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5 reviews for HammerFall:

HammerFall, "Steel Meets Steel" HammerFall
Steel Meets Steel
Nuclear Blast Records
2007
After ten years, Hammerfall does indeed have enough stuff to compile a retrospect on their career. This two-disc set collects 29 tracks that span their entire career. To begin with, there are four unreleased tracks, sort of. There is a ridiculous intro to the set that they consider an unreleased track, I don’t really even consider it a track. There...
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HammerFall, "Threshold" HammerFall
Threshold
Nuclear Blast Records
2006
For the past few releases, HammerFall have been suffering from the inevitable backlash resulting from their nigh single-handed resurrection of the power metal genre (aye, others were at it before and during the same time period that HammerFall launched, but it was the ‘Fall’s sales and triumphant tour with Death (?!) that brought them to the forefront of the movement...
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HammerFall, "Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken" HammerFall
Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken
Nuclear Blast Records
2005
The Swedes that seemingly single-handedly revived melodic speed metal back in 1997 return with their fifth outing. Hailed as either true metal saviors or cheesy crap band, these templars of steel have received many accolades and attacks over their nearly decade-long career. When I say "attacks", you can take that literally in the case of vocalist Joacim Cans, as he...
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HammerFall, "One Crimson Night" HammerFall
One Crimson Night
Nuclear Blast Records
2004
This is, without question, a release for fans of the band. From the thick booklet packed with photos, to Joacim Cans' Swedish between-song banter to the long set list, "One Crimson Night" is HammerFall captured, for good or bad, live and complete. Recorded at their hometown gig in Gothenburg during their "The Crimson Crusades" tour, this is definitely not an...
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HammerFall, "Crimson Thunder" HammerFall
Crimson Thunder
Nuclear Blast Records
2002
HammerFall is one of the bands I never took seriously enough to listen to more than a handful of the songs. Sure, Remember Yesterday is a great ballad and Steel Meets Steel is a powerful metal anthem, but the band came onto the scene around the time when power metal was making an already cheesy resurgence, and that made HammerFall...
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