Hellfire Club (album)

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Hellfire Club
Edguy Hellfire Club cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 6, 2004
RecordedRohen Studios, Fulda,
Vox Clangstudio, Hamburg,
Gate Studio, Wolfsburg, Germany, 2004
GenreHeavy metal, power metal, symphonic metal
Length61:07
LabelNuclear Blast
ProducerEdguy
Edguy chronology
Burning Down the Opera
(2003)
Hellfire Club
(2004)
Rocket Ride
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Metal Storm(10/10)[1]
Metal Hammer (GER)6/7 stars[2]

Hellfire Club, released April 6, 2004, is the sixth album by German power metal band Edguy.[3] The music of the band is supported by a German orchestra, the Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Tobias Sammet. All music by Sammet except where noted.

  1. "Mysteria" (Sammet, Jens Ludwig) – 5:44
  2. "The Piper Never Dies" – 10:05
  3. "We Don't Need a Hero" – 5:30
  4. "Down to the Devil" – 5:27
  5. "King of Fools" – 4:21
  6. "Forever" – 5:40
  7. "Under the Moon" (Sammet, Ludwig) – 5:04
  8. "Lavatory Love Machine" – 4:25
  9. "Rise of the Morning Glory" – 4:39
  10. "Lucifer in Love" – 0:32
  11. "Navigator" (Sammet, Ludwig) – 5:22
  12. "The Spirit Will Remain" – 4:12
  13. "Children of Steel" – 4:03 (bonus track - 2004 version)
  14. "Mysteria" (Sammet, Ludwig) – 5:32 (bonus track featuring Mille Petrozza of Kreator)
  15. "Heavenward" (Sammet, Ludwig) - 5:17 ('Navigator' demo version)

Hong Kong bonus disc[edit]

A special bonus disc containing 13 additional tracks was also released with the album in Hong Kong. Among its tracks are all the tracks from the King of Fools EP (other than "King of Fools" itself, which is on disc 1), the 2 bonus tracks mentioned above, an alternative version of "Falling Down" and 5 live tracks, including one by Tobias Sammet's side project Avantasia: "Inside".[3]

  1. "New Age Messiah" (as featured on the King of Fools EP) – 6:00
  2. "Children of Steel" (as above) – 4:04
  3. "Mysteria" (featuring Mille Petrozza) (as above) – 5:32
  4. "The Savage Union" (as featured on the King of Fools EP) – 4:15
  5. "Falling Down" (alternative version) – 4:37
  6. "Holy Water" (as featured on the King of Fools EP) – 4:17
  7. "Introduction" (live) – 1:01
  8. "Tears of a Mandrake" (live) – 7:55
  9. "Painting on the Wall" (live) – 4:39
  10. "Inside" (live) – 4:17
  11. "Fairytale" (live) – 6:22
  12. "Life and Times of a Bonus Track" (as featured on the King of Fools EP) – 3:23
  13. "Heavenward" (Navigator Demo Version) - 5:16

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edguy- Hellfire Club". Metal Storm. 26 January 2004. Retrieved 2012-10-10.
  2. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis". Metal Hammer (in German). April 2004. Retrieved 2012-10-07.
  3. ^ a b "Edguy- Hellfire Club". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2012-10-10.