| September 1, 2006|
1 September 2006
| September 2005–April 2006, Twilight Hall Studios|
At the Edge of Time
Power metal, Progressive metal
Blind Guardian albums, Power metal albums
A Twist in the Myth is the eighth studio album by the German heavy metal band Blind Guardian. It was originally set to be released on September 5, 2006 in Europe (which became the North American release date), but Nuclear Blast changed the release date to September 1, 2006.
The album was released in several different formats: a normal version, a digipak version with a bonus track and bonus CD, and a limited edition book-version. The book contains the digipak, along with a guitar pick, booklet and certificate of authenticity and autographs, as well as a dragon-shaped seal and a bar of red sealing wax.
All music written by André Olbrich and Hansi Kürsch. All lyrics written by Kürsch."All the King's Horses" is also available on the single "Another Stranger Me".
"Market Square" is the demo version of "Straight Through the Mirror" and is only available on the Double LP and Limited Book versions of the album.
Hansi Kürsch – vocals
André Olbrich – lead guitar
Marcus Siepen – rhythm guitar
Frederik Ehmke – drums, percussion, flute and bagpipes
Oliver Holzwarth – bass guitar
The Choir Company – Olaf Senkbeil, Rolf Köhler, Thomas Hackmann
Martin G. Meyer and Pat Benzner – keyboards
Charlie Bauerfeind – producing, mastering, mixing and engineering
Blind Guardian – producing
Jan Rubach – engineering
Marc Schettler – assistant engineering
Anthony Clarkson – artwork
Axel Jusseit – photos
Nikolay S. Simkin – booklet design
USA Billboard Top Independent Albums: #21
USA Billboard Top Heatseekers: #13
UK: #33 (independent chart)
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