Thursday, May 2 2013
Maiden England '88 is a fantastic addition to the sacred pool of Iron Maiden live albums. Rough and ready as it is, it serves as a firm reminder of why Maiden remains one of the last heavyweight, arena-headlining metal bands.
Monday, September 17 2012
Competent musicianship is no substitute for innovation and uniqueness.
Sunday, August 28 2011
Besides writing the harrowing and hilarious drug memoir of his rock life, Paranoid, critic Mick Wall has written biographies on Iron Maiden, Axl Rose, as well as the definitive 2009 Led Zeppelin biography. He talks with PopMatters about his latest book, Enter Night.
Wednesday, July 13 2011
The final Harry Potter film is upon us, so why not spin these magic-tinged tunes to commemorate the occasion?
Wednesday, March 9 2011
While a lot can be said over the technique’s indulgent, sometimes stodgy nature, I honestly believe that a lot of the grumbling about solos is due to the fact that not everyone can pull them off well.
Wednesday, December 8 2010
Traditional heavy metal doesn't get much more satisfying than Dawnbringer's fourth album.
Thursday, June 18 2009
Only Iron Maiden could pull a world tour like this off. The ecstatic reactions from India, to Australia, to Japan, to Central and South America, to Canada are all essentially the same the world over.
Monday, October 6 2008
If you like the metal, then knowing your "nawobbum" is an absolute must.
Tuesday, June 3 2008
Sunday, February 17 2008
Set aside those old VHS tapes for good, Maiden fans. This visceral spine-tingling, example of classic metal at its very finest has finally arrived on DVD.