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Warm up party in Ludwigsburg

Posted on Monday, September 6th, 2010

In celebration of the kick-off of the German tour the Rockfabrik Ludwigsburg will be having a Blind Guardian Warm Up Party on September 30th.  The whole band will be there and there will also be some nice prizes to win.  All the details are here.

Meet & greet contest deadline extended

Posted on Monday, September 6th, 2010

The deadline for entries in the German tour meet & greet contest has been extended to September 29th.  Good luck everyone!

The hallowed purple pillow

Posted on Monday, September 6th, 2010

Dedicated (and perhaps a bit crazy) fans?  Yep, we have them. 😉 (more…)

Hansi comes clean about “The Bard’s Song”

Posted on Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Hansi KürschIn a recent interview with David E. Gehlke of, Hansi answers editor David E. Gehlke’s questions about the new Billboard-charting album At the Edge of Time, the songwriting process with guitarist André Olbrich (“We don’t have to talk a lot anymore”), if Blind Guardian would ever play their seminal fifth studio album Imaginations from the Other Side live in its entirety, and what makes “The Bard’s Song” such a special song.

Highest Billboard chart debut ever!

Posted on Friday, September 3rd, 2010

At the Edge of TimeThe band has attained the highest first-week sales numbers in the United States in the history of their existence.  With sales of over 4,500 units of their tenth studio album, At the Edge of Time, they secured the #1 position on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and also debuted at #108 on the Billboard Top 200 chart!  In Canada, At the Edge of Time debuted at #18 on the Top Hard Music Albums chart and #108 on the Top 200 chart according to Nielsen Canadian Soundscan. (more…)

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