the x factor

  1. MrKnickerbocker

    What If: NPFTD and FOTD were albums 3 & 4?

    Listening to No Prayer for the Dying and Fear of the Dark recently it struck me: the energy, rasp, and simplicity (other than The Fugitive) on these albums flows much better directly from Killers. When released after Seventh Son, however, they sound shockingly angry and occasionally uninspired...
  2. Jimmy-zee

    Should the X Factor have been a double album?

    The X Factor is a lot longer than all of the Maiden albums that came before it, almost filling up an entire CD at 71 minutes. There were three B-Sides that never made it onto the album (Justice of the Peace, Judgement Day, I Live My Way), as well as the Virus single that came out shortly after...