Paul and Phil travelled to Poland for a few days on 27th April to meet their new manager Bart Gabriel and to guest on Crystal Viper's cover version of the Elixir song "Treachery (Ride Like The Wind)", and on the cover version of the Cirith Ungol song "Chaos Rising".

The band spend most of the year working on their new studio album, 'Mindcreeper'.

November - 'The Son of Odin' voted one of the "Top 20 Power Metal Albums of All Time" in issue 137 of Terrorizer Magazine (UK).

November 19th - The band take time out from recording to appear at the Motala Metal Festival in Sweden.