Manowar concerts are a rite of passage for all fans of true metal. Manowar’s consistently awesome display of power, might and magic on stage remain peerless and unparalleled. It’s the legend to which other metal bands aspire. But how could it possibly be captured and contained on compact disc? Yet, Manowar has achieved the seemingly impossible more on than one occasion: in 1997, with the landmark “Hell On Wheels” and then just two years later, in 1999, with “Hell On Stage”. Now, nearly a decade later, Manowar is about to achieve the impossible for a third time with “Gods Of War Live”.
There is no other band like Manowar, who recently performed in front of its largest audiences ever during the German leg of the Demons, Dragons and Warriors 2007 Tour, on which the recording for this double-disc set was captured. In addition to songs from both Warriors Of The World and a 35 minute encore of songs from Gods Of War, this more than two-hour collection of classics includes some rare gems.