Blind Guardian   A Night at the Opera
4.0 Release Date: 2002
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4.5 superbSincal1996 | November 11th 12

Not Blind Guardian's best album, but And Then There Was Silence can make any album fantastic!

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4.0 excellentMaidenUFO | July 21st 12

After 3 masterpieces, the power metal gods made a power metal album with many progressive elements...It can't be compared with their classics, but it is a very good album...There are many good songs here like Battlfield, The age of false innocence and specially AND THEN THERE WAS SILENCE, MAYBE THE GREATEST SONG THEY HAVE EVER COMPOSED!

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0.0 Wreath | April 6th 12

I'm not usually into this genre but this is awesome. Absolutely dripping with energy fronted by Kursch's equally energetic and powerful vocals made even more immense with the diligent use of vocal layering. Above that the songs are very well written and it's unlikely to get bored while listening to this album.

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4.5 superbWrencher | January 18th 12

Stand-out tracks: "Battlefield", "The Maiden and the Minstrel Knight", "And Then There Was Silence"

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5.0 classicSevenlee | June 2nd 11

It's over the top, vast and some say too much but for me it's the ballsiest attempt at a "metal opera" ever! There's so much going on, it takes a quite a listens to take it all in but for me it never fails to please. Some say it's over produced but I'd say it has to be to be so damn good.

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5.0 classicCutMan | July 30th 10

They described the track "And Then There Was Silence" as a gift to the fans. I would go further and call this album the real gift to the fans. Finding an album that reaches this level of grandeur, but still full of hooks and great power metal songwriting, is not something you can expect to find often.

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4.5 superbSomethingSimilar | June 2nd 10

Blind Guardian at their very best. Every song is pretty much outstanding. This is definitely worth buying.

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