Twilight Dementia

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Twilight Dementia is the first live album by the British power metal band DragonForce. It was released in Japan on 8 September 2010. In the United Kingdom it was released on 13 September and in the United States on September 14. The album was recorded in November and December 2009 during the United Kingdom part of their Ultra Beatdown tour. It was recorded across 19 shows.[1] It was the last album that had ZP Theart as the lead singer before he left the band.[2]

Track listing[change | change source]

Disc One[change | change source]

No. TitleWriter(s)Original album Length
1. "Heroes of Our Time"  Sam Totman, Herman LiUltra Beatdown (2008) 7:46
2. "Operation Ground and Pound" (Recorded in Glasgow)Totman, ZP TheartInhuman Rampage (2006) 8:37
3. "Reasons to Live" (Recorded in Hanley)Totman, Li, Vadim Pruzhanov, Frédéric LeclercqUltra Beatdown (2008) 6:31
4. "Fury of the Storm"  TotmanSonic Firestorm (2004) 6:49
5. "Fields of Despair" (Recorded in Middlesbrough)Totman, LiSonic Firestorm (2004) 5:55
6. "Starfire" (Recorded in Inverness)Totman, TheartValley of the Damned (2003) 6:09
7. "Soldiers of the Wasteland" (Recorded in Middlesbrough)Totman, TheartSonic Firestorm (2004) 10:21
8. "Disciples of Babylon" (Japanese bonus track)Theart, LiValley of the Damned (2003) 3:57

Disc Two[change | change source]

No. TitleWriter(s)Original album Length
1. "My Spirit Will Go On"  Totman, TheartSonic Firestorm (2004) 8:02
2. "Where Dragons Rule"  Totman, Theart, Steve WilliamsValley of the Damned (2003) (Bonus Track) 5:57
3. "The Last Journey Home"  Totman, TheartUltra Beatdown (2008) 8:43
4. "Valley of the Damned" (Recorded in Middlesbrough)Totman, TheartValley of the Damned (2003) 8:13
5. "Strike of the Ninja"  Totman, TheartUltra Beatdown (2008) (Bonus Track) 4:24
6. "Through the Fire and Flames" (Recorded in Inverness)Totman, TheartInhuman Rampage (2006) 8:23
7. "Black Fire" (Japanese bonus track)Totman, TheartValley of the Damned (2003) 6:11

Band Members[change | change source]

Production[change | change source]

The album was produced by Karl Groom, Herman Li and Sam Totman.

Reviews[change | change source]

Allmusic given the album 3.5 out of 5 stars, saying that "the sound feels a little thin, but everything else is in place with the main attraction being shredmasters Herman Li and Sam Totman". They also said that "if you’re among those who just can’t seem to get enough of their well beyond over the top musical antics, Twilight Dementia will certainly satisfy." [3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Twilight Dementia Confirmed by DragonForce".
  2. Bradley Zorgdrager (15 August 2014). "DragonForce Maximum Overload". Exclaim!. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  3. "Review on Allmusic.com".