BLIND GUARDIAN – Live Beyond the Spheres (July 14, 2017)

BLIND GUARDIAN – Live Beyond the Spheres (July 14, 2017)

Krefeld, Germany-based progressive power metallers Blind Guardian have announced the release of their first live record in 14 years. The 22-song package entitled Live Beyond The Spheres will be available as a 3CD-DIGI-pack. It’s scheduled to be released on July 7th, 2017, via Nuclear Blast Records. Besides all-time classics such as “The Bard’s Song (In The Forest)”, “Valhalla” and “Mirror Mirror”, rather rarely performed songs like “And Then There Was Silence” are also a part of this live record. “We compiled one…

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GRAVE DIGGER – Healed By Metal (Album Review)

GRAVE DIGGER – Healed By Metal (Album Review)

Grave Digger is back for 2017 with their newest release since 2014. I first heard of Grave Digger when I did the review for their 2015 release Exhumation – The Early Years. Starting back in 1980 as part of the German heavy metal scene, their first album was released in 1983. On January 13th, 2017 with Napalm Records, Grave Digger‘s 18th studio album Healed By Metal will be released. The band consists of only one…

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BLIND GUARDIAN – Children Of The Smith (The Dwarves soundtrack)

BLIND GUARDIAN – Children Of The Smith (The Dwarves soundtrack)

German metal legends Blind Guardian have teamed up with games meisters KING Art Games to produce an exclusive song to go with the upcoming new game, The Dwarves. Here is the story behind the collaboration according to band label Nuclear Blast Records. Celebrate! The Dwarves have arrived. The coolest fantasy race of all time finally has their own, great adventure. Heroic dwarf Tungdil – scholar, smith and blessed with a gentle heart – has to gather a group of fellow companions and embark on an…

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Show Review: Blind Guardian with Grave Digger Toronto

Show Review: Blind Guardian with Grave Digger Toronto

The Germans are coming! The Germans are coming! And thank God for that! Decibel Geek staff Shawn “Animalize” Irwin and Rich “The Meister” Dillon were on hand as two veritable German forces invaded The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on Thursday, October 29, 2015, Blind Guardian with special guests Grave Digger. Having been a member of the Grave Digger camp for some years, Meister was highly anticipating their set while Animalize leaned more towards Blind…

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Blind Guardian (February 03, 2015)

Blind Guardian (February 03, 2015)

Blind Guardian – Beyond the Red Mirror – February 3, 2015 Often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power/speed metal sub-genres Blind Guardian has a new record being released on February 3, 2015.  The Germans originally formed back in 1984 and have, to date issued, ten studio albums.  Beyond the Red Mirror is a concept album and sequel to 1995’s Imaginations From the Other Side.  Described by vocalist/bassist and…

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