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Marcus "Magnus" Siepen - Guitars

Marcus Siepen

Marcus was born the 8th of September 1968 in a town called Krefeld (the town where Blind Guardian come from). He is married and has a son.
He arrives in the band in 1987 after the recording of the second demo (Battalions Of Fear).

He proved to be the lousiest Skateboarder around, but at least he only breaks his legs, not his wrists.Like André, he loves very much video games like World Of Warcraft, Diablo 2, etc ...

Since july 2007, he has a blog dedicated to the guitars for the most articles, but as well on things he likes.
Beginning march 2008, he was hired as a guitar instructor for the site GuitarMasterClass (all lessons of Marcus), if you want to take lessons with the rhythm guitarist of Blind Guardian you must register on the site (it's paying but there is always some free lessons).


Some details on Marcus:

He also prefers spicy food.
Seafood and chineese food is these favorite food.
The mineral water is it like to drink.
His favorite color is black.
His three favorite movies are The Lord Of The Rings, Star Wars, The Name of the Rose.
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet, The Lord Of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien and American Gods by Neil Gaiman are his favorite books.
His favorite games are chess, World Of Warcraft, Resident Evil 4 and Diablo 2.
There are Iron Maiden (old), Black Sabbath and Pink Floyd among his favorite bands.
His favorite album of the moment is The Number Of The Beast.
His hobbies include reading, comics, movies, video games and good food.
What scares the most is losing those he loves.
The ones that he loves make him happy.
His favorite sports? Skiing, swimming and everything involving NO skateboards.
He supports the hockey team of his son.
He has impressed by visiting various temples and old buildings around the world and the Niagara Falls.


Did you know?

Marcus hates beer and soccer, even though he is German.

Last 5 posts of his official website:


Last 5 posts of his personal blog:

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