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Also known as Lucifer's Heritage ('84-'86)

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  Hans-Peter Frey - drums
1986  Christof Bilgeria - guitars
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
Live musicians:
1997-2011  Michael "Mi" Schüren - keyboards
1997-2011  Oliver Holzwarth - bass
2002-2003  Alex Holzwarth - drums
2012-  Barend Courbois - bass
Guest musicians:
1989  Kai Hansen - vocals, guitars
› 1990  -//-
› 1992  -//- guitars
1989-1990  Thomas "Hacky" Hackmann - backing vocals
› 1995  -//-
› 2001  -//-
› 2006  -//-
1992  Kalle Trapp - backing vocals
1992  Stefan Will - piano
1992  Piet Sielck - guitars
› 1995  -//- backing vocals
1995  Paul "Ronnie Atkins" Christensen - backing vocals
1995  Jacob Moth - guitars
1995-1996  Billy King - backing vocals
1995-1996  Rolf Köhler - backing vocals
› 2001  -//-
› 2006  -//-
2001  Olaf Senkbeil - backing vocals
› 2006  -//-

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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 | 7.9 A Twist In The Myth
2010 | 8.5 At The Edge Of Time
 
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Photo galleries

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
30.07.2006 MetalWay Festival 2006, Sunday by Jeff




News / Concerts / Interviews

News
14.04.2014 Blind Guardian - Announce European Tour For 2015
18.10.2013 Blind Guardian - Issue New Album Update
25.01.2013 Blind Guardian - Continue Work On New Albums
20.01.2013 Blind Guardian - Release Preview From Upcoming 15 CD Box Set
02.12.2012 Blind Guardian - To Release 15-CD Box Set In February
28.01.2012 Blind Guardian - Update On New Upcoming Albums
 
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Interviews
20.08.2009 with André Olbrich
Articles
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
22.01.2015 USA, Fort Lauderdale, FL - 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015 (10)
10.04.2015 NED, Eindhoven (3)
11.04.2015 BEL, Antwerp (1)
12.04.2015 GBR, London (2)
14.04.2015 FRA, Paris (2)
15.04.2015 FRA, Strasbourg (1)
17.04.2015 ESP, Bilbao (1)
18.04.2015 ESP, Barcelona (1)
19.04.2015 ESP, Madrid (2)
21.04.2015 SUI, Pratteln
23.04.2015 GER, Treves (1)
24.04.2015 GER, Frankfurt
25.04.2015 GER, Düsseldorf
26.04.2015 GER, Bamberg
28.04.2015 GER, Munich
30.04.2015 GER, Leipzig
01.05.2015 GER, Stuttgart
02.05.2015 GER, Hamburg (1)
05.05.2015 ITA, Milan (1)
06.05.2015 ITA, Rome (1)
08.05.2015 GRE, Thessaloniki
09.05.2015 GRE, Athens
10.05.2015 GRE, Athens
13.05.2015 TUR, Ankara
14.05.2015 TUR, Istanbul (3)
15.05.2015 ROM, Bucharest (1)
16.05.2015 BUL, Sofia (1)
17.05.2015 ROM, Bucharest (2)
19.05.2015 SRB, Belgrade (10)
21.05.2015 SLO, Ljubljana (2)
23.05.2015 AUT, Vienna (1)
24.05.2015 CZE, Zlin (1)
26.05.2015 POL, Warsaw
27.05.2015 GER, Berlin (1)
29.05.2015 SWE, Gothenburg
31.05.2015 NOR, Oslo
02.06.2015 FIN, Helsinki
04.06.2015 RUS, St. Petersburg
05.06.2015 RUS, Moscow (2)
07.06.2015 RUS, Ekaterinburg
09.06.2015 RUS, Samara

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