Aeronautics (album)

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Masterplan aeronautics.jpg
Studio album by Masterplan
Released 24 January 2005
Recorded Crazy Cat Studio
Genre Power metal
Length 50:03
Label AFM Records
Producer Andy Sneap and Masterplan
Masterplan chronology
Back For My Life
Lost and Gone
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Aeronautics is the second album by the German power metal band Masterplan. It's the first album to feature playing and songwriting by members Axel Mackenrott (keyboards) and Iron Savior bassist Jan S. Eckert, who both joined the band shortly after the recordings of the debut album.

The song After This War is a re-written version of Iron Savior song After The War, which is on the album Dark Assault and was written by Jan S. Eckert and Piet Sielck.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Masterplan, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Crimson Rider" 3:59
2. "Back for My Life" 4:12
3. "Wounds" 4:01
4. "I'm Not Afraid" 5:30
5. "Headbanger's Ballroom" 4:55
6. "After This War" (M&L: Masterplan / Piet Sielck) 3:50
7. "Into the Arena" 4:11
8. "Dark from the Dying" 4:09
9. "Falling Sparrow" 5:33
10. "Black in the Burn" 9:42
(Bonus Track Listing)
No. Title Length
1. "Treasure World" (Digipack Edition, as track # 11) 3:50
2. "Love is a Rock" (Japanese Version, as track # 6) 4:31
3. "Hopes and Dreams" (Japanese Version, as track # 12) 2:04



  • Produced by Andy Sneap and Masterplan
  • Recorded by Andy Sneap and Roland Grapow at Crazy Cat Studio, Hamburg (GER)
  • Mixed by Mikko Karmila at Finnvox Studio, Helsinki (FIN)
  • Mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studio, Helsinki (FIN)
  • Bandphotos by Dirk Schelpmeier
  • Layout & Album cover by Thomas Ewerhard