Legendary Fantasy Metal band Blind Guardian have contributed the main song to the new action/fantasy movie "In The Name Of The King - Dungeon Siege". On this occasion, Blind Guardian will hold a signing session at a special premiere screening of the movie on the 29th of November.

This special event begins at 19.00 CET in the "UCI Kinowelt Ruhr Park" with the signing session; the movie begins at 20.00.

Additionally, the band have announced their participation in the soundtrack of a computer game, due for release in 2008. Vocalist Hansi Kürsch has posted the following on the band's site:

"We are happy to inform you about our musical participation in the upcoming blockbuster computer game "Sacred 2 - Fallen Angel". The PC and X-Box 360 game designed and invented by Ascaron will be in stores somewhere at the beginning of 2008. "Sacred 1" is the best selling German fantasy/adventure computer game to date.

Though we are still doing shows we have started writing songs for this particular occasion and will produce one song especially featured in the game as a videoclip. In case we will be able to come up with more songs during the next weeks we are going to release a "Sacred - Fallen Angel" EP in the Spring. This is a great opportunity for us and we are really enthusiastic about the game and our actual creative activities for it. Soon we are going to set up an infopage to keep you informed. There's more to come..."

All info on http://www.blind-guardian.com.


Source: blind-guardian.com
Band profile: Blind Guardian
 
Posted: 12.11.2007 by Judas



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ArcesseEum - 12.11.2007 at 19:37  
So when are they going to start on their Lord of the Rings purely-symphonic album that was supposed to come out in 2008?
Metal Maiden - 12.11.2007 at 20:04  
Written by ArcesseEum on 12.11.2007 at 19:37

So when are they going to start on their Lord of the Rings purely-symphonic album that was supposed to come out in 2008?

Huh...seems i've missed something...
Varegan - 12.11.2007 at 20:16  
old news i see that one week ago in Gamespot. I love role-playing games, and Sacred is a good game but this game is not worthy enough to have such music
Pétur - 12.11.2007 at 20:36  
Blind Guardian gives their music away to Uwe boll(director of dungeon siege)? what is wrong with them???!!!
Ivan - 12.11.2007 at 20:46  
Written by Pétur on 12.11.2007 at 20:36

Blind Guardian gives their music away to Uwe boll(director of dungeon siege)? what is wrong with them???!!!

Nightwish did precisely the same with "Wish I Had An Angel". Uwe Boll might be the worst modern filmmaker, but he readily accepts metal music for his movies - and since no other directors seem to be doing the same, bands are happy to get onto at least some soundtrack...
Talvi - 12.11.2007 at 20:59  
Gogo good metal for the masses!
Spyroid - 12.11.2007 at 21:11  
Written by ArcesseEum on 12.11.2007 at 19:37

So when are they going to start on their Lord of the Rings purely-symphonic album that was supposed to come out in 2008?


As far as I know they haven't decided any release yet. Hansi has said that he (because this is not said to be a BG album) might try to get it ready in a nearby future if he's not busy with other stuff connected to Blind Guardian. Besides, he's been working on it for a decade now or something
selken - 12.11.2007 at 22:49  
I hope that people could get a different image of metal from than of motofreaks
LeChron James - 13.11.2007 at 03:11  
helluv a blind guardian move. first avenged sevenfold is featured in need for speed, now blind guardian is making music solely for the purpose of having it featured in a movie and computer game? LOL
insanity.peppers - 13.11.2007 at 06:10  
Wow I never thought I'd see the day when a band as good as Blind Guardian are associated with a director as shit as Uwe Boll
Doc Godin - 13.11.2007 at 08:15  
How fitting, the title even sounds like a BG song.
dancingdecember - 13.11.2007 at 18:02  
Written by LeChron James on 13.11.2007 at 03:11

helluv a blind guardian move. first avenged sevenfold is featured in need for speed, now blind guardian is making music solely for the purpose of having it featured in a movie and computer game? LOL


mastodon,disturbed,static-x,kyuss and much more bands featured in nfs games.

and for uwe ball..stop screwing good games man!!
Metal Maiden - 13.11.2007 at 23:39  
Written by dancingdecember on 13.11.2007 at 18:02

and for uwe ball..stop screwing good games man!!


That's so very true, just look at how he screwed Blood Rayne, not once, but twice...I wanted to do that...
DrunkenFuck - 14.11.2007 at 10:52  
Written by Spyroid on 12.11.2007 at 21:11

Written by ArcesseEum on 12.11.2007 at 19:37

So when are they going to start on their Lord of the Rings purely-symphonic album that was supposed to come out in 2008?


As far as I know they haven't decided any release yet. Hansi has said that he (because this is not said to be a BG album) might try to get it ready in a nearby future if he's not busy with other stuff connected to Blind Guardian. Besides, he's been working on it for a decade now or something


Actually, according to Wiki the LotR album IS going to be released under the Blind Guardian banner.

I'm actually looking forward to the new Sacred, I thought the first one was quite good.
ThunderAxe1989 - 15.11.2007 at 01:33  
I've seen no previews for the actual movie mentioned, so I'm guessing it's some european movie
Thryce - 15.11.2007 at 10:29  
Written by ThunderAxe1989 on 15.11.2007 at 01:33

I've seen no previews for the actual movie mentioned, so I'm guessing it's some european movie

US release date is set for 11 January, according to http://www.inthenameoftheking.com.
More release info on IMDb here.
YoreLore - 04.05.2008 at 02:32  
"I've seen no previews for the actual movie mentioned, so I'm guessing it's some european movie "

Some european movie? You say that like anyone outside America cant make a movie or something

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