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Iron Maiden - The Book of Souls

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It's still not good enough though is it?  I mean if you can't deliver the goods on a consistent basis anymore then take the hit and shuffle off.  No matter how much they still like what they do if the end product is just sub-standard then all they are doing as a band is slowly diminishing there legacy.  Priest manage to sound relevant at least still on most of the latest releases, hell even Saxon made my album of the year list for last year.  Maiden split up after "Fear..." as far as I am concened.

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22 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

It's still not good enough though is it?  I mean if you can't deliver the goods on a consistent basis anymore then take the hit and shuffle off.  No matter how much they still like what they do if the end product is just sub-standard then all they are doing as a band is slowly diminishing there legacy.  Priest manage to sound relevant at least still on most of the latest releases, hell even Saxon made my album of the year list for last year.  Maiden split up after "Fear..." as far as I am concened.

Maiden have so many obsessed fans that they’re metal’s sacred cow. Even at their worst they’re ok, which means the loyal brigade will defend them to the death and repeatedly announce “new classic” when something comes out. 

Some of Popoff’s expert guests in the Maiden book suggest that the band’s current slow intro-faster bit-verse-chorus-slow outro structure that is now in 80% of their songs is a new type of stubborn style that they won’t budge on, regardless of if it’s boring or not. 

Without being unkind, I wonder if Steve Harris is losing his marbles a bit. Anyone doing the same compositional job for 40 years without a break must be a few sandwiches short of a picnic by now and I’d be amazed if he could see the wood for the trees. Sorry to mix metaphors. 

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The definition of insanity to to repeat the same process and expect a different result is it not? Given Maiden have produced almost the same album twice in a row, and been met with criticism both times I wonder what the next Maiden record will sound like. Come to think of it Dance of Death sounds a bit the same, so that's three of their last four albums. They're almost certainly losing their touch.

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1 hour ago, Louderme said:

Iron Maiden is provides some unique song to based on old theme and they inspired him to forever related to past. I'm always seen this book and found of a new album of classic.

This is one of the more unusual posts for a number of reasons. 

I think the essence is that Louderhim is a fan of Maiden. 

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