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(1998 – present)

Freedom Call is a German power metal band created in 1998 by guitarist/singer Chris Bay and Gamma Ray’s drummer Dan Zimmermann. They’ve released 6 studio albums so far: Stairway to Fairyland (1999), Crystal Empire (2001), Eternity (2002), The Circle of Life (2005), Dimension (2007) and Legend of the Shadow King (2010). You can also find two EPs (Taragon, 1999, and Silent Empire, 2001) and a Live Album (Live Invasion, 2004) in their discography.Freedom Call NEW-Album: Land Of The Crimson Dawn

Released: 2012

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  • tsudduth24

    Great new album.. my fav was Dance Of The Devil

    6 Jul 9:20pm Reply
  • Altron2

    if i was to choose one band to breakthrough into mainstream radio, id choose freedom call. with knights of taragon being the flagship

    18 Jun 10:39pm Reply
  • shivaki07

    www.laboratoriummuzycznychfuzji.com/2014/06/probowkowe-recenzje-sabaton-heroes.html RECENZJA Historia lubi się powtarzać. Tak również ma się i z muzyką. Sprawdźcie w czym utwierdzili, a w czym (o ile w ogóle) zaskoczyli nas Szwedzi z Sabatona w najnowszej laboratoryjnej recenzji "Heroes"!

    18 Jun 6:22pm Reply
  • Lvondas

    Power Metal album of the year, so far, for me. Beyond has emotions in it, which is more than I can say for most of the "balsy" German Power Metal albums this year. Primal Fear, Stormwarrior, Sinbreed, Winterstorm, and Iron Savior's new albums are alright but don't have enough of the 90's PM spirit for my taste.

    29 May 11:28pm Reply
  • mattimek

    good new album

    11 May 1:55pm Reply
  • azrael_77

    amazing new album!!! Imo their best job so far :)

    29 Apr 1:35pm Reply
  • MetalRock1989

    Good new album 4/5.

    27 Mar 8:52am Reply
  • DarkOmar07

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    25 Mar 2:21pm Reply
  • Vggamegod

    Think I'm in love with Knights of Taragon

    20 Mar 7:21pm Reply
  • Lionheartattack

    Yeh, Land of the Crimson Dawn and especially Legend of the Shadowking are better than Dimensions. Maybe even better than The Circle of Life, although I have listened to that less than any of those other three. Shadowking is one of their best; I don't get why people often don't like it. It presents a darker side of Freedom Call as well with songs like Under the Spell of the Moon, Dark Obsession and The Darkness, and their fast songs are almost as good as ever, and Bay is at his most versatile on the vocals... never knew what's so bad on the album. Beyond though - WOW! I would have NEVER thought these guys would still release an album like that! No weak tracks (not even Dance Off the Devil), and the very best tracks like Knights of Taragon, Beyond, or, heck, even the overly-happy Come on Home are freaking EPIC! Some of the best power metal in years - definitely happiest since Eternity! And it doesn't feel forced one bit! I'm sold! :)

    3 Mar 6:09pm Reply
  • The_Mercian

    New album is a real return to form. In my opinion their 4th best (with Eternity, Crystal Empire and Stairway to Fairyland being 1-3). This album is from start to finish as strong as the best moments from Circle of Life, Dimensions and Legend of the Shadowking. Land of the Crimson Dawn was still enjoyable but to me it felt like another band trying to be Freedom Call and not quite getting it... odd but that's the impression I got! Anyway, great albums in quick succession from Freedom Call and Iron Savior have made me very happy lately!

    2 Mar 12:33pm Reply
  • DE4life

    I've noticied quite a lot of negativity recently regarding Legend of the Shadowking & Land of the Crimson Dawn... I enjoyed both of those albums a lot. The only FC album which has ever really disappointed me was Dimensions, which was by and large horrific. The last 3 albums have, imo, been a steady climb back to their best and Beyond is as close as they've been to their peak since Eternity.

    28 Feb 12:32pm Reply
  • jandalf_

    Yep, they're back. "Beyond" is their best album since "Eternity". [2] 1 hour of pure glory!

    26 Feb 3:05pm Reply
  • DarkEst85

    Yep, they're back. "Beyond" is their best album since "Eternity".

    25 Feb 9:39pm Reply
  • Jason_Kountou

    Jokes aside, yeah the new album kicks ass. I like literally every song and Dance Off The Devil is awesome too, haters can leave the hall. I'm not sure where I'd rank it, but it would be probably between Crystal Empire and Eternity, aka best FC albums!

    25 Feb 5:45am Reply
  • BeIieve

    I really like Knights of Taragon. Certainly a better album then their last.

    23 Feb 1:04am Reply
  • Lionheartattack

    @Jason_Kountou, how about Flame to the Brave, Hymn in the Night, Ages of the Quest for the Thunder Gods, We Are the Rockstar Alliance, and Farewell to Fairyland? :D @TurboKuba, I think it's leaked and can be downloaded... I'll likely be buying the album though! ^_^

    21 Feb 11:17pm Reply
  • FrozenRemains

    Many tracks appear to be inspired by the earlier style heard in Eternity. Such a heavy, fast, and powerful album that will be one of the best metal releases of 2014.

    21 Feb 6:00am Reply
  • Jason_Kountou

    Let me just list here some words of the new album's song titles that have been previously used by FC..."union" "knights" "Taragon" "heart" "warrior(s)" "ocean" "rhythm" "light" "freedom" "eternity", hope I didn't forget anything. What's next, Island of Starchild Dreams and Palace of Innocent Power? lol

    20 Feb 8:57pm Reply
  • flori_hedig

    German review for the new album online at metal4.de. "Beyond" gets 8 out of 10! http://www.metal4.de/review/freedom-call-beyond/

    12 Feb 7:29am Reply
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