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Blind Guardian


Progressive Metal

3.67 | 146 ratings

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Lore Knowledge
5 stars I got this album back in 1993, a year after it was released. It was my album of the summer of '93, well the whole year actually. It was so alluring from the start, I remember listening to Time What is Time while going on a vacation, the magic was in the air. Good old days of innocence. It's still my favourite Guardian track of all time. I love everything about it. Every single part, the heavy, the gentle one. Other songs are great too and not always in the same vein. For example Black Chamber is a soft short ballad while Theatre of Pain orchestrates in more traditional metal way. Two-part epic Bard's Song (In the Forest and The Hobbit) tell the story of grief and pain. Title track an epic journey into the beyond is also pretty fascinating. And if you think that bagpipes don't fit in metal you definitely put no faith in the beyond. Beyond just metal. A masterpiece.
Lore Knowledge | 5/5 |


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