Sonic Firestorm is Dragonforce's second album, which was released through Noise Records on May 11, 2004.
Sonic Firestorm features Dragonforce's longest recorded song, "Soldiers of the Wasteland" at 9:46. This song also includes the longest guitar solo on any of their songs.
The album is to be rereleased on February 22, 2010, along with the remastered and remixed version of "Valley of the Damned" It will also come with the bonus track "Cry of the Brave" which was originally on the Japanese version of the album.
The recording and mixing for the band's 2nd album took place at Surrey's Thin Ice Studios, from October 6th to December 10th, 2003. All the guitars were recorded at Herman Li's LamerLuser Studios in London.
Sonic Firestorm was stated as the 2nd best "Battle Metal" album of the last 20 years by British metal magazine Metal Hammer in its 20th anniversary article.
- 1. My Spirit Will Go On, Lyrics: Totman, Theart, Music: Totman, Length: 7:54
- 2. Fury of the Storm, Lyrics: Totman, Music: Totman, Length: 6:47
- 3. Fields of Despair, Lyrics: Totman, Li, Music: Totman Li, Length: 5:25
- 4. Dawn Over a New World, Lyrics: Totman, Music: Totman, Length: 5:13
- 5. Above the Winter Moonlight, Lyrics: Pruzhanov, Totman, Li, Theart Music: Pruzhanov, Length: 7:31
- 6. Soldiers of the Wasteland, Lyrics: Theart, Totman, Music: Totman, Length: 9:47
- 7. Prepare for War, Lyrics: Li, Music: Li, Length: 6:15
- 8. Once in a Lifetime, Lyrics: Totman, Theart, Music: Totman, Length: 7:46
- 9. Cry of the Brave, Length: 5:45
- Clive Nolan: additional backing vocals