Criss F. Tolkki of Metal From Finland conducted an interview with vocalist Hansi Krsch of German power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN at this year's edition of the Tuska open-air metal festival, which was held July 22-24, 2011 at Suvilahti in Helsinki, Finland. You can now watch the chat in two parts below.
BLIND GUARDIAN is currently collaborating with Germany's best fantasy author Markus Heitz on an orchestral album which is expected to be released in 2012.
"At The Edge Of Time", the tenth studio album from BLIND GUARDIAN, sold around 4,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 108 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at position No. 1 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
BLIND GUARDIAN's previous CD, "A Twist In The Myth", opened with 3,000 units back in September 2006.
"At The Edge Of Time" entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 2 the band's strongest chart showing ever in its home country.
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