Glory to the Brave

Released: June 27th, 1997
Charts positions:
#38 Germany
#46 Austria
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Formats: CD, LP, shaped CD, picture LP, red vinyl LP, deluxe edition (with bonus material), value box (with “Renegade” CDS)

Album Lineup

Joacim Cans – lead vocals and background harmonies
Oscar Dronjak – guitars and backing vocals
Fredrik Larsson – bass guitar and backing vocals
Glenn Ljungström – guitars
Jesper Strömblad – drums

Guest performers

Patrik Räfling – all drums
Stefan Elmgren – lead and acoustic guitar on track 4
Fredrik Nordström – grand piano, keyboard and backing vocals
Niklas Isfält – background harmonies
Hans Björk – backing vocals

Album details

Recorded, produced, engineered and mixed by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman, Göteborg, in November 1997. Digitally mastered by Göran Finnberg at the Mastering Factory Photos and logos by Per Stålfors, following a concept developed by Joacim Cans and Oscar Dronjak. All songs written by Dronjak/Cans/Strömblad except track 4 by Cans/Stålfors, track 5 by Warlord and track 6 by Dronjak. All songs published by Prophecies Publishing except track . Cover artwork by Andreas Marschall.

Track listing

01 – The Dragon Lies Bleeding
02 – The Metal Age
03 – HammerFall
04 – I Believe
05 – Child Of The Damned
06 – Steel Meets Steel
07 – Stone Cold
08 – Unchained
09 – Glory To The Brave



  1. Cara! Voces são os melhores!
    Is the best!

  2. Hi guys this is Andre from Australia keep up the good work hope u one come to a Australia to play there would be lot of people go to see u .bye rock hard andre

  3. Muito bom esse album fui no fundo do poço atraz dele e consegui.

  4. Classic.

  5. Hey guys im from the usa any us tours planned

  6. Hi metal brothers, I listened you in Lima Peru in 2,000. It was awesome. They only had released 2 albums…I remember that played “Breaking the law”… Long Life Hammerfall I hope listen once again!!!!!!

  7. Hi guys, I’m from brazil, this is best album for me, Classic. Congratulations for the excellent work.


  8. Hi, this is Jacob from Kansas and this album is the one that got my hooked onto this band. So keep up the good work

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