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Firstly brave new world was a massively improved progression from the 90's material and the epicness was undoubted, but where was the maiden hallmarks? The harmonies, the trading solos between smith and murray. I must say that the whole album seemed (dare i say it, a little too epic). Not to mention the repetitive choruses.
Dance of death is a different matter altogether. This is rawer, more fundamentally maiden. There are harmonies gallops better solos and the synthed ambience on some tracks is mind blowing.
1) WILDEST DREAMS - You can tell they wanted a touring anthem here its all about being back together and on the road. It starts with a blistering rhythm part and continues… Read more