Blind Guardian

Venom to perform entire new album on board 70000 Tons Of Metal!

Legendary metal band Venom have confirmed that they will join 70000 Tons Of Metal on it's voyage from Florida to Jamaica in January 2015.

Venom will play two sets on board, one will focus on greatest hits and one will be an exclusive live world premier of their forthcoming new album which will be released later in 20

Blind Guardian: Going Beyond The Red Mirror in January...

Blind Guardian revisit the past to explore the world Beyond the Red Mirror

Beyond The Red Mirror will be the title of the highly-anticipated tenth studio album by Germany’s favourite sons and metal’s most epic storytellers Blind Guardian.

Blind Guardian: Hansi Kursch Has Some News

A new album is on the horizon...

On May, 31st 2014 Blind Guardian will take a break and perform a special best-of set at the Out & Loud festival in Geiselwind  in Germany.

The Man With the Mighty Axe – Marcus Siepen: Gamer, geek and Blind Guardian rhythm guitarist

He’s got connections in Blizzard Entertainment. He’s been playing rhythm guitar for 25 years and wouldn't have it any other way. He’s Marcus Siepen, and he’s the riffwraith for German power metal gods, Blind Guardian. Read on - and don't get too jealous, gamers.

If you’ve played, read or watched sci-fi or fantasy and dropped the word “metal” into polite conversation, it’s more than likely you’ve heard the name Blind Guardian u

The Bard and his Songs – An audience with Hansi Kursch of Blind Guardian

Now you all know the bards and their songs. With an illustrious career spanning over twenty years, Blind Guardian are as ambitious as ever. Hansi talks shop about the new record as well as the orchestral project, his love for Aussie power ballads and that damn haircut…

When I was first discovering metal as a kid that would wish his hair would hurry up and grow past his shoulders, I entered the wonderful world of power metal.

From the Archives: Bloodstock '02

As festival fever appears to have us all in its grip, our regular columnist Scott Adams had a root about in his attic and found this review of the second Bloodstock festival, held at the Derby Assembly rooms in the late summer of 2002. Enjoy!