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blindguardian beyondtheredmirror
Artist: Blind Guardian
Title: Beyond The Red Mirror
Genre: Symphonic Progressive Metal
Release Date: 30th January 2015
Label: Nuclear Blast


Album Review

BLIND GUARDIAN are one of the German top metal bands, starting in the 80s under the name LUCIFER’S HERITAGE, playing melodic speed metal. Later when changing their name into BLIND GUARDIAN, they changed their sound into a more symphonic way and became one of the biggest German metal bands in the 90s. Now in 2015 they release their 10th full length album ‘Beyond The Red Mirror’. Getting too progressive and technical for many of their old fans in the new millennium, they returned 2010 to their old strength with the album ‘At the Edge of Time’, so there are huge expectations for their new long-player. The ten songs are featuring all GUARDIAN trademarks, speed metal riffs, symphonic melodies and Hansi’s unique vocals. Beginning with ‘The ninth wave’ and ending with ‘Grand parade’, the guys from Krefeld have two nearly 10 minutes long epics. All songs are very well composed. The only thing I am missing is a real hit, on this good album. But I think no BLIND GUARDIAN fan should miss this album!


Tracklist

01.The Ninth Wave
02.Twillight of the Gods
03. Prophecies
04. At the edge of time
05. Ashes of Eternity
06. The Holy Grail
07. The Throne
08. Sacred Mind
09. Miracle Machine
10. Grand Parade


Line-up

Vocals - Hansi Kürsch
Guitar - Andre Olbrich
Guitar - Marcus Siepen
Drums - Frederik Ehmke


Website

www.blind-guardian.com / www.facebook.com/blindguardian


Cover Picture

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Rating

Music: 7
Sound: 8
Total: 7.5 / 10


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