Victory (Running Wild album)

Victory is the eleventh studio album by German band Running Wild. It is the third and final album in a trilogy of a theme of good versus evil, started with Masquerade and continued with The Rivalry, and is the only album in their discography not to include any pirate-themed songs/topics.

Victory
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Studio album by
Released10 January 2000
Recorded1999
GenreHeavy metal, power metal
Length55:20
LabelGUN Records
Running Wild chronology
The Rivalry
(1998)
Victory
(2000)
The Brotherhood
(2002)
Singles from Victory
  1. "Revolution"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Rock Hard8.5/10[1]

The album has sold over 250,000 copies worldwide.

SongsEdit

"Tsar" is about the Russian Emperor Nikolai II.

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Rolf Kasparek except where noted

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Fall of Dorkas" 5:16
2."When Time Runs Out" 5:17
3."Timeriders" 4:24
4."Into the Fire" 4:57
5."Revolution" (The Beatles cover)John Lennon, Paul McCartney2:59
6."The Final Waltz" (Instrumental)Hermann1:19
7."Tsar" 7:08
8."The Hussar" 4:05
9."The Guardian" 5:09
10."Return of the Gods"Kasparek, Hermann5:31
11."Silent Killer" 4:44
12."Victory" 4:49
Total length:55:39

PersonnelEdit

Additional Musicians

ProductionEdit

  • Gerhard Woelfe – Mixing
  • Thorsten Herbig – Photography
  • Rock 'n' Rolf – Producer
  • Peter Dell – Artwork, Layout
  • Rainer Holst – Mastering
  • Katharina Nowy – Producer (additional)

ChartsEdit

Chart (2000) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[2] 26
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 52

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kühnemund, Götz (2000). "Review Album: Running Wild - Victory review". Rock Hard (in German). No. 153. Retrieved 2017-01-03.
  2. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Running Wild – Victory" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 2017-01-16.
  3. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Running Wild – Victory". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-01-16.