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Beyond the Red Mirror

Blind Guardian

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
January 30th, 2015
Catalog ID:
NB 3272-0 / 2736-13272-0
Version desc.:
Mediabook
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
CD
Reviews:
19 reviews (avg. 83%)
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2. Twilight of the Gods 04:50   Show lyrics
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3. Prophecies 05:26   Show lyrics
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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. Distant Memories 05:51   Show lyrics
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7. The Holy Grail 05:59   Show lyrics
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8. The Throne 07:54   Show lyrics
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9. Sacred Mind 06:22   Show lyrics
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10. Miracle Machine 03:03   Show lyrics
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11. Grand Parade 09:28   Show lyrics
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Original line-up
Band members
Hansi Kürsch Vocals, Lyrics
Marcus Siepen Guitars (rhythm)
André Olbrich Guitars (lead, rhythm)
Frederik Ehmke Drums, Percussion
Guest/Session
Michael Schüren Piano
Peter Pejtsik Conductor (orchestra, choir)
William "Belly" King Vocals (choirs)
Hungarian Studio Choir Budapest Vocals (choirs)
Thomas Hackmann Vocals (choirs)
Vox Futura Choir Boston Vocals (choirs)
Barend Courbois Bass
Andrew Shenton Conductor (choir)
FILMharmonic Orchestra Prague Orchestra
Matthias Ulmer Keyboards, Piano
Adam Klemens Conductor (orchestra)
Olaf Senkbeil Vocals (choirs)
FILMharmonic Choir Prague Vocals (choirs)
Stanislav Mistr Conductor (choir)
Hungarian Studio Orchestra Budapest Orchestra
Miscellaneous staff
Hans-Martin Issler Photography
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Recording, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
Tamás Kurina Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Jan Kotzmann Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
John Weston Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Thomas Geiger Mixing. Recording (piano) (track 9), Producer, Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Travis Karpak Engineering (orchestras, choirs) (assistant)
Matthias Ulmer Engineeering (additional)
Felipe Machado Franco Cover art, Artwork, Design
Carsten Heusmann (R.I.P. 2015) Producer (orchestras)
Oldřich Slezák Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Daniel Schwartz Engineering (orchestras, choirs) (assistant)
Philipp Dusse Recording (piano) (track 9)
Original line-up
Hansi Kürsch Vocals, Lyrics
Marcus Siepen Guitars (rhythm)
André Olbrich Guitars (lead, rhythm)
Frederik Ehmke Drums, Percussion
Original line-up
Michael Schüren Piano
Peter Pejtsik Conductor (orchestra, choir)
William "Belly" King Vocals (choirs)
Hungarian Studio Choir Budapest Vocals (choirs)
Thomas Hackmann Vocals (choirs)
Vox Futura Choir Boston Vocals (choirs)
Barend Courbois Bass
Andrew Shenton Conductor (choir)
FILMharmonic Orchestra Prague Orchestra
Matthias Ulmer Keyboards, Piano
Adam Klemens Conductor (orchestra)
Olaf Senkbeil Vocals (choirs)
FILMharmonic Choir Prague Vocals (choirs)
Stanislav Mistr Conductor (choir)
Hungarian Studio Orchestra Budapest Orchestra
Original line-up
Hans-Martin Issler Photography
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Recording, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
Tamás Kurina Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Jan Kotzmann Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
John Weston Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Thomas Geiger Mixing. Recording (piano) (track 9), Producer, Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Travis Karpak Engineering (orchestras, choirs) (assistant)
Matthias Ulmer Engineeering (additional)
Felipe Machado Franco Cover art, Artwork, Design
Carsten Heusmann (R.I.P. 2015) Producer (orchestras)
Oldřich Slezák Engineering (orchestras, choirs)
Daniel Schwartz Engineering (orchestras, choirs) (assistant)
Philipp Dusse Recording (piano) (track 9)
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
Read Only twenty years later but... 50% kluseba April 6th, 2015
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

First 500 copies on limited edition comes with a mirror which can be pre-ordered from EMP Online.

Separated into 8 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. The Mirror Speaks (track 6)
V. Disturbance in the Here and Now (Reprise) (track 7)
VI. The Descending of the Nine (track 8)
VII. The Fallen and the Chosen One (tracks 9-10)
VIII. Beyond the Red Mirror (track 11)

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 32720 0
Label Code: LC 07027
Rights Society: GEMA

Added by: MeatWolf Modified by: marcelle_crss
Added on: 2014-11-07 12:26:37 Last modified on: 2017-10-13 19:40:10