BLIND GUARDIAN - FOLLOW THE BLIND 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

Album: This album "Follow the Blind" is the second full-length album from the German metal band Blind Guardian. It was released in 1989 and is more in the vein of speed metal, compared to the style that would later define the band's unique sound. According to guitarist Marcus Siepen, "When we were doing "Follow the Blind" we were listening to a lot of thrash metal bands like Testament or Forbidden, and that's why Follow the Blind was a bit heavier".

 

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Music Genre:

 
German Power Metal, Speed Metal 
Album 
Production information:

The album: "BLIND GUARDIAN - Follow the Blind " was produced by: Kalle Trapp, Charly Rinne

  Kalle Trapp (real name: Karl Heinz Trapp) a producer, sound engineer and musician from Germany, who worked from the Karo Musikstudio (Münster, Germany) and has been working for albums of "Angel Dust", "Blind Guardian", "Destruction", "Iron Angel", "Mad Max", Paganini, Paradox, Pestilence, Samain, Saxon, Sortilege and many others

  Charly Rinne ( Producer, Photographer ) First Chief Editor of the Germany Heavy Metal magazine "Metal Hammer" from 1984 until 1986. Rinne has been executive producer, producer and photographer for a dozen of German Heavy Metal during the late 1980s. Here is a list Rinne has worked for.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Kalle Trapp

This album was recorded at: Karo Studios, Munster, January and February 1989

Album cover design: Van Waay Design

Label Information:

 
NRR No Remorse Records NR 1005

Media Format:

 
12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1989 Made in Germany

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: BLIND GUARDIAN - Follow the Blind

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Hansi Kürsch - vocals and bass
  • André Olbrich - lead guitar and backing vocals
  • Marcus Siepen - rhythm guitar and backing vocals
  • Thomas "Thomen" Stauch - drums
  • Guest musicians
  • Kai Hansen - vocals and guitar solo on "Valhalla", guitar solo on "Hall of the King"

      Kai Hansen a German Singer and Guitar Player which got famous by performing in German 1st Tier bands like: Helloween , "Gamma Ray" , "Iron Fist" and other bands. Kai Hansen started his career by founding the GENTRY band, together with Markus Grosskopf and Piet Sielck. Gentry evolved in "Second Hell" and Powerfool. Powerfool laid the basis for Helloween and was renamed into Helloween. In 1990 Kai Hansen left Helloween to create the "GAMMA RAY" band.

  • Matthias Wiesner - keyboards
  • Kalle Trapp - lead guitar and vocals on "Barbara Ann"
  • Thomas Hackmann - backing vocals
  • Rolf Köhler - backing vocals and lead vocals on "Barbara Ann"
  • Aman Malek - backing vocals

Complete Track-listing of the album "BLIND GUARDIAN - Follow the Blind "

The detailed tracklist of this record "BLIND GUARDIAN - Follow the Blind " is:

    Track-listing :
  1. "Inquisition" N/A Hansi Kürsch, André Olbrich, Marcus Siepen, Thomas Stauch 0:40
  2. "Banish from Sanctuary" Kürsch Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 5:27
  3. "Damned for All Time" Kürsch Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 4:57
  4. "Follow the Blind" Kürsch Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 7:10
  5. "Hall of the King" Kürsch Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 4:16
  6. "Fast to Madness" Kürsch Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 5:57
  7. "Beyond the Ice" Kürsch Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 3:28
  8. "Valhalla" Kürsch Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 4:56
  9. "Don't Break the Circle†" (Demon cover) Mal Spooner, Dave Hill Spooner, Hill 4:28
  10. "Barbara Ann†" (The Regents and Beach Boys cover) Fred Fassert Fred Fassert

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No Remorse Records NRR 1006 Record Label Details: GEMA

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