Theater of Salvation

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Theater of Salvation
Theater of salvation.jpg
Studio album by Edguy
Released 25 January 1999
Recorded Rhoen Studios, Fulda, Germany, 1998
Genre Power metal
Length 63:18
Label AFM
Producer Edguy
Edguy chronology
Vain Glory Opera
(1998)Vain Glory Opera1998
Theater of Salvation
(1999)
The Savage Poetry
(2000)The Savage Poetry2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Metal Storm9.5/10 stars[2]
Metal Hammer (GER)6/7 stars[3]

Theater of Salvation is the fourth (or third "official") studio album by German power metal band Edguy, released in 1999. It is the first to feature drummer Felix Bohnke and bass player Tobias Exxel. The album reached No. 50 in the Swedish Albums Chart.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All music by Tobias Sammet, except where indicated. All lyrics by Sammet.

  1. "The Healing Vision" - 1:11
  2. "Babylon" - 6:09
  3. "The Headless Game" - 5:31
  4. "Land of the Miracle" - 6:32
  5. "Wake up the King" - 5:43
  6. "Falling Down" - 4:35
  7. "Arrows Fly" (Sammet, Jens Ludwig) - 5:03
  8. "Holy Shadows" - 4:30
  9. "Another Time" - 4:07
  10. "The Unbeliever" (Sammet, Ludwig) - 5:47
  11. "Theater of Salvation" - 12:25
Japanese edition bonus tracks
  1. "For a Trace of Life" - 4:13
  2. "Walk on Fighting" (live) - 5:40
  3. "Fairytale" (live) - 6:22

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
  • Frank Tischer - piano and keyboards
  • Daniel Gallmarini - piano on track 9
  • Markus Schmitt, Ralf Zdiarstek, Marl Laukel, Uwe Ruppel, Timo Ruppel - backing vocals
Production
  • Norman Meiritz, Frank Tischer - engineers
  • Mikko Karmila - mixing
  • Bernd Steinwedel - mastering
  • Adrian Maleska - cover art

References[edit]

  1. ^ White, David. "Edguy Theater of Salvation review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  2. ^ "Edguy - Theater of Salvation". Metal Storm. 4 October 2003. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  3. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. April 1999. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  4. ^ "Edguy - Theater of Salvation (Album)". Swedishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2012-10-08.