Nights Of The Dead, Legacy Of The Beast: Live In Mexico City

Iron Maiden - Nights Of The Dead, Legacy Of The Beast: Live In Mexico City
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November 20, 2020 / Release Date
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Metal Hammer
A stunning and glorious homestretch featuring seven of metal’s all-time greatest songs performed with potency and precision; and – not insignificantly, given the shitshow of a year that it’s been – a poignant reminder of the power of live music.

Captured here with so much thrust, for those that were there this is a memento of a truly incredible tour, in which the band managed to turn nostalgia into something that could still be daring and thrown with a curve.

Classic Rock
A well-balanced set-list showcasing bloodthirsty versions of the band’s classics and desirable deeper cuts makes this one of Maiden’s more essential live albums.
I'm not sure what recording Kerrang! was listening to...

"Those who do so, however, would miss out on hearing Dickinson sound as sharp as ever, as if he’s thumbing his nose at peers who have to tune down to compensate for decaying vocal registers..."

Listening to the first handful of songs and unfortunately, it sounds like Dickinson is struggling almost the entire time. I had to stop listening. Perhaps, they chose a bad night... e.g. like when they chose to record the Live ... read more
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Track List

  1. Churchill’s Speech
  2. Aces High
  3. Where Eagles Dare
  4. 2 Minutes To Midnight
  5. The Clansman
  6. The Trooper
  7. Revelations
  8. For The Greater Good Of God
  9. The Wicker Man
  10. Sign Of The Cross
  11. Flight Of Icarus
  12. Fear Of The Dark
  13. Iron Maiden
  14. The Number Of The Beast
  15. The Evil That Men Do
  16. Hallowed Be Thy Name
  17. Run To The Hills
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Added on: November 20, 2020