Maidens production is nothing to do with cost. Kevin has done fantastic mixes previously (BNW) but these days Steve just wants to do everything quickly. Write record and mix back to back. No time to refine the songs, no time to rehearse the parts, no time to reflect and tweak the mix.
They changed their mind because the restrictions in place meant they would be stuck in either the studio or the hotel for months. No weekend trips to go fishing, no evenings in a nice restraunt.
Also the logistics of getting all the band and crew together with travel restrictions and border...
Not bad, need to give it some more listens.
Video is absolute cheese, and I'm definitely getting the vibe that Bruce thinks his whole story/movie/comic is much better than it actually is but frankly I'm cool with whatever he enjoys stretching his creative legs with.
I'm not too fond of the...
Maiden don't NEED to do anything. They write, record and perform new material because they WANT to. It scratches a creative itch for them.
That's why they go out on album tours playing 5/6 new songs even though the casual fans moan and just want to hear the hits on repeat. That's why they...
LOTB was an obvious choice for a 3 leg tour as it was all the greatest hits and one of the best stage shows they've ever done.
TFPT doesn't have the same mainstream appeal, so I can see them just doing 2 legs (23/24) and then doing a new album and tour afterwards (25/26)
Yeah that whole thing really gets on my nerves too. I see it from the you tubers perspective as they all say that those clickbait style titles get the videos loads more views. But it completely switches me off.