Setlist discussion for 2015

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#201 Post by Led Guardian » 29 Nov 2015 12:01

Drahcir wrote:
Hedge Wizard wrote: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. I would expect the opposite in other bands - for the setlist to shorten and more complex songs to be dropped. Unbelievable. I was truly impressed and blown away by Blind Guardian once again.

In Orlando they played Wheel of Time instead of Imaginations and Barbara Ann instead of Majesty. Someone posted it on facebook and will probably be on setlistfm soon.
I'm actually not that surprised about that. I was at their last show last tour and we got ATTWS, Sacred Worlds, and Wheel of Time. And Barbara Ann, for the first time in the US.

And wait wait wait. Are you telling me Orlando got The Ninth Wave, Sacred Worlds, ATTWS, Wheel of Time, AND Curse of Feanor??? Tell me how many children I have to sacrifice to see them play that set!
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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#202 Post by Drahcir » 29 Nov 2015 12:39

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And wait wait wait. Are you telling me Orlando got The Ninth Wave, Sacred Worlds, ATTWS, Wheel of Time, AND Curse of Feanor??? Tell me how many children I have to sacrifice to see them play that set!
Yes, they got all of those songs.

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#203 Post by Warmoth » 29 Nov 2015 20:42

"Curse of Feanor" - Holy shit!

I hope they were satisfied with themselves so we can hear it on the new live album. I know how scrupulous they are - I'm sure it was awesome!

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#204 Post by Drahcir » 29 Nov 2015 21:07

Orlando setlist

http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/blind-gua ... 2ae90.html

Maybe we'll all hear Curse of Feanor if they do a NIME anniversary tour. ;)

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#205 Post by Led Guardian » 30 Nov 2015 10:33

Drahcir wrote:Orlando setlist

http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/blind-gua ... 2ae90.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 knows it's there. :P
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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#206 Post by Drahcir » 30 Nov 2015 11:54

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Drahcir wrote:Orlando setlist

http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/blind-gua ... 2ae90.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 knows it's there. :P
Yes, exactly! Maybe it will become a regular or at least semi-regular. Like I said before, not one of my personal top favorites, but I'd still like to hear it. Hopefully most of us American fans don't have to wait another 4-5 years for it! But probably.

Here's a slighty longer clip of Curse of Feanor starting at 2:30. Hansi sounds incredible!

https://youtu.be/72as1hobSd8

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#207 Post by Ryu » 01 Dec 2015 00:00

It does seem as if the holy grail is on its way now.

Enjoy, Europeans!

https://youtu.be/X8t-b-XoeMU?t=7m35s

Also, so soon to announce the title of LP 11? ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8t-b-X ... e&t=11m52s
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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#208 Post by Drahcir » 01 Dec 2015 00:49

Ryu wrote:It does seem as if the holy grail is on its way now.

Enjoy, Europeans!

https://youtu.be/X8t-b-XoeMU?t=7m35s

Also, so soon to announce the title of LP 11? ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8t-b-X ... e&t=11m52s
Also a possible 2nd leg of the North American tour in September/October 2016. :D

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#209 Post by Led Guardian » 01 Dec 2015 02:25

Drahcir wrote:
Led Guardian wrote:
Drahcir wrote:Orlando setlist

http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/blind-gua ... 2ae90.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 knows it's there. :P
Yes, exactly! Maybe it will become a regular or at least semi-regular. Like I said before, not one of my personal top favorites, but I'd still like to hear it. Hopefully most of us American fans don't have to wait another 4-5 years for it! But probably.

Here's a slighty longer clip of Curse of Feanor starting at 2:30. Hansi sounds incredible!

https://youtu.be/72as1hobSd8
*drools*
Ryu wrote:It does seem as if the holy grail is on its way now.

Enjoy, Europeans!

https://youtu.be/X8t-b-XoeMU?t=7m35s

Also, so soon to announce the title of LP 11? ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8t-b-X ... e&t=11m52s
*drools more*


I wanted that one live so badly. Why do you hate the US Blind Guardian? :cry: :cry: :cry: :P
Really, though, Europe always gets more uncommon songs. US didn't get Blood Tears, Guardian of the Blind, or Miracle Machine, and now Holy Grail, and only the last two shows got Curse. I blame our metalheads for being to traditionalist. :?
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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#210 Post by Drahcir » 01 Dec 2015 03:46

They played I'm Alive at a couple US shows as well. I would have loved to see that one and Blood Tears. Traveler in Time and A Past and Future Secret are the main ones from my top favorites that I have yet to see.

The song At the of Edge of Time would be incredible live.

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#211 Post by Ryu » 03 Dec 2015 07:37

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#212 Post by Midnight » 03 Dec 2015 07:54

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.

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#213 Post by Jon The Wise » 04 Dec 2015 22:10

Yeah, that was pretty awesome! They should definitely keep perfecting it by playing it more, I'd love to hear something besides the same four songs from NIME all the time. Certainly seemed tight enough to be done more but Hansi doesn't seem to like singing it that much. :P

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#214 Post by priderock » 04 Dec 2015 23:13

Amazing video! I have never heard it live before... It seems so killing to do this often! But His vocals... My, God, is that you...????

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#215 Post by Ryu » 25 Jun 2016 05:25

It may be 2016, but the quest for the search for the Holy Grail has just begun .. :lol:

https://youtu.be/CDZRT_mOk-s
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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#216 Post by nyobit » 25 Jun 2016 18:30

Wow... I hope it becomes a regular part of their playlist!

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#217 Post by Ryu » 26 Jun 2016 11:40

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsGovv1egSE

A phenomenal (if only partial) "Feanor" from the same night
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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#218 Post by JazzJackrabbit » 27 Jun 2016 16:04

Ryu wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsGovv1egSE

A phenomenal (if only partial) "Feanor" from the same night
Full performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVAcYKdQhD0

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#219 Post by JazzJackrabbit » 05 Jul 2016 15:16

http://www.blind-guardian.com/2016/07/0 ... h-america/
Good morning, good afternoon, good evening or good night,

Be it late, be it early or somewhere in between, I suppose, that matches all of your actual statuses, no matter where you are. As a constant time traveler it is not a big deal for me to cope with all of these paradoxes at once. Where was I? Oh, I have not even started, yet…

I’ve got something to say. Here it comes. Now. In just a second.

Though the festival season is keeping us busy for a little while longer (and we’re enjoying every single moment of it) our restless thoughts are moving further, already, traveling to places beyond your imagination (*spoiler warning*). Physically, captured in the Here and Now (no direct reference to Beyond the Red Mirror intended here), our minds are already heading westward and into the future.

I, being asked at least a thousand times by journalists and fans if we were not, in general, interested in a conceptual album performance, have been surprised by my band mates, who came up with the exact same idea during last week’s journey to Denmark and Poland. I cannot exactly remember where or when. Needless to say, the idea appealed mind-blowing and completely new to them… Guess what? André and Marcus suggested to make this September‘s Northern American Tour an “Imaginations From the Other Side” conceptual tour!!! No surprise, Frederik was immediately up for that!

Guess what (II), this idea, coming out of the mouths of my long term companions, somehow started to sound appealing to me as well. It might be the two beers I drank that evening, but I, for whatever reason, spontaneously agreed on doing so, and now they are bound and determined to hold me to my word. No way out. I am already using too many words to deliver a fairly simple message…

Here it comes in plain words…

WE WILL PLAY THE WHOLE IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE ALBUM WHEN WE COME BACK TO NORTH AMERICA IN SEPTEMBER!

Instead of revealing more secrets, I better go back to my rehearsal room and practice these songs. This will be a busy summer for us and certainly an enjoyable upcoming experience for our North American friends.

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#220 Post by Drahcir » 05 Jul 2016 17:49

Hell yes, glad I am going to see this :D If they were to play any album in its entirety I expected it to be NiME, but I am happy that it will be IFTOS since I like it much more. It will still leave room for 6-8 more songs.

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#221 Post by sciacallo010 » 05 Jul 2016 18:13

Great news (even tho I've listened to almost all of IFTOS in different gigs and would rather hear a full performance of NIME :mrgreen: )

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#222 Post by JazzJackrabbit » 05 Jul 2016 19:31

There's no way they could ever do all of NIME night after night for a tour. It would be way too demanding for Hansi.

I could see a one-time show happening, though. Maybe.

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#223 Post by Traveller in Time » 05 Jul 2016 20:03

mh i could swear that i have read in some interview that they denied to play a whole album chronically (boredom) and now this? :D
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#224 Post by sciacallo010 » 05 Jul 2016 21:44

JazzJackrabbit wrote:There's no way they could ever do all of NIME night after night for a tour. It would be way too demanding for Hansi.

I could see a one-time show happening, though. Maybe.
Of course, I'd love this to happen, maybe, at a BG Open Air
Traveller in Time wrote:mh i could swear that i have read in some interview that they denied to play a whole album chronically (boredom) and now this? :D
They surely did, when I interviewed Marcus he told me that he prefers a show to be unpredictable
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#225 Post by Traveller in Time » 05 Jul 2016 23:01

sciacallo010 wrote:
Traveller in Time wrote:mh i could swear that i have read in some interview that they denied to play a whole album chronically (boredom) and now this? :D
They surely did, when I interviewed Marcus he told me that he prefer a show to be unpredictable

ahh, thanks! That was it! :)
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#226 Post by Gandalf de Grijze » 06 Jul 2016 11:00

I've actually been close to a show in which they played the entire album back in 2003...
one of the warm-up shows towards the BGOA they played all except for APAFS...
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#227 Post by Max » 24 Jul 2016 22:02

Did anyone notice that holy grail was played in poland: http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/blind-gua ... fb6f4.html

I will try to find a video on YouTube!

Edit: https://youtu.be/CDZRT_mOk-s
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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#228 Post by JazzJackrabbit » 26 Jul 2016 17:49

Yeah, it was posted before. Just scroll up a bit. :P

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#229 Post by Ryu » 31 Jul 2016 02:24

Does anyone know if there was a stream of the Metaldays concert?
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#230 Post by Jon The Wise » 03 Aug 2016 06:36

Been waiting forever to hear Bright Eyes, I'm Alive, Mordred's Song, A Past And Future Secret and Another Holy War live, guessing there will be other special deep cuts played as well. Can't wait for September 19th now, this band just made me so happy.

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#231 Post by Jon The Wise » 08 Aug 2016 16:34

Got my tickets ordered for London show! Chose NOT to go to the Montreal festival show since they only had about 45 minutes and ALL the other bands really sucked. Saw the set and I made the right decision as usual, London show will be worth every penny. 8)

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#232 Post by brazilian_bard » 01 Sep 2016 19:19

Curse of Feanor, At the Edge of Time, Holy Grail, Grand Parade.

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Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

#233 Post by Jon The Wise » 02 Sep 2016 21:25

Well, tour will be starting in a week or so. Can't wait to see what the set looks like.

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