Iron Maiden - Powerslave
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Based on 2 reviews
1984 Ratings: #5 / 96
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Based on 176 ratings
1984 Ratings: #7
September 3, 1984 / Release Date
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EMI / Label
Heavy Metal, Metal / Genres
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I'm gonna call this now: Powerslave will end up being the best Iron Maiden record I'll hear, and nothing following it will ever reach this peak again.

Yeah, I think that this album is Maiden's peak performance. I would say that I'm based for thinking it's better than Number Of The Beast, but it seems that almost everyone here is in mutual agreement that this is better than that album, even if The Number Of The Beast is the more classic, well-known, and higher regarded record in their entire ... read more
This is definitely one of the best metal albums I've ever heard. Albums of this genre have this in common that some songs often exceed the quality and sound of the rest of the record. But There is no single weak song here. They are all fucking Dope .The vocalist's voice is phenomenal and fits the music very very well. It's amazing how much energy and power there is in this music.
I could never choose any songs to practice, but I know that this album will work perfectly. I'm really impressed ... read more
This is the greatest metal album of all time.

Im okay with that
best heavy metal album of all time
I don't know how to start this off, but I'm just gonna say that Powerslave is one of the best 80s heavy metal albums, and one of Iron Maiden's best as well. The band's sound is bigger than it's ever been, with it's excellent production, the explosive guitars, the speedy, pounding drums, Steve's punchy bass, and of course Bruce Dickenson's powerful vocals. It is heavy, intense, flashy and is just very good from a sonic standpoint.

The record wouldn't be complete sonically if there wasn't a ... read more
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Added on: December 21, 2013