The History Begins … Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The band’s discography has grown to 41 albums, including 17 studio albums, 13 live albums, four EPs, and seven compilations. Pioneers of the new wave of British heavy metal […]
8/10 … Six years and 5000 live albums later (or at least two) since their last studio album, the longest gap we have had to wait for a studio album from the metal legends. In my opinion, Iron Maiden is one of the few Metal bands (together with Judas Priest, Motörhead, Candlemass, Sodom and Saxon) from the 1980’s that still releases high quality records…
7/10 … Here’s a soundboard recording from the British Steel tour on June 25th, 1980. It was the first time they visited Denver. I really like the energy here, maybe Rob Halfords voice is a bit too low in the mix. According to Setlist FM it was also the live premier of “Living After Midnight”….
I have loved Motörhead forever and ever, the music, the “I don’t give a fuck” attitude, the look of Lemmy and the band (especially the early years) and that they have always stayed the same, no spandex pants in 1984, curled hair in 1988 or big pants in 1998. One of my all-time favorite bands. […]
STEELE is a remarkable name in the history of Heavy Metal from San Francisco. They were one of the most cherished bands by the local scene at the time, delivering pure U.S. Metal, as it was done in the early 80s. Without big budgets to support them, they managed to immortalize much of the feeling experienced in those crazy years of Heavy Metal.