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by Avelar
30 Sep 2015 19:55
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: What BG song are you listening to this moment?
Replies: 3045
Views: 1014189

Re: What BG song are you listening to this moment?

Sacred Mind

Some albums are perceived very well and refreshing when played in the reverse songs order. Beyond The Red Mirror is one of them.

next: The Throne
by Avelar
29 Sep 2015 15:39
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Bootlegs 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 12454

Re: Bootlegs 2015

Traveller in Time wrote:Just found:
- Bataclan, Paris
- Effenaar, Eindhoven

http://bootlegsheavyrock.blogspot.fr/se ... 20Guardian
Listening to Beyond the Dutch Mirror now. Very good quality! :D
by Avelar
24 Jun 2015 17:21
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Bootlegs 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 12454

Re: Bootlegs 2015

Thanks Gorthaur for taking time and making these bootlegs! I enjoy listening to them. Where do you get the recordings? Extract from youtube videos? Did you adjust volume (gain) of mp3s to make them equal? Sometimes I had to adjust volume in my headphones because some records were louder or quieter t...
by Avelar
19 Jun 2015 14:12
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian Videos
Replies: 58
Views: 36484

Re: Blind Guardian Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7U2SQfJqtg
Blind Guardian - Live In Berlin 1991 & Live In Dusseldorf 1992
This video was published in the previous year, but I have found it only now. Never saw this record of concert in Berlin before.
Enjoy if you didn't already :wink:
by Avelar
19 Jun 2015 10:14
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Favorite Songs From Each Album
Replies: 63
Views: 41120

Re: Favorite Songs From Each Album

BOF: The Martyr, Battalions Of Fear FTB: Banish From Sanctuary, Beyond The Ice TFTTW: The Last Candle, Lord Of The Rings SFB: Somewhere Far Beyond IFTOS: Another Holy War, The Script For My Requiem, Imaginations From The Other Side NIME: Time Stands Still (At The Iron Hill), Mirror Mirror ANATO: And...
by Avelar
10 Jun 2015 11:31
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Best venue on this tour around North East USA?
Replies: 7
Views: 6225

Re: Best venue on this tour around North East USA?

I would visit 3 or 4 shows depending on how close they are in time. I've already been to 3 concerts on this tour and tomorrow will be the fourth, and I'm still excited and waiting for it with impatience. Each of these 3 concerts had something unique: fans in various countries are different, for exam...
by Avelar
04 Jun 2015 19:52
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Interviews 2015
Replies: 41
Views: 23306

Re: Interviews 2015

See FAQ, signature of first post here: http://forum.blind-guardian.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=25225 Thank you :) There are really some funny moments, like Hansi singing na-na-na when he forgot the lyrics, or him starting the chorus in Valhalla too early, and this solo guitar mess in The Script For My...
by Avelar
04 Jun 2015 14:30
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Interviews 2015
Replies: 41
Views: 23306

Re: Interviews 2015

Hey guys, here's an interview I did a month ago before the show in Milan that just got published, enjoy it! :wink: http://www.truemetal.it/articoli/blind-guardian-marcus-siepen-e-andre-olbrich-english-version-74475 In this interview Marcus mentioned CD3 of Live album (old one, from 2003) that was a...
by Avelar
27 May 2015 10:16
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 105079

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

No Wheel Of Time in Warsaw but again The Ninth Wave, ATTWS, Sacred Worlds and Blood Tears :!:
Would you believe that the band intended not to play Valhalla at this show, could be the first such case in a long time. But crazy polish fans demanded and got it. I'm sick of this song.
by Avelar
25 May 2015 11:30
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 105079

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

There is a simple explanation why Hansi sings better than on preceding tours - the new live album .)
by Avelar
11 May 2015 11:13
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 105079

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

Orodaran wrote:They're both on Setlist.fm.
Currently only the second.

Otherland has been played 8)
by Avelar
07 May 2015 12:01
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist update?
Replies: 88
Views: 46705

Re: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist updat

JazzJackrabbit wrote:Found a video of Guardian Of The Blind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ub4VzJR5NDU
What a surprise! I wouldn't expect this song to be played on this tour. And it was performed perfectly! Forever young BG :twisted:
by Avelar
24 Apr 2015 22:57
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Setlist discussion for 2015
Replies: 232
Views: 105079

Re: Setlist discussion for 2015

It's ridiculous to hear announcement of the next song from the crowd :lol: They don't even change the order of the songs. Thanks to the band for playing ATTWS in Pratteln. Finally I had heard this song live, on my 7th BG concert. Off topic: Are these mirrors on the walls always in Z-7 or it were dec...
by Avelar
15 Apr 2015 14:15
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist update?
Replies: 88
Views: 46705

Re: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist updat

The Krefeld-gig raised my expectations as the setlist was really "different" from the last two or three tours - but for now it seems they mostly switched newer staple songs for older staple songs. :? But it's just the start of the tour, let's see what happens in the next couple of weeks. :) My thou...
by Avelar
10 Apr 2015 19:31
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist update?
Replies: 88
Views: 46705

Re: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist updat

Shadow_Zero wrote:@Avelar: Replace Nightfall, Majesty and Mirror Mirror?! :shock:
These are nice songs of course, but it's boring to play it on each show. At least they could sometimes replace songs like Valhalla, Nightfall, Mirror Mirror with others. It would be cool if no song was granted a place in a set list.
by Avelar
08 Apr 2015 10:49
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Does the bards meet with fans after a show?!
Replies: 10
Views: 7379

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

From what I've seen the Bards are very kind and spend much time with their fans, be it before they arrive to venue for sound check or after the show. Especially Hansi :) You just have to be patient and remember that they are also very patient to us.
by Avelar
06 Apr 2015 10:23
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Your current ratings of BtRM songs
Replies: 3
Views: 4367

Re: Your current ratings of BtRM songs

I've updated my votes, now I'm in love with Grand Parade and dislike Twilight Of The Gods.
According to the chart here The Throne is the most liked song of the album.
by Avelar
03 Apr 2015 15:07
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist update?
Replies: 88
Views: 46705

Re: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist updat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnJGQuis57E
The finishing singalong is probably longer than that of Valhalla on ITTLG. Is it the new record? :P

Must hear the acoustic guitar version of Miracle Machine soon :wink:
by Avelar
03 Apr 2015 10:17
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist update?
Replies: 88
Views: 46705

Re: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist updat

That must have been a huge show :shock:, with The Ninth Wave, Sacred Worlds and Wheel of Time among 19 songs. Replace Nightfall, Fly, Majesty, Valhalla and Mirror Mirror and you get a pretty descent set list. I'm glad to see 7 songs from the last 2 albums. Unfortunately there are no surprises from N...
by Avelar
02 Apr 2015 14:09
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist update?
Replies: 88
Views: 46705

Re: New tour! First show! Any chance of a live setlist updat

Last tour we had live updates on the set list of the first concert, thanks to Gandalf. And although I don't expect much from the set this time, something similar to that updates would be nice. It's interesting what new songs the band will play. I think the set list will be similar to that from the p...
by Avelar
28 Mar 2015 00:21
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Tour ticket price
Replies: 27
Views: 14503

Re: Tour ticket price

Thanks for the help! I'll follow your advice.
by Avelar
27 Mar 2015 10:19
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Tour ticket price
Replies: 27
Views: 14503

Re: Tour ticket price

I would love to attend concerts in Pratteln and Munich (which cost 41.25$ and 44$ by the way). Unfortunately there is no print ticket at home option and the delivery to Belarus is expensive. For the concert in Pratteln there is an option to book a ticket at fnactickets.com and pick it in one of ther...
by Avelar
13 Mar 2015 23:06
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Tabs!
Replies: 8
Views: 7462

Re: Tabs!

Twilight Of The Gods guitar pro tab is added but I can't play it because it's in the gpx format :(
by Avelar
21 Feb 2015 13:31
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Tabs!
Replies: 8
Views: 7462

Re: Tabs!

I've just played The Holy Grail and it is really great! Not complex but very interesting to play. The tab is excellent!
by Avelar
20 Feb 2015 13:27
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Tabs!
Replies: 8
Views: 7462

Tabs!

The first tab for BTRM song has been added on ultimate-guitar - The Holy Grail :!: And also Wheel Of Time from the same author. Must check them ASAP 8)
It was not as long wait for the first tab from the new album, as it was with ATEOT. Gives hope that other new tabs will follow soon.
by Avelar
10 Feb 2015 22:23
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Drum section simplicity - personal appeal to Fredrik
Replies: 39
Views: 17109

Re: Drum section simplicity - personal appeal to Fredrik

Thomen grew together with BG, since they were kids. He know where André is going to accent stuff on the guitar, listen how solos and drums work in old records. That's a magic that you can't achieve with random drummer dude. You can achieve it only with someone you spent a lifetime with. Even if we ...
by Avelar
31 Jan 2015 12:20
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Rating all that is beyond the red mirror
Replies: 177
Views: 78201

Re: Rating all that is beyond the red mirror

My current rating: The Ninth Wave 7/10 Twilight Of The Gods 6/10 Prophecies 8/10 At The Edge Of Time 10/10 Ashes Of Eternity 8/10 Distant Memories 10/10 The Holy Grail 9/10 The Throne 10/10 Sacred Mind 5/10 Miracle Machine 8/10 Grand Parade 9/10 Less praise for The Ninth Wave and more for Ashes Of E...
by Avelar
30 Jan 2015 10:21
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Your current ratings of BtRM songs
Replies: 3
Views: 4367

Re: BtRM songs poll

I can change the range to max 20 if need be, but decimal numerical values are not possible as far as i know.
by Avelar
30 Jan 2015 10:04
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Your current ratings of BtRM songs
Replies: 3
Views: 4367

Your current ratings of BtRM songs

In addition to Gandalf's topic I suggest to post your votes for the latest album's songs in this google form and see up to date results here and summary of responses here. You can edit your votes if you change your mind, but allowed to post only once.
by Avelar
30 Jan 2015 09:55
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Rating all that is beyond the red mirror
Replies: 177
Views: 78201

Re: Rating all that is beyond the red mirror

I'd like to make your task easier. If everybody will use this google form that I have just created, then the result will be calculated and updated automatically. Here you will see the results. You need to log in to a google account of course, but I think this way is much more convenient. You can al...
by Avelar
29 Jan 2015 22:41
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Rating all that is beyond the red mirror
Replies: 177
Views: 78201

Re: Rating all that is beyond the red mirror

I'd like to make your task easier. If everybody will use this google form that I have just created, then the result will be calculated and updated automatically. Here you will see the results. You need to log in to a google account of course, but I think this way is much more convenient. You can als...
by Avelar
29 Jan 2015 11:46
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews
Replies: 197
Views: 101429

Re: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews

nothing memorable??? been singing along to most choruses since the 2nd or 3rd spin, if not the chorus, definately humming along some epic melodies... Hell, the entire album is stuck in my head... Yes, I changed my opinion about memorability of songs on BtRM. They all are distinctive, original enoug...
by Avelar
27 Jan 2015 13:34
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: BTRM song poll (make 3 choices)
Replies: 76
Views: 32106

Re: BTRM song poll (make 3 choices)

Ashes of Eternity is not a typical BG song. Is it bad? I don't think so and I encourage BG to do more new things. Stagnation and lack of novelty it the worst that may happen to this band.
Actually I like Ashes of Eternity more than Sacred Mind.
by Avelar
27 Jan 2015 13:24
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews
Replies: 197
Views: 101429

Re: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews

BTRM goes proggier again and still the drum is really flat with some riffs changes without even fills to mark them (At The Edge Of Time thge song is an example of this). Maybe it's Hansi and André liking this way, but again Frederik just accepts it and, again, if he doesn't have the personality to ...
by Avelar
27 Jan 2015 12:36
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews
Replies: 197
Views: 101429

Re: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews

Grand Parade grow so much to me!!! It's a masterpiece! If it wasn't ATEOT, I was supposed to say it's really the best song on the album! It's just so amazing how bad the first time is while you're listening a BG record for a first time, but then after few more times it's just forever in your head!!...
by Avelar
27 Jan 2015 12:09
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: The Forgotten Tales pt2
Replies: 12
Views: 7331

Re: The Forgotten Tales pt2

ErHaO wrote:-Dead On Time (Queen cover)
One of my favorite songs by Queen.
by Avelar
22 Jan 2015 22:22
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: What BG song are you listening to this moment?
Replies: 3045
Views: 1014189

Re: What BG song are you listening to this moment?

Yeah! Time to revive this topic :)

NP: The Ninth Wave

The next is a good old TotG, and i have to say that I like the transition from the first to the second track, and all in all TotG deserves it's place on the album.
by Avelar
22 Jan 2015 19:14
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian's 10th Album, "Beyond the Red Mirror"
Replies: 1656
Views: 551206

Re: Blind Guardian LP10

the heart and soul of BG has always been hansi and andre It's true that Hansi and Andre are the main moving force but I've always considered Marcus an integral part of Blind Guardian's soul, can't imagine the band without him. Don't know if I can say this about drummers. I first heard about BG when...
by Avelar
22 Jan 2015 16:50
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews
Replies: 197
Views: 101429

Re: 'BEYOND THE RED MIRROR'- Your Reviews

Nice review, OmegaSlayer :) I agree in many points: that choruses are often from the left field, that some songs seem to be patches of ideas and not complete songs, that there are not many memorable songs. And despite all this problems the album still contains real gems, I love it too. I'm not going...
by Avelar
21 Jan 2015 19:16
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian's 10th Album, "Beyond the Red Mirror"
Replies: 1656
Views: 551206

Re: Blind Guardian LP10

Wizard's Crown wrote:At one video we saw Marcus playing an acoustic part..i guess that one will be at the bonus tracks?
Asked myself the question where is this acoustic part several times and it seems that you have an answer - it's gonna be in a bonus track. Distant Memories?
by Avelar
21 Jan 2015 10:49
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian's 10th Album, "Beyond the Red Mirror"
Replies: 1656
Views: 551206

Re: Blind Guardian LP10

Am I wrong or there's a similarity between the chorus of prophecies and the chorus of turn the page? In prophecies the part I'm talking about the lyrics are "once upon a dream ago (?) " and in turn the page "turn the wheel again"..am I the only one hearing it? Definitely! Just needed to pay attenti...
by Avelar
20 Jan 2015 18:32
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian's 10th Album, "Beyond the Red Mirror"
Replies: 1656
Views: 551206

Re: Blind Guardian LP10

Right, it is in Prophecies, only sounds differently. I liked this moment in video, would like to hear more of this 'groovy, rough' (don't know right words) sound in the song. Anyway I like Prophecies very much, it's cool how successfully they integrated Control The Divine melody here and gave it a n...
by Avelar
20 Jan 2015 16:56
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian's 10th Album, "Beyond the Red Mirror"
Replies: 1656
Views: 551206

Re: Blind Guardian LP10

When I first listened through the album I was, I don't know, completely lost. There was barely anything that really stood out to me. It was too overwhelming, I guess. I've just finished my second listen, and it almost sounds like a completely different album to the one I first heard. Every track is...
by Avelar
18 Dec 2014 10:44
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Is Blind Guardian a power metal band?
Replies: 9
Views: 7638

Re: Is Blind Guardian a power metal band?

Should they always tour with these types of bands? The forthcoming european tour will be with Orphaned Land who are not of power metal genre at all. And I am happy with this, I like Orphaned Land a lot and it's gonna be great to see both bands perform at the same gigs. I could even say that they fi...
by Avelar
17 Dec 2014 12:05
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Which BG song has affected/affects you the most?
Replies: 37
Views: 20388

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

And Then There Was Silence. There were moments when this song brought tears to my eyes just because it is so emotional and epic.
by Avelar
17 Dec 2014 11:59
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Twilight of the Gods vs A Voice in the Dark
Replies: 16
Views: 9618

Re: Twilight of the Gods vs A Voice in the Dark

I have not decided yet for which song to vote, maybe in a year.. AVitD is more complete and progressive which means interesting. But more complex and technical doesn't always mean more pleasant and satisfying. For me TotG wins in simplicity, production and probably some other factors. AVitD is often...
by Avelar
12 Dec 2014 10:35
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian's 10th Album, "Beyond the Red Mirror"
Replies: 1656
Views: 551206

Re: Blind Guardian LP10

I would say that it is unfair to say that Frederik doesn't help the song at all. There are quite a few moments where drumming sounds original and interesting to me. In my opinion he makes the song even more awesome. I don't feel that there are moments were the song obviously needs escalation.
by Avelar
06 Dec 2014 22:37
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian's 10th Album, "Beyond the Red Mirror"
Replies: 1656
Views: 551206

Re: Blind Guardian LP10

I also like the song despite it being not very well structured. First of all I agree with Ryu that it is going to be a killer live song, with this intro and singalong chorus. That made me more passionate towards the forthcoming tour. I take this song as their selection for live performances which me...
by Avelar
21 Nov 2014 14:22
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Blind Guardian's 10th Album, "Beyond the Red Mirror"
Replies: 1656
Views: 551206

Re: Blind Guardian LP10

Don't know if it was mentioned before, but I have just noticed that there is mirror in the center of Twilight Of The Gods cover too.