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A TWIST IN THE MYTH

Blind Guardian

 

Progressive Metal

3.03 | 76 ratings

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Valarius
4 stars Upon hearing this album, I hear a band that wants to have fun. Blind Guardian are arguably the biggest band in the whole power/prog genre, but after more ambitious efforts like 'Nightfall In Middle Earth' and 'A Night At The Opera', this feels more like a band who just wants to write some awesome tunes and have a great time doing it.

A good word to describe this album would be 'jolly'. The trademark Folk sound is in there, but a lot of the songs are very upbeat and full of life. Though there are a few slower songs, the Celtic vibes mixed with the heavy sounds make for some very nice sounding melodies.

I only rated this album four stars because the last song, titled 'The New Order' doesn't really sit right for me. The album is absolutely brilliant, but I feel like that song closes it poorly. It's not a terribly bad track, it just sounds more like a filler compared to the other songs.

Though many feel as though this isn't the bands greatest album, fans of the band will no doubt enjoy this record, and any Metalheads looking to get into Blind Guardian will definitely walk away with a smile on their face.

This may not be as Progressive as their previous few albums, but anyone looking for an interesting band with their own unique sound can't go wrong here.

Valarius | 4/5 |

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