Crimson Thunder

Released: October 28th, 2002
Charts positions:
#13 Germany
#3 Sweden
#65 Austria
#68 Norway
#82 Japan
#83 Switzerland

Label: Nuclear Blast Records
CD, digipack CD, LP, shaped CD, picture LP, comic book edition, leather bound comic book edition, DVD-Audio, value box (with “Hearts On Fire” CDS), Gold Award edition

Album Lineup

Joacim Cans – lead and backing vocals
Oscar Dronjak – lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals
Stefan Elmgren – lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
Magnus Rosén – bass guitar
Anders Johansson – drums

Guest performers

Mat Sinner, Rolf Köhler, Mats Rendlert, Markus Wosgien, Daniel Böhm, Christoph Lutz – Additional backing vocals Pat Benzner, Johan Bergquist – Additional keyboard programming Boris Matchin – Cello Martin Meyer – Clavinet Patrick Benzer, assisted by Jan Rubach – Additional keyboards and strings

Track listing

01 – Riders Of The Storm
02 – Hearts On Fire
03 – On The Edge Of Honour
04 – Crimson Thunder
05 – Lore Of The Arcane
06 – Trailblazers
07 – Dreams Come True
08 – Angel Of Mercy
09 – The Unforgiving Blade
10 – In Memoriam
11 – Hero’s Return



  1. Best album ever!!

    Hail from Cyprus!!

  2. Ppl like you get all the banris. I just get to say thanks for he answer.

  3. Thanks a lot!!
    it is real great Album!!
    Greetings From Syria!!!!!!!

  4. I think this is the best album of HammerFall .

  5. the last good album…

  6. this is really the best album, every song is epic! the others albums are very good! but in this one all the songs, from the beginning you know they are epic!

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