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Iron Maiden

Discussion in 'Iron Maiden' started by Anonymous, Apr 11, 2004.

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How good is Iron Maiden on a scale of 1-10?

  1. 10

    7.7%
  2. 9

    3.8%
  3. 8

    11.5%
  4. 7

    30.8%
  5. 6

    17.3%
  6. 5

    19.2%
  7. 4

    3.8%
  8. 3

    3.8%
  9. 2

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. 1

    1.9%
  1. Prowler_108

    Prowler_108 Trooper

    Eh, it;s sort of catchy, but pretty bad in retrospect. 4 because it's better then Sanctuary.
     
  2. Rotam

    Rotam Night and day I scan horizon, sea and sky

    For me, it's the worst song of the album. It's a shame the same thing is repeated 3 times. Somewhat boring.

    It's not, however, their worst song.

    6\10
     
  3. LooseCannon

    LooseCannon Yorktown-class aircraft carrier Staff Member

    Current score: 6.03/10
    Previous average: 6.96/10
    Difference: -0.93
     
  4. Night Prowler

    Night Prowler ɹǝlʍoɹԀ ʇɥƃᴉN Staff Member

    This song is really boring, and overplayed live. I don't know why the band has to play it live every single time. It's kinda catchy, so I'll give it 5/10.
     
  5. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    2/10 I give it an extra point because it is a live staple and their signature song. But Eddie or not I don't like listening to it.
     
  6. Vap

    Vap Ancient Mariner

    5/10. Album's weakest song, along with Charlotte the Harlot. It's simply boring and repetitive.
     
  7. Fugazi

    Fugazi Alchemist

    8/10, A live favourite.
     
  8. wizard

    wizard Invader

    Nice song, like an anthem. Better than Charlotte the Harlot. 8/10.
     
  9. bearfan

    bearfan Ancient Mariner

    Fun song, always cool seeing Eddie come out to it.  Honestly I rarely listen to it, it is so overplayed, but still


    8
     
  10. Donner

    Donner Ancient Mariner

    7- This is less a song than it is an event.  As an event during the live show it's a clear 10.  As a song on the album it's a 7.  Fast but repetitive, it's just not awesome yet at the same time not being bad either.
     
  11. Murder89

    Murder89 Officer Friendly

    Simple and catchy.Would be better if they added some variation after the drum solo part(which I love  :D) or at least change some of the lyrics.
    The less good song on the album still sounds great live. 7/10
     
  12. Tron

    Tron Trooper

    8/10 - a bit love it or hate it but why be so serious, a good balance of humour is nice and i think its partly that, that makes iron maiden so great. As above its not too be taken too seriously and should be grouped better with charlotte
     
  13. czgibson

    czgibson Invader

    9/10

    More an iconic ritual than a song. In a study of Maiden's interlocking guitar parts, this would be one of the important early chapters.
     
  14. Revelations85

    Revelations85 Trooper

    9/10. I love the twin guitars on this track.
     
  15. Viperlord

    Viperlord Nomad

    Studio version of this song isn't that great, but I like the twin guitars on the track, and it's a fun song live. I'll give it a 7/10.
     
  16. Natalie

    Natalie Insect of Terror Staff Member

    6/10. It's not impressive on the studio album but its a riot live. :)
     
  17. Ray K.

    Ray K. Invader

    a simple balls to the wall song. Not every song has to be a long galloping epic. This one is short sweet to the point and still gets the job done.
     
  18. craigim

    craigim Invader

    I love it. I thought if people had been to a Concert they would see it has the goodnight farewell of the night. So that makes it even more special. I like it because not many artists have a track named the same as the band. Took some explaining to my youngest. Though a self-titled album is not as rare.
     
  19. harrisdevot

    harrisdevot Ancient Mariner

    Of course, this song is not a masterpice, but it is not boring, and it is a great live moment. And, to my knowledge, it is the only song they have played during each of their concert, with no exception. I like it, and wouldn't like it to be suppressed from the setlist. 9/10.
     
  20. MrKnickerbocker

    MrKnickerbocker clap hands

    Live, this song is great, on the album, it's just meh. I give it an 8, solely because of it's history and namesake.

    I would honestly love to see this song dropped from the setlist. After 35 years as a band, I think they are beyond having to shout their name in song every night. I know it's a staple, but I'd be completely fine with them fighting Eddie using a different song.
     

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