The Savage Poetry

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The Savage Poetry
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Studio album by Edguy
Released July 25, 2000
Recorded Rhoen Studios, Fulda, Germany
Genre Power metal
Length 53:03
Label AFM
Producer Edguy
Edguy chronology
Theater of Salvation
(1999)Theater of Salvation1999
The Savage Poetry
Professional ratings
Review scores
Metal Storm7/10 stars[1]
Metal Hammer (GER)6/7 stars[2]

The Savage Poetry, released in 2000, is a re-recording of the album Savage Poetry, originally launched in 1995 as a demo by German power metal band Edguy. This version is also seen and referred to as their fourth official studio album. The album was originally self-produced and released initially as a demo before the band were signed by AFM. The re-recorded tracks are also slightly re-arranged. Some versions of the album also features the original recording as a bonus disc.[3]

Track listing[edit]

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

  1. "Hallowed" - 6:14
  2. "Misguiding Your Life" - 4:04
  3. "Key to My Fate" - 4:34
  4. "Sands of Time" - 4:39
  5. "Sacred Hell" - 5:37
  6. "Eyes of the Tyrant" - 10:00
  7. "Frozen Candle" (Sammet, Jens Ludwig) - 7:15
  8. "Roses to No One" - 5:42
  9. "Power and Majesty" (Sammet, Ludwig) - 4:53


Band members
Additional musicians
  • Ralf Zdiarstek, Markus Schmitt - backing vocals
  • Frank Tischer - piano on "Sands of Time"
  • Norman Meieritz - engineer
  • Mikko Karmila - mixing
  • Mika Jussila - mastering


  1. ^ "Edguy - The Savage poetry". Metal Storm. 3 October 2003. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. 1 July 2000. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  3. ^ "Edguy - The Savage Poetry". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2012-10-09.