BLIND GUARDIAN


BATTLAIONS OF FEAR/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1988) GERMANY

Produced by Kalle Trapp

  1. MAJESTY
  2. GUARDIAN OF THE BLIND
  3. TRIAL BY THE ARCHON
  4. WIZARD'S CROWN
  5. RUN FOR THE NIGHT
  6. THE MARTYR
  7. BATTALIONS OF FEAR
  8. BY THE GATES OF MORIA
  9. GANDALF'S REBIRTH*
*BONUS TRACK

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

ドイツ出身のパワーメタルバンド、ブラインド・ガーディアンのファーストアルバム。1985年に結成された。9は指輪物語をモチーフにしている。

FOLLOW THE BLIND/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1990) GERMANY

Produced by Kalle Trapp

  1. INQUISITION
  2. BANISH FROM SANCTUARY
  3. DAMNED FOR ALL TIME
  4. FOLLOW THE BLIND
  5. HALL OF THE KING
  6. FAST TO MADNESS
  7. BEYOND THE ICE
  8. VALHALLA
  9. DON'T BREAK THE CIRCLE
  10. BARBARA ANN

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

セカンドアルバム。ジャーマンメタルの流れを汲むパワーメタル。アグレッシブでメロディアスなサウンドとファンタジックな歌詞で独自の世界を作り上げている。9はDEMONのカバー。3、6ではマイクル・ムアコックの著作「エターナルチャンピオン」シリーズ、エルリック・サーガについて歌われている。

TALES FROM THE TWILIGHT WORLD/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1990) GERMANY

Produced by Kalle Trapp

  1. TRAVELER IN TIME
  2. WELCOME TO DYING
  3. WEIRD DREAMS
  4. LORD OF THE RINGS
  5. GOODBYE MY FRIEND
  6. LOST IN THE TWILIGHT HALL
  7. TOMMYKNOCKERS
  8. ALTAIR4
  9. THE LAST CANDLE
  10. RUN FOR THE NIGHT(LIVE)*
*BONUS TRACK

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

サードアルバム。前作にましてドラマティックでスピード感あふれるパワーメタル世界を構築している。 1はデューン砂の惑星、4は指輪物語、7,8はスティーブン・キングの著作「トミーノッカーズ」からインスパイアされている。

SOMEWHERE FAR BEYOND/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1992) GERMANY

Produced by Kalle Trapp

  1. TIME WHAT IS TIME
  2. JOURNEY THROUGH THE DARK
  3. BLACK CHAMBER
  4. THEATRE OF PAIN
  5. THE QUEST FOR TANELORN
  6. ASHES TO ASHES
  7. THE BARD'S SONG(I.IN THE FOREST II.THE HOBBIT)
  8. THE PIPER'S CALLING
  9. SOMEWHERE FAR BEYOND
  10. SPREAD YOUR WINGS*
  11. TRIAL BY FIRE*
  12. THEATRE OF PAIN(CLASSIC VERSION)*
*BONUS TRACKS

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

4THアルバム。メロディックでパワーあふれるサウンドはより洗練され、説得力を増した。1は映画ブレードランナー、5はマイクル・ムアコックの「エターナル・チャンピオン」から、7は指輪物語、9はスティーブン・キングのダークタワーシリーズからインスパイアされている。10はQUEEN、11はSATANのカバー。

TOKYO TALES/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1993) GERMANY

Produced by Kalle Trapp

  1. INQUISITION
  2. BANISH FROM SANCTUARY
  3. JOURNEY THROUGH THE DARK
  4. TRAVELER IN TIME
  5. GOODBYE MY FRIEND
  6. TIME WHAT IS TIME
  7. MAJESTY
  8. VALHALLA
  9. WELCOME TO DYING
  10. LORD OF THE RINGS*
  11. LOST IN THE TWILIGHT HALL
  12. BARBARA ANN
*BONUS TRACKS

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

ライブアルバム。1992年の日本公演の模様を収録。

A PAST AND FUTURE SECRET/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1995) GERMANY

Produced by Flemming Rasmussen

  1. A PAST AND FUTURE SECRET
  2. IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE
  3. THE WIZARD
  4. A PAST AND FUTURE SECRET(ORCHESTRA MIX)

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDEの先行シングル。

IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1995) GERMANY

Produced by Flemming Rasmussen

  1. IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE
  2. I'M ALIVE
  3. A PAST AND FUTURE SECRET
  4. THE SCRIPT FOR MY REQUIEM
  5. MORDRED'S SONG
  6. BORN IN A MOURNING HALL
  7. BRIGHT EYES
  8. ANOTHER HOLY WAR
  9. AND THE STORY ENDS
  10. THE WIZARDS*
  11. THE SCRIPT FOR MY REQUIEM(EXTENDED DEMO VERSION)*
*BONUS TRACKS

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

5THアルバム。前作よりもサウンドプロダクションが向上し、レベルの高いアルバムになった。基本路線は変わらず、新しい試みもみられる。3,5はアーサー王伝説がテーマになっている。10はユーライア・ヒープのカバー

BRIGHT EYES/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1995) GERMANY

Produced by Flemming Rasmussen and BLIND GUARDIAN

  1. BRIGHT EYES(EDIT VERSION)
  2. MISTER SANDMAN
  3. HALLELUJA
  4. IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE(EXTENDEDDEMO VERSION)
  5. A PAST AND FUTURE SECRET(EXTENDEDDEMO VERSION)

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDEからのシングル。2は3はディープパープルのカバー。

THE FORGOTTEN TALES/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1996) GERMANY

Produced by Flemming Rasmussen

Produced by Piet Sielck and BLIND GUARDIAN

Produced by Kalle Trapp

  1. MISTER SANDMAN
  2. SURFIN'USA
  3. BRIGHT EYES
  4. LOAD OF THE RINGS
  5. THE WIZARD
  6. SPREAD YOUR WINGS
  7. MORDRED'S SONG
  8. BLACK CHAMBER
  9. THE BARD'S SONG(LIVE)
  10. BARBARA ANN/LONG TALL SALLY
  11. A PAST AND FUTURE SECRET
  12. TO FRANCE
  13. THEATRE OF PAIN

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

カバーやシングル曲を集めた企画アルバム。
1.パット・バラードのカバー。
2.ビーチ・ボーイズのカバー。
5.ユーライア・ヒープのカバー。
6.クイーンのカバー。
12.マイク・オールドフィールドのカバー。

MIRROR,MIRROR/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1998) GERMANY

Produced by BLIND GUARDIAN

  1. MIRROR,MIRROR
  2. AND THE STORY ENDS(LIVE)
  3. IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE(LIVE)
  4. BEYOND THE REALMS OF DEATH

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,bass
Andre Olbrich - leadguitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - leadguitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

ニューアルバムからの先行シングル。4はJUDAS PRIESTのカバー。

NIGHTFALL IN MIDDLE-EARTH/BLIND GUARDIAN

(1998) GERMANY

Produced by BLIND GUARDIAN

  1. WAR OF WRATH
  2. INTO THE STORM
  3. LAMMOTH
  4. NIGHTFALL
  5. THE MINSTREL
  6. THE CURSE OF FEANOR
  7. CAPTURED
  8. BLOOD TEARS
  9. MIRROR MIRROR
  10. FACE THE TRUTH
  11. NOLDOR(DEAD WINTER REIGNS)
  12. BATTLE OF SODDEN FLAME
  13. TIME STANDS STILL(AT THE IRON HILL)
  14. THE DARK ELF
  15. THORN
  16. THE ELDAR
  17. NOM THE WISE
  18. WHEN SORROW SANG
  19. OUT ON THE WATER
  20. THE STEADFAST
  21. A DARK PASSAGE
  22. FINAL CHAPTER(THUS ENDS...)
  23. NIGHTFALL(ORCHESTRAL VERSION)*
  24. A DARK PASSAGE(ISTRUMENTAL VERSION)*
*BONUS TRACKS

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

GUEST MUSICIANS

Oliver Holzwarth - bass
Mathias Wiesner - keyboards
Michael Schuren - grand piano
Max Zelzner - fultes

6thアルバム。トールキンの「シルマリルの物語」を主題にしたコンセプト・アルバム。ドラマティックでオペラティックなサウンドのヘヴィメタル。ファンタジー世界を劇的に描き出す。クワイアを多用した壮大かつ緻密で重厚なサウンドは聴く者を圧倒する。

AND THEN THERE WAS SILENCE/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2001) GERMANY

Produced by Charlie Bauerfeind

  1. AND THEN THERE WAS SILENCE
  2. HARVEST OF SORROW
  3. MULTIMEDIA TRACK
*BONUS TRACKS

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

7thアルバムからの先行シングル。

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2002) GERMANY

Produced by Charlie Bauerfeind

  1. PRECIOUS JERUSALEM
  2. BATTLEFIELD
  3. UNDER THE ICE
  4. SADLY SINGS DESTINY
  5. THE MAIDEN & THE MINSTREL KNIGHT
  6. WAIT FOR AN ANSWER
  7. THE SOULFORGED
  8. AGE OF FALSE INNOCENCE
  9. PUNISHMENT DIVINE
  10. AND THEN THERE WAS SILENCE
  11. HARVEST OF SORROW [ACOUSTIC VERSION] *
*BONUS TRACKS

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

7thアルバム。神話や物語を題材に、クワイアやコーラスを多用した、声を中心に据えたドラマティックな世界を構築するアルバム。

LIVE/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2003) GERMANY

Produced by Charlie Bauerfeind

DISK-1
  1. War Of Wrath
  2. Into The Storm
  3. Welcome To Dying
  4. Nightfall
  5. The Script For My Requiem
  6. Harvest Of Sorrow
  7. The Soulforged
  8. Valhalla
  9. Majesty
  10. Mordred's Song
  11. Born In A Mourning Hall
DISK-2
  1. Under The Ice
  2. Bright Eyes
  3. Punishment Divine
  4. The Bard's Song (In The Forest)
  5. Imaginations From The Other Side
  6. Lost In The Twilight Hall
  7. A Past And Future Secret
  8. Time Stands Still (At The Iron Hill)
  9. Journey Through The Dark
  10. Lord Of The Rings
  11. Mirror Mirror

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

GUEST MUSICIANS:
Oliver Holzwarth - bass,backing vocals
Michael Schuren - keyboards,backing vocals
Alex Holzwarth - drums

7thアルバムに伴う2002年〜2003年のヨーロッパツアーの模様を収めたライヴアルバム。

IMAGINATIONS THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2004) GERMANY

Recorded by Charlie Bauerfeind and Alexander Kalb

DISK-1
  1. WAR OF WRATH
  2. TIME STANDS STILL
  3. BANISH FROM SANCTUARY
  4. NIGHTFALL
  5. THE SCRIPT FOR MY REQUIEM
  6. VALHALLA
  7. A PAST & FUTURE SECRET
  8. PUNISHMENT DIVINE
  9. MORDRED'S SONG
  10. THE LAST CANDLE
  11. BRIGHT EYES
  12. LORD OF THE RINGS
  13. I'M ALIVE
  14. ANOTHER HOLY WAR
  15. AND THEN THERE WAS SILENCE
  16. SOMEWHERE FAR BEYOND
  17. THE BARD' SONG[IN THE FOREST]
  18. IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE
  19. AND THE STORY ENDS
  20. MIRROR MIRROR
DISK-2
  1. MAJESTY
  2. INTO THE STORM
  3. WELCOME TO DYING
  4. LOST IN THE TWILIGHT HALL

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Thomas Stauch - drums

GUEST MUSICIANS:
Oliver Holzwarth - bass,backing vocals
Michael Schuren - keyboards,backing vocals
Alex Holzwarth - drums

2003年6月13,14日に南ドイツコーブルグ市で行われた『BLIND GUARDIAN OPEN AIR』の模様を収めたライヴDVD。

FLY/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2006) GERMANY

PRODUCED by Charlie Bauerfeind and BLIND GUARDIAN

  1. FLY
  2. SKALDS AND SHADOWS (ACOUSTIC VERSION)
  3. IN A GADDA DA VIDA

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Frederik Ehmke - drums

Oliver Holzwarth - bass

2006年発表予定の8thアルバムに伴う先行シングル。3はIRON BUTTERFLYのカバー。

A TWIST IN THE MYTH/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2006) GERMANY

PRODUCED by Charlie Bauerfeind and BLIND GUARDIAN

  1. THIS WILL NEVER END
  2. OTHERLAND
  3. TURN THE PAGE
  4. FLY
  5. CARRY THE BLESSED HOME
  6. ANOTHER STRANGER ME
  7. STRAIGHT THROUGH THE MIRROR
  8. LIONHEART
  9. SKALDS AND SHADOWS
  10. THE EDGE
  11. THE NEW ORDER
  12. ALL THE KING'S HORSES *
  13. DEAD SOUND OF MISERY *
* BONUS TRACKS

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Frederik Ehmke - drums

Oliver Holzwarth - bass

8thアルバム。分厚いコーラスと展開の細かいドラマティックなサウンドを作り出す。

A VOICE IN THE DARK/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2010) GERMANY

PRODUCED by Charlie Bauerfeind and BLIND GUARDIAN

  1. A VOICE IN THE DARK
  2. YOU'RE THE VOICE
  3. WAR OF THE THRONES[ACOUSTIC VERSION]

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Frederik Ehmke - drums

Oliver Holzwarth - bass

9thアルバムに伴う先行シングル。2はJohn Farnhamのカバー。

AT THE EDGE OF TIME/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2010) GERMANY

PRODUCED by Charlie Bauerfeind and BLIND GUARDIAN

  1. SACRED WORLD
  2. TANELORN(INTO THE VOID)
  3. ROAD OF NO RELEASE
  4. RIDE INTO OBSESSION
  5. CURSE MY NAME
  6. VALKYRIES
  7. CONTROL THE DIVINE
  8. WAR OF THE THRONES
  9. A VOICE IN THE DARK
  10. WHEEL OF TIME
  11. CURSE MY NAME[ORIGINAL]*
  12. VALKYRIES[EXTENDED]*
* BONUS TRACKS

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Frederik Ehmke - drums

Oliver Holzwarth - bass

9thアルバム。オーケストラを導入したスケール感の大きいファンタジックパワーメタルを作り出す。

MEMORIES OF A TIME TO COME/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2012) GERMANY

PRODUCED by Charlie Bauerfeind and BLIND GUARDIAN

CD 1:
  1. IMAGINATIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE *
  2. NIGHTFALL *
  3. RIDE INTO OBSESSION *
  4. SOMEWHERE FAR BEYOND *
  5. MAJESTY *
  6. TRAVELER IN TIME *
  7. FOLLOW THE BLIND *
  8. THE LAST CANDLE *
CD 2:
  1. SACRED WORLDS
  2. THIS WILL NEVER END *
  3. VALHALLA **
  4. BRIGHT EYES *
  5. MIRROR MIRROR *
  6. THE BARD'S SONG (IN THE FOREST) **
  7. THE BARD'S SONG (THE HOBBIT) **
  8. AND THEN THERE WAS SILENCE **
CD 3:
  1. BRIAN ***
  2. HALLOWEEN (THE WIZARD'S CROWN) ***
  3. LUCIFER'S HERITAGE ***
  4. SYMPHONIES OF DOOM ***
  5. DEAD OF THE NIGHT ***
  6. MAJESTY
  7. TRIAL BY THE ARCHON
  8. BATTALIONS OF FEAR
  9. RUN FOR THE NIGHT
  10. LOST IN THE TWILIGHT HALL
  11. TOMMYKNOCKERS
  12. ASHES TO ASHES
  13. TIME WHAT IS TIME
  14. A PAST AND FUTURE SECRET
  15. THE SCRIPT FOR MY REQUIEM
* Remixed 2011
** Re-recorded 2011
*** Reworked 2011

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Frederik Ehmke - drums

Kai Hansen - vocals on CD 2 Track 3

ベストアルバム。

BEYOND THE RED MIRROR/BLIND GUARDIAN

(2015) GERMANY

PRODUCED by Charlie Bauerfeind and BLIND GUARDIAN

DISC 1
  1. THE NINTH WAVE
  2. TWILIGHT IF THE GODS
  3. PROPHECIES
  4. AT THE ENDGE OF TIME
  5. ASHES OF ETERNITY
  6. DISTANT MEMORIES *
DISC 2
  1. THE HOLY GRAIL
  2. THE THRONE
  3. SACRED MIND
  4. MIRACLE MACHINE
  5. GRAND PARADE
  6. DOOM
  7. TIME STAND STILL(AT IRON HILL) - LIVE IN WACKEN 2011 *
  8. THE BARD'S SONG(IN THE FOREST) - LIVE IN WACKEN 2011 *
* BONUS TRACKS

BLIND GUARDIAN:

Hansi Kursch - vocals
Andre Olbrich - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Marcus Slepen - lead,rhythm guitar,backing vocals
Frederik Ehmke - drums


10thアルバム。オーケストラを導入したスケール感の大きいファンタジックパワーメタルを作り出す。

LEGACY OF THE DARK LANDS/BLIND GUARDIAN TWILIGHT ORCHESTRA

(2019) GERMANY

PRODUCED by Andre Olbrich,Carsten Heusmann,Matthias Ulmer,Charlie Bauerfeind

  1. 1618 OUVERTURE
  2. THE GATHERING
  3. WAR FEEDS WAR
  4. COMETS AND PROPHECIES
  5. DARK CLOUD'S RISING
  6. THE RITUAL
  7. IN THE UNDERWORLD
  8. A SECRET SOCIETY
  9. THE GREAT ORDEAL
  10. BEZ
  11. IN THE RED DWARF'S TOWER
  12. INTO THE BATTLE
  13. TREASON
  14. BETWEEN THE REALMS
  15. POINT OF NO RETURN
  16. THE WHITE HORSEMAN
  17. NEPHILIM
  18. TRIAL AND CORONATION
  19. HARVESTER OF SOULS
  20. CONQUEST IS OVER
  21. THIS STORM
  22. THE GREAT ASSAULT
  23. BEYOND THE WALL
  24. A NEW BEGINNING

BLIND GUARDIAN TWILIGHT ORCHESTRA:

Hansi Kursch - vocals,Songwriting
Andre Olbrich - Songwriting

The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra - Orchestra
FILMharmonic Choir Prague - Vocals (choirs)
BG Choir Company - Vocals (backing)
Vox Futura - Vocals (choirs)


オーケストラのみで構成されたドラマティックでシンフォニックなアルバム。