Speak of the Dead

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Speak of the Dead
Rage speak of the dead.jpg
Studio album by Rage
Released March 24, 2006
Recorded VPS Studios, Hamm, Germany, October-November 2005
Genre Power metal, symphonic metal, progressive metal, heavy metal, thrash metal
Length 62:49
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Rage & Charly Czajkowski
Rage chronology
Speak of the Dead
Carved in Stone
(2008)Carved in Stone2008
Singles from Speak of the Dead
  1. "Full Moon"
    Released: June 1st, 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Speak of the Dead is the 17th studio album by the German heavy metal band Rage, released in 2006 by Nuclear Blast.[2] The album contains a mix of different heavy metal music genres, ranging from symphonic and progressive to fast and brutal thrash metal. The band go back to the album Lingua Mortis' themes and atmospheres in the suite that opens the album, called "Suite Lingua Mortis" that consists in 8 parts, using a full symphonic orchestra recorded in Minsk, Belarus.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Morituri Te Salutant" (Instrumental)   Victor Smolski 0:57
2. "Prelude of Souls" (Instrumental)   Smolski 2:46
3. "Innocent" Peter "Peavy" Wagner Smolski 5:36
4. "Depression" (Instrumental)   Smolski 1:12
5. "No Regrets" Wagner Smolski 4:52
6. "Confusion" (Instrumental)   Smolski 1:45
7. "Black" (Instrumental)   Smolski 0:51
8. "Beauty" Wagner Smolski 3:53
9. "No Fear" Wagner Smolski 5:31
10. "Soul Survivor" Wagner Wagner 3:41
11. "Full Moon" Wagner Wagner 4:53
12. "Kill Your Gods" Wagner Smolski 5:13
13. "Turn My World Around" Wagner Wagner 3:58
14. "Be with Me or Be Gone" Wagner Wagner 3:47
15. "Speak of the Dead" Wagner Wagner 4:06
Total length: 62:49


Band members[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Inspector Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Andrey Zubrich
  • Thomas Hackmann - backing vocals


  • Ingo 'Charly' Czajkowski - producer, engineer
  • Charlie Bauerfeind - mixing, mastering
  • Jan Rubach - additional digital editing


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Rage Speak of the Dead review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  2. ^ "Rage - Speak of the Dead". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2011-09-24.