On November 8th the matching album Legacy Of The Dark Lands from the band Blind Guardian and Blind Guardian And The Twilight Orchestra will be released via Nuclear Blast.
And now: Have much dark fun with the novel to coincide with the album
And the album? It promises to be one of the most ambitious projects in metal history, Blind Guardian’s upcoming release will be well worth the wait. 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, André and Hansi worked alongside German bestselling author Markus Heitz, whose latest novel “Die dunklen Lande” (“The Dark Lands”) 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 which will be out on November 8th, 2019.
Check out the lyric video to “The Storm’ below: