Downburst (album)

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Downburst
Brainstorm - Downburst.jpg
Studio album by Brainstorm
Released January 25, 2008
Recorded Gate Studios, Wolfsburg, Germany, June-July 2007
Genre Heavy metal, power metal
Length 43:22 (Original release) 49:15 (European limited edition)
Label Metal Blade
Producer Sascha Paeth, Miro, Brainstorm
Brainstorm chronology
Liquid Monster
(2005)
Downburst
(2008)
Memorial Roots
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Cosmos Gaming (mixed)[2]
Lords of Metal (85/100)[3]
Metal Forces (6.5/10)[4]

Downburst is the seventh studio album by the German metal band Brainstorm, released on January 25th, 2008. Former bassist Andreas Mailänder left the band before recordings started, so bass was handled by Torsten and Milan on this album.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and arranged by Brainstorm.

  1. "Falling Spiral Down" – 4:34
  2. "Fire Walk with Me" – 4:24
  3. "Stained with Sin" – 3:38
  4. "Redemption in Your Eyes" – 4:26
  5. "End in Sorrow" – 4:48
  6. "How Do You Feel" – 3:49
  7. "Protect Me from Myself" – 4:42
  8. "Surrounding Walls" – 4:10
  9. "Frozen" – 4:37
  10. "All Alone" – 4:14
The European limited edition of the album also includes
  1. "Crawling in Chains" - 3:47
  2. "Hold Tight" - 4:06
The Japanese edition has three bonus tracks
  1. "Crawling in Chains" - 3:44
  2. "Drowning" - 4:32
  3. "Fire Walk with Me (Firestarter Mix)" - 4:46

Personnel[edit]

Band members
  • Andy B. Franck - lead and backing vocals
  • Torsten Ihlenfeld - guitars, bass, backing vocals
  • Milan Loncaric - guitars, bass, backing vocals
  • Dieter Bernert - drums
Additional musicians
Production
  • Sascha Paeth - producer, engineer, mixing
  • Simon Oberender, Olaf Reitmeier - engineers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Brainstorm Downburst review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-09-25. 
  2. ^ Dahlberg, Chris (12 February 2008). "Music: Brainstorm: Downburst". Cosmos Gaming.com. Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 2012-09-25. 
  3. ^ "Brainstorm - Downburst". Lords of Metal.nl. Retrieved 2012-09-25. 
  4. ^ Fisher, Mark. "Album / EP Reviews: Brainstorm - Downburst". Metal Forces. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  5. ^ "Brainstorm - Downburst". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2012-09-25.