A masterpiece of traditional metal restoration is back! Hammerfall, the evangelist of heavy metal, released a masterpiece album in 1998 called Legacy of Kings is now available in a deluxe edition with a large number of rare bonus recordings. And here it comes back to life.
Hammerfall was a member of In Flames at the time, Jesper Stromblade, and Former Ceremonial Oath Oscar Doroniak, for example. By the musicians who pioneered Swedish melodic death metal. The band was formed in 1993.
In the beginning, the band was just a hobby of the members, playing 80's style metal instead of death metal. The band didn't have a lot of members, but after a change of members, they produced their debut album With the release of "Glory to the Brave", the situation changed drastically. In spite of the fact that it was a headwind for orthodox metal, the band was able to reevaluate melodic metal in Europe. It went on to cause a wave. Driven by the momentum of the band, the production of the band's structure was solidified, and Hammerfall's popularity on the board. It was his second album, Legacy of Kings, that made it a reality.
This album is a deluxe version of "Glory to the Brave" which was released last Edition, followed by a luxury edition made to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of Legacy of Kings. It is. The latest remastered version of the film includes "Heading the Call, Representing the history of bands such as "Let the Hammer Fall" and "Legacy of Kings, songs, as well as a cover of the Pretty Mays' classic "Back to Back". Play. This is a great example of the appeal of early Hammerfall.
The bonus CD includes covers of songs released on various omnibuses and this album, which was released on later works. Live takes and demos of the songs are included. Particularly, the demo takes are part of the process of creating "Heading the Call" and other classic songs. This is a rare glimpse of the band's history.
The DVD features the latest interviews with the recording members at the time, as well as a video of the 1999 Mike Bland: Live video celebrating his signing with Sure, 1999's The First Crusade, 2002's The Templar Renegade Crusade The video, which includes excerpts of live and off-the-record footage from the VHS filmI t's a great way to experience the atmosphere of the album's release.
Joacim Cans (Vocal)
Oscar Dronjak (Guitar)
Stefan Elmgren (Guitar)
Magnus Rosn (Bass)
Patrik Rfling (Drums)