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Iron Maiden’s 1988 masterpiece Seventh Son of a Seventh Son changed everything

Iron Maiden’s 1988 masterpiece Seventh Son of a Seventh Son changed everything

‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son,’ released on April 11, 1988, started a journey. Iron Maiden is now a part of me, and I am a part of what’s kept them around.

Gimme Five: Replacement metal vocalists who worked, from Ronnie James Dio to Bruce Dickinson

Recent discussions about the current Queensryche debacle have me thinking about what happens when bands implode, tempers flare and members are either fired or take their ball and go home.

New Music Monday: Cowboy Junkies, Papa Grows Funk, Steve Lehman, Tommy Bolin

Monday morning offers another chance to dig into the bounty of new music scheduled for release this week, a list topped by Cowboy Junkies, Justin Townes Earle, Papa Grows Funk, Steve Lehman and Tommy Bolin.

Various artists – Welcome to the Nightmare: An All-Star Salute to Alice Cooper (2012)

Originally released as Humanary Stew: A Tribute to Alice Cooper on Deadline Records in 1998, this collection of covers has recently gotten a repackaging from Cleopatra Records with a few extra tunes

Half Notes: Bruce Dickinson – Tyranny of Souls (2005)

by Tom Johnson It’s hard to believe that, in 2005, the voice of Iron Maiden was still able to pull it off. More than 20 years after joining Maiden in the wake of Paul Di’Anno’s dismissal, Dickinson was still the “air-raid siren” he had been back then — his voice hardly showing any age except for in the very highestRead More

Iron Maiden – Death On The Road (2006)

It took a while before Iron Maiden’s Death on the Road finally appeared — having been pulled at the last minute due to some kind of catastrophic pressing errors on the discs. Iron Maiden fans who wanted this thing waited and waited, patiently enduring month after silent month of absolutely no word at all. At times, it seemed as ifRead More

Forgotten series: Bruce Dickinson – Tattooed Millionaire (1990)

by Fred Phillips When Bruce Dickinson’s first solo album, Tattooed Millionaire, arrived in 1990, it left me — and I’m sure many other Iron Maiden fans — just a little confused.

WhoCares, featuring Tony Iommi and Ian Gillan, "Out of My Mind" (2011)

For all the mediocre music he shelled out under the Black Sabbath name following the departure of Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi seems to be making amends later in life.

One Track Mind: Deep Purple, "Highway Star" (1972)

When Faith No More disbanded in 1998, they released Who Cares A Lot, one of those annoying best-ofs that fans hate — all the hits they already owned in one form or another