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Rock In Rio [Live]

14 Aug 2006 | Format: MP3

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4:41
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6:26
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Disc 2
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Product details

  • Original Release Date: 25 Mar 2002
  • Release Date: 25 Mar 2002
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Parlophone UK
  • Copyright: 2002 Iron Maiden Holdings Ltd. This label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved. (C) 2002 Parlophone Records Ltd
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  • Total Length: 1:56:00
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  • ASIN: B001JQSOB6
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 17,556 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Oliver Johnson on 12 Aug 2005
Format: Audio CD
*This is a review of both the CD and DVD
What is the greatest live performance of all time? Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock? The Who at Leeds? Queen at Live Aid? Pah, not any of those that's for sure. On the 19th of January 2001, at 2 minutes past midnight, Iron Maiden took the stage at the Rock in Rio festival as part of their "Brave New World" album tour, and changed perceptions of live rock albums for good.
The main ingredient to the success of the show is not just the supremely gifted sextuplet of vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, guitarists Dave Murray, Janick Gers, Adrian Smith and drummer Nicko McBrain plus their ability to perform, it's the audience that make the concert so darn special. Hearing 250,000 fanatical Brazilian fans sing along with not only the lyrics but the riffs and solos as well is a sight and sound that's as awe inspiring as it must have been daunting.
The intro to the concert; "Arthur's Farewell" perfectly sets up whats to come. It sends an eerie feel down the back of your spine, half anticipation/excitement building, half spookyness. It's a perfect piece of music to represent Maiden. As soon as it receedes and Adrian Smith launches into the opening riff of "The Wicker Man", you know you're in for something incredibly special.
The first three songs: "The Wicker Man", "Ghost of the Navigator" and "Brave New World" fantastically show why Iron Maiden are one of the best if not THE best live band on the planet. The riffs and solos are instantly memorable, the bass and drums are played perfectly and the crowd are so fired up by it they add another musical layer to the songs. Bruce Dickinson's singing and his ability as a showman leaves you in a trance, he's that good.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 25 April 2002
Format: Audio CD
This is the an album everyone must hear. It's that simple. There's absolutely no bad tracks on it. You can feel the emotion pouring out of the crowd all the time. Even if you don't like Maiden, this album is great because you get to hear what 1/4 million singing metal fans sounds like.
After a rather spooky intro the album starts with a mind blowing rendition of Wicker Man, i still get chills down my back when I put this track on. The roar is unreal. You really do feel like you're there in the mosh pit, screaming your lungs out too. It's nearly a religious experience.
My personal highlights are Wicker Man, Ghost of the Navigator, The Trooper, Fear of the Dark, and, of course, Run to the Hills. RttH especially when the crowds sings along, the loudest of the entire CD.
If you care about metal at all, buy this CD.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 12 April 2002
Format: Audio CD
In a time where we look to TV shows and record producers to tell us what is 'good music', you can be forgiven for wondering what happened to real musicians, and raw power in music.
With "Rock in Rio" Iron Maiden launch their first live album with their "new" lineup, and three guitar onslaught, and you can really feel the raw energy, sweat and blood coming out of your speakers. Songs that used to sound rather empty live, due to the absence of a rythm guitar during harmonies/solos are now filled, and the crunching riffs on tracks such as Wrathchild have even more energy.
Bruce is on form, and his enthusiasm is infectious, drawing energy from the crowd and really whipping them up in a frenzy. While the most exciting thing that groups such as Westlife do is stand up to elicit screams from the crowd, you can imagine Bruce bouncing around all over the place screaming!
My only criticism of the album is the quality of the first Maiden Track "The Wicker Man". The mix is such that the noise of the crowd becomes distorted, and as a result so do the band. However, this does add to the "live" feel for anyone who has experienced the group live, as your ears adjust from the relative silence of waiting for the band to come on stage to the explosion of the first song. After this, the mix settles down and the rest of the album is much clearer.
There is a lot of material from the Brave New World album, including the first three tracks, and there are notable absences of "classic" maiden tracks such as "Aces High" and "Can I play with Madness?" but these are available on previous live albums, and it is refreshing to hear the new material live. An added bonus is to hear Bruce singing "The Sign of the Cross" and "The Clansman"...
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By "the-pink-one" on 10 May 2004
Format: Audio CD
This hasd to be the best live cd I've heard! It makes you want to be there!
Bruce and the boys were on top form - as was the audience.
Buy it and you WILL NOT be dissappointed!
What more can I say?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By carlosnightman VINE VOICE on 3 Nov 2010
Format: Audio CD
Recorded on the last night of the festival Maiden's performance was probably the highlight. Not only had they released a new album and embarked on a new tour, but both Bruce Dickinson and Adrian Smith had returned to the fold. The Brazilian fans were ravenous and turned up in their hundreds of thousands. Known for their extravagant live performances and the quality of their live albums, could the band pull it off again?

`Intro' opens the album in typically epic style, the band entering to Jerry Goldsmith's music for First Knight. Nothing special here, it simply sets the tone and leads nicely into the set.

`The Wicker Man' gets the concert going in as fast and immediate way as possible. The crowd roars deafeningly, Dickinson's vocals are a bit more growling than since the crowd last heard him, but it perfectly suits the ferocity of the song. This was one of the band's most recent hits and the crowd almost drowns out the band during the chorus. The perfect opener.

`Ghost Of The Navigator' continues with the recent releases, an epic introduction with Bruce stirring the crowd into a greater frenzy leading into some excellent playing and melodies.

`Brave New World' completes the opening trilogy of new songs, yet another crowd pleaser with a rousing chorus, high pitched vocals, and frenetic guitars.

`Wratchchild' takes us from new all the way back to the beginning with the Di'Anno classic. Dickinson gives it his all and the audience dutifully responds in the chorus.

`Two Minutes To Midnight' continues the high pace, Dickinson screams for the crowd to join him, and it is all played at 3 billion miles per hour. The crowd chants the band's name afterwards.
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