DragonForce are an English power metal band formed in London, England in 1999. They are known for their twin guitar solos, speed, and vocals.
DragonForce was formed in 1999 from the remnants of black metal band Demoniac (and various other extreme metal groups) under the name of DragonHeart, but soon changed their name to DragonForce before releasing any commercial albums due to possible trademark issues with Brazilian band Dragonheart. Their career began with the publishing of their early songs on the first incarnation of MP3.com, claiming the top of the site's heavy metal charts. The hit song "Valley of the Damned" reached over 500,000 in the first few months. Two of the original members, Steve Williams and Steve Scott, quickly left the band to form power metal outfit Power Quest.
DragonForce has enjoyed increasing popularity over the years, publishing three albums and touring extensively while supporting Helloween, W.A.S.P. and Iron Maiden. Their 2005 tour in support of the Sonic...
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Track listing: Through the Fire and FlamesRevolution DeathsquadStorming the Burning FieldsOperation Ground and PoundBody BreakdownCry for EternityThe Flame of YouthTrail of Broken HeartsLost Souls in Endless Time http://www.dragonforce.com/
Track listing: My Spirit Will Go OnFury of the StormFields of DespairDawn Over a New WorldAbove the Winter MoonlightSoldiers of the WastelandPrepare for WarOnce in a Lifetime http://www.dragonforce.com/