Power metallers Blind Guardian have announced the addition of Dutch bassist Barend Courbois to the group's ranks. He was the band's live bassist since 2012. Courbois has played over 4,000 shows and recorded over 60 albums. He has worked with such musicians as Adrian Vandenberg (Whitesnake), Zakk Wylde and Atma Anur (Journey). In 2004, he was voted best metal and all-around bass player by Guitar Player magazine.
After a few years, you can finally listen to a brand new song from Blind Guardian. The power metallers are releasing today their new single "Twilight Of The Gods". Below, you can check out the track and watch the lyric video created for it. Go ahead and listen to it! Don't forget to give us your impressions of the first taste from the upcoming album Beyond The Red Mirror.
Power metallers Blind Guardian have released the first taste of their new and anticipated album Beyond The Red Mirror. As they will release a new single on December 5th, 2014, you can now hear an excerpt from the tune "Twilight Of The Gods" below. Do you think it's promising?
Recently, German power metallers Blind Guardianhave informed us that they were preparing a new album scheduled for an early 2015 release. The wait is over today folks! The band has revealed the title of their upcoming album: Beyond The Red Mirror which is scheduled for a January 30th, 2015 in Europe and February 3rd, 2015 release in North America. In addition to that, the band also revealed the cover artwork of their upcoming album, as well as the tracklist, both of them available below. Stop what you are doing and check it out now.
The wait is almost over! Blind Guardian is finally back and one of the world's most popular power metal bands will be releasing Twilight Of The Gods, the first single from their long-awaited new album, on December 5th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. As for their new album, it is to be unleashed upon the world in January 2015. You can start preparing yourself for the follow-up to At The Edge Of Time.
Talk about planning ahead of time. News arrive from Blind Guardian today and it is the announcement of a new European tour. However, it will only happen next year, so you still have a little waiting to do. Below you find the first dates of their new European tour, that will see the band en route through nine different countries in April and May 2015. So maybe the new album will come out around that time? One can speculate. According to Hansi Kürsch, the production is almost done.
After a long period of silence, finally Blind Guardian's frontman Hansi Kürsch shared a long update, containing some of his thoughts about the upcoming show at the Out & Loud Festival in Geiselwind, Germany and many news concerning the progress of the upcoming album. He also talks a bit about new songs which should be fast, epic and heavy.
Some of you were wondering about the new material from Blind Guardian. Well, in his 2013 New Year's Address recently posted on the band's website, frontman Hansi Kürsch offers an update on the long-promised orchestral album and the new studio album.
As previously reported, Blind Guardian will release A Traveler's Guide To Space And Time next month, a limited edition 15 CD box set celebrating the first 25 years of the band that includes seven studio albums, the live albums Tokyo Tales and Live, and other goodies such as demo tapes, live rarities and extensive booklets with all tracks remastered and some even remixed. The band has now released a preview of eight songs that will be on that box set. You can see what to expect on the video below.
Power metal legends from Germany, Blind Guardian, have just announced the upcoming release of A Traveler's Guide To Space And Time, a limited edition that covers the complete Virgin Era (the record company brought out all the band's records between 1988 and 2004). That includes seven studio albums (from Battalions Of Fear to A Night At The Opera, the live albums Tokyo Tales and Live and other goodies such as demo tapes, live rarities and extensive booklets.
German power metallers Blind Guardian will be celebrating the band's 25th anniversary in 2012. The band is releasing the compilation Memories Of A Time To Come on January 20th, 2012 through Virgin/EMI Records, the full details of which can be found here.
In the days leading up to the release of the compilation, the band has launched "Guardian TV", a series of videos. Episode 1 of the series with questions submitted by the fans can be seen below.
German power metallers Blind Guardian have posted a preview of the orchestral version of "The Bard's Song - In the Forest", which will appear on the upcoming release Memories Of A Time To Come, due out January 20th, 2012. More album details have been revealed here.
German power metallers Blind Guardian have released this statement on their official site concerning the upcoming compilation album Memories Of A Time To Come: "Finally, after all these years, we have found the time to gather our most worthy songs into a best of compilation, representative of our career's first 25 years. From the very beginning it was important for us to undertake this project only if we could put the necessary time and attention to detail into it. With overwhelming nostalgia we have looked back on 25 years and came up with Memories Of A Time To Come, an organic mixture of some of our greatest songs."
German power metallers Blind Guardian have announced a new compilation album entitled Memories Of A Time To Come due out January 27th, 2012, via Nuclear Blast Records. The compilation album will feature re-recorded and remixed songs from the band's entire discography.
Blind Guardian is also working on a new concept orchestral album with fantasy author Markus Heitz also due out in 2012.