Days of Defiance

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Days of Defiance
Days of Defiance standard edition cover art
Studio album by Firewind
Released October 25, 2010 (Europe)[1][2]
October 26, 2010 (North America)[1][2]
Recorded Sound Symmetry Studios, Greece
Genre Power metal
Length 54:45
Label Century Media
Firewind chronology
The Premonition
(2008)The Premonition2008
Days of Defiance
Few Against Many
(2012)Few Against Many2012
Singles from Days of Defiance
  1. "World on Fire"
    Released: August 17, 2010
  2. "The Ark of Lies"
    Released: 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3] 7/10 stars[4]

Days of Defiance is the sixth studio album by Greek heavy metal band Firewind. It was released on October 25, 2010 in Europe and October 26 in North America.[1] The Guitars, Bass, Keyboards and drums were recorded at Sound Symmetry Studios and Zero Gravity Studios in Greece while the vocals were recorded at Studio Landgren 5,0 in Sweden. All backing vocals were recorded by Marcus Pålsson. The artwork was done by Gustavo Sazes.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Ark of Lies" 4:45
2. "World on Fire" 4:39
3. "Chariot" 4:39
4. "Embrace the Sun" 4:06
5. "The Departure" 0:45
6. "Heading for the Dawn" 4:01
7. "Broken" 3:26
8. "Cold as Ice" 4:35
9. "Kill in the Name of Love" 4:27
10. "SKG" 5:20
11. "Losing Faith" 4:12
12. "The Yearning" 4:54
13. "When All Is Said and Done" 5:06
Limited Edition bonus tracks
No. Title Length
14. "Wild Rose" 4:25
15. "Ride to the Rainbow's End" 4:32
16. "Breaking the Law (Judas Priest Cover)" 2:38
iTunes bonus track
No. Title Length
14. "Riding on the Wind" 4:16


Two singles were released from Days of Defiance: "World on Fire" and "Embrace The Sun".[1]


  • Apollo Papathanasio – vocals[2]
  • Gus G. – lead guitars
  • Bob Katsionis – rhythm guitars and keyboards
  • Petros Christo – bass
  • Mark Cross - drums (credited for recording all drums on the album, no longer a member and not featured in album promotional material and artwork)
  • Michael Ehré – drums (recorded none of the material with the exception of "Breaking the Law")