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Album • Crimson Glory • 1986

Crimson Glory

Par Records • 1986
10 songs • 49 minutes
Our debut studio album originally released in 1986 on Par Records in the US. It was later licensed by and re-issued on Roadrunner Records in Europe. In 2006, Greek record label Black Lotus Records announced plans to release a re-mastered and expanded version with a new title, "Lost Reflections" and two previously unreleased songs, "Love Me, Kill Me" and "Dream Dancer". However, citing bankruptcy, Black Lotus ceased operations before this release came to fruition.

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Transcendence

MCA Records • 1989
11 songs • 54 minutes
Transcendence is our second studio album, released in 1988 via Roadracer Records in Europe and MCA Records in United States. Considered by many to be our finest work. It was recorded at Morrisound Studios. In 2006, Black Lotus Records announced a plan to release a remastered version with a new name, "Transcendence: Renovatio". This was rumoured to feature new cover art, two bonus tracks and more, but Black Lotus ceased operations shortly thereafter and it was never released.

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Strange and Beautiful (Crimson Glory album)

Strange and Beautiful

Atlantic Records • 1991
10 songs • 55 minutes
Strange and Beautiful is our third studio album. Signed to Atlantic Records in 1991, this album was a marked stylistic departure from previous albums' decidedly progressive metal sound to a more bluesy, hard rock sound. It was the first album without longtime members, guitarist Ben Jackson and drummer Dana Burnell and it was also the last to feature vocalist Midnight.

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Astronomica

Spitfire Records • 1999
10 songs • 1 hour, 9 minutes
Astronomica is the fourth and final studio album by the American progressive metal band Crimson Glory, released in 1999 via Spitfire Records and Rising Sun. After a long hiatus following their less-than-successful album Strange and Beautiful, the band reformed with Wade Black on vocals and Steve Wacholz on drums. Although he is pictured in the album artwork, Wacholz never actually played on the record – a drum machine was used.

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We are Crimson Glory, an American heavy metal band that formed in 1983 in Sarasota, Florida, USA. Our journey began in 1979 under the name Pierced Arrow, then evolved into Beowulf, before we finally settled on Crimson Glory. Our classic line-up featured vocalist Midnight, guitarists Jon Drenning and Ben Jackson, bass guitarist Jeff Lords, and drummer Dana Burnell. With this line-up, we rose to international fame in the mid-1980s and were considered one of the pioneers of the American progressive metal movement, alongside bands like Queensrÿche, Dream Theater, Fates Warning, and Watchtower. Throughout our career, we released four studio albums and one EP.