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Staff member
Mar 27, 2018

Official Website: Edguy

Current Members:

Albums: (with links to album info & videos)
1997 Kingdom of Madness
1998 Vain Glory Opera
1999 Theater of Salvation
2000 The Savage Poetry
2001 Mandrake
2004 Hellfire Club
2006 Rocket Ride
2008 Tinnitus Sanctus
2011 Age of the Joker
2014 Space Police: Defenders of the Crown

Neo-classical metal/ Power metal band Edguy were formed in Fulda, Germany in 1992 by then-students. Tobias Sammet, Jens Ludwig, Dominik Storch, and Dirk Sauer. Although they were only 14 at the time, the young band members worked on original material, and by 1994 they had released two demos. These early recordings were sent out to various record companies to no avail. Steadfast in their convictions, they self-released their "unofficial" debut album, Savage Poetry, in 1995.

Savage Poetry, released in 1995, is the self-released debut album by the German power metal band Edguy while just 18 years old in their final year of high school, often considered a demo. It was re-recorded with a different track listing and cover in 2000 under the name 'The Savage Poetry'

Savage Poetry 1995 full album

It wasn't long before a record company showed interest, and they signed with AFM. The label was keen to distribute their debut, but Edguy chose to forge ahead with their follow-up instead. The resulting record, Kingdom of Madness, was released in 1997.

1998's Vain Glory Opera, the album that upped their profile thanks to some notable guest spots from Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) and Timo Tolkki (Stratovarius).
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When A Hero Cries (fan made video) (y)

Wings of a Dream