavy metal band Iced Earth. Originally released on September 19, 2011, as a part of the October 2011 issue of Rock Hard magazine,[2] the EP contained three live recordings from 2007, an interview, as well as two new songs from the band's then yet-to-be-released tenth studio album Dystopia.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Anthem" ([†]) Stu Block, Jon Schaffer Schaffer 4:02
2. "Days of Rage" Schaffer Schaffer 2:17
3. "Declaration Day" (live) Schaffer Schaffer 4:33
4. "The Hunter" (live) Schaffer Schaffer 3:55
5. "Stormrider" (live) Schaffer Randall Shawver, Schaffer 4:12
No. Title Length
6. "Interview" (with Jon Schaffer and Stu Block)  

^ † This version of "Anthem" is fifty-two seconds shorter than the one featured on Dystopia.


Other personnel
  • Jim Morris – co-producer, engineer, mixer, backing vocals (on studio tracks)
  • Howard Helm – backing vocals (on studio tracks)


  1. ^ "Stu Block interview by Heavy Metal Thunder". Blabbermouth.net. Archived from the original on September 30, 2011. Retrieved May 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rock Hard October 2011". Rockhard.de. Retrieved 2012-05-13.