Articles tagged iron maiden

15 Dec 2015 // 3:00 AM

The Best Metal of 2015

In a year rife with division, one band brought metal fans worldwide together like no other.

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Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls

Instead of coasting like a legacy act, the metal greats push themselves like never before on their 16th album.

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Iron Maiden - “Speed of Light” (video)

The biggest heavy metal band in the world is back, and in classic form.

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Blood and Thunder: Entering the Echo Chamber

In an age when writers regularly churn out "content" at dizzying speeds, truly great music makes a writer slow down and take time to reflect.

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Iron Maiden: Maiden England ‘88

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.

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17 Sep 2012 // 11:02 PM

Cloudscape: New Era

Competent musicianship is no substitute for innovation and uniqueness.

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Wherever He May Roam: Mick Wall Enters Night With a New Rock Bio

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.

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Five Songs About Wizards, Witches, and Other Spellcasters

The final Harry Potter film is upon us, so why not spin these magic-tinged tunes to commemorate the occasion?

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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.

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8 Dec 2010 // 10:00 PM

Dawnbringer: Nucleus

Traditional heavy metal doesn't get much more satisfying than Dawnbringer's fourth album.

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18 Jun 2009 // 10:00 PM

Iron Maiden: Flight 666

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.

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Iron Maiden and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal

If you like the metal, then knowing your "nawobbum" is an absolute must.

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3 Jun 2008 // 4:24 AM

Iron Maiden’s secret to success

Singer Bruce Dickinson explains how the British metal gods still attract teenage metalheads by the tens of thousands. To keep the excitement level high, he

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Iron Maiden: Live After Death [DVD]

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.

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Iron Maiden: A Matter of Life and Death

The British metal legends defy the odds yet again on their strongest album in 18 years.

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	Iron Maiden: Dance of Death

It’s been a pretty good past few years for the guys in Iron Maiden. After welcoming two prodigal members (singer Bruce Dickinson and guitarist

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24 Oct 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio

Earlier this year, I wrote a review of Iron Maiden’s CD release of Rock in Rio, their January, 2001 performance which was recorded for both

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17 Jun 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio

I’m likely not the only Iron Maiden fan who lost track of the band after 1992. In the four years that followed 1988’s Seventh Son

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	Iron Maiden: Brave New World

Brave New World is Iron Maiden’s first Bruce-fronted studio album in eight years, and heralds the return of former frontman Bruce Dickinson who left

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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