Tag Archives: Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden and plagiarism

Mark my words my soul lives on Please don’t worry cause I’ve have gone I’ve gone beyond to see the truth When your time is close at hand Maybe then you’ll understand Life down there is just a strange illusion … Continue reading

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Kryptos – Burn Up The Night (2016)

Burn Up The Night sees Kryptos opt for a streamlined homage to 80s arena-style heavy metal. This is a band which has always based its template around the individual hook; Burn Up The Night amplifies that facet more than ever before. In … Continue reading

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Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls (2015)

The thing that fascinates about Iron Maiden, regardless of where you stand on the quality of their millennial output, is the seemingly endless supply of memorable melodic lines at their disposal. One can make allowance for the fact that these melodies have been … Continue reading

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Iron Maiden release first video single from new album

Legendary NWOBHM band Iron Maiden have released the obligatory video single from their upcoming album The Book Of Souls. Retaining the blue-collar ethic of recent singles like ‘Wicker Man‘, ‘Rainmaker‘, and ‘Wildest Dreams‘, this is a pleasant listen in the moment … Continue reading

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Why Iron Maiden are the greatest heavy metal band: Part 2

But Iron Maiden were not a dark band in the traditional sense of the word. Their classic albums boast of extremely memorable arena anthems and moody epics, and the sheer number of these would be enough to consider them among … Continue reading

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Why Iron Maiden are the greatest heavy metal band: Part I

Endurance is noble and consistency is laudable but real greatness is fleeting. Everyone acknowledges the mystique associated with bands that burst onto the scene with unspeakable talent only to implode for various reasons, to disappear forever, or worse, to stay … Continue reading

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