Carved in Stone (Rage album)

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Carved in Stone
Rage-Carved in Stone.jpg
Studio album by Rage
Released 29 February 2008
Recorded VPS Studios, Hamm, Germany, August–October 2007
Genre Power metal, heavy metal
Length 47:49
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Rage, Charly Czajkowski
Rage chronology
Speak of the Dead
(2006)Speak of the Dead2006
Carved in Stone
(2008)
Strings to a Web
(2010)Strings to a Web2010

Carved in Stone is the 18th studio album by the German heavy metal band Rage. The album includes a bonus DVD with their full show at Wacken Open Air in August 2007 (featuring a symphonic orchestra from Minsk, Belarus, which under the name Lingua Mortis Orchestra toured with Rage in Europe) plus the videos for the songs "Lord of the Flies" and "Open My Grave".

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Peter Wagner, music by Victor Smolski, except as indicated below

  1. "Carved in Stone" - 5:21
  2. "Drop Dead!" - 4:13
  3. "Gentle Murders" - 4:12
  4. "Open My Grave" - 4:41
  5. "Without You" (Wagner, Smolski) - 5:45
  6. "Long Hard Road" (Wagner, Smolski) - 4:37
  7. "One Step Ahead" - 5:05
  8. "Lost in the Void" (Wagner, Smolski) - 4:14
  9. "Mouth of Greed" (Wagner) - 3:56
  10. "Lord of the Flies" (Wagner, Smolski) - 5:45

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Lords of Metal (85/100)[1]

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Thomas Hackmann, Jen Majura - backing vocals

Production[edit]

  • Ingo 'Charly' Czajkowski - producer, engineer
  • Charlie Bauerfeind - mixing, mastering
  • Thomas Geiger - additional digital editing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roks, Sjak. "Rage - Carved in Stone". Lords of Metal webzine. Retrieved 2011-09-25.