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From the start.....Powerslave

Discussion in 'Saxon' started by WILKS, Jan 23, 2007.

  1. WILKS

    WILKS Member

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    I not a big fan of this album anymore.Having said that i think its one of their best.Aces High,2 minutes,Powerslave and Rhyme of the ancient mariner are great.I also think the set list for this was pretty fucking awesome.My favourite memory was studying Rhyme....... in english and the whole class had to sit and listen to my Maiden tape for 15 odd minutes:lol: :headbang:
     
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    Splendid album! So far nothing wrong with Maiden..
     
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    valanx Room of Angel

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    Great album, the artwork is amazing..my fav cover overall !!!
     
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    Love this album and it was the first tour I saw Maiden on ! (with Waysted I believe Mad Dan??? )

    Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner was a whole new level for me !
     
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    best album, its maiden at their most heavy metal
     
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    skinthrapper paradiddle

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    im with you all on that one,in fact im lost f words (tee hee)
     
  7. Mad Dan McCafferty

    Mad Dan McCafferty Don't Get Mad,Get Waysted

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    YES it was that tour with the mighty Waysted in tow, great gigs, and a great album, but I don't think it's as good as it's predecessors, I think this album got well 'HYPED' as Maiden were on the crest of a wave at this point, still superb though.
     
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    CRUSADER747 \\Power Metal Maniac//

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    Best maiden album ever!!!
    Heavy, plenty of faster songs, and a great instrumental!
    Shame they can't make a good album like that these days. . .
     
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    I consider "Powerslave" a kind of "ups and downs" album. There are four essencial songs: "Aces high", "2 minutes to midnight", "Powerslave" and "Rime of the ancient mariner". The other four aren´t as good but I love "Back in the village" chorus.

    Cover artwork is simply overwhelming and I´m longing for 2008 Iron Maiden "World slavery tour II" just to see (I hope) them playing "Powerslave" and "Rime of the ancient mariner"


    8/10 points for me.
     
  10. Black Core

    Black Core Sir MIMA & Leo Godfather

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    I agree with the majority here

    Are you kidding? A matter of life and death was actually great in my opinion. It just sounds a little bit diffrent, that's all.
     
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    Got to agree with Wilks and Marco Spain. 'Aces High', '2 minutes', 'Powerslave', and 'Rime' are fantastic songs. The rest never did anything for me.
     
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    if maiden had put the four strongest songs off piece of mind to the four strongest songs from powerslave then you would be looking at another back in black ...as it is i agree with the majority on here .... if only steve harris would stop trying to play introductions to every song a matter of life and death is absolutley piss poor but at least the cd makes an attractive beer mat
     
  13. 747 Stranger

    747 Stranger Scandinavian 101

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    I really enjoyed Powerslave when it was first released. Over time I'd say it's my third or fourth favorite Maiden album. Derek Riggs' cover work is unbelievable. Anyone have the LP? If you look closely at the carvings, you'll see a few funny ones like "Indiana Jones was Here".

    Aces High, Flash of the Blade, Powerslave and Rime of the Ancient Mariner are outstanding tracks.

    I saw this tour, too... but Twisted Sister opened for them in Cleveland. Waysted opened for them for the Somewhere on Tour show... at least in Cleveland.
     
  14. CRUSADER747

    CRUSADER747 \\Power Metal Maniac//

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    Each to there own, but im my personal opinion there new album is fairly slow, ploddy, not very heavy, and really boring. Im not into that kind of stuff at all
    . (but powerslave was very good)
     
  15. Black Core

    Black Core Sir MIMA & Leo Godfather

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    yeah but I think you might think that because you've listened to the maiden classics so many times so your kinda used to their old stuff, listening to the new cd more could change that I think
     
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    I Think Powerslave kicks ass from start to finish :kickass:

    now if you want to talk about how much virtual 11 sucks...............well, we can talk all day long:ill:
     

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