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Band
Edguy
Title
Monuments
Type
LP/EP
Company
Nuclear Blast
YOR
2017
Style
Hard Rock
7/20/2017 - Review by: Eric Compton
Best of compilation featuring old and new songs from the German icons
'Monuments' is really a companion piece in a number of ways. Mainly, it celebrates the Germans 25-year anniversary with a "best of" collection capturing a mammoth 28 track set over 2 discs. Secondly, it accompanies the upcoming tour, aptly titled "The Best of the Best", where the band will represent these songs on stage. Last, but not least, the audio version of this is accompanied with a DVD release of the band performing in Sao Paulo. So, rounds all around and don't spare a drop. Edguy is a band worth celebrating despite poor efforts in the studio this decade. Their back catalogue on AFM Records covering 1997 through 2003 is arguably the pinnacle of achievement for the act, but cuts from the present Nuclear Blast era makes up a majority of this release. The collection includes five tracks that are new to fans including "Reborn in the Waste" which dates back to 1995. "Ravenblack" is a sturdy cut that harkens back to the 90s. "Wrestle the Devil" and “Open Sesame” both have a hard rock hook in their make-up. "Landmarks" is more of the "Theater of Salvation" variety. I’m including four of the five new ones in my ongoing Edguy playlist. They are worth the price of admission.
  • 1 :REVIEW COUNT
    3.5 :AVE RATING

ALL REVIEWS FOR: EDGUY
TITLE
DOR
COMPANY
REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
Hall Of Flames
2005
AFM
Ken Pierce10/21/2005
-
Hellfire Club
2004
Nuclear Blast
Anthony Burke3/23/2004
-
King Of Fools
2004
Nuclear Blast
Eric Compton2/17/2004
-
Monuments
2017
Nuclear Blast
Eric Compton7/20/2017
3.5
Rocket Ride
2006
Nuclear Blast
Eric Compton3/31/2006
-
Space Police-Defenders of the Crown
2014
Nuclear Blast
Greg Watson5/1/2014
2.5
Superheroes
2005
Nuclear Blast
Eric Compton10/5/2005
-
Superheroes (dvd)
2005
Nuclear Blast
Eric Compton10/4/2005
-
Tinnitus Sanctus
2008
Nuclear Blast
Frank Hill3/27/2009
3

ALL INTERVIEWS FOR: EDGUY
INTERVIEW INTERVIEWER DATE TAGLINE
Dirk SauerVeritas8/11/2005

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