Rocket Ride

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Rocket Ride
Rocket ride FRONT.JPEG
Studio album by Edguy
Released 20 January 2006
Recorded Gate Studio, Wolfsburg, Germany, 2005
Genre Progressive metal, hard rock
Length 60:03
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Sascha Paeth and Edguy
Edguy chronology
Hellfire Club
(2004)Hellfire Club2004
Rocket Ride
(2006)
Tinnitus Sanctus
(2008)Tinnitus Sanctus2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Hardcore Sounds4/5 stars[2]
Sputnikmusic1.5/5 stars[3]
Blabbermouth.net7.5/10 stars[4]
Metal Hammer (GER)6/7 stars[5]

Rocket Ride is the seventh full-length album by German power metal band Edguy, released on 20 January 2006. It features a style that differs from their usual power metal style and is more oriented towards hard rock.

In Europe, the limited first edition was released as a digibook, featuring a photographic history of the group with formerly unreleased pictures from their early days and the bonus live track: "Land of the Miracle".[6]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Tobias Sammet; all music composed by Tobias Sammet, except "Out of Vogue" by Sammet, Jens Ludwig.

No.TitleLength
1."Sacrifice"8:01
2."Rocket Ride"4:47
3."Wasted Time"5:48
4."Matrix"4:09
5."Return to the Tribe"6:06
6."The Asylum"7:38
7."Save Me"3:47
8."Catch of the Century"4:02
9."Out of Vogue"4:36
10."Superheroes"3:19
11."Trinidad"3:28
12."Fucking with Fire (Hair Force One)"4:22
13."Land of the Miracle" (Live in Brazil) (Limited edition bonus track)5:49
14."Reach Out" (Japanese bonus track)4:05
15."Lavatory Love Machine" (Acoustic version) (Japanese bonus track)4:37

The vinyl release also contained the tracks "Spooks in the Attic", "Blessing In Disguise", "Judas at the Opera", and "The Spirit" from the previously released Superheroes EP.

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
Production
  • Sascha Paeth – producer, engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Philip Colodetti, Olaf Reitmeier – engineers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Edguy Rocket Ride review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  2. ^ "Rocket Ride - Edguy". Hardcore Sounds.net. 6 April 2006. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  3. ^ Stagno, Mike (30 November 2006). "Edguy- Rocket Ride". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2013-03-23. 
  4. ^ Bergman, Keith. "Edguy - Rocket Ride (Nuclear Blast)". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  5. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. February 2006. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  6. ^ "Edguy Rocket Ride review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-10-07.