Blind Guardian - Tales From The Twilight World

8.5 | 822 votes |
Release date: 3 October 1990
Style: Power metal, Speed metal


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01. Traveler In Time
02. Welcome To Dying
03. Weird Dreams
04. Lord Of The Rings
05. Goodbye My Friend
06. Lost In The Twilight Hall
07. Tommyknockers
08. Altair 4
09. The Last Candle
10. Run For The Night [live] [Japanese and re-release bonus]
11. Lost In The Twilight Hall [demo] [remastered edition bonus]
12. Tommyknockers [demo] [remastered edition bonus]

Hansi Kürsch - vocals, bass
André Olbrich - guitars
Marcus Siepen - guitars
Thomas "Thomen" Stauch - drums

Guest musicians:
Kai Hansen - vocals on "Lost In The Twilight Hall"

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Talking about their musical level, this album probably isn't their best album, but I'm completely sure that this CD was the definitive change in their sound, when they changed from Speed Metal to making a more melodic, Power Metal sound. This change is obvious along all this album. We'll hear more melodic fragments but they haven't lost the intensity in their sound; it's a powerful CD. Blind Guardian changed their musical style with this CD and this change was introduced by the melodic fragments from some songs of the previous album "Follow The Blind." This is a better and more mature sound. After this, they would make some great masterpieces of Power Metal like "Imaginations From The Other Side" or "Nightfall in Middle-Earth" following the musical line made for this album.

published 21.06.2007 | Comments (5)

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24.04.2011 - 23:39
Rating: 10
For some people is the best one, for me is just a HUGE GEM, it would be the best if it wouldn't exist the IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE (yeah, in caps because this one DESERVE IT )
26.11.2012 - 00:11
Rating: 10
For me, this is the best album by Blind Guardian. Brings back priceless memories. One thing is certain - metal doesn't get more original than this.
09.03.2013 - 19:38
Rating: 9
Metal slave
I have always really liked the albums before and after this one a lot more, but didnt understand why- today I figured it out.....rhythm guitar is too low in the mix.
23.12.2013 - 05:24
Rating: 9
Metal slave
If you haven't heard the remaster of this album for "A Guide to Space and Time" or whatever it's called... you should

The rhythm guitar got a serious make-over....
20.02.2015 - 15:55
Rating: 10
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Tage Westerlund
Written by deadone on 23.12.2013 at 00:13

Great album indeed. Tommyknockers is such a fun yet intense song.

all album are great, epic basically master peace only few band can do like this Blackened, Evertale and few others
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18.03.2017 - 00:11
Rating: 9
Cleary among their best ones; third best for me (after IFTOS and SFB). Then again pretty much at par with its predecessors. This one just comprises some of their all-time best songs (Traveller in time, Lord of the rings, and Lost in the twilight world), classics actually. That said, there are also some weaker songs to find here. Still a somewhat 8.7 for me.
13.01.2019 - 15:26
Rating: 5
Maasai Mara
Too sugary and yet tooth decay sucks. Power metal vocals are almost as annoying as screamo, metalcore and deathcore.
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