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|Studio album by|
|Released||28 October 2002|
|Recorded||Wisseloord Studios, Netherlands; Twilight Studios, Germany; and Mi Sueño, Tenerife|
|Genre||Heavy metal, power metal|
|Singles from Crimson Thunder|
The track list for the album is as follows:
|1.||"Riders of the Storm"||Dronjak, Cans||4:34|
|2.||"Hearts on Fire"||Dronjak, Cans||3:51|
|3.||"On the Edge of Honour"||Dronjak, Cans||4:49|
|4.||"Crimson Thunder"||Dronjak, Cans||5:05|
|5.||"Lore of the Arcane" (Instrumental)||Dronjak||1:27|
|7.||"Dreams Come True"||Dronjak||4:02|
|8.||"Angel of Mercy" (Chastain cover)||David T. Chastain||5:38|
|9.||"The Unforgiving Blade"||Dronjak, Cans||3:40|
|10.||"In Memoriam" (Instrumental)||Elmgren||4:21|
|11.||"Hero's Return"||Dronjak, Cans||5:23|
|European and Brazilian bonus track|
|12.||"Rising Force" (Yngwie Malmsteen cover)||4:30|
|American bonus track|
|12.||"Detroit Rock City" (Kiss cover)||3:56|
|Japanese bonus tracks|
|12.||"Crazy Nights" (Loudness cover)||3:38|
- Digipack CD, LP, shaped CD, picture LP, comic book edition, leather bound comic book edition, DVD-audio, value box (with "Hearts on Fire" CDS), Gold Award edition.
- Limited Gold Edition comes in an amaray (DVD-box), including printed HammerFall signatures, golden HammerFall-plectrum, bonus track ("Heeding the Call" – live) and a videoclip ("Hearts on Fire").
- Strictly limited Enhanced Gold-Award Edition, issued in DVD case with gold CD and band logo plectrum. CD has all bandmembers' signatures.
- Special Comic Edition has a CD of Crimson Thunder housed in an oversize hardback comic book, with an original comic story and the album's original liner notes/lyrics. Strictly Limited CD & Comicbook with 25 pages comic + 7 pages booklet, hardcover size A4 and the bonus track "Rising Force".
- DVD-Audio comes in 5.1 Dolby Surround Multichannel Sound. Playable into all DVD Players and with 5.1 Channel Surround Sound System and has "Hearts on Fire" videoclip.
- There has also been a numbered (1000 have been made) limited edition 3 CD longform leather digibook, that contains two 3-inch mini-CDs with one track on each: "Crazy Nights" (Loudness cover) and "Detroit Rock City" (Kiss cover).
- Joacim Cans – lead and backing vocals
- Oscar Dronjak – lead and Rhythm guitars, backing vocals
- Stefan Elmgren – lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
- Magnus Rosén – bass guitar
- Anders Johansson – drums and percussion
- A music video was made for the song "Hearts on Fire".
- Allmusic review
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2014-04-25.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-04-27. Retrieved 2014-05-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)