Thunder in the Sky

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Thunder in the Sky
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Released2009
Genre Heavy Metal
Manowar EP chronology
The Sons of Odin
(2006)
Thunder in the Sky
(2009)
The Lord of Steel Live
(2013)

Thunder in the Sky is an EP released in 2009 by the heavy metal band Manowar, promoting the upcoming full-length album The Lord of Steel . However none of the songs are included on that album, and with the exception of the original version of "Crown and the Ring" on any Manowar album.

Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. The genre's lyrics and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.

Manowar American heavy metal band

Manowar is an American heavy metal band from Auburn, New York. Formed in 1980, the group is known for lyrics based on fantasy and mythology. The band is also known for a loud and bombastic sound. In an interview for MTV in February 2007, bassist Joey DeMaio lamented that "these days, there's a real lack of big, epic metal that is drenched with crushing guitars and choirs and orchestras... so it's nice to be one of the few bands that's actually doing that". In 1984 the band was included in the Guinness Book of World Records for delivering the loudest performance, a record which they have since broken on two occasions. They also hold the world record for the longest heavy metal concert after playing for five hours and 1 minute in Bulgaria in 2008. They also have been known for their slogan "Death to false metal".

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The Lord of Steel is the eleventh studio album of the American heavy metal band Manowar. It was first released as a download on June 16, 2012 and the limited-edition pre-release special edition CD of the British heavy metal magazine Metal Hammer on June 26, 2012; The retail edition of The Lord Of Steel featured different mixes and mastering, spectacular new art by fantasy artist Ken Kelly, and other surprises. The album was available as CD, limited-edition vinyl and digital album. It featured cover art by Ken Kelly who has worked on many previous Manowar covers. It marks a change in the band's sound, moving away from the symphonic sound of Gods of War and going back to the style of Louder Than Hell with the production quality of Thunder In The Sky.

Contents

The EP was sold during the Death to Infidels Tour in all concert locations. It was also available for purchase as a digital album on the Kingdom Of Steel Online Store, the official Manowar online store.

The EP contains 16 different versions of the song "Father", all sung in different languages. In addition to the English version, it was also sung in: Bulgarian, Croatian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and Turkish.

Eric Adams was guided through the singing process by fans who volunteered to translate from each country. This is one of few times when a Manowar song was translated and performed by the band.

Eric Adams (musician) American singer, guitarist and keyboardist

Eric Adams is the singer of the American heavy metal band Manowar since its inception in 1980. Previously, he sang for a group called LOOKS, a band which also included future Manowar bassist and childhood friend, Joey DeMaio.

This album also includes a re-recorded metal version of Manowar's epic-ballad "The Crown & the Ring", which is very popular among Manowar fans.

Track listing

Disc one

  1. "Thunder in the Sky" - 4:24
  2. "Let the Gods Decide" - 3:37
  3. "Father" - 3:52
  4. "Die with Honor" - 4:19
  5. "The Crown and the Ring" (Metal Version) - 4:57
  6. "God or Man" - 4:52

Disc two

  1. "Татко" (Father - Bulgarian Version) - 4:16
  2. "Otac" (Father - Croatian Version) - 4:16
  3. "Isä" (Father - Finnish Version) - 4:16
  4. "Mon Père" (Father - French Version) - 4:16
  5. "Vater" (Father - German Version) - 4:16
  6. "Πατέρα" (Father - Greek Version) - 4:16
  7. "Apa" (Father - Hungarian Version) - 4:16
  8. "Padre" (Father - Italian Version) - 4:16
  9. "父" (Father - Japanese Version) - 4:16
  10. "Far" (Father - Norwegian Version) - 4:16
  11. "Ojciec" (Father - Polish Version) - 4:16
  12. "Pai" (Father - Portuguese Version) - 4:16
  13. "Tată" (Father - Romanian Version) - 4:16
  14. "Padre" (Father - Spanish Version) - 4:16
  15. "Baba" (Father - Turkish Version) - 4:16


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