Top 10 Blind Guardian Songs that are the Best of Each Album


The Top Ten

1 And Then There Was Silence - A Night at the Opera

I would probably choose the same songs from each album. It's difficult with the two ballads - The Bard's Song and Lord of the Rings. On the one hand, they are great and The Bard's Song became their most popular song and it deserves to be on the list. On the other, these 2 albums have very good metal songs. I would suggest just to include more songs from these 2 albums (and probably from all albums because there are serious contenders). - Metal_Treasure

2 Wheel of Time - At the Edge of Time

Contender: Sacred Worlds. - Metal_Treasure

3 Majesty - Battalions of Fear

Majesty is my favorite speed metal song of all time.
The 2nd best song on this album is Guardian Of The Blind (another very fast, heavy and aggressive song). The band was named after this song. - Metal_Treasure

4 The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Somewhere Far Beyond

Contenders: Journey Through The Dark, Theatre Of Pain, Time What is Time. - Metal_Treasure

5 Mirror, Mirror - Nightfall in Middle Earth

Contenders: Nightfall, Thorn, Into the Storm, The Curse of Feanor. - Metal_Treasure

6 The Throne - Beyond the Red Mirror

This song makes Mirror Mirror and And Then There Was Silence sounds like a generic poppy song

Contenders: The Ninth Wave, The Holy Grail, Grand Parade. - Metal_Treasure

7 Valhalla - Follow the Blind

Contender: Banish From Sanctuary - Metal_Treasure

8 Banish from Sanctuary - Follow the Blind

Sometimes I find myself liking this song more than Valhalla from the same album. Both songs are great -
Banish from Sanctuary is much faster (speed metal) while Valhalla is closer to power metal (heavier power metal though - riff is pretty brutal for power metal). Banish from Sanctuary also has one of their best guitar solos. - Metal_Treasure

9 Journey Through the Dark - Somewhere Far Beyond

One of the fastest songs in their discography (as of 2017) and it's awesome. The Bard's Song is awesome, too, but it's a ballad and not a true metal song. - Metal_Treasure

10 Thorn - Nightfall in Middle Earth

I have always had a soft spot for this song - it's so emotional and dark yet beautiful. Hansi vocals are mindblowing on this one! Thorn is one of their most underrated songs. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Lord of the Rings - Tales from the Twilight World

Contenders: Traveler in Time, The Last Candle. - Metal_Treasure

12 Traveler in Time - Tales from the Twilight World
13 Fly - A Twist in the Myth

Great vocals, interesting complex drumming, crunchy proggy riff and beautiful inspirational lyrics. - Metal_Treasure

Contenders: Otherland, Skalds and Shadows, This Will Never End, Another Stranger Me. - Metal_Treasure

14 The Ninth Wave - Beyond the Red Mirror

I like several songs on this album and it's difficult to choose but for me this is the most impressive song. The Throne is a great pick, too. - Metal_Treasure

15 Bright Eyes - Imaginations from the Other Side

One of the most unique songs I know - I can't even say what subgenre it is. To me it sounded like nothing else I had heard before and for this reason I needed to listen to it 5 times in order to fully understand its music idea. Great vocals and drumming. - Metal_Treasure

Contenders: Mordred's Song, A Past and Future Secret, I'm Alive. - Metal_Treasure

16 Nightfall - Nightfall in Middle Earth

This is probably the most beautiful power metal song ever (not the best but the most beautiful). - Metal_Treasure

17 Sacred Worlds - At the Edge of Time
18 Theatre of Pain - Somewhere Far Beyond

A very underrated song of 1992 but it might be the FIRST TRUE symphonic metal song ever (if Rainbow's Eyes Of The World is proto-symphonic metal, 1979).

If somebody can name other symphonic metal songs released between 1979 and 1992, I would be thankful. But for now Theatre of Pain is either the 2nd or the 1st song of this subgenre (depending on how you count Eyes Of The World by Rainbow - as the 1st song or as proto-song).

The version of Theatre of Pain that is a bonus track to this album is even more symphonic. - Metal_Treasure

19 Mordred's Song - Imaginations from the Other Side
20 Skalds & Shadows - A Twist In the Myth
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1. And Then There Was Silence - A Night at the Opera
2. Wheel of Time - At the Edge of Time
3. Majesty - Battalions of Fear
1. And Then There Was Silence - A Night at the Opera
2. Wheel of Time - At the Edge of Time
3. The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Somewhere Far Beyond



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