I previously posted my favourite Christian metal band, so now here’s my favourite band, period:
Blind Guardian plays the most epic of power metal.
Here’s the most epic song I’ve yet heard, And Then There was Silence. It’s probably my favourite song of all time. It’s album, A Night at the Opera, is my favourite album of all time. The pomp and bombast is amazing.
Here’s another excellent song, Imaginations from the Other Side, from their 1995 CD of the same name:
Their middle-earth epic CD, Nightfall in Middle-earth, based on the Silmarillion was also amazing.
Of course, Blind Guardian also had some slower songs. Here’s a concert staple, the Bard’s Song: