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A sign of hope…

Posted on Friday, October 18th, 2013

Surprise, surprise,

I am sure no one expected me to be back with news about a band called Blind Guardian so quickly. The reason is quite simple, I’m a workaholic and I have no idea what to do with all my remaining energy at the moment. Therefore I have decided to spend some time with thoughts about Blind Guardian’s future plans. Here is my remarkable output (scroll to the end for the German version)… (more…)

EMP Rockinvasion video interview

Posted on Sunday, May 19th, 2013

EMP Rockinvasion took some time to sit down with the band to talk about the gold album award for Imaginations Through the Looking Glass as well as about future plans. So, brush up on your German and have a look at the video below.

Gold for Imaginations Through the Looking Glass

Posted on Friday, March 29th, 2013

The Imaginations Through the Looking Glass DVD has gone gold in Germany! The whole band would like to express their sincerest thanks to the over 25,000 German fans who purchased the DVD and made this achievement possible!

A video of the gold album ceremony and a short interview with Hansi (in German only) can be seen HERE and below is a photo of the band together with the EMI team (photo credit: EMI Music Germany).

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And the winners are…

Posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Our little contest ended on Sunday. A big thank you goes out to all of the 2000+ participants. A random drawing was held and the 10 lucky winners of a signed A Traveler’s Guide to Space and Time promo CD are: (more…)

New Year’s Address 2013

Posted on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Hi there,

…first a late, but still fresh, Happy New Year to everyone. After getting rid of some bonus pounds gained over the last few months due to live abstinence we are now getting ready for a very busy and exciting year of creativity and efficiency. Wishful thinking, you think? Blasphemy, I would reply! As most of you may have recognized, we have been busy all during 2012 with some additional touring activity and some extra missions, such as the completion of A Traveler’s Guide to Space and Time, which is a great legacy. It features all of our material from the Virgin era in a new and accurate framework, beautifully designed by Felipe Machado. The whole box offers a great insight about that particular part of our career. Even though it took us more time than expected, we are really pleased with the final result. It’s something we are really proud of and something which you hopefully are going to enjoy as much as we do. I just got my sample yesterday, and am really blown away.

This, of course, has not been the only thing we were doing during the last year. (more…)

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