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New album - Interview with André

#1 Post by Sentinel » 30 Apr 2009 09:11

Found on Blabbermouth, originally posted at Metalpaths.com.

Here´s the link to the entire interview.

http://www.metalpaths.com/interviews/bl ... brich,1421

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#2 Post by Lord Mauros » 30 Apr 2009 10:48

wtf!! the guy from the inrerview wrote that BG appeared in a mini tour in greece before 2 years visited athens(2 days) salonika(1) and LARISA wow this is totaly lie my hometown is larisa and BG never came here and i doubt if they ever will this interview is a bit strange :? :shock: (i was in athens both days great live!!!)
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#3 Post by FantasyDrummer » 30 Apr 2009 13:56

This sounds really interesting. I hope that the will not lose themselves into concentrating on the sound of their released albums too much. Andre said that it will be something new, but at the same time he spoke of a mixture. :?

I´m excited.^^

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#4 Post by kullertraene » 30 Apr 2009 14:08

End of 2010 :shock: :shock: :shock:

Propably a BG Festival :D YES :D YES :D YES :D

Can´t wait :? :? :?

But the things what André is talking about sound promising.
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#5 Post by blind-man » 30 Apr 2009 15:01

This is like our dream project and we want this to be released and after this we may can arrange something like a big Blind Guardian festival and play this whole orchestra album one time live on stage with a real orchestra. That would be my plan for the future and I hope to realize this.
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#6 Post by Muspell » 30 Apr 2009 16:36

Time though art a heartless bitch!

Shouldn't have read that interview, now I'm excited and can't wait 8)

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#7 Post by Orodaran » 30 Apr 2009 21:45

Yeah, sucks we have to wait so much for that album, but I have to ask - what do you prefer, a masterpiece every 4 years or two good albums every 2 years? I'll settle with the first 8) right now I'm more concentred on the live dates, I really hope that he actually MEAN it when he say they'll play songs that were not played in 10 years.... after seeing their gigs since 2002 I really need something else than the usual Into the storm / Mourning Hall / Nightfall / Script / Fly / Time stands still / Bright eyes / Valhalla / Imaginations / Bard's Song / Mirror mirror thing..

And then we can hope for an apocalyptic BG 2012 open air :twisted:
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#8 Post by kullertraene » 30 Apr 2009 22:19

Yes you are absolutely right :)

But I do miss Blind Guardian. Realised it when I met Marcus Siepen on the Full Of Hate Festival Tour with Amon Amarth, Obituary, Legion Of The Damned and so on in Oberhausen in March.
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#9 Post by Led Guardian » 30 Apr 2009 22:24

revealed us his expectations for the upcoming decade.
Looks like we don't need to worry about them breaking up any time soon. :wink:
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#10 Post by Mahoora » 01 May 2009 12:40

Wow, promising stuff indeed :D . I'm really exited about all the upcoming project and it certainly made me seriousely think about going to Germany for the upcoming BGOA! man, we needed this interview 8)
But again it raises the question: what the fuck is the problem with the official website? it's useless, you can't find anything informative about the band! the webmaster really suck :cry:
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#11 Post by Cerbere » 02 May 2009 04:19

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#12 Post by Arwen Arianna » 03 May 2009 16:38

Have I mentioned that I want this album? No? I want this album! And I'm really eager to see them live again.. no matter what they'll play (some "unusual" songs would be great, though)...
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#13 Post by Metal Fan » 03 May 2009 18:21

Hey. I've never seen a BG concert before so I don't really care what they play.
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#14 Post by Orodaran » 03 May 2009 18:47

I do :twisted: :P
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#15 Post by Arwen Arianna » 03 May 2009 23:13

Metal Fan wrote:Hey. I've never seen a BG concert before so I don't really care what they play.
you poor soul...
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#16 Post by mmxz » 04 May 2009 11:51

If this doesn´t mean they´ll play curse of feanor, I don´t think they will ever play it live... :(

One song that would be cool though is the eldar :twisted: Or thorn, or When sorrow sang, hell, give me the whole nightfall album :D

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#17 Post by Wicked Child » 04 May 2009 14:19

The only songs that could be labeled "unusual", coming from BG, are: Battlefield, The Curse Of Feanor and... well, that would be it. :wink:
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#18 Post by blind-man » 04 May 2009 14:21

mmxz wrote:If this doesn´t mean they´ll play curse of feanor, I don´t think they will ever play it live...
Either that one or Battlefield. They probably know that the fans desperately want to listen to those songs live.

Edit: oops, Wicked Child was faster than me :D
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#19 Post by Arwen Arianna » 04 May 2009 17:04

I'd also die to hear All the King's Horses, but that one's new :(
I also haven't heard Harvest of Sorrow live yet, even though I saw them 5 times since 2006... :'(
Battlefield or Precious Jerusalem would be a dream -.-
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#20 Post by eolas » 04 May 2009 18:32

I also haven't been on a concert of BG yet, but I don't think they've played Straight Through the Mirror or Turn the Page; they'd also be great in my opinion.
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#21 Post by FantasyDrummer » 04 May 2009 21:47

Is anyone curious about a live performance of Sacred?

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#22 Post by Dentarthurdent » 04 May 2009 23:29

I am, I'd be disappointed if they don't play that.
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#23 Post by Arwen Arianna » 04 May 2009 23:45

FantasyDrummer wrote:Is anyone curious about a live performance of Sacred?
Hansi said we shouldn't expect new stuff.. it would be unbelievable if they played it, though.. it's such an a-w-e-s-o-m-e song!
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#24 Post by mmxz » 05 May 2009 00:05

Arwen Arianna wrote:I'd also die to hear All the King's Horses, but that one's new :(
I also haven't heard Harvest of Sorrow live yet, even though I saw them 5 times since 2006... :'(
Battlefield or Precious Jerusalem would be a dream -.-
Oh yeah, forgot about all the kings horses :P Since the first time I heard it I consider it one of the most beautiful pieces ever written! Would be awesome to hear it live :D

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#25 Post by teo_guardian » 05 May 2009 02:17

mmxz wrote: Oh yeah, forgot about all the kings horses :P Since the first time I heard it I consider it one of the most beautiful pieces ever written!
really?

hehe kidding :P


well i'll be singing as loud as i can in these new live songs!!especially if one of them is noldor or blood tears or the curse of feanor!!!

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#26 Post by Arwen Arianna » 05 May 2009 10:43

Blood Tears *-*
okay, THAT would be my highlight.
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#27 Post by Warg Rider » 07 May 2009 04:18

we have a mixture of songs and so far right now we just finished a song which is very fast, a speed metal song from the old qualities but with new techniques. It’s my favorite song.
:o !!!! great interview, this is kickass news, i guess i am the only one here that misses the old BG sound :( but its good to know its a mix of different things. This band never disappoints :twisted:
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#28 Post by Arwen Arianna » 07 May 2009 12:23

Can't say I miss what they did 'til Somewhere Far Beyond...
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#29 Post by FantasyDrummer » 07 May 2009 17:40

Arwen Arianna wrote:Can't say I miss what they did 'til Somewhere Far Beyond...
TFTTW is a very good album. I also like the newer albums more because they are not as thrashy (referring to Thrash-Metal here) as the old ones. But the old albums had nevertheless very cool songs which are still played by the band (e.g. Valhalla or Barbara Ann).

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#30 Post by Metal Fan » 07 May 2009 18:32

I miss how Hansi sings in Nightfall.
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#31 Post by Muspell » 07 May 2009 22:02

Arwen Arianna wrote:
FantasyDrummer wrote:Is anyone curious about a live performance of Sacred?
Hansi said we shouldn't expect new stuff.. it would be unbelievable if they played it, though.. it's such an a-w-e-s-o-m-e song!
did he mean new as in "unreleased songs from the new album" or as in "songs never played live stay never played live"? :wink:
Sacred would be a blast..

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#32 Post by Metal Fan » 08 May 2009 19:42

what? "songs never played live stay never player live"? What does that mean?
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#33 Post by Arwen Arianna » 11 May 2009 11:14

Metal Fan wrote:I miss how Hansi sings in Nightfall.
Sacred was pretty much improved "NIME" style, if you ask me...
@ Muspell: I have no idea.. but I suppose he meant latter one...
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#34 Post by Celuden Aerwyn » 20 May 2009 05:48

Wicked Child wrote:The only songs that could be labeled "unusual", coming from BG, are: Battlefield, The Curse Of Feanor and... well, that would be it. :wink:
I don't think either of those are unusual to Blind Guardian. I think Carry the Blessed Home is much moreso.

Anyway, this has me absolutely GIDDY for the new album. A pity we have to wait so long.

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#35 Post by Led Guardian » 01 Jun 2009 03:48

*twiddles thumbs*

They could at least give us a release date. The suspense is killing me!
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#36 Post by Zecharas » 01 Jun 2009 04:55

Well, Hansi said he would write another message around Easter.... that worked out well :lol:
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#37 Post by Orodaran » 01 Jun 2009 22:00

Led Guardian wrote:*twiddles thumbs*

They could at least give us a release date. The suspense is killing me!
For an album that will come out late 2010 that has not even been finished yet? that's way too early.....
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#38 Post by Led Guardian » 02 Jun 2009 01:40

Orodaran wrote:
Led Guardian wrote:*twiddles thumbs*

They could at least give us a release date. The suspense is killing me!
For an album that will come out late 2010 that has not even been finished yet? that's way too early.....
Shhh. I'm trying to ignore that fact.
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#39 Post by Naurbereth » 03 Jun 2009 16:14

Great interview and great news ;)
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Re: New album - Interview with André

#40 Post by rdyfrde » 23 Jul 2009 18:01

New interview with Hansi about the new album 8)

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Re: New album - Interview with André

#41 Post by Metal Fan » 28 Jul 2009 21:36

How do you get the interview with Andre?
⋨The Dagor Dagorath, the great final battle at which the forces of the brothers Manwë and Melkor will face one another, and Arda will be unmade.⋩
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Blind Guardian wrote:A fairly small but absolutely bravehearted crowd in Tempe has made that a night remember. Marcus(on behalf of the band) says: Thank you:-)

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