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Also known as Lucifer's Heritage (1984-1986)

Country: Germany
Label: Nuclear Blast Records

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Formed in: 1984

1984- Power metal
1984-1992 Speed metal

Line-up

Current members:
1984-  André Olbrich - guitars
1984-1996  Hansi Kürsch - vocals, bass
› 1996-  -//- vocals
1987-  Marcus Siepen - guitars
2005-  Frederik Ehmke - drums
2015-  Barend Courbois - bass
Former musicians:
1984  Thomas Kelleners - vocals
1984-1985  Markus Dörk - guitars
1984-1985  Thomas "Thomen" Stauch - drums
› 1987-2005  -//-
1986  Christof Bilgeria - guitars
1986  Hans-Peter Frey - drums
Studio musicians:
1989-2002  Mathias Wiesner - keyboards
› 1992  -//- bass
1992  Peter Rübsam - bagpipes
1997-  Michael "Mi" Schüren - piano
1997-2011  Oliver Holzwarth - bass
2010  Matthias Ulmer - keyboards
› 2015  -//- keyboards, piano
Live musicians:
1997-  Michael "Mi" Schüren - keyboards
1997-2011  Oliver Holzwarth - bass
2002-2003  Alex Holzwarth - drums
2012-2015  Barend Courbois - bass
Guest musicians:
1989  Kai Hansen - vocals, guitars
› 1990  -//-
› 1992  -//- guitars
1989-1990  Thomas "Hacky" Hackmann - backing vocals
› 1995  -//-
› 2001  -//-
› 2006  -//-
› 2010-2015  -//- choir vocals
1992  Stefan Will - piano
1992  Kalle Trapp - backing vocals
1992  Piet Sielck - guitars
› 1995  -//- backing vocals
1995  Paul Christensen - backing vocals
1995  Jacob Moth - guitars
1995-1996  Billy King - backing vocals
› 2010-2015  -//- choir vocals
1995-1996  Rolf Köhler - backing vocals
› 2001  -//-
› 2006  -//-
2001  Olaf Senkbeil - backing vocals
› 2006  -//-
› 2010-2015  -//- choir vocals

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1988 | 7.8 Battalions Of Fear
1989 | 7.8 Follow The Blind
1990 | 8.3 Tales From The Twilight World [EP]
1990 | 8.4 Tales From The Twilight World
1992 | 8.7 Somewhere Far Beyond
1995 | 8.9 Imaginations From The Other Side
1998 | 8.5 Guardians Of The Rings [EP]
1998 | 8.8 Nightfall In Middle-Earth
2002 | 8.4 A Night At The Opera
2006 | 7.8 A Twist In The Myth
2010 | 8.5 At The Edge Of Time
2015 | 7.9 Beyond The Red Mirror
 
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Photo galleries

25.01.2015 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise 2015 - Day Four by D.T. Metal
04.08.2011 Wacken Open Air 2011 - Day 1: Thursday by Promonex
14.08.2009 Bloodstock Open Air - Catton Hall, England, 14th-16th August 2009 by Baz Anderson
02.08.2007 Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany, 2nd-4th August 2007 by Baz Anderson
22.06.2007 Hellfest Summer Open Air - Clisson, France, 22nd-24th June 2007 by Baz Anderson
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Blind Guardian - 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
06.05.2015 Blind Guardian - Join Forces With Grave Digger For Tour
06.02.2015 Blind Guardian - New Album Available For Streaming
29.01.2015 Blind Guardian - Introduce New Bassist
05.12.2014 Blind Guardian - Release Lyric Video For New Single
17.11.2014 Blind Guardian - New Album Trailer Online
07.11.2014 Blind Guardian - New Album Details Revealed
 
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Interviews
20.08.2009 with André Olbrich
Articles
04.04.2015 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015 - Day Four: There's A Tear In My Beer
20.02.2015 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015 - Day Two: On Open Seas
11.03.2014 What Is This Speed Metal You Speak Of?
12.05.2011 Blind Guardian: Live in Belgrade 2011
26.12.2010 Getting Into: Blind Guardian
01.08.2007 Blind Guardian - SKC, Belgrade, Serbia, 22.07.2007
08.05.2007 Blind Guardian - Athens, Greece 28.04.2007
21.03.2007 Blind Guardian, Belo Horizonte, Brazil 16.03.2007
20.02.2007 Blind Guardian in Melbourne, Australia
02.10.2006 Blind Guardian: A Twist In The Myth Tour - Antwerp, Belgium 30.09.06

Concerts
02.10.2015 BRA, Fortaleza
03.10.2015 BRA, Recife
06.10.2015 BRA, Porto Alegre
07.10.2015 BRA, Curitiba
09.10.2015 BRA, Rio de Janeiro (3)
10.10.2015 BRA, Belo Horizonte
12.10.2015 BRA, Sao Paulo (1)
14.10.2015 ARG, Buenos Aires (2)
16.10.2015 CHI, Santiago (3)
18.10.2015 CRC, San Jose (2)
20.10.2015 MEX, Mexico City
27.10.2015 USA, Baltimore, MD
29.10.2015 CAN, Toronto, ON (1)
30.10.2015 CAN, Montreal, QC
31.10.2015 USA, Worcester, MA (2)
01.11.2015 USA, Philadelphia, PA (1)
03.11.2015 USA, New York, NY
04.11.2015 USA, Munhall, PA
06.11.2015 USA, Pontiac, MI
07.11.2015 USA, Cleveland, OH (2)
08.11.2015 USA, Chicago, IL (1)
09.11.2015 USA, Minneapolis, MN (1)
11.11.2015 USA, Denver, CO
13.11.2015 CAN, Calgary, AB
14.11.2015 CAN, Edmonton, AB (1)
16.11.2015 CAN, Vancouver, BC (1)
17.11.2015 USA, Seattle, WA
19.11.2015 USA, San Francisco, CA
20.11.2015 USA, Sacramento, CA
21.11.2015 USA, Anaheim, CA (1)
22.11.2015 USA, Tempe, AZ
24.11.2015 USA, Dallas, TX
25.11.2015 USA, Houston, TX
27.11.2015 USA, Atlanta, GA
28.11.2015 USA, Orlando, FL
04.08.2016 GER, Schleswig-Holstein - Wacken Open Air 2016 (1)

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