Iron Maiden – Senjutsu (2021) – Review

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Some six years ago, Iron Maiden hit us with The Book of Souls. A 92-minute behemoth that – at first – we had some trouble wrapping our heads around. And in truth, the piece almost ended up in the oubliette somewhere. Yet, it nonetheless garnered an incredibly high score back then, which made modern RMR scratch his head in dismayed confusion.

So, before starting with this review, we gave the maidens’ last book a particularly long and hard look all over again. Sadly, the former stellar rating did not survive today’s standards and a severe downgrade had … [...] Click to raid more!

The Writing on the Wall by Iron Maiden!

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Oh my. A new clip from Iron Maiden is out in the open, and we didn’t see it coming. The RMR deck crew is eagerly awaiting that new full-length record. This elusive new piece is so overdue, it starts to feel like AC/DC that were pronounced officially dead, before making an about-turn back to reality. In this light, any new track that surfaces is an indicator of new delights heading our way, right?

So, The Writing on the Wall arrives out of the left-field after some six years of radio silence. And it comes in the form … [...] Click to raid more!

Iron Maiden – The Book of Souls (2015) – Review

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After the ’90s disasters, Iron Maiden got themselves into with weak records all along these years, I grew discouraged and dropped them pretty much from my metal radar. But now, after some investigation into the 2000s records, the RMR crew decided to give this band another try.

Undoubtedly, The Book of Souls is typical Iron Maiden and it may turn out to be one of their better albums. But it also comes away with a twist.

The style is definitely slower and a little heavier. Are they getting older? A tad too much beer brewing or airplane flying in the five … [...] Click to raid more!