SAVATAGE
Traditional heavy metal / Progressive Metal / Power Metal / Hard Rock • United States

MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music online community, from the creators of progarchives.com
SAVATAGE picture
Savatage is a heavy metal/progressive metal band founded by the brothers Jon and Criss Oliva in 1979. The band is known for recording many rock operas. Early on, Savatage was a traditional heavy metal band, who stood out from the pack due to guitarist Criss Oliva's uncommonly heavy riffing and vocalist Jon Oliva's unique vocal stylings.

Following the failure of Fight for the Rock, an attempt to commercialize their sound, Savatage began moving in a more operatic direction, releasing a number of rock opera albums in collaboration with producer Paul O'Neill.

After the tragic death of Criss Oliva, the band soldiered on to continued critical acclaim but diminishing commercial success. However, Oliva and O'Neill lucked out when a single from Dead Winter Dead, "Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24)", managed to crack the singles chart. The song, a reworking of a classic Christmas hymn, acted as a launching pad for the immensely
read more...
Thanks to Stooge, m@x for the updates

SAVATAGE MP3, Free Download/Stream

SAVATAGE Online Videos

See all SAVATAGE videos

Buy SAVATAGE music

Right Now on Ebay (logo)
SAVATAGE-Edge of Thorns CD (1993) Orig.ATLANTIC 82488-2 Circle II Circle OLIVA SAVATAGE-Edge of Thorns CD (1993) Orig.ATLANTIC 82488-2 Circle II Circle OLIVA USD $5.98 (0 bids)
34m
Streets: A Rock Opera by Savatage (CD, Apr-2011, Ear) Streets: A Rock Opera by Savatage (CD, Apr-2011, Ear) USD $11.96 Buy It Now 1h 39m
TIERRA SANTA - Mi Nombre Sera Leyenda CD Agent Steel Savatage Running Wild TIERRA SANTA - Mi Nombre Sera Leyenda CD Agent Steel Savatage Running Wild USD $11.99 Buy It Now 1h 58m
DIVISION-TRINITY-CD-heavy-power-metal-iron-priest-iced-savatage-rare DIVISION-TRINITY-CD-heavy-power-metal-iron-priest-iced-savatage-rare USD $24.99 Buy It Now 2h 1m
Dead Winter Dead by Savatage (CD, Oct-1995, Atlantic) Dead Winter Dead by Savatage (CD, Oct-1995, Atlantic) USD $9.00 Buy It Now 4h
Savatage Handful of Rain CD (1994, Atlantic) RARE BMG D 105856 / MINT Savatage Handful of Rain CD (1994, Atlantic) RARE BMG D 105856 / MINT USD $7.00 Buy It Now 4h
Savatage Gutter Ballet CD (1989, Atlantic) RARE 1st Press Savatage Gutter Ballet CD (1989, Atlantic) RARE 1st Press USD $6.00 Buy It Now 4h
SAVATAGE-STREETS A ROCK OPERA-JAPAN CD Ltd/Ed C68 SAVATAGE-STREETS A ROCK OPERA-JAPAN CD Ltd/Ed C68 USD $18.99 Buy It Now 8h
SAVATAGE - HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING NEW CD SAVATAGE - HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING NEW CD USD $21.41 Buy It Now 8h
SAVATAGE-GUTTER BALLET-JAPAN CD Ltd/Ed C68 SAVATAGE-GUTTER BALLET-JAPAN CD Ltd/Ed C68 USD $18.99 Buy It Now 11h
SAVATAGE / JAPAN LIVE'94 JAPAN CD OOP SAVATAGE / JAPAN LIVE'94 JAPAN CD OOP USD $16.99 Buy It Now 11h
Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King CD Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King CD USD $17.98 Buy It Now 14h
Savatage - Gutter Ballet CD WEA2 Savatage - Gutter Ballet CD WEA2 USD $14.20 Buy It Now 14h
Savatage - Power Of The Night CD WEA2 Savatage - Power Of The Night CD WEA2 USD $14.20 Buy It Now 14h
SAVATAGE Halls Of The Mountain King CD NEW & SEALED SAVATAGE Halls Of The Mountain King CD NEW & SEALED USD $12.79 Buy It Now 15h
"SAVATAGE" == 7 CD LOT == (Progressive/Power Metal) QUEENSRYCHE=FATES WARNING USD $24.99 (0 bids)
15h
CIRCLE II CIRCLE - Watching In Silence Promo CD Ultra Rare / Savatage Crimson QR CIRCLE II CIRCLE - Watching In Silence Promo CD Ultra Rare / Savatage Crimson QR USD $28.00 Buy It Now 16h
Streets: A Rock Opera by Savatage (CD, Oct-1991, Atlantic (Label)) Streets: A Rock Opera by Savatage (CD, Oct-1991, Atlantic (Label)) USD $3.00 (0 bids)
17h
SAVATAGE Ghost In The Ruins 2011 Digipak CD  NEW & SEALED SAVATAGE Ghost In The Ruins 2011 Digipak CD NEW & SEALED USD $14.39 Buy It Now 17h
Savatage Gutter Ballet Columbia House USA Cassette Tape Savatage Gutter Ballet Columbia House USA Cassette Tape USD $4.99 Buy It Now 18h
SAVATAGE Streets A Rock Opera 2x Vinyl LP + Bonus Tracks 2014 NEW SAVATAGE Streets A Rock Opera 2x Vinyl LP + Bonus Tracks 2014 NEW USD $34.50 Buy It Now 18h
Chris Caffery Faces + Warped 3 CD digipack new Savatage Chris Caffery Faces + Warped 3 CD digipack new Savatage USD $8.10 Buy It Now 19h
Savatage - Hall of the mountain king - Orig 1987 - NM Condtion Savatage - Hall of the mountain king - Orig 1987 - NM Condtion USD $20.91 (0 bids)
19h
Savatage - Edge Of Thorns / TH Cassette Savatage - Edge Of Thorns / TH Cassette USD $9.99 Buy It Now 20h
POWER CHORDS Vol.1 1987 Anthrax Raven Manowar Overkill Testament Savatage Kix POWER CHORDS Vol.1 1987 Anthrax Raven Manowar Overkill Testament Savatage Kix USD $19.99 Buy It Now 20h
Ghost in the Ruins: A Tribute to Chris Oliva by Savatage (CD, Apr-2000) Ghost in the Ruins: A Tribute to Chris Oliva by Savatage (CD, Apr-2000) USD $9.99 (0 bids)
21h
Savatage - Sirens (Japan) / PHCR-16151 Savatage - Sirens (Japan) / PHCR-16151 USD $13.76 (3 bids)
21h
Savatage - The Dungeons Are Calling (Japan) / PHCR-16152 Savatage - The Dungeons Are Calling (Japan) / PHCR-16152 USD $17.84 (3 bids)
21h
Dead Winter Dead by Savatage (CD, Oct-1995, Atlantic (Label)) Dead Winter Dead by Savatage (CD, Oct-1995, Atlantic (Label)) USD $1.00 (1 bids)
22h
Gutter Ballet by Savatage (CD, Jan-1990, Atlantic (Label)) Gutter Ballet by Savatage (CD, Jan-1990, Atlantic (Label)) USD $4.99 (0 bids)
1 day
SAVATAGE / gutter ballet /JAPAN LTD SAVATAGE / gutter ballet /JAPAN LTD USD $9.99 Buy It Now 1 day
JON OLIVA'S PAIN-FESTIVAL (SAVATAGE)DIGI PACK JON OLIVA'S PAIN-FESTIVAL (SAVATAGE)DIGI PACK USD $6.00 (0 bids)
1 day
AVATAR - Pre SAVATAGE - FLORIDA HEAVY METAL HARD ROCK 45 & PICTURE SLEEVE - HEAR AVATAR - Pre SAVATAGE - FLORIDA HEAVY METAL HARD ROCK 45 & PICTURE SLEEVE - HEAR USD $31.95 (2 bids)
1 day
SAVATAGE The Wake Of Magellan VINYL 2x LP RECORD Brand New! SAVATAGE The Wake Of Magellan VINYL 2x LP RECORD Brand New! USD $39.98 Buy It Now 1 day
CHRIS CAFFREY Faces 2 CD Digipak Classic Rock Savatage Black Lotus Records CHRIS CAFFREY Faces 2 CD Digipak Classic Rock Savatage Black Lotus Records USD $26.59 Buy It Now 1 day
ATTACK - The secret place CD Running Wild Grave Digger Manowar Savatage ATTACK - The secret place CD Running Wild Grave Digger Manowar Savatage USD $12.99 Buy It Now 1 day
SAVATAGE / THE WAKE OF MAGELLAN JAPAN CD OOP SAVATAGE / THE WAKE OF MAGELLAN JAPAN CD OOP USD $19.99 Buy It Now 1 day
TRANS SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Christmas Eve Other Songs CD SAVATAGE Great TRANS SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Christmas Eve Other Songs CD SAVATAGE Great USD $9.11 Buy It Now 1 day
Savatage - Wake Of Magellan CD Savatage - Wake Of Magellan CD USD $21.59 Buy It Now 1 day
Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King (Re-Issue) CD Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King (Re-Issue) CD USD $16.55 Buy It Now 1 day
SAVATAGE Streets: A Rock Opera Narrated & Video Collection CD/DVD SEALED SAVATAGE Streets: A Rock Opera Narrated & Video Collection CD/DVD SEALED USD $17.61 Buy It Now 1 day
SAVATAGE streets a rock opera JAPAN CD Jon Oliva METAL AMCY-304 SAVATAGE streets a rock opera JAPAN CD Jon Oliva METAL AMCY-304 USD $10.80 Buy It Now 1 day
Savatage - Streets: A Rock Opera. Narrated Version+The Video Collection - 208912 Savatage - Streets: A Rock Opera. Narrated Version+The Video Collection - 208912 USD $31.57 Buy It Now 1 day
SAVATAGE - FIGHT FOR THE ROCK - ATLANTIC-81634-1 SAVATAGE - FIGHT FOR THE ROCK - ATLANTIC-81634-1 USD $24.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Chris Caffery - Faces  (CD, Jan-2005, 2 Discs, The End) SAVATAGE DIGI Chris Caffery - Faces (CD, Jan-2005, 2 Discs, The End) SAVATAGE DIGI USD $8.09 Buy It Now 1 day
Power of the Night by SAVATAGE Cassette SEALED 1985 Power of the Night by SAVATAGE Cassette SEALED 1985 USD $5.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Lost Goat ‎– October NOS 1997 USA 7 Lost Goat ‎– October NOS 1997 USA 7" Single Savatage King Diamond USD $11.95 Buy It Now 1 day
RETURN OF THE MOUNTAIN KING: TRIBUTE TO SAVATAGE (CD - 2000) NEW/SEALED RETURN OF THE MOUNTAIN KING: TRIBUTE TO SAVATAGE (CD - 2000) NEW/SEALED USD $5.00 Buy It Now 1 day
CIRCLE II CIRCLE Consequence Of Power CD 2010 Power Metal Zak Steven Savatage CIRCLE II CIRCLE Consequence Of Power CD 2010 Power Metal Zak Steven Savatage USD $6.99 Buy It Now 1 day
MALICE - IN THE BEGINNING RARE PRIVATE METAL LP/HEXX/PANTERA/SAVATAGE/RIOT MALICE - IN THE BEGINNING RARE PRIVATE METAL LP/HEXX/PANTERA/SAVATAGE/RIOT USD $9.99 (1 bids)
1 day
HEAVY METAL CD LOT,SAVATAGE,TSO,JON OLIVA,IRON MAIDEN,HELLOWEEN HEAVY METAL CD LOT,SAVATAGE,TSO,JON OLIVA,IRON MAIDEN,HELLOWEEN USD $99.00 Buy It Now 1 day
SAVATAGE - The Wake of Magellan  (CD 1997) JAPAN OBI VICP-60079 VICTOR SAVATAGE - The Wake of Magellan (CD 1997) JAPAN OBI VICP-60079 VICTOR USD $22.49 Buy It Now 1 day
Savatage - Handful of Rain - CreateSpace issue U.S. cd-r - RARE!   092714 Savatage - Handful of Rain - CreateSpace issue U.S. cd-r - RARE! 092714 USD $7.95 Buy It Now 2 days
Savatage Gutter Ballet Atlantic USA 1989 CD Savatage Gutter Ballet Atlantic USA 1989 CD USD $8.53 Buy It Now 2 days
Savatage Japan Live '94 CD (SPV/Steamhammer 1994) Savatage Japan Live '94 CD (SPV/Steamhammer 1994) USD $9.99 (0 bids)
2 days
SAVATAGE - The Dungeons are Calling EP 1984 Combat SEALED Trans Siberian SAVATAGE - The Dungeons are Calling EP 1984 Combat SEALED Trans Siberian USD $19.99 (0 bids)
2 days
SAVATAGE - DEAD WINTER DEAD [SAVATAGE] - NEW CD SAVATAGE - DEAD WINTER DEAD [SAVATAGE] - NEW CD USD $6.92 Buy It Now 2 days
Exiled - Fortune teller CD Agent Steel Savatage Running Wild  Anvil Omen Exiled - Fortune teller CD Agent Steel Savatage Running Wild Anvil Omen USD $11.99 Buy It Now 2 days
V.A. The Best Of MVP '95 JAPAN CD SINNER SYMPHONY X TAROT SAVATAGE UFO l362 V.A. The Best Of MVP '95 JAPAN CD SINNER SYMPHONY X TAROT SAVATAGE UFO l362 USD $9.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Handful of Rain by Savatage - 1994 CD / Power Metal / Chris Olivia Handful of Rain by Savatage - 1994 CD / Power Metal / Chris Olivia USD $4.99 Buy It Now 2 days
ALBUM NETWORK TUNE-UP #189 Motley Crue,Kent,Savatage,Godsmack etc. PROMO CD '98 ALBUM NETWORK TUNE-UP #189 Motley Crue,Kent,Savatage,Godsmack etc. PROMO CD '98 USD $7.99 Buy It Now 2 days
ALBUM NETWORK TUNE-UP #119 Pantera,Bloodline,Savatage etc CD PROMO ONLY '94 ALBUM NETWORK TUNE-UP #119 Pantera,Bloodline,Savatage etc CD PROMO ONLY '94 USD $5.99 Buy It Now 2 days
ALBUM NETWORK TUNE-UP #181 Savatage,Deftones,Stamford Prison etc. PROMO CD '98 ALBUM NETWORK TUNE-UP #181 Savatage,Deftones,Stamford Prison etc. PROMO CD '98 USD $5.99 Buy It Now 2 days
DEMON FLIGHT Flight Of The Demon EP 2008 Sealed! LIZZY BORDEN MALICE SAVATAGE DEMON FLIGHT Flight Of The Demon EP 2008 Sealed! LIZZY BORDEN MALICE SAVATAGE USD $11.00 (0 bids)
2 days
SAVATAGE  (Poets And Madmen) CD SAVATAGE (Poets And Madmen) CD USD $3.84 Buy It Now 2 days
SAVATAGE Streets - A Rock Opera FIRST JAPAN CD OBI AMCY-304 Jon Oliva SAVATAGE Streets - A Rock Opera FIRST JAPAN CD OBI AMCY-304 Jon Oliva USD $29.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Savatage / Japan Live'94 D Savatage / Japan Live'94 D USD $14.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Savatage / Sirens JAPAN PHCR-16151 1ST PRESS!!!!!!!!!! *N Savatage / Sirens JAPAN PHCR-16151 1ST PRESS!!!!!!!!!! *N USD $124.99 Buy It Now 2 days
SAVATAGE Power Of The Night '85 US HAIR/Power ORIG 1st US MASTERDISK pr NMint- SAVATAGE Power Of The Night '85 US HAIR/Power ORIG 1st US MASTERDISK pr NMint- USD $24.99 Buy It Now 2 days
SAVATAGE Fight For The Rock '86 US HAIR/Power metal ORIGINAL 1st US press SAVATAGE Fight For The Rock '86 US HAIR/Power metal ORIGINAL 1st US press USD $19.99 Buy It Now 2 days
SAVATAGE - Live In Japan  2000 (CD) SAVATAGE - Live In Japan 2000 (CD) USD $8.99 (0 bids)
2 days
SMASHING METAL CD Savatage, Screaming Trees, Vain, Dangerous Toys, Jetboy - HAIR SMASHING METAL CD Savatage, Screaming Trees, Vain, Dangerous Toys, Jetboy - HAIR USD $2.10 Buy It Now 2 days
Edge of Thorns by Savatage (Cassette) Edge of Thorns by Savatage (Cassette) USD $4.75 Buy It Now 2 days
COLLISION s/t +1 1992 JAPAN CD OBI SRCS 6563 Savatage Testament Grand Funk cover COLLISION s/t +1 1992 JAPAN CD OBI SRCS 6563 Savatage Testament Grand Funk cover USD $7.99 (0 bids)
2 days
Savatage Guitar Tab Software Lesson CD + FREE BONUSES Savatage Guitar Tab Software Lesson CD + FREE BONUSES USD $8.46 Buy It Now 2 days
SAVATAGE - Dead Winter Dead (CD 1995) SAVATAGE - Dead Winter Dead (CD 1995) USD $6.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Handful of Rain by Savatage (CD, Aug-1994, Atlantic (Label)) Handful of Rain by Savatage (CD, Aug-1994, Atlantic (Label)) USD $4.99 Buy It Now 3 days
SAVATAGE - Dead Winter Dead (CD 1995) METAL ATLANTIC 82850-2 SAVATAGE - Dead Winter Dead (CD 1995) METAL ATLANTIC 82850-2 USD $4.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King NEW CD Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King NEW CD USD $12.56 Buy It Now 3 days
The Christmas Attic by Trans-Siberian Orchestra (Cassette, 2001) Savatage TSO The Christmas Attic by Trans-Siberian Orchestra (Cassette, 2001) Savatage TSO USD $4.99 (0 bids)
3 days
VARIOUS ARTISTS - Album Network Rock Tuneup 119 CD Promo-Pantera,Weezer,Savatage VARIOUS ARTISTS - Album Network Rock Tuneup 119 CD Promo-Pantera,Weezer,Savatage USD $6.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Jack Frost Out in the Cold (CD, Aug-2006) Seven Witches Savatage Jack Frost Out in the Cold (CD, Aug-2006) Seven Witches Savatage USD $4.99 (0 bids)
3 days
Poets & Madmen by Savatage (CD, Apr-2001, Nuclear Blast (USA)) Poets & Madmen by Savatage (CD, Apr-2001, Nuclear Blast (USA)) USD $7.99 (0 bids)
3 days
Savatage Gutter Ballet 1989 CD Hard Rock Bonus Track Original Atlantic A2 82008 Savatage Gutter Ballet 1989 CD Hard Rock Bonus Track Original Atlantic A2 82008 USD $23.66 Buy It Now 3 days
Power of the Night, Savatage, Good Import Power of the Night, Savatage, Good Import USD $21.11 Buy It Now 3 days
Savatage: The Wake Of Magellan (1998) CD + 3 Bonus Acoustic Songs Savatage: The Wake Of Magellan (1998) CD + 3 Bonus Acoustic Songs USD $6.99 Buy It Now 3 days
EDGE OF THORNS : SAVATAGE (NEW CD) EDGE OF THORNS : SAVATAGE (NEW CD) USD $8.16 Buy It Now 3 days
RIOT / The Privilege Of Power RARE LP IRON MAIDEN HELLOWEEN SAVATAGE QUEENSRYCHE RIOT / The Privilege Of Power RARE LP IRON MAIDEN HELLOWEEN SAVATAGE QUEENSRYCHE USD $19.99 Buy It Now 3 days
SAVATAGE Fight For The Rock 2011 Digipak CD NEW & SEALED SAVATAGE Fight For The Rock 2011 Digipak CD NEW & SEALED USD $13.67 Buy It Now 3 days
Savatage - Gutter Ballet (1997) W BONUS TRK - FAST POST CD Savatage - Gutter Ballet (1997) W BONUS TRK - FAST POST CD USD $16.07 Buy It Now 3 days
Edge of Thorns by Savatage (CD, Mar-1993, Atlantic (Label)) Edge of Thorns by Savatage (CD, Mar-1993, Atlantic (Label)) USD $9.99 (0 bids)
3 days
SAVATAGE DEAD WINTER DEAD 1995 JAPAN CD OBI 2500yen 1ST PRESS SAVATAGE DEAD WINTER DEAD 1995 JAPAN CD OBI 2500yen 1ST PRESS USD $29.99 Buy It Now 3 days
SAVATAGE JAPAN LIVE 94 JAPAN CD OBI 2500yen XRCN 1ST PRESS SAVATAGE JAPAN LIVE 94 JAPAN CD OBI 2500yen XRCN 1ST PRESS USD $19.99 Buy It Now 3 days
SAVATAGE HANDFUL OF RAIN 1994 JAPAN CD OBI 2500yen XRCN 1ST PRESS SAVATAGE HANDFUL OF RAIN 1994 JAPAN CD OBI 2500yen XRCN 1ST PRESS USD $19.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Marshall Law - Warning From History  RARE  (Judas Priest, Helloween, Savatage) Marshall Law - Warning From History RARE (Judas Priest, Helloween, Savatage) USD $17.67 Buy It Now 3 days
METAL CHURCH-THE HUMAN FACTOR savatage,metallica,agent steel 1991 EPIC ORG! METAL CHURCH-THE HUMAN FACTOR savatage,metallica,agent steel 1991 EPIC ORG! USD $25.00 Buy It Now 3 days
SAVATAGE Wake Of Magellan 2x Vinyl LP + Bonus Tracks 2014 NEW & SEALED SAVATAGE Wake Of Magellan 2x Vinyl LP + Bonus Tracks 2014 NEW & SEALED USD $34.50 Buy It Now 3 days
Heavy Metal CD SAVATAGE LP Heavy Metal CD SAVATAGE LP " Edge of thorns " 1993 - Excellent condition !! USD $18.00 (0 bids)
3 days
Heavy Metal CD SAVATAGE LP Heavy Metal CD SAVATAGE LP " Gutter ballet " 1989 - Excellent condition !! USD $18.00 (0 bids)
3 days
Heavy Metal CD SAVATAGE LP Heavy Metal CD SAVATAGE LP " Power of the night " 1985 - Excellent condition !! USD $18.00 (0 bids)
3 days
Showing all 100 items | Price may be different, data is cached every 1h | Keyword-based search | Ordered by ending time | See results on eBay.com
Amazon (logo)
Hall of the Mountain KingHall of the Mountain King
Atlantic 1990
Audio CD$7.33
$2.92 (used)
Power of the NightPower of the Night
Import
101 DISTRIBUTION 2010
Audio CD$5.14
$17.12 (used)
Edge of ThornsEdge of Thorns
Atlantic 1993
Audio CD$4.98
$2.11 (used)
Dungeons Are CallingDungeons Are Calling
Import
101 DISTRIBUTION 2010
Audio CD$7.81
$11.82 (used)
Handful of RainHandful of Rain
Import
101 DISTRIBUTION 2011
Audio CD$7.19
$6.19 (used)
Live in Japan '94 (Re-Issue)Live in Japan '94 (Re-Issue)
Import
101 DISTRIBUTION 2011
Audio CD$7.94
$7.42 (used)
Streets: A Rock Opera (Narrated Version / Video Collection)Streets: A Rock Opera (Narrated Version / Video Collection)
CD+DVD
Edel Records
Audio CD$10.65
$16.98 (used)
Gutter BalletGutter Ballet
Atlantic 1990
Audio CD$5.91
$1.99 (used)
Fight for the RockFight for the Rock
Import
Edel Europe 2011
Audio CD$4.60
$5.55 (used)
Still The Orchestra PlaysStill The Orchestra Plays
Import
earMUSIC 2010
Audio CD$9.12
$16.98 (used)
Showing 10 items only | Cache expiring in 72h | Keyword-based search | Best seller rank | More results on Amazon.com

More places to buy metal & SAVATAGE music

SAVATAGE Discography

SAVATAGE albums / top albums

.. Album Cover 3.12 | 17 ratings
Sirens
Traditional heavy metal 1983
.. Album Cover 2.96 | 21 ratings
Power Of The Night
Traditional heavy metal 1985
.. Album Cover 2.22 | 13 ratings
Fight For The Rock
Hard Rock 1986
.. Album Cover 3.84 | 37 ratings
Hall Of The Mountain King
Traditional heavy metal 1987
.. Album Cover 3.80 | 32 ratings
Gutter Ballet
Power Metal 1989
.. Album Cover 3.82 | 26 ratings
Streets: A Rock Opera
Progressive Metal 1991
.. Album Cover 4.01 | 32 ratings
Edge Of Thorns
Traditional heavy metal 1993
.. Album Cover 3.60 | 20 ratings
Handful Of Rain
Power Metal 1994
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 29 ratings
Dead Winter Dead
Progressive Metal 1995
.. Album Cover 4.17 | 32 ratings
The Wake Of Magellan
Progressive Metal 1997
.. Album Cover 3.88 | 18 ratings
Poets And Madmen
Progressive Metal 2001

SAVATAGE EPs & splits

.. Album Cover 2.07 | 2 ratings
Avatar: City Beneath The Surface
Traditional heavy metal 1982
.. Album Cover 2.55 | 9 ratings
The Dungeons Are Calling
Traditional heavy metal 1984

SAVATAGE live albums

.. Album Cover 3.08 | 6 ratings
Japan Live '94
Power Metal 1995
.. Album Cover 2.88 | 7 ratings
Ghost In The Ruins: A Tribute To Criss Oliva
Power Metal 1995

SAVATAGE demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

SAVATAGE boxset & compilations

.. Album Cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
From The Gutter To The Stage: The Best Of 1981 - 1995
Power Metal 1995
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
The Best And The Rest
Power Metal 1997
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Believe
Power Metal 1998
.. Album Cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Still The Orchestra Plays: Greatest Hits Volume 1 & 2
Power Metal 2010

SAVATAGE singles (2)

.. Album Cover
2.00 | 1 ratings
One Child
Power Metal 1996
.. Album Cover
2.00 | 1 ratings
Commissar
Power Metal 2001

SAVATAGE movies (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS)

.. Album Cover
3.11 | 3 ratings
Japan Live '94
Power Metal 1995

SAVATAGE Reviews

SAVATAGE Edge Of Thorns

Album · 1993 · Traditional heavy metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
Kingcrimsonprog
1993’s Edge Of Thorns is the seventh full-length studio album by the American Progressive Metal band Savatage. The album, which followed up the Streets: A Rock Opera album, sees a sort of re-imagining of the band, with former front-man Jon Olivia taking a back seat as arranger/producer/keyboardist and the introduction of new singer Zak Stevens on lead vocals. It would also end up being the final album to feature original guitarist and co-founder Criss Oliva before his untimely passing.

The album serves as a sort of musical blue-print for all the Savatage albums which would follow and is quite different sounding to the earlier work from the band. Energetic ‘80s USPM sounds are almost all gone, in favour of 90s Groove Metal riffs (although not as much as Handful Of Rain), heavy handed piano and some occasional Queen-esque moments.

It isn’t a complete abandoning of everything Savatage had done before altogether, as there are lovely piano moments like “Exit Music” which feel a little bit like Streets and the brief “Labyrinths” which towards the end is slightly reminiscent of Gutter Ballet, but it certainly has its own identity and is clearly the beginning of a new era of Savatage. There are bright up-beat rockers that start off as power ballads like “Follow Me” and “Miles Away,” and there are groovy 90s-Metal tunes like “He Carves His Stone” and “Damien.” These two styles and the mixture therof really form the essence of Edge Of Thorns, and its all good stuff… If you are in the right mood for it, and not going in expecting it to sound like Power Of The Night, this is an absolutely superb album. My personal favourite song on here is the excellent Title Track, which is one of Savatage’s all time best songs, as well as the bouncy Load-esque “Lights Out” which is a little out-of-place on this album, but fun nonetheless.

Zak Steven’s vocal performances on this record are inspired, and you can’t help but smile at some of his deliveries in tracks like “Conversation Piece” and the fantastic album-closer “Sleep.” The guitar solos on Criss’ swansong album are melodic and enjoyable and the solid weighty drumming from Steve Wacholz and Jon Olivia (despite not being recorded on a real acoustic drumkit) perfectly suit the band’s new direction here. Overall; this is a superb record and fans of Savatage, or similar bands, should check it out. Its not their heaviest album, its not their most progressive album and its not their darkest album, but it is an absolutely rock-solid collection of well-written and fundamentally enjoyable music, and it grows on you really well with repeat listens.

SAVATAGE Hall Of The Mountain King

Album · 1987 · Traditional heavy metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
Warthur
Adding progressive metal accents to their power metal style, Hall of the Mountain King finds Savatage in a mood which is equal parts experimental and playful. Knocking off a metallised Grieg cover in the form of Prelude to Madness come across more like a bit of fun than a track to be taken more seriously, and I think it slightly suffers from its placement on the CD - remember, on the original album it was the opening track to side 2, so it's slightly less disruptive there as a quick goof-off than as the momentum-sapper in the middle of the running order it is on the CD. Still, aside from that one track the group are in good form and in general the album is highly enjoyable if you're after progressive power metal that doesn't take itself too seriously.

SAVATAGE Streets: A Rock Opera

Album · 1991 · Progressive Metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
Warthur
With vocalist Jon Oliva's Alice Cooper-inspired delivery honed to perfection and the band in good form, Savatage's Streets: A Rock Opera is an enjoyable listen which may get a little cheesy here and there (especially on concluding track Believe) but is entertaining enough to let me just about accept the cheese. From the opening skit, which manages to pitch itself perfectly between theatrical flair and realistic grit, the band manage an impressive tightrope act which ensures that no aspect of their sound from the progressive to the cheesy to the balls-out heavy goes wanting for attention, making this a well-rounded album which should have wide appeal to a broad range of listeners.

SAVATAGE Handful Of Rain

Album · 1994 · Power Metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
Kingcrimsonprog
Handful Of Rain is the eighth full-length studio album by the American Metal band Savatage. It was released in 1994, and like many of the band's albums it was produced by Paul O'Neil and Jon Olivia.

It was the band's second album with Zak Stevens on lead vocals and former lead singer Jon Olivia taking a back seat in a new slot covering the roles of composer, piano/keys and live backing vocals. Additionally, he performed bass and drums on this album as the band were in turmoil following founding member (and brother to Jon) Criss Olivia's untimely death.

The album also features Testament's Alex Scholnick on lead guitar now that Criss had passed away. His style is very different to Criss' style but nonetheless suits the album remarkably well. Savatage always managed to make all of their albums pretty different from the one before anyway, and Handful Of Rain was made in those aforementioned tragic circumstances. Here the change manifests itself in the form of the music being a lot darker and heavier than on the album that preceded it, 1993's Edge Of Thorns.

The year in which it was released also had an effect on its sound. Some of the tracks on it have a sort of groove metal sound, or at least that metalized rock sound which many Thrash, Power and Prog Metal bands who started in the 80s seemed to flirt with in the first half of the 90s. That is only a small part of the sound however, and other tracks such as `Chance,' `Visions' and `Alone You Breathe' contain progressive elements, which the band would take much further on their next three albums.

Regardless of direction, the musicianship on the album is first rate, as is the songwriting and both are complimented perfectly by Paul O'Neil's superb production job, which helps the whole thing come together and feel like a great flowing record and not just a schizophrenic collection of various styles. When the quieter tracks like `Watching You Fall' and `Staring Into The Sun' pick up the power, they have a real bite, and so can sit comfortably with ragers like `Nothing's Going On' without sounding out of place.

The absolute highlight of the album for me personally is `Castles Burning,' which is a slow dark number constantly building up and threatening to explode, then giving way to acoustic moments. Its full of great lead guitar work and boasts some of Zak's finest vocal performances on record.

Overall; Handful Of Rain is a great album that covers a lot of ground, it has touches of Prog, a bit of balladry and a bit of 90s-sounding metal in there too. The guitar work is brilliant, the tone is satisfying and the production is exemplary. Simply put, its' just a very good album and I highly recommend this album. Definitely check it out if you are a fan of the band, but then again its also even worth a listen if you just like Metal in general.

SAVATAGE Power Of The Night

Album · 1985 · Traditional heavy metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
Kingcrimsonprog
Power Of The Night is the second full-length studio album by the American Heavy/Power/Progressive Metal band Savatage, which was produced by Max Norman and released in 1985, following up their 1983 debut album Sirens and their 1984 EP The Dungeons Are Calling.

Stylistically; as opposed to the conceptual, symphonic, piano filled, Progressive Metal sound that the band would later adopt, or the commercial sound of the Fight For The Rock album which the band veered into just once; this album is more in the vein of their debut album.

The sound in question is somewhere around the point where classic metal becomes early Power Metal while sounding close to, but not quite Thrash Metal yet (although ‘Washed Out’ is kind of reminiscent of the first two Overkill albums).

As an album, Power Of The Night is good, but it isn’t perfect. In terms of songwriting, its not the most creative or memorable thing that the band have ever done, and there are a few tracks that don’t stand up all that well against the best of the band’s catalogue. The production isn’t exactly fantastic either and so the songs don’t jump out at you as energetically as they do on say, Hall Of The Mountain King.

That being said however, there is still a lot to like about the album and if you like the band its worth checking out. Standout tracks include the Title Track with its memorable lead riff; ‘Hard For Love’ which is an out of place Kiss-esque Hard Rock number with hilariously cheesy sexually suggestive lyrics and the big ballady album closer ‘In The Dream’ which has an absolutely fabulous guitar solo.

Overall; Power Of The Night is an interesting album and worth considering for your collection. There are better Savatage albums to start with admittedly, but if you enjoy the Jon’s voice or Chris’ distinctive riff and solo sounds and want to hear them play some direct, to the point, powerful classic metal then its definitely worth picking up.

SAVATAGE Movies Reviews

No SAVATAGE movie reviews posted yet.

SAVATAGE Shouts

Please login to post a shout
m@x wrote:
1645 days ago
GREAT BAND !!!

SAVATAGE Index

Member Zone

Username:
Password:
Stay signed in

Metal Subgenres

Artists Alpha-index

MMA TOP 5 Metal ALBUMS

Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
Master of Puppets Thrash Metal
METALLICA
Buy this album from our partners
Rust in Peace Thrash Metal
MEGADETH
Buy this album from our partners
Sad Wings Of Destiny Traditional heavy metal
JUDAS PRIEST
Buy this album from our partners
Paranoid Traditional heavy metal
BLACK SABBATH
Buy this album from our partners
Symbolic Death Metal
DEATH
Buy this album from our partners

New Metal Artists

New Metal Releases

Man Versus Man Death Metal
SUICIDE NATION
Buy this album from MMA partners
Idolized Hard Rock
SILVER
Buy this album from MMA partners
Lacrima Dei Gothic Metal
MEDEN AGAN
Buy this album from MMA partners
Come To Wither Power Metal
VANISH
Buy this album from MMA partners
Confronto / In Other Climes Metalcore
IN OTHER CLIMES
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Free Metal MP3 download/stream

New Metal Online Videos

SILVER - HEAD OR HEART
SILVER
diamondblack· 14 hours ago
Why
EMBERSLAND
misschuckiny· 1 day ago
More videos

New MMA Metal Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions

More...

Latest Metal News

members-submitted

More in the forums

Social Media

Share this site
Follow us

Buy Metal Music Online