Song of the Week: Metal gods Judas Priest ‘Lightning Strikes’ the competition this week

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Metal gods Judas Priest are back with new material and will drop their eighteenth album Firepower on March 9, 2018 via Epic Records. This new song “Lightning Strikes” blew me away and IMO was the clear best new release of the week, although I think the new A Perfect Circle song “Disillusioned” is fantastic. Firepower …

The Last Internationale ‘Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Indian Blood’ – The Song of the Week for 8/18/2014

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Indian Blood” is the first of two singles to be released from the band in 2014 so far Recognize the drummer in the video? Yeah, that’s Brad Wilk from Rage Against the Machine! What great musicianship and experience to have in this up and coming band. This band is …

Top 25 Iron Maiden Choruses

If you are a fan of big, catchy, sing along choruses (and an Iron Maiden fan) this list is for you! How important is a chorus to a song? Does a good chorus make a good song? Can a great chorus make a song great? Wikipedia provides a good article on choruses; here is a …

The 25 Best Iron Maiden Intros

How important is an intro to a song? Does an intro make or break a song? Wikipedia provides a good article about song intros: “In music, the introduction is a passage or section which opens a movement or a separate piece. In popular music this is often abbreviated as intro. The introduction establishes melodic, harmonic, …

Top 20 Iron Maiden Epic Songs

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EPIC [ep-ik]: adjective Noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a hero, in which¬†a series of great achievements or events is narrated in elevated style Heroic; majestic; impressively great Of unusually great size or extent Iron Maiden has always included at least one epic song on each of their 15 studio …