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Edguy

With their uncomplicated easygoing melodies and Sammet's high voice, Edguy is representative of typical European power metal. Their lyrics are often metaphorical, alluding to metaphysical or social themes: conformity (The Headless Game, Mysteria, King of Fools), dictation by the church (The Kingdom, Theater of Salvation), and dangers of modern civilization (Navigator, The Devil and the Servant). To express such themes, Edguy sometimes use esoteric and hermetic expressions. Yet some of their songs are light-hearted or comedic (Das Reh, Save Us Now, Lavatory Love Machine). Edguy does not claim t ...read more

With their uncomplicated easygoing melodies and Sammet's high voice, Edguy is representative of typical European power metal. Their lyrics are often metaphorical, alluding to metaphysical or social themes: conformity (The Headless Game, Mysteria, King of Fools), dictation by the church (The Kingdom, Theater of Salvation), and dangers of modern civilization (Navigator, The Devil and the Servant). To express such themes, Edguy sometimes use esoteric and hermetic expressions. Yet some of their songs are light-hearted or comedic (Das Reh, Save Us Now, Lavatory Love Machine). Edguy does not claim to represent any ideology; Tobias Sammet claimed "We are not political and we are not religious; at least there is no key message in our songs telling you what to think in terms of anything". Edguy also employs lengthy and epic sections in almost every album.

Hellfire Club revealed Edguy's interest in experimenting within music by integrating an orchestra into the production. Their latest album, Rocket Ride, features less symphonic and speed metal elements, and is arguably more orientated towards hard rock.

Edguy played a surpise set with metal legends Metallica in 2004 at JB's, Dudley and toured with the well known power metal band Dragonforce in early 2006 after the release of the Inhuman Rampage album. « hide

Similar Bands: Blind Guardian, Helloween, Hammerfall, Angra, Avantasia

LPs
Space Police - Defenders of the Crown
2014

3.8
75 Votes
Age of the Joker
2011

3.3
75 Votes
Tinnitus Sanctus
2008

3.2
102 Votes
Rocket Ride
2006

3.4
145 Votes
Hellfire Club
2004

4
181 Votes
Mandrake
2001

4
145 Votes
The Savage Poetry
2000

3.9
72 Votes
Theater of Salvation
1999

4
111 Votes
Vain Glory Opera
1998

3.9
108 Votes
Kingdom of Madness
1997

3.2
57 Votes
EPs
Superheroes
2005

3.6
23 Votes
King of Fools EP
2004

3.2
14 Votes
Live Albums
Fucking With F***
2009

4.1
9 Votes
Fucking With F*** DVD
2009

4.2
3 Votes
Burning Down the Opera
2003

4.2
19 Votes
Compilations
The Legacy (Gold Edition Vol. 2)
2010

4
2 Votes
The Singles
2008

3.3
6 Votes
Hall of Flames
2004

3.8
11 Votes
Savage Poetry (demo album)
1995

2.9
5 Votes

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