formed in 1992 by Tobias Sammet and 3 school mates. The name was the name of "Mr. Edgar Siedschlag", their math teacher at the time. The band was signed in 1995. Their first two albums didn't do very well, but Vain Glory Opera did in 1998! Timo Tolkki of Stratovarius & Hansi Kürsch of Blind Guardian were guest performers on this album. The band was signed to Nuclear Blast in 2004. OFFICIAL WEBSITE 1997 Kingdom of Madness 1998 Vain Glory Opera 1999 Theater of Salvation 2000 The Savage Poetry 2001 Mandrake 2004 Hellfire Club 2006 Rocket Ride 2008 Tinnitus Sanctus 2011 Age of the Joker In 2001, Tobias Sammet released Avantasia, a metal opera including many heavy metal musicians and vocalists. Edguy has released two full-length albums since Nuclear Blast. Tinnitus Sanctus is their newest album and the band has extended their contract for three more albums.