Blind Guardian Ready ‘To Blow Your Minds Away’

Progressive power metal fans, this tour goes out to you. Blind Guardian is all geared up to rock North America this fall along with special guest Grave Digger. The outing kicks off Oct. 27 in Baltimore and runs through Nov. 28 in Orlando, Fla.


The German band is traveling the globe in support of its 10th studio album, Beyond the Red Mirror.

“Finally, the wait is over!” lead vocalist Hansi Kürsch said. “It is almost impossible to tell you how thrilled we are about the announcement of this upcoming North American Tour. Don’t miss your chance to meet Blind Guardian at our best shape ever. We are coming to blow your minds away. Let the games begin!!!”

Blind Guardian is in the middle of a European trek that includes Friday’s show in Thessaloniki, Greece. After playing just about everywhere on the continent, the band heads to Australia and Japan in June. A South America tour is scheduled in October.

Here’s the plan for North America:

Oct. 27 – Baltimore, Md., Baltimore Soundstage     
Oct. 29 – Toronto, Ontario, The Danforth Music Hall
Oct. 30 – Montreal, Quebec, Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre            
Oct. 31 – Worcester, Mass., The Palladium   
Nov. 1 – Philadelphia, Pa., Union Transfer   
Nov. 3 – New York, N.Y., Webster Hall      
Nov. 4 – Munhall, Pa., Carnegie Library Music Hall Of Homestead            
Nov. 6 – Pontiac, Mich., The Crofoot           
Nov. 7 – Cleveland, Ohio, House Of Blues  
Nov. 8 – Chicago, Ill., Concord Music Hall  
Nov. 9 – Minneapolis, Minn., Mill City Nights         
Nov. 11 – Denver, Colo., Summit Music Hall
Nov. 13 – Calgary, Alberta, MacEwan Hall Ballroom          
Nov. 14 – Edmonton, Alberta, Union Hall   
Nov. 16 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Commodore Ballroom      
Nov. 17 – Seattle, Wash., Studio Seven        
Nov. 19 – San Francisco, Calif., The Fillmore           
Nov. 20 – Sacramento, Calif., Ace Of Spades          
Nov. 21 – Anaheim, Calif., City National Grove Of Anaheim
Nov. 22 – Tempe, Ariz., The Marquee          
Nov. 24 – Dallas, Texas, Gas Monkey Live!
Nov. 25 – Houston, Texas, Warehouse Live
Nov. 27 – Atlanta, Ga., The Masquerade      
Nov. 28 – Orlando, Fla., Plaza Live Orlando

Tickets went on sale today (May 8). For more information visit