Special deluxe box includes the two CD deluxe edition of the album, a CD of instrumental versions of all 10 Hydra tracks, double vinyl LP pressing, songbook, and an exclusive pick all housed in a 12 x 12 box. 2014 release, the sixth studio album from the Dutch Symphonic Metal band. Hydra finds the band moving forward into a more earthy and modern direction while remaining fast, heavy and uniquely Within Temptation. The album contains guest appearances by Metalcore singer Howard Jones (ex-Killswitch Engage), rapper Xzibit, classical-crossover/symphonic metal vocalist Tarja Turunen (ex-Nightwish) and alternative rock singer Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum).
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.