Imaginations from the Other Side

Blind Guardian - Imaginations from the Other Side
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Something impressive about this album but it's still made for people who refer to anyone in a band as a 'minstrel', while barmaids are of course dismissed as 'wenches', and who just wish reality could more closely resemble 'He-Man' in general.


Imaginations from the Other Side is often regarded as one of the best power metal of all time and when I may not necessary agree. I would still consider it to be one of the more better power metal records out there. Out of all the Blind Guardians records, Imaginations is easily the bands heaviest sounding record but maintains that high energy fantasy filled power which the genre is know for to create a thrilling experience throughout.

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Imaginations from the Other Side 8/10
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On their 5th album, Blind Guardian released what I consider to be their best work up to that point. I’m one of the few who preferred their aggressive Thrash/Speed days on their first two albums to the more polished and melodic albums that followed (though this is mostly because they always had useless interludes bloating them). Well, Imaginations still has one of those in the way of acoustic ballad “A Past and Future Secret,” but the rest of the material is just about as ... read more

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Track List

  1. Imaginations from the Other Side
  2. I'm Alive
  3. A Past and Future Secret
  4. The Script for My Requiem
  5. Mordred's Song
  6. Born in a Mourning Hall
  7. Bright Eyes
  8. Another Holy War
  9. And the Story Ends
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Added on: January 4, 2015