There are no words to describe how much I can't stand the sound of bagpipes but the album picks up from there and is at the very least yet another solid, if not great Grave Digger album. All lyrics by Chris Boltendahl and Yvonne Thorhauer. cannot be blamed for laziness for sure! So, we’ll release a new album definitely next year or in the middle of or after the summer. Now, we move forward with other topics for the next album. Two years ago, I stayed with my family in Scotland and my son, who was 12-years-old at this time, and we moved around and went to all the battlefields and a lot of castles. King Edward VII, (1841–1910); King Edward VIII, (1894–1972); Daniel Laidlaw, (1875–1950), VC Piper to the Kings Own Scottish Borderers who received the Victoria Cross during World War I, the highest award for gallantry that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces; Bulgarian gaidars. And last time we made heavy metal songs and added some bagpipes. We don’t have the mentality to sit around here waiting for somebody to send us some money! German heavy metal pioneers, Grave Digger, are one of the most reliable metal bands around today. That is really easy working. Have you ever lived in Scotland or just visited there? And I do a lot of vocal spots in my studio, so we are working at different places. Grave Digger "Fields Of Blood" (Napalm) 01. That was very important to use it as a folk instrument, as a battle instrument like it was in the beginning. Marking the 40th anniversary of the band, the latest Grave Digger album is a serious return to form and arguably their best release since the glory days of the eighties. The recent output of Grave Digger to be totally honest left a lot to be desired. The Grave Digger's songs are based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe (except two, "Son of Evil" and "Sacred Fire"). The bagpipes play a big part in this album, and it’s an instrument that wouldn’t normally be associated with heavy metal. And then in one museum, there was an old man sitting in a corner and he was sleeping, and I recognized that he was working there. The German power metal band Grave Digger incorporated bagpipes in many of their songs, from their concept album Tunes of War. GRAVE DIGGER have marked their fortieth anniversary with the release of their twentieth studio album Fields of Blood.Fields of Blood is a concept album that focuses on the history of Scotland and its struggle for independence.. Every track on Fields of Blood boasts all of the Grave Digger-isms fans have come to know and love, and is the ultimate way to celebrate the band’s 40th anniversary. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I think the sound of the new album is not old-fashioned, but that is the reason why I contacted Alex to do something that also could be painted in the 80s. Type: Full-length Release date: ... Bagpipes : Florian Bohm: Bagpipes, Uilleann Pipes : Andreas von Lippinski: Vocals (backing) Hacky Hackmann: Vocals (backing) Miscellaneous staff cool or what? More or less, this sounds like a production, but we use it as a pre-production. The majestic sound of bagpipes stylistically establishes the direction of the German power metal institution's latest album. That is the reason why I’m really proud of the new album, because I could put my heart and my soul into this album because this history is a part of mine. Grave Digger discography (main) The Living Dead (2018) Grave Digger discography (all) The Living Dead (2018) Fields of Blood Grave Digger. I told him the story of every castle and the battlefields. Sunday, 11 December 2011 Share. Grave Digger – “Fields Of Blood” (Napalm Records) Battle Helm Rating ‘…we did it again and put on the kilts…’ says founder vocalist Chris Boltendahl when asked how he would be celebrating Grave Digger’s 40th anniversary. 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