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by Midnight
07 Sep 2016 10:45
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian documentary report (german)
Replies: 11
Views: 3085

Re: Blind Guardian documentary report (german)

I'm sure very many fans would appretiate if one our German friends here could make English subtitles :)
by Midnight
07 Aug 2016 16:11
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian's Wacken show is going to have a live stream
Replies: 10
Views: 2796

Re: Blind Guardian's Wacken show is going to have a live str

Do you guys know of any stream where we could watch the whole concert?

Edit: never mind
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00mHe7OJPLg
by Midnight
15 Jun 2016 13:43
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Best Blind Guardian Poems
Replies: 2
Views: 1925

Re: Best Blind Guardian Poems

The first thing that comes to my mind is Control the Divine. At least the first part seems like a poem to me.
by Midnight
25 Feb 2016 05:27
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews
Replies: 197
Views: 56581

Re: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews

priderock wrote:It's probably in their top three albums.. containing my all time favourite BG song with Hansi's best vocals - At The Edge Of Time!!!! I could write a whole review just about this song...
Haha, I agree that might be interesting! :)
by Midnight
03 Dec 2015 07:54
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 47063

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

Finally!
Damn, no wonder he left it till the end of the American tour so he can now recover his vocal cords from it. Still, I hope they will be playing it more.
by Midnight
06 Jun 2015 12:53
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 47063

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

Finally a decent video of Blood Tears from this tour!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PW3fNgCrKUE
by Midnight
05 Jun 2015 13:39
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: In this topic we discuss lyrics
Replies: 17
Views: 6084

Re: In this topic we discuss lyrics

I once heard Hansi say in an interview that they do not meddle in politics after Battalions of fear being a failure.

I believe this song is more about oppression in general and greatly delivers both the emotions of the oppressors and the oppressed.
by Midnight
29 May 2015 15:37
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: None of my friends like Blind Guardian
Replies: 16
Views: 5593

Re: None of my friends like Blind Guardian

On an unrelated point. I guess you work as a programmer, am I right? :)
by Midnight
27 May 2015 12:04
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 47063

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

Yeah me too! I can hear Majesty every time but when there is Valhalla on may playlist I just skip it.
by Midnight
20 Apr 2015 20:59
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New Live CD
Replies: 30
Views: 8622

Re: New Live CD

Yeah he did that in Barcelona too to motivate us to sing louder :D
by Midnight
20 Apr 2015 20:44
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Does the bards meet with fans after a show?!
Replies: 10
Views: 4035

Re: Does the bards meet with fans after a show?!

A twisted plan After all Despite the burden of lurking by the tour bus for 90 minutes in the dark and cold I got them all :D Thanks for the idea :) http://www.imagehosting.cz/thumbs/dsc043srs.jpg http://www.imagehosting.cz/thumbs/dsc043oeo.jpg http://www.imagehosting.cz/thumbs/dsc043wvw.jpg http://...
by Midnight
10 Apr 2015 19:17
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Does the bards meet with fans after a show?!
Replies: 10
Views: 4035

Re: Does the bards meet with fans after a show?!

Haha I will do the same in Barcelona :D Thanks for the idea :)
by Midnight
15 Mar 2015 22:45
Forum: Otherland
Topic: The Dwarves Series
Replies: 2
Views: 2173

Re: The Dwarves Series

Oh thanks for clarifying that changes everything. My life will not be the same again. But I might still read it anyway :)
by Midnight
13 Mar 2015 23:21
Forum: Otherland
Topic: The Dwarves Series
Replies: 2
Views: 2173

The Dwarves Series

Hi. Since the Orchestral Project might be coming out in a few decades I might consider reading the Dwarves Series on which the OP is going to be based. Has anyone read it? Is it worth the time?

Thanks!
by Midnight
13 Feb 2015 23:34
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Which BG song has affected/affects you the most?
Replies: 37
Views: 11472

Re: Which BG song has affected/affects you the most?

Songs that give me courage are The New Order, Turn the Page and And the Story ends. The first one helped me especially a few years back when I broke up with my first love - Your soul is like water and like rain it will return. Live on in healing rain, the past will find release. and the other two ar...
by Midnight
24 Jan 2015 14:14
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews
Replies: 197
Views: 56581

Re: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews

<3<3<3 Prophecies <3<3<3 I've almost forgotten after all these years what it is like to listen to a BG album for the first time. After my first listening I was like "What the hell is this shapeless music??" I wasn't deterred. Now I'm starting to see these patterns and I think it's actually a genious...
by Midnight
17 Feb 2014 22:42
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Emil and Jens out of Savage Circus
Replies: 3
Views: 4618

Re: Emil and Jens out of Savage Circus

Check out Persuader's new album. They rock!
by Midnight
03 Apr 2013 10:59
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1391
Views: 444818

Re: What book are you reading?

The Heroes: Joe Abercrombie

Abercrombie's 5th book and for the 5th time he made an amazing job. There were times I laughed and times I wanted to vomit. No wonder they want him to write at least 4 more books.
by Midnight
08 Mar 2013 12:36
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Interviews 2013
Replies: 46
Views: 16348

Re: Interviews 2013

Traveller in Time wrote:Another one:

http://www.spaziorock.it/intervista.php?&id=619&eng=1


Wow, maybe two parts of the orchestral project....

And a festival with an orchestra!!
by Midnight
17 Feb 2013 23:17
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1391
Views: 444818

Re: What book are you reading?

So... I've just finished reading the 14th and the last book of the Wheel of Time series - A Memory of Light and it was grandiose. Reading it was like sitting on a roller caster, which could not be stopped. The feeling of finally coming to the conclusion after 12 thousand pages is indescribable. I st...
by Midnight
28 Dec 2012 14:36
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Do you believe in UFO?
Replies: 8
Views: 5057

Re: Do you believe in UFO?

According to wikipedia we might be an extraterrestrial life.
According to the panspermia hypothesis, life on Earth may have originated from meteorites that spread organic molecules or simple life that first evolved elsewhere.
by Midnight
13 Nov 2012 16:02
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Do you believe in UFO?
Replies: 8
Views: 5057

Re: Do you believe in UFO?

Dentarthurdent wrote:I'm will not believe before I will not seen them!
This :D
by Midnight
16 Oct 2012 00:09
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1391
Views: 444818

Re: What book are you reading?

It seems nobody is reading anything so I'll try to revive this topic. Since my last update I finished a few books from which the most remarkable are Herbert's Dune Messiah, which is once again very unique but that goes without saying. Another one was Abercrombie's Best Served Cold, which is a sequel...
by Midnight
11 Oct 2012 13:31
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Themes for BG songs
Replies: 39
Views: 15779

Re: Themes for BG songs

I am not sure if Lost int the Twilight Hall is about Gandalf's rebirth. The beginning of the song would fit his story, however, the rest wouldn't. After all, Paul Artreides from Frank Herbert's Dune series is the Traveler in Time.
by Midnight
04 Oct 2012 23:51
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Under The Ice
Replies: 7
Views: 5819

Re: Under The Ice

I don't think that is the point. The answer could be much simpler - she was hated for what she was. She had the gift of foresight, although was cursed that nobody would ever believe her.

People hate being told the ugly truth.
by Midnight
04 Oct 2012 14:45
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Annette Olzon is out of Nightwish too!
Replies: 18
Views: 8468

Re: Annette Olzon is out of Nightwish too!

I actually liked the two albums with Annette contrary to the rest of their discography.
by Midnight
16 Sep 2012 16:14
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Three songs for on your funeral
Replies: 23
Views: 9781

Re: Three songs for on your funeral

I find it curious that only one of you mentioned The Bard's song. Anyway, I'd choose only two songs and have them played in this order:

1) Sacred worlds
2) The Bard's song
by Midnight
19 Aug 2012 19:49
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: "Songwriting has started" - Marcus
Replies: 7
Views: 4115

Re: "Songwriting has started" - Marcus

Good to have any sort of news; I'm wondering now, will GuardianTV return any time soon, and will we also get such amazing glances into their studio/recording process this time around? This would be really amazing 8) Hmmm yeah maybe in 6 months or a year from now. And that is an optimist's assumptio...
by Midnight
22 Jul 2012 10:58
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Punishment Divine
Replies: 3
Views: 3000

Re: Punishment Divine

Long story short - Nietzsche says that it is time to leave behind humility and become something more than an ordinary man. A superman so to speak. And that God no longer has a place in our lives. That he is dead. Even though his intentions were most likely right the course of history went in the opp...
by Midnight
21 Jul 2012 19:45
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian Brasil
Replies: 2
Views: 3038

Re: Blind Guardian Brasil

Wow, very cool design though I don't understand a word there :)
by Midnight
20 Jul 2012 10:52
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Hansi With a Beard
Replies: 2
Views: 3016

Re: Hansi With a Beard

Yea, I'd recommend Max Payne 3 style.
by Midnight
19 Jul 2012 19:29
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1391
Views: 444818

Re: What book are you reading?

Heh, all my life was a lie now that I know of these errors. But life goes on and I'll have to learn to live with it :) After all, it doesn't really bother me since I usually can't notice anything 8) I think another one that even I can hear is Welcome to Dying - "Beyond the realms I've been" just sou...
by Midnight
19 Jul 2012 15:40
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Serj Tankian - Harakiri
Replies: 0
Views: 6820

Serj Tankian - Harakiri

Anyone tried yet? I was quite skeptical towards this album after hearing Figure it out, however, the rest of the album is IMO really good. I've always liked SOAD and I've always liked Serj so I guess I am a bit affected by this :)

Favourite tracks - Butterfly, Occupied tears
by Midnight
17 Jul 2012 18:54
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1391
Views: 444818

Re: What book are you reading?

... Well, thanks for the enlightenment I can die in piece now :lol: Anyway, while we're at it, I've always wondered how you native English speakers perceive songs that are sung by non-native English speakers - like BG. Can you hear the differences here or you find it quite natural? Because if I ima...
by Midnight
13 Jul 2012 23:53
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1391
Views: 444818

Re: What book are you reading?

Dune by Frank Herbert. A great book so far, however, I am having some trouble with the pronunciation of several names. For instance Fremen. I read it as [fremən] but in Traveler in Time Hansi pronounces it as freeman. Or Bene Gesserit but I think I may have figured that out already :) Anyway, a boo...
by Midnight
09 Jul 2012 21:11
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1391
Views: 444818

Re: What book are you reading?

Sure, but then not everybody is Jesus.
by Midnight
09 Jul 2012 12:50
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1391
Views: 444818

Re: What book are you reading?

Dune by Frank Herbert. A great book so far, however, I am having some trouble with the pronunciation of several names. For instance Fremen. I read it as [fremən] but in Traveler in Time Hansi pronounces it as freeman. Or Bene Gesserit but I think I may have figured that out already :) Anyway, a book...
by Midnight
06 Jun 2012 17:13
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Sup with ANATO in the tour
Replies: 15
Views: 5618

Re: Sup with ANATO in the tour

Gorthaur wrote:Would like to hear Jerusalem and Under the Ice, presume they're not too hard to play live, since they already did it back on ANATO tour... or even Maiden and Minstrel Knight?
I don't think they ever played Jerusalem or that they ever will.
by Midnight
03 Jun 2012 10:38
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Sup with ANATO in the tour
Replies: 15
Views: 5618

Re: Sup with ANATO in the tour

bard_92 wrote:
Orodaran wrote:It's also the 20th anniversary of Somewhere Far Beyond :P
This explains the playing of SFB :D..., so if we're lucky the guys are going to play Battlefield in 2022 :shock: :D :D :D
Then I can't wait for Valkyries in 2030 :D
by Midnight
22 May 2012 15:26
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Diablo 3, anyone?
Replies: 11
Views: 8771

Re: Diablo 3, anyone?

Although I planned to buy Diablo after I have finished my finals I could not resist and bought it the day it was released. And yea, I play as a WD and finished normal difficulty yesterday. The game is pretty good and definitely stood up to my expectations, though I have to admit playing at normal is...
by Midnight
25 Apr 2012 17:24
Forum: Otherland
Topic: I'm about to start Malazan. Any tips?
Replies: 5
Views: 7137

Re: I'm about to start Malazan. Any tips?

after them the story gets really shitty and drags on I have to disagree here. Sometimes it does drag indeed, however, the whole impression of the series is indescribable. At least try the first three books, which are more or less adventurous and then you'll see if you like the change of pace or not.
by Midnight
06 Apr 2012 00:52
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1391
Views: 444818

Re: What book are you reading?

The Shadow Rising 4th book of The Wheel of Time. Its a great book. It has so many cultures so many characters. Rest in peace Robert Jordan. I wish I could meet him. I started to read Wheel of time because of Hansi and the wheel of time song. 8) Same thing happened to me exactly a year ago. Wheel of...
by Midnight
13 Mar 2012 19:10
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: deeper meaning of "a voice in the dark"
Replies: 19
Views: 7302

Re: deeper meaning of "a voice in the dark"

wade-newb wrote:Ha. This forum should do a sort of weekly thing where we analyse different BG song-lyrics, or other lyrics we might all be familiar with. Could be fun.
I second that 8)
by Midnight
10 Mar 2012 13:00
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Advice on TV series to watch
Replies: 44
Views: 17947

Re: Advice on TV series to watch

Sci-Fi - Battlestar galactica(2004) - IMO the best TV series I've ever watched. Philosophical with action and many different characters. Concluded after 4 series. Warning: Might be difficult to digest in the beginning but later on it pays off.
by Midnight
09 Mar 2012 22:07
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: deeper meaning of "a voice in the dark"
Replies: 19
Views: 7302

Re: deeper meaning of "a voice in the dark"

Yeah if you think about it, that scene in the book was actually extremely quick, wasn't really discussed int he book. When I first read the lyrics I thought they stretched it out way too much to have actually just been singing about that particular scene in the book. I too thought about suicide as ...
by Midnight
09 Mar 2012 18:12
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: deeper meaning of "a voice in the dark"
Replies: 19
Views: 7302

Re: deeper meaning of "a voice in the dark"

It's difficult for me to judge, since I haven't read this book, but I've always looked at it as a storytelling about a person who is about to make a difficult decision in life - a leap of faith more than an actual suicide. But the more I think about it, the less sense it makes and some paragraphs ma...
by Midnight
09 Mar 2012 08:29
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: deeper meaning of "a voice in the dark"
Replies: 19
Views: 7302

Re: deeper meaning of "a voice in the dark"

This is interesting. I dare to say that most (if not all) BG songs that appear to just be telling stories, have a deeper meaning. I have some lectures at school today, so I'll have time to think about it and maybe include some of my interpretations in the evening.
by Midnight
16 Feb 2012 13:05
Forum: Otherland
Topic: For those that like reading fiction
Replies: 8
Views: 8699

Re: For those that like reading fiction

Wow, thank you for your long replies. Since you agreed on Otherland and The Dark Tower being not as good as I thought I'll leave it for now. However, as for other books you mentioned, I can't decide. I haven't started reading ASoIaF because of the fact you mentioned, which is that two books are stil...
by Midnight
14 Feb 2012 12:54
Forum: Otherland
Topic: For those that like reading fiction
Replies: 8
Views: 8699

For those that like reading fiction

Hi there. So I've just finished reading The Wheel of Time series and I have to say it was one of the best things I've ever read. It took me roughly 10 months to read all those 11 000 pages, however, it was worth the effort. A marvelous world - one would say. With deeper meaning but not as deep that ...