Iron Maiden News, Links, and Interviews

Discussion in 'Maiden Chat' started by Hottysmiff, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. Kalata

    Kalata Out of the Silent Planet

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    Last edited: Nov 17, 2018
  2. Welsh Phantom

    Welsh Phantom Ancient Mariner

    Maiden must have played more shows than 2,174 as Dave has done that many according to the stats, and Steve has played Maiden shows without Dave in the beginning. Interesting though! ;)
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  3. RLonger

    RLonger Trooper

    Since 1976 with shows booked for 2019 (so far), nerbly 2500 summary.
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  4. Kalata

    Kalata Out of the Silent Planet

    Yeah, I also think they must have been more (2,740+, maybe).

    According to the song Iron Maiden has been played 2222 times and that song has been played on every concert, sooo.... o_O
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  5. Kalata

    Kalata Out of the Silent Planet

    How did you calculate that ?
  6. Luisma

    Luisma Years Wasted

    According to my list, since 1976 to 2018 they have played 2375. If you add the booked shows for 2019 that makes it to 2413.
  7. Jer

    Jer I’m not a fish, I’m a man

    The link explains that it’s only tracking shows since the release of the debut album.
  8. Luisma

    Luisma Years Wasted

    Then it would be 2164 (Although I could have made an error of 10 when counting).. Anyway, its pretty accurate then
  9. Kalata

    Kalata Out of the Silent Planet

    Oh I've missed this. As @Luisma said, it's pretty accurate then.

    But can the info on be accurate and reliable ?
  10. Luisma

    Luisma Years Wasted

    Well if you take in consideration that I have listed 2375 concerts then, the affirmation of Iron Maiden (the song) being played 2222 times is no very accurate, however, the setlist it provides are pretty accurate.
  11. Luisma

    Luisma Years Wasted

    Here's an interesting interview with Paul done in 1984. It presents some interesting facts that I have never listened by Paul (he wanted to play/sing more melodic songs). I have always listened he said he wanted to play heavier or more like punk songs.

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  12. Kalata

    Kalata Out of the Silent Planet

    Yeah, they are very accurate with the setlists, but may I ask you how did you calculate your score ?
  13. Luisma

    Luisma Years Wasted

    Counted each concert that I have listed. I have been writing a book on Maiden for ages and have done a ton of research so I have confirmed the ocurrence of each concert I have listed.
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  14. John Silver

    John Silver Electric Buddy

    Awesome, just awesome. Nice findspic.
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  15. Kalata

    Kalata Out of the Silent Planet

    The best song from every Maiden album picked by Ultimate Classic Rock ->

    The Trooper
    Wasted Years
    The Clansman
    The Wicker Man
  16. matic22

    matic22 Ancient Mariner

    Can live with most of them. But Wrathchild over Killers? 2MTM over Rime and Powerslave? IOA over WTWWB and Talisman? And the greatest shithouse in this list: TRATB over TBOS and EOTC?
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  17. Palpy

    Palpy Blacker than the night

    They were probably chosen because of their live performances, but I still don't get IOA over WTWWB.
  18. Kalata

    Kalata Out of the Silent Planet

    Well that's their choice,but I also will pick Wrathchild as the best song from Killers.

    Adrian is right, great rocker full of energy.... and not by accident it is a live staple. Killers is also a very good song - it's the title track, what else we can expect. :)

    I think Adrian had said (on some interview during TFF era... 2010 tour) that Wrathchild is one of his favorite songs.
  19. matic22

    matic22 Ancient Mariner

    "... “The Red and the Black” just noses ahead for its classic-era feel."

    Ah, it was written by a Play-Classics fan. Everything is clear now.
  20. Edington

    Edington More Than Two Problems

    Which makes Red and the Black over Book of Souls even more questionable. I love TRATB but its instrumental section was the only time I felt disinterested (only slightly, mind) during the concert I attended. TBOS on the other hand was the unquestionable highlight of the show.

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