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HAMMERFALL Announce 20-Year-Anniversary Edition of CRIMSON THUNDER & drop remixed & remastered version of ´Hearts On Fire´

Swedish Power Metal legends HAMMERFALL recently announced their return to Nuclear Blast and celebrated a career milestone when it was announced that their albums Renegade, Crimson Thunder, No Sacrifice, No Victory and Chapter V: Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken had all achieved gold status in Sweden. And stoking the flames even higher - it was revealed that Crimson Thunder had surpassed 60,000 sales and hit platinum status.

Today, the band are proud to announce a special 20-year anniversary edition of Crimson Thunder, which will be released on April 28th via Nuclear Blast Records, continuing their retrospective series.

Their fourth studio album has been remixed and remastered by Fredrik Nordström and this definitive version will include previously unreleased pre-production tracks, a brand-new medley and live acoustic songs.


To give their fans a taster, here is a remixed and remastered version of their most popular song ´Hearts On Fire´.


Listen / pre-order here (Local pre-order to follow):


Check out the video here:


Guitarist Oscar Dronjak comments: ‘’There is a lot to look forward to with this release even if you’re a die hard Templar with everything already in your collection: brand new album remix by Fredrik Nordström, never-before heard preproduction bonus tracks, exclusive acoustic live versions, this anniversary edition is packed with unique stuff that sees the light of day for the first time. This is our biggest anniversary edition yet.’’



Crimson Thunder 20-Year-Anniversary Edition comes in following formats:

Digital Album

3CD Digi Box

Platinum Edition - 2LP Trifold Silver Vinyl

Crimson Edition - 2LP Trifold Marbled Red /Black Vinyl

Thunder Edition - 2LP Trifold Marbled Blue/White/Black


Joacim Cans - vocals
Oscar Dronjak - guitar
Fredrik Larsson  - bass
Pontus Norgen - guitar
David Wallin – drums


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