Granblue Fantasy heavy metal references

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CharacterAbilityBandAlbumYearNotes
EustaceAnti Social DiseaseImpellitteriBest of Impellitteri2002“Anti Social” in English
Eustace Slow KillImpellitteriSystem X2002“Slow Death” in English
Eustace (Halloween)Tonight I FlyImpellitteriStand in Line1988
Eustace (Halloween) Wasted EarthImpellitteriCrunch2000
Eustace (Dark)Shed Your BloodImpellitteriEye of the Hurricane1997
Eustace (Dark) Forever YoursImpellitteriCrunch2000
NemoneStand In LineImpellitteriStand in Line1988
MelleauImpellitteriImpellitteri(the band’s name)1987
VaseragaForgotten TalesBlind GuardianThe Forgotten Tales1996
Vaseraga (Earth)Battalions of FearBlind GuardianBattalions of Fear1988
Vaseraga (Earth)Soul ForgeBlind GuardianA Night at the Opera2002“The Soulforged” is the name of the song
Vaseraga (Earth)Welcome to DyingBlind GuardianTales from the Twilight World1990“Welcome to Death” in English
Vaseraga (and Zeta)Black ChamberBlind GuardianSomewhere Far Beyond1992
GilbertTheatre of PainBlind GuardianSomewhere Far Beyond1992
GilbertUnder the IceBlind GuardianA Night at the Opera2002
GilbertBattlefieldBlind GuardianA Night at the Opera2002
GilbertBright EyesBlind GuardianImaginations from the Other Side1995
GilbertAnother Holy Blind GuardianImaginations from the Other Side1995Song name “Another Holy War”
GilbertSoul ForgeBlind GuardianA Night at the Opera2002Yes he shares this name with Vaseraga
GilbertBlack AlbumMetallicaMetallica1991
IlsaSacred HellEdguyThe Savage Poetry1995
IlsaHymnEdguyVain Glory Opera1998“Evensong” in English
IlsaTinnitusEdguyTinnitus Sanctus2008“Ear Ringer” in English
Ilsa (Summer)Shadow EatersEdguySpace Police – Defenders of the Crown2014
Ilsa (Summer)Hellfire ClubEdguyHellfire Club2004
Ilsa (Summer)Rise AgainEdguyVain Glory Opera1998Song name “Until We Rise Again”
Ilsa (Light)Midnight MoverAcceptMetal Heart1985
Ilsa (Light)Guns R UsAcceptDeath Row1994
Ilsa (Light)Call to ArmsSaxonCall to Arms2011(connection tentative, it’s not Edguy or Accept)
Katalina (Grand)Enchanted LandsRhapsodySymphony of Enchanted Lands1998Emerald Sword in Granblue Fantasy Versus is also from that album
ZetaRhapsodyRhapsody (of Fire)(the band’s name)1993In 2006, Rhapsody changed their name to Rhapsody of Fire
ZetaThousand FlamesRhapsody of FireRain of a Thousand Flames2001
ZetaRain of FuryRhapsody of FireRain of Fury2019
Zeta (Dark)Shining StarRhapsody of FireInto the Legend2016
Zeta (Dark)Infinite WondersLuca TurilliThe Infinite Wonders of Creation2006Rhapsody of Fire co-founder Luca Turilli’s third solo album
Zeta & VaseragaMagic HorizonsLuca TurilliKing of the Nordic Twilight1999
MarquiaresUnholy WarcryRhapsody of FireSymphony of Enchanted Lands II – The Dark Secret2004RIP Christopher Lee
MarquiaresMystic MoonRhapsody of FireDark Wings of Steel2013
MarquiaresReign of TerrorRhapsody of FireReign of Terror2010
Aoidos (event only)OvertureDream TheaterMetropolis, Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory1999Full song name “Overture 1928”
Aoidos (event only)Miracle and SleeperDream TheaterImages and Words1992Full song name “Metropolis – Part I: The Miracle and the Sleeper”
SiegfriedManiganceManigance(the band’s name)1995
Siegfried (Summer)DelivranceManiganceRecidive2011
Siegfried (Summer) MessagerManiganceAnge ou Demon2002
Siegfried (Summer) L’Ombre d’HierManiganceRecidive2011
HelesAutumnalDark MoorAutumnal2008
HelesReckoning NightSonata ArcticaReckoning Night2004
Heles (Summer)Graven ImageSonata ArcticaWinterheart’s Guild2003
Heles (Wind)Reckoning DaySonata ArcticaReckoning Night2004“Reckoning Day, Reckoning Night” is Sonata Arctica, “Reckoning Day” is Megadeth.
Sarunan (Dark)UniaSonata ArcticaUnia2007
Drang (Grand)Ninth HourSonata ArcticaThe Ninth Hour2016“Unhappy Hour” in English
Drang (Fire)Wrecking the SphereSonata ArcticaReckoning Night2004
Drang (Fire)Out of the FogStratovariusNemesis2014
SandalphonAlone in HeavenSonata ArcticaStones Grow Her Name2012
SandalphonEclipticaSonata ArcticaEcliptica1999
SandalphonPower of OneSonata ArcticaSilence2001
Sandalphon (Summer)Land of the FreeSonata ArcticaSilence2001
Sandalphon (Summer)One-Two-Free-FallSonata ArcticaStones Grow Her Name2012
Sandalphon (Summer)Running LightsSonata ArcticaPariah’s Child2014
YngwieNo MercyYngwie MalmsteenFire & Ice1992
YngwieOdysseyYngwie MalmsteenOdyssey1988
Rising Force (MC job)Rising ForceYngwie MalmsteenRising Force1984
Rising Force (MC job)Unleash the FuryYngwie MalmsteenUnleash the Fury2005
Rising Force (MC job)Jet to JetAlcatrazzNo Parole From Rock ‘n’ Roll1983feat. Yngwie Malmsteen
ZooeyGamma RayGamma Ray(the band’s name)1989
Vira (SR)DarkaneDarkane(the band’s name)1998
AmiraBal-SagothBal-Sagoth(the band’s name)1989
AmiraAvantasiaAvantesia(the band’s name)1999Avantesia is a project created by the lead singer of Edguy.
AmiraPower WithinDragonForceThe Power Within2012
AmiraInhuman RampageDragonForceInhuman Rampage2005
MeteonBody BreakdownDragonForceInhuman Rampage2005“Hull Breacher” in English
MeteonUltra BeatdownDragonForceUltra Beatdown2008
LucioEve of SeductionSymphony XParadise Lost2007“Revelation” in English. We’re not counting Paradise Lost, it was written in 1667.
LucioOut of the AshesSymphony XThe Divine Wings of Tragedy1997
LucioAwakeningsSymphony XThe Odyssey2002
BeelzebubUnisonicUnisonic(the name of the band)2009
ShalemAbacabGenesisAbacab1981Genesis is prog and not metal, but we’ll allow it
ShalemInvisible TouchGenesisInvisible Touch1986
ShalemLos EndosGenesisA Trick of the Tail1976