Satanistical, it sounds like we were at least somewhat similar growing up. Roughly thinking, if you were in 8th grade right around '87 or so (when 'Eagle Fly Free' was current), we're about the same age, and it was much the same for me. I mean, it was one thing that other people knew who Maiden and Priest were at that time - hell, they were on MTV - but bands like Helloween and Manowar were only for the metalheads. You know, the kids who wore the Overkill t-shirts to class. I digress, but know that I fully understand your feelings on Helloween and them influencing you to a lifelong love of power metal. They were that band who you thought was so damn cool because you had stumbled upon something secret and far too awesome for just anyone to be allowed to have as well. Sigh, memories. Anyway, didn't really have a point, just wanted to say I knew what you meant. Hail! to you too.