BLIND GUARDIAN TWILIGHT ORCHESTRA – Atmosphere For The ‘Legacy Of The Dark Lands’

One of the most ambitious projects in metal history, BLIND GUARDIAN’s new album Legacy Of The Dark Lands, was released last week alongside a stunning official video for ‘War Feeds War’. Today the band reveals how they created the atmospheric sounds on the album by recording in a castle. Find out more here

Hansi states: “There’s no doubt about it, we are geeks. For those of you who still question it, even after the release of Legacy of the Dark Lands, you can find the ultimate proof in this trailer. To me it’s always great fun returning to the origins of my childhood. Burg Linn is definitely worth a visit. check it out.”

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2 CD Digipack
2 LP Gatefold (different colours)
3 CD Earbook (album, instrumental, no interludes version)
4 CD Earbook (album, instrumental, no interludes version, audio book) *SOLD OUT*
5 LP BOX (Album 2 LP, Instrumental 2 LP, Audio book LP)

The idea of recording an orchestral album originally formed in the minds of the two leading lights of the BLIND GUARDIAN universe – guitarist André Olbrich and singer Hansi Kürsch – during the 1990’s when BLIND GUARDIAN started to use orchestral elements to enhance their opulent sound. The monumental project started to take shape over recent years, and mirroring its epic sound cascades, the lyrical concept was developed. To create the concept, Andrè and Hansi worked alongside German bestselling author Markus Heitz, whose latest novel Die dunklen Lande was released on March 1st, 2019. The book is set in 1629 and contains the prequel to BLIND GUARDIAN TWILIGHT ORCHESTRA’s opus Legacy Of The Dark Lands.

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