Banish from Sanctuary

"Banish from Sanctuary" is a song by the German power metal band Blind Guardian. It was released as the only single from their 1989 second album Follow the Blind. The single was pressed on 7 inch, 45 rpm green vinyl and includes "Hall of the King" (also taken from Follow the Blind) as a B-side. Only 500 copies of the vinyl were pressed.

"Banish from Sanctuary"
Single by Blind Guardian
from the album Follow the Blind
RecordedKaro Studio's
GenreSpeed metal
LabelNo Remorse
Songwriter(s)Hansi Kürsch, André Olbrich, Marcus Siepen, Thomen Stauch
Producer(s)Kalle Trapp
Blind Guardian singles chronology
"Banish from Sanctuary"
"A Past and Future Secret"

The song is based on the story of John the Baptist in the New Testament and his imprisonment and eventual execution by Herod Antipas at the insistence of his wife, Herodias.

Track listingEdit

  1. "Banish from Sanctuary" – 5:27
  2. "Hall of the King" – 4:16



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