Sound of distant drums
My only problem is with number of Janick songs. I love his work and I was hoping for more.
- I might be misremembering this, but I feel like this is the shortest time between an album announcement and a release date in the reunion era. A month-and-a-half-wait is very reasonable for a crazy fan like me. Often, I'm hoping for a few singles before an album drops, but I really don't think I'll need another to get me to the finish line this time.
On the other side this is by far the longest time between an album completion and release so there's that
I see Bruce running around the riser with a Katana... the imagery is growing on meAs foreseen by yours truly in this forum weeks and weeks ago, the longest track on the new album doesn't exceed the 13 minutes.
I'm so hyped for this.
That Eddie is so savage...
One of the best Maiden album covers of all times.
Maiden always take a step forward.
Another black blackground with no details.
Pretty much unexpected, for the second time in a row, after TBOS, but there we go...
I'm not the biggest fan of the word 'Senjutsu'.
NOT for the concept and the choice. But for how it sounds, not being japanese myself. Anyway, there are a lot of better sounding words in that language, as well. But if they needed that expression, I'm ok with that. I'll get used to it, of course!
That is a very good point.
If someone asked me if we were getting new Maiden back in May, though, I would've said next year after the LOTB tour concluded. I fully expected the wait to be much longer, honestly.