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Beyond the Red Mirror

Blind Guardian

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
January 30th, 2015
Catalog ID:
NB 3272-2 / 2736-13272-2
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
CD
Reviews:
19 reviews (avg. 83%)
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4. At the Edge of Time 06:54   Show lyrics
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5. Ashes of Eternity 05:39   Show lyrics
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6. The Holy Grail 05:59   Show lyrics
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7. The Throne 07:54   Show lyrics
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8. Sacred Mind 06:22   Show lyrics
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9. Miracle Machine 03:03   Show lyrics
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Band members
Hansi Kürsch Vocals, Lyrics
André Olbrich Guitars (lead, rhythm)
Marcus Siepen Guitars (rhythm)
Frederik Ehmke Drums, Percussion
Guest/Session
Barend Courbois Bass
Hungarian Studio Orchestra Budapest Orchestra
FILMharmonic Orchestra Prague Orchestra
Peter Pejtsik Conductor (orchestra, choir)
Adam Klemens Conductor (orchestra)
Hungarian Studio Choir Budapest Vocals (choirs)
FILMharmonic Choir Prague Vocals (choirs)
Vox Futura Choir Boston Vocals (choirs)
Stanislav Mistr Conductor (choir)
Andrew Shenton Conductor (choir)
Michael Schüren Piano
Matthias Ulmer Keyboards, Piano
William "Belly" King Vocals (choirs)
Olaf Senkbeil Vocals (choirs)
Thomas Hackmann Vocals (choirs)
Miscellaneous staff
Thomas Geiger Producer, Engineering (orchestras, choirs), Mixing. Recording (piano) (track 9)
Philipp Dusse Recording (piano) (track 9)
Matthias Ulmer Engineeering (additional)
Tamás Kurina Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Carsten Heusmann (R.I.P. 2015) Producer (orchestras)
Jan Kotzmann Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Oldřich Slezák Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
John Weston Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Daniel Schwartz Engineering (orchestras, choirs) (assistant)
Travis Karpak Engineering (orchestras, choirs) (assistant)
Hans-Martin Issler Photography
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Recording, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
Felipe Machado Franco Cover art, Artwork, Design
Hansi Kürsch Vocals, Lyrics
André Olbrich Guitars (lead, rhythm)
Marcus Siepen Guitars (rhythm)
Frederik Ehmke Drums, Percussion
Barend Courbois Bass
Hungarian Studio Orchestra Budapest Orchestra
FILMharmonic Orchestra Prague Orchestra
Peter Pejtsik Conductor (orchestra, choir)
Adam Klemens Conductor (orchestra)
Hungarian Studio Choir Budapest Vocals (choirs)
FILMharmonic Choir Prague Vocals (choirs)
Vox Futura Choir Boston Vocals (choirs)
Stanislav Mistr Conductor (choir)
Andrew Shenton Conductor (choir)
Michael Schüren Piano
Matthias Ulmer Keyboards, Piano
William "Belly" King Vocals (choirs)
Olaf Senkbeil Vocals (choirs)
Thomas Hackmann Vocals (choirs)
Thomas Geiger Producer, Engineering (orchestras, choirs), Mixing. Recording (piano) (track 9)
Philipp Dusse Recording (piano) (track 9)
Matthias Ulmer Engineeering (additional)
Tamás Kurina Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Carsten Heusmann (R.I.P. 2015) Producer (orchestras)
Jan Kotzmann Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Oldřich Slezák Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
John Weston Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Daniel Schwartz Engineering (orchestras, choirs) (assistant)
Travis Karpak Engineering (orchestras, choirs) (assistant)
Hans-Martin Issler Photography
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Recording, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
Felipe Machado Franco Cover art, Artwork, Design
Read A quality, if overlong... 86% TrooperEd March 3rd, 2018
Read Far beyond the twisting... 81% Jophelerx December 16th, 2015
Read beyond the red LAME 25% caspian December 2nd, 2015
Read Trapped Beyond the Mirror 85% LastVinylBeforeDoomsday October 5th, 2015
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Read This is missing so much... 60% PowerProg_Adam April 6th, 2015
Read Blind Guardian - Beyond the... 93% OceanDream April 2nd, 2015
Read Well Worth the Wait 97% benmoshen March 19th, 2015
Read Dramatic, Dreamy and... 90% doomknocker February 17th, 2015
Read Disney+Middle-Earth =... 85% thrashtidote February 15th, 2015
Read The miracle machine 98% Cybertrash February 11th, 2015
Read Blind Guardian do it again! 100% mjollnir February 9th, 2015
Read Uhh...Xanadu? 62% Larry6990 February 8th, 2015
Read Earth-Shattering. 100% Rhapsorizon February 8th, 2015
Read A Stunning Achievement in... 98% SalB February 7th, 2015
Read A Crow On Your Judgment Day 95% desiderata1027 February 5th, 2015
Read A thundering return to form. 90% Empyreal February 2nd, 2015
Read Somewhere Far Beyond the... 100% Altair 4 January 31st, 2015
Read You got your Sauron all... 82% autothrall January 30th, 2015

Concept album, continuing the story started on "Imaginations from the Other Side".

Separated into 7 parts:
I. The Cleansing of the Promised Land (tracks 1-2)
II. The Awakening (tracks 3-4)
III. Disturbance in the Here and Now (track 5)
IV. Disturbance in the Here and Now (Reprise) (track 6)
V. The Descending of the Nine (track 7)
VI. The Fallen and the Chosen One (tracks 8-9)
VII. Beyond the Red Mirror (track 10)

Recording information:

Recorded, mixed and mastered between October 2012-October 2014 at Twilight Hall Studios in Grefrath-Oedt, Germany.

Orchestral and choir recordings:
Budapest: TomTom Studio D in Budapest, Hungary between June-August 2014.
Prague: Rudolfinum, Dvorak Hall in Prague, Czech Republic in January 2014.
Boston: Futura Productions in Boston, MA, USA in August 2014.

Piano recordings on track "Miracle Machine" at Funkhaus Studio in Berlin, Germany in May 2014.
Additional recordings at MAZ Tonstudio in Stuttgart, Germany.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 7 27361 32722 4
Label Code: LC 07027
Rights Society: GEMA

Added by: MeatWolf Modified by: aloof
Added on: 2014-11-07 12:24:51 Last modified on: 2018-11-08 16:41:33