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“Mirror Mirror” live video released and “Live Beyond the Spheres” pre-order links active

Posted on Friday, May 26th, 2017

Krefeld, Germany-based progressive power metallers Blind Guardian announced the release of their first live record in 14 years just a few weeks ago. Guitarist André Olbrich reveals why the time has come for Live Beyond The Spheres: (more…)

“Live Beyond the Spheres” 3CD/4LP to be released on July 7th

Posted on Monday, May 8th, 2017

Live Beyond the SpheresThere’s big news for Blind Guardian: the progressive power metal pioneers announce the release of a new 3-CD package entitled, Live Beyond the Spheres! This will include material recorded from various shows during the European tour leg in 2015, among old classics, new tracks as well as songs that are played very rarely during live shows.

Vocalist Hansi Kürsch speaks about the difficulties to create such an ambitious album: “In general I would say that we’ve had a really good run on this tour and that nearly every show was perfect. But, at the end of the day, after every band member has checked each and every song and concert of those 30 shows again and again, there were only like two or three versions of each song being suitable to be used for an album. We then had to decide between those last remaining versions, which would have been the most impressive one. This was a nearly endless task!” (more…)