Rocket Ride

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Rocket Ride
Rocket ride FRONT.JPEG
Studio album by
Released20 January 2006
RecordedGate Studio, Wolfsburg, Germany, 2005
GenreProgressive metal, hard rock
LabelNuclear Blast
ProducerSascha Paeth and Edguy
Edguy chronology
Hellfire Club
Rocket Ride
Tinnitus Sanctus
Professional ratings
Review scores
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.

2."Rocket Ride"4:47
3."Wasted Time"5:48
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
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.


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


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Edguy Rocket Ride review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-10-07.
  2. ^ "Rocket Ride - Edguy". Hardcore 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)". 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.