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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
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
2015  Barend Courbois - bass
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  Ronnie Atkins - 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 | 7.9 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 | 8.2 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 | 7.8 Beyond The Red Mirror
 
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Photo galleries

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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
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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
01.09.2016 Blind Guardian - Road To Wacken Documentary To Be Broadcast
06.07.2016 Blind Guardian - To Play 'Imaginations From The Other Side' On Tour
27.12.2015 Blind Guardian - Live Album Next Year, Orchestral Album In 2017
25.09.2015 Blind Guardian - To Be Part Of The Dwarves Video Game
06.05.2015 Blind Guardian - Join Forces With Grave Digger For Tour
06.02.2015 Blind Guardian - New Album Available For Streaming
 
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Interviews
25.05.2016 with Marcus Siepen and Frederik Ehmke
20.08.2009 with André Olbrich
Articles
25.05.2016 Blind Guardian, Gloryhammer - Nottingham, England, 21st May 2016
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
29.09.2016 USA, Denver, CO (1)
30.09.2016 USA, Salt Lake City, UT
01.10.2016 USA, Las Vegas, NV
02.10.2016 USA, San Diego, CA
04.10.2016 USA, Los Angeles, CA
05.10.2016 USA, San Francisco, CA (1)
08.10.2016 JPN, Saitama - Loud Park 2016
03.12.2016 GER, Oberhausen - Ruhrpott Metal Meeting 2016
09.08.2017 ESP, Villena - Leyendas Del Rock 2017

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