I've been to over 40 but nothing will top New York 1999 at Hammerstein Ballroom right after the Bruce reunion. I hung in there seeing them through the Blaze years live in tiny little places like the Birch Hill in Jersey and I never thought we'd get to see Bruce back with Maiden again. Pretty...
Do those forums still shout down literally any even mildly critical opinion about anything Iron Maiden related? I remember I gave up on the place because it was just cult-like devotion and I can't believe I'm saying that considering how much I love everything about the band.
Found it. http://www.deflepparduk.com/hysteria-tour-iron-maiden-guest-33-years.html
This is a pretty hilarious quote:
"I remember back in the 80s Steve Harris from Iron Maiden came to one of our shows and we dragged him up on stage to do this - We used to encore with 'Travellin' Band' by...
I'd like to think that they will play it and there may have been a few hints dropped as documented elsewhere, but on the other hand Maiden plays it so safe with setlists (other than when they played AMOLAD).
I didn't think this was bad at all. Obviously he has a distinct accent but he stays in within his comfortable vocal range and it's a little bit of a different take than most acoustic versions of this song. Nice little harmony as well. Not getting the hate.
There is no genocide against Russian speaking Ukrainians. Period. This was a false pretext offered up by Putin as an excuse for his murderous invasion of a sovereign country. You are literally spewing the propaganda of a war criminal. Stunning ignorance.
This can't be real.
EDIT: I listened to the podcast from which this claim originated (Wayne's Iron Maiden Podcast) and it's an obvious parody with a silly impression of Paul Di'Anno talking about how Depeche Mode covered Maiden and Steve somehow covered it up. The guy who does it is actually...