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Iron Maiden


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2 stars The best of the middle era Iron Maiden ?

I honestly don't know why the band is putting out pointless compilation albums like this. It is a gross devaluation of the Iron Maiden brand and I am starting to get pretty angry at them for their fleecing- the-fans policy. Bruce works as an airline pilot, Nicko as a golf pro at his local golf course, Steve as the manager for his daughter and the other members has good jobs in their local council. Do they really need more money ? No !!!

The music here is the usual stuff. Nothing is new. Who the holy squirell needs this album ? The only essential Iron Maiden stuff is all their t-shirts, their studio albums and the Live After Death, Rock In Rio, Death On The Road and the Live At Donington. Throw in some good coffee mugs (I love my Powerslave and Live After Death coffee mugs............ yes, I am sad), the Powerslave poster and Paul Stenning's superb Iron Maiden biography. That is all you need by this band. Nobody needs this pointless compilation album.

.......but at least they included Hallowed Be Thy Name on this album.

3.5 for the music. 1 point for the idea.

toroddfuglesteg | 2/5 |


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