Top 10 Blind Guardian Band Members


The Top Ten

1 Hansi Kürsch 

Yeah Hansi's great,already placed where he should be - zxm

The band was formed in 1984 as Lucifer's Heritage by Hansi Kürsch (then also bass guitarist), André Olbrich, drummer Thomas Stauch, and other guitarist Markus Dörk. Hansi and André were school friends. They changed their name in 1988 and released their debut album as Blind Guardian, named after a song on this album - Guardian of The Blind.
Hansi roles in the band - founder, great singer, the only lyricist, main co-composer, bassist by 1998, main decision maker, leader. - Metal_Treasure

2 André Olbrich 

Lead guitar and main co-composer (songwriting being shared with Hansi) and one of the two main decision makers (the other one is Hansi). - Metal_Treasure

3 Thomas "The Omen" Stauch  Thomas Thomas ("The Omen") Stauch, also known as Thomen Stauch, is a German metal drummer best known as the drummer for the metal band Blind Guardian (1984-2005) and one of the founding members. He worked with various bands and is the current drummer for Serious Black.

He was their drummer for 20 years (from 1985-2005). - Metal_Treasure

4 Marcus Siepen 

Rhythm guitar and wild beautiful headbanging since 1987. - Metal_Treasure

5 Frederik Ehmke  Frederik Ehmke  Frederik Ehmke is a German metal drummer, who has been the drummer for the German metal band Blind Guardian since 2005.

He has been their drummer since 2005 and replaced Thomas "The Omen" Stauch. - Metal_Treasure

6 Hans-Peter Frey 

Hans-Peter Frey, Markus Dörk, Thomas Kelleners and Christof Theißen were with the band for a while in the 80s, when the band was still looking for the best line-up. - Metal_Treasure

7 Thomas Kelleners 
8 Markus Dörk 
9 Christof Theißen 
10 Oliver Holzwarth

He was a live/studio session member but played bass for them on a regular basis and was with them for about 15 years (1998-2012). He deserves to be at #6 but I put him at #10 because formally he was a session member. He was an official member in Rhapsody of Fire. - Metal_Treasure

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1. Hansi Kürsch 
2. André Olbrich 
3. Thomas "The Omen" Stauch 
1. Hansi Kürsch 
2. Thomas "The Omen" Stauch 
3. Marcus Siepen 


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