Artist: Blind Guardian
Venue: B.B. King Blues Club (New York, NY)
Opener: Leaves Eyes
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
I think that when it comes to Metal shows and possible places to play that the numerous aspects of the genre and B.B. King Blues Club go hand in hand. After covering almost every show that was worth seeing for the Metal side, it made for a perfect closer to my own attendance here in 2006 as I found myself preparing to see the one and only Blind Guardian. The majesty of this band and their impact on Metal music made it a fitting end for this outlets coverage, as they are one of the truest and strongest holders of the banner in this genre. The band’s absence from US touring for some years made this a must see performance and the event would sell out quickly and with ease – those who were not paying attention months in advance were surely to be left begging someone to get them in tonight. Supporting the tour would be another new favorite of mine, the band Leaves Eyes that hails primarily out of Germany. Here are some thoughts on the show and the vibe of the night.
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