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by Led Guardian
19 Aug 2017 06:21
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Ultra high beeping on "Curse My Name" 2:50 - 3:33
Replies: 72
Views: 17828

Re: Ultra high beeping on "Curse My Name" 2:50 - 3:33

Oh good, turns out it was just the headphones I was using. Guess they don't really produce frequencies that high. Turns out the beep is just as horrible as I remember. :mrgreen:
by Led Guardian
18 Aug 2017 06:36
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Ultra high beeping on "Curse My Name" 2:50 - 3:33
Replies: 72
Views: 17828

Re: Ultra high beeping on "Curse My Name" 2:50 - 3:33

You know what's even worse than the beep in Curse My Name? Hearing it clearly enough in 2010 that that part of the song was nearly unlistenable, and then re-ripping the song 7 years later and realizing you're not sure if you're even hearing it at all. :cry: :cry: Apparently I've managed to kill the ...
by Led Guardian
26 Jul 2017 17:26
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Interview 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Re: Interview 2017

Cool interview. Some interesting questions about Marcus' past. I bet his parents feel good about supporting him and letting him take that time off to record albums, since 30 years later he's still at it. :mrgreen:
by Led Guardian
19 Jul 2017 22:47
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album
Replies: 33
Views: 2071

Re: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album

Sorry for double Post, Nuclear Blast told me, that they do not know about the locations. BUT the colleages from the production did forward the request directly to the band. This means, it's up to the bards to answer (or not) ;-) I wouldn't count on it. I just read an interview with Marcus where the...
by Led Guardian
06 Jul 2017 17:52
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album
Replies: 33
Views: 2071

Re: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album

Oh, I mean to say, he is legitimately hitting the note in this recording. In some live bootlegs I've heard, it sounds ... off? Heady, falsetto-y. Whereas this one sounds like it's coming from his chest. I'm terrible at describing things Suffice to say he sounds as good or better than he did on Live...
by Led Guardian
06 Jul 2017 04:14
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album
Replies: 33
Views: 2071

Re: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album

The mixing seems more solid on the actual album and the backing vocals do seem more noticeable, oddly on some songs way more than others. Could be overdubs. Wheel of Time sounds absolutely incredible, to my surprise somewhat. Another highlight: no awkward falsetto during Tanelorn. Somehow. That's k...
by Led Guardian
05 Jul 2017 18:09
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album
Replies: 33
Views: 2071

Re: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album

I'll post this interview/trailer here, on the small chance that there is a person who comes here but isn't connected to BG's Facebook page. :P

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P41YoDamAJE
by Led Guardian
29 Jun 2017 02:46
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album
Replies: 33
Views: 2071

Re: Live Beyond The Spheres New Live Album

The recordings themselves sound good, but yeah, the lack of crowd noise has been rather disappointing, especially in comparison to Live.
by Led Guardian
27 Jun 2017 17:46
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!
Replies: 106
Views: 11626

Re: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!

What I can tell you about the concept is to a certain extent it is connected to the Czech Republic, so it will play an essential role I the story telling as well. It's going to be a fictional story connected to history too. Does this mean that the collaboration with Markus Heitz is off? Have I miss...
by Led Guardian
27 Jun 2017 06:51
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!
Replies: 106
Views: 11626

Re: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!

Here ya go! http://www.truemetal.it/news/intervista-blind-guardian-marcus-siepen-90490-p2 Sounds good! I can still hope to hear live versions of Holy Grail, Curse of Feanor, and Miracle Machine some day! And they've actually recorded most of the music for the OP, so them saying it'll come out 2018/...
by Led Guardian
24 Jun 2017 04:49
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!
Replies: 106
Views: 11626

Re: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!

Ask them about the orchestral project, pleaseee 😀 I should be able to publish the interview next week (Nuclear Blast asked us to publish it not earlier than the last week of June), there are some interesting info on the orchestral album :mrgreen: As soon as it'll be online I'll post the link here ;...
by Led Guardian
16 May 2017 03:54
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!
Replies: 106
Views: 11626

Re: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!

So, tell me, what songs would be on a new live album that haven't been on previous live albums or DVDs? Keep in mind that some songs have never been played live at all, so those don't count. I'd say that we're a very atypical crowd since we own everything and enjoy hearing "different" songs than th...
by Led Guardian
13 May 2017 21:10
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Ayreon live in concert 013 Tilburg
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

Re: Ayreon live in concert 013 Tilburg

Nope. I'm just going to sit around being sad that things like this and The Theater Equation never happen in the US. :cry:
by Led Guardian
13 May 2017 05:44
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!
Replies: 106
Views: 11626

Re: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 201

"Fly" is from Warsaw and "Imaginations from the Other Side" is from Hamburg. :wink: Need to listen to all three CDs again to find out more. :roll: Any chance you could talk the band into releasing less-played songs that aren't on the album online as part of a media campaign for the live album? :win...
by Led Guardian
13 May 2017 05:42
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!
Replies: 106
Views: 11626

Re: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!

The lack of Curse of Feanor is really disappointing. As is the general lack of songs they haven't had on a live album before. I love Blind Guardian, but why are they so obsessed with releasing the same songs over and over?
by Led Guardian
13 May 2017 05:38
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"
Replies: 969
Views: 292451

Re: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"

Run the Jewels - RTJ3

Killer Mike and El-P nailing it again
by Led Guardian
13 May 2017 05:35
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: New phpBB version
Replies: 6
Views: 633

Re: New phpBB version

:o :o :o :o :o :o
by Led Guardian
01 May 2017 18:10
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Nightfall in Middle-Earth liner notes
Replies: 2
Views: 546

Re: Nightfall in Middle-Earth liner notes

I'll do you one better. The English edition has the story section too, so I took pics of the pages for you.

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by Led Guardian
11 Sep 2016 07:25
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 2016 North American Tour with Grave Digger
Replies: 80
Views: 8337

Re: 2016 North American Tour with Grave Digger

blindgfan wrote:That's pretty disappointing. My only hope is they will play Journey through the dark or Traveller in Time instead of Holy Grail.
Really? I would have loved to have seen Holy Grail live. And they're already playing all of Imaginations, why add in more old material?
by Led Guardian
29 Aug 2016 06:06
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Can you hear the compressed ones?
Replies: 2
Views: 3715

Re: Can you hear the compressed ones?

I got 5/6, but this just confirms my opinion that it doesn't really matter. If I weren't really paying close attention, I think the first voice only track is the only one I'd really notice. Funny you picked that out as one of the most difficult. The moment the uncompressed one started I was positive...
by Led Guardian
17 Aug 2016 21:31
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2017 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 2018!!
Replies: 106
Views: 11626

Re: NEW DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM IN 2018 AND ORCHESTRA ALBUM IN 201

JazzJackrabbit wrote:I'm guessing for the double live album that one disc will be just all IFTOS and the second disc will be all other songs.
Now be fair, I'm sure they'll spread IFTOS songs out across both discs. :lol:
by Led Guardian
03 Apr 2016 22:53
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Forgotten Bard Songs ---- Most underrated/overlooked songs?
Replies: 17
Views: 3938

Re: Forgotten Bard Songs ---- Most underrated/overlooked son

I feel like half the discussions on this board now are about whether At the Edge of Time is fantastic or terrible. :P I've listened to it probably 30 times or so by now, and still think it's incredibly overrated by people on this forum (don't know about listeners overall). I finally decided it's act...
by Led Guardian
03 Apr 2016 09:44
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Update orchestral project
Replies: 9
Views: 2731

Re: Update orchestral project

I can't imagine what it would be if I was a really old BG fan and I had to wait about this album... thanks, God, I'm not... It's not so bad. I'm pretty sure they've been planning it since I started listening, and that's probably almost exactly 9 years now. About half the time since they first conce...
by Led Guardian
23 Mar 2016 01:24
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Themes for BG songs
Replies: 39
Views: 13492

Re: Themes for BG songs

From interviews with Hansi when BtRM was coming out
by Led Guardian
22 Mar 2016 22:16
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Themes for BG songs
Replies: 39
Views: 13492

Re: Themes for BG songs

Did the Bard's never have a story that spanned multiple songs and albums (like Sonata's Caleb saga for example)? I would kind of expect them to do such a thing, somehow :O Yep, and an entire album even. :P Imaginations from the Other Side/Bright Eyes/And the Story Ends/all of Beyond the Red Mirror
by Led Guardian
22 Mar 2016 21:59
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Themes for BG songs
Replies: 39
Views: 13492

Re: Themes for BG songs

Apparently, after years, my brain is still holding onto its Middle-Earth knowledge. :P Lucifer's Heritage: Symphonies Of Doom (1985) Halloween Brian - The film Monty Python's Life of Brian. Dead Of The Night Symphonies Of Doom Lucifer's Heritage - instrumental Battalions Of Fear (1988) - Refers spec...
by Led Guardian
07 Dec 2015 04:09
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Interviews 2015
Replies: 41
Views: 11453

Re: Interviews 2015

If I get another show on this tour, the live album, the orchestral album, and another regular album by 2020, I'll call it a good deal whatever the finer details of that schedule are.
by Led Guardian
01 Dec 2015 02:25
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 36236

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

Orlando setlist http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/blind-guardian/2015/the-plaza-theatre-orlando-fl-7bf2ae90.html Maybe we'll all hear Curse of Feanor if they do a NIME anniversary tour. ;) I'm hoping we hear it often now. The cat's been let out of the bag. They can't stuff it back in now that everyone ...
by Led Guardian
30 Nov 2015 10:33
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 36236

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

Orlando setlist http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/blind-guardian/2015/the-plaza-theatre-orlando-fl-7bf2ae90.html Maybe we'll all hear Curse of Feanor if they do a NIME anniversary tour. ;) I'm hoping we hear it often now. The cat's been let out of the bag. They can't stuff it back in now that everyone ...
by Led Guardian
29 Nov 2015 12:01
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 36236

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

I'm shocked. And they played ATTWS before that, and then IFTOS right after? That takes some endurance, especially so late in the tour! Just one more reason Blind Guardian is the best band in the world. I was surprised they brought back ATTWS so late in the US tour, on just the last few tour dates. ...
by Led Guardian
29 Nov 2015 01:56
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 36236

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

WHAT THE FUCK THEY PLAYED CURSE OF FEANOR. ATLANTA IS MY MORTAL ENEMY NOW
by Led Guardian
02 Nov 2015 05:09
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 36236

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

Your setlist is spot on, except that Imaginations was played at the end of the first set. What a unique night it was! I guess the Bards wanted to say "thank you" for spending our Halloween with them. Turns out Hansi is not elvish, but is in fact Elvis! I still can't believe they played the whole se...
by Led Guardian
24 Aug 2015 03:06
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Favorite Songs From Each Album
Replies: 63
Views: 23144

Re: Favorite Songs From Each Album

Gandalf de Grijze wrote:The only song I ever tend to skip when listening to BG is The Last Candle
Confirmed: Gandalf is actually Marcus' secret forum account.
by Led Guardian
22 Aug 2015 23:58
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Favorite Songs From Each Album
Replies: 63
Views: 23144

Re: Favorite Songs From Each Album

Ryu wrote:
JazzJackrabbit wrote:That's....a unique list for sure. But really, Lionheart? It's probably my candidate for worst BG song ever. :P
ALTAIR 4
ALTAIR 4
Nah, DAMNED! FOR ALL TIME!
by Led Guardian
22 Aug 2015 08:43
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Favorite Songs From Each Album
Replies: 63
Views: 23144

Re: Favorite Songs From Each Album

Hmm, I never posted here before. I'm going to have to put some songs into parentheses for some, because they're just too close to be certain. BOF - Majesty FTB - Valhalla (overplayed they both may be, but I do think it's because they're the best from those albums) TFTTW - Lost in the Twilight Hall S...
by Led Guardian
22 Aug 2015 08:27
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Favorite Songs From Each Album
Replies: 63
Views: 23144

Re: Favorite Songs From Each Album

It's definitely in my top half for ATITM. Love the solo.
by Led Guardian
21 Aug 2015 18:59
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: What BG song are you listening to this moment?
Replies: 3044
Views: 575516

Re: What BG song are you listening to this moment?

lukejeans wrote:"And Then There Was Silence"
The spambots are developing good taste :shock:
by Led Guardian
19 Aug 2015 08:16
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: The latest spam flood.
Replies: 4
Views: 9474

Re: The latest spam flood.

I can't even count how many spam posts I just deleted. I'm pretty sure I just deleted 2 threads about all the spam by accident because my brain is just automatically going through the motions now. If this doesn't slow down, I'd say it's beyond just needing another mod or three. EDIT: I HAVE PUSHED B...
by Led Guardian
27 May 2015 02:37
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Thoughts about Mirror Mirror - input for podcast
Replies: 9
Views: 3096

Re: Thoughts about Mirror Mirror - input for podcast

Hmm. I first heard it almost 6 years ago. I think it is a fantastic song, but also overrated. This may be an uncommon opinion, but I actually think Noldor (Dead Winter Reigns) is the best song off of NiME. The harmonies in that song are beastly, like the contrast between the mid-range, harsh almost ...
by Led Guardian
25 May 2015 20:53
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 36236

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

Twister wrote:BLOOD TEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
AND ALL 4 EPICS??? What the fuck I would kill for a show like that! Anyone got any wetwork needs doing? :P
by Led Guardian
23 May 2015 08:10
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews
Replies: 197
Views: 47428

Re: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews

Hey there, I meant the parts in sacred mind, where the choir sings Xanadu. It always reminds me of ABBA's waterloo... concerning Grand Parade, I meant that I don't get into the song - maybe after some more time... Hmm. Other than they both have 3 syllables and rhyme, I still don't hear it. But what...
by Led Guardian
20 May 2015 00:03
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews
Replies: 197
Views: 47428

Re: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews

Max wrote:Hi there,
This song, the ABBA-sounding-parts in "Sacred Mind" and grande parade - i don't feel comfortable when hearing them.
:| I don't see it. Especially not Sacred Mind. How so?
by Led Guardian
06 May 2015 19:53
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist update?
Replies: 88
Views: 20976

Re: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist updat

Traveler in Time showed up! Wow and journey through the dark right after, really great Milan was lucky Uh, woohoo? :P I really wish their surprises would be newer material, instead of older stuff. I think Guardian of the Blind is the only one I'm a bit excited about. I'm okay with Banish, but I fee...
by Led Guardian
27 Apr 2015 03:42
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 36236

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

A man can dream
by Led Guardian
26 Apr 2015 06:38
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 36236

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

I would give my left nut to see a show with The Ninth Wave, Sacred Worlds, Wheel of Time, and And Then There Was Silence. I don't guess the band has any use for that though. Make it happen anyway please? :mrgreen:
by Led Guardian
25 Apr 2015 02:29
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 36236

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

I get why people want rare songs, but asking them to scrap all songs like Mirror Mirror, Bard's Songs and Valhalla? It took them about 5 whole damn years to return here. It was amazing to finally shout a few classics with hundreds of fans out loud again. They already lowered the number of constant ...
by Led Guardian
19 Apr 2015 07:18
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: The Ninth Wave guitar cover
Replies: 8
Views: 3290

Re: The Ninth Wave guitar cover

Great job! How come you left out the second lead in the solo at 6 minutes though? Also, any chance you could tab that since you know how to play it? You mentioned maybe someone could do it looking at your fingers, but personally I never could tell which fingers were actually pressing down when watch...
by Led Guardian
16 Apr 2015 22:10
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews
Replies: 197
Views: 47428

Re: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews

They should take a listen to the new Nighwish album and take notes. The album has a very good production that blends very well the usual band instruments with the orchestras and choirs. And every instruments sound fine. Production is the only thing it does better than BTRM. Don't get me wrong, I li...
by Led Guardian
16 Apr 2015 22:09
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist update?
Replies: 88
Views: 20976

Re: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist updat

Sounds reasonable to me. Time will tell. :) No surprises on the Strasbourg-setlist except for And then there was Silence. Wheel of Time AND ATTWS in one setlist. Nice. :mrgreen: The last BG concert that I went to we got those AND Sacred Worlds. Really can't beat that. And the only US performance of...
by Led Guardian
03 Apr 2015 01:44
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist update?
Replies: 88
Views: 20976

Re: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist updat

Ryu wrote:Prophecies was played. You can find a recording on YouTube. Not bad; the audience doesn't seem to know the lyrics, however. :(

Blind Guardian - Prophecies @ Krefeld: http://youtu.be/QPm9G-vMVTI
Either Hansi or the camera had a little trouble with that last high note though. :lol: