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PIECE OF MIND

Iron Maiden

 

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3.72 | 397 ratings

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King of Loss
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3 stars This is one of the greatest bands of all time, the gods of Heavy Metal and maybe Prog? No, you ask me about the Progness of the great gods of Metal, but really I must admit, this album is actually quite Progressive, but not yet to the point of great Progressive Metal like Dream Theater, Pain of Salvation or even Opeth.

This album kicks off with the energetic song, Where Eagles Dare and catches you right into its catchy, intense Heavy metal riffs along with Bruce Dickinson's amazing presence. The album of course contains two of the most famous Maiden songs, being Flight of Icarus and the Trooper being the more popular one. I must admit, these popular, catchy Iron Maiden songs is what catchiness these days in popular music needs. The album intensifies at Still Life, one of my favorite Maiden songs of all time. Such a great tune and a fitting climax to the album.

The album ends with Quest for Fire, Sun and Steel and to Lame a Land, all very good songs, and had a huge helping hand in influencing many developing Power Metal bands.

This album might not be as progressive as some of Maiden's later albums, but this album is a turning point in Maiden history due to the enormous turnaround in the band's sound and material. This is a landmark nail in Maiden history and also one of their best albums, despite it being not Progressive.

This album is highly recommended for all fans of Metal and is a good addition for all music listeners.

4- Metal listeners 3- Prog Listeners

King of Loss | 3/5 |

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