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Poll Question: Your favorite Iron Maiden epic is...
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4 [6.90%]
11 [18.97%]
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3 [5.17%]
0 [0.00%]
9 [15.52%]
3 [5.17%]
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4 [6.90%]
5 [8.62%]
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    Posted: January 29 2012 at 11:01
What's your favorite Iron Maiden epic song?
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Hallowed Be Thy Vote
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Nomad and The Thin Line between Love and Hate come to mind.

I voted "other"
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lucas Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2012 at 13:28

"I am the man who walks alone..."

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Hallowed Be Thy Name or To Tame A Land.
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To Tame a Land IMHO is a huge step in the evolution of progmetal. The rhythm is very discordant for a traditional metal band. 

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Other: Isle of Avalon.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tupan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 03 2012 at 07:47
My vote goes to THe Man Who Would be King, the best song from THe Final Frontier IMO and one of the best (and proggy) songs ever made by Maiden.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote TheProgtologist Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 03 2012 at 10:44
So many great ones but Rime of the Ancient Mariner always gets my vote.Coming from the Bayley era I always thought Sign of the Cross was really good and pretty underrated.I saw them play it live with Dickinson a few years ago and they nailed it.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote martinprog77 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2012 at 05:52
Originally posted by TheProgtologist TheProgtologist wrote:

So many great ones but Rime of the Ancient Mariner always gets my vote.Coming from the Bayley era I always thought Sign of the Cross was really good and pretty underrated.I saw them play it live with Dickinson a few years ago and they nailed it.
of course they nailed it .  Dickinson can sing anything and make it sound so epic 
he even made a tom jones song sounds so amazing . BTW i vote for fear of the dark

 


Edited by martinprog77 - February 04 2012 at 05:58
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My current fav is  The Talisman but I've to go with Rime of the Ancient Mariner .
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2012 at 10:17
Iron maiden are truely an incredible band and to pick one song definitively as being the best, in my opinion is next to impossible, but I would be happy to list off a few of the best epics and they would be for me,

1) RHYME OF THE ACIENT MARINER

2) HALLOWED BE THY NAME

3) 7th SON of a 7th SON

4). DANCE OF DEATH

5) THE TALISMAN.
Ok. It's time. Lets get Fields Of The Nephilim on PA. They rightfully belong here.
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Altho i prefer Di'anno era maiden i had to vote for Hallowed Be Thy Name as it's their best song.
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Phantom of the Opera
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Luna Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2012 at 22:17
The Legacy. I don't know what it is about that song, but everything seems to come together so well...
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Moving this to Proto and Prog Related Lounge.




Edited by TheProgtologist - November 08 2012 at 23:32


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Hey - Up The Irons !!!!!!!!  
I am of the minor minority who consider 'Sign Of The Cross' Maiden's best epic.  I have most Maiden albums, I am aware that Bayley is no match for Dickinson, but Sign Of The Cross it is. 
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Ryme of the Ancient Mariner

Really a masterpiece.

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Phantom of the Opera!
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