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Iron Maiden Cover Samples Posted Online

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Six preview tracks of Kerrang!'s tribute CD to Iron Maiden, entitled "Maiden Heaven" have been made available to listen to at the official Kerrang! website. You can check out samples of covers from Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Coheed And Cambria, Trivium, Gallows and Machine Head here.

The "Maiden Heaven" tracklisting is as follows:

01. BLACK TIDE - Prowler
02. METALLICA - Remember Tomorrow
03. AVENGED SEVENFOLD - Flash Of The Blade
04. GLAMOUR OF THE KILL - 2 Minutes To Midnight
05. COHEED AND CAMBRIA - The Trooper
06. DEVILDRIVER - Wasted Years
07. SIGN - Run To The Hills
08. DREAM THEATER - To Tame A Land
09. MADINA LAKE - Caught Somewhere In Time
10. GALLOWS - Wrathchild
11. FIGHTSTAR - Fear Of The Dark
12. MACHINE HEAD - Hallowed Be Thy Name
13. TRIVIUM - Iron Maiden
14. YEAR LONG DISASTER - Running Free
15. GHOSTLINES - Brave New World

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15 Comments on "Iron Maiden Cover Samples Posted Online"

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1. longscreennamehere writes:

only songs on that cd i'm looking forward to are metallica, machine head, fightstar and dream theater

# Jul 8, 2008 @ 5:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Kadmium writes:

They're all pretty much the same as the originals; straight covers with different production and different singers. What's the point?

# Jul 8, 2008 @ 5:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. danzig writes:

sevenfolds is pretty spot on

# Jul 8, 2008 @ 9:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Kalis_wrath writes:

I can think of many bands that I would rather hear cover Maiden. Immortal, Destruction, Watain, Carcass... the list goes on!

# Jul 8, 2008 @ 9:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Noodle writes:

heard a sample of triviums and machine heads and they are ace, fightstar and the gallows suck where the sun dont shine metallicas is ace to

# Jul 10, 2008 @ 5:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Bunnii writes:

Although all these are great bands and full respect is given there is nothing like the real Iron Maiden even after all these years- still the best band I have ever and will ever see. Nothing beats original material.

# Jul 13, 2008 @ 8:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. dethmonkee writes:

I've only heard the samples, but I thought A7X did a decent job until I heard the chorus. Gallows should be taken out to the street corner and publicly shot in the forehead. They ruined 'Wrathchild'.

# Jul 14, 2008 @ 2:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Jenny writes:

From the samples, Metallica & Machine Head did an awesome job...although I honestly question some of the bands, I mean, all of the riffs are great, but some of the vocalist need some serious work (you'll know who they are,: but I do respect some o' them for their tribute.)
IRON MAIDEN RULES!!!

P.S. better than Gym Class Heroes covering Lamb Of God...

# Jul 17, 2008 @ 1:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Mr.Pot writes:

I was expecting A7X to do a good job considering they have great musicians (just cant write songs for themselves lol) But like post 7 said, chorus was very bad. Shadows vocols were horrible actually, so were the rest of the bands. Syn was pretty good with his solo i have to admitt.
Havent herd any others, but hopefully they'll be better.

# Jul 17, 2008 @ 2:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. iEATbabies writes:

Devildriver's cover ties Machine Head's for best on the cd. Black Tide actually did a decent job with an old favorite, and Metallica actually exceeded my expectations for once. Coheed should be ashamed of themselves for making the trooper sound like a pop song. I havent heard dream theater yet but im looking foward to it. Everything else was mediocre at best.

# Jul 18, 2008 @ 4:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. the prize fighter infreno writes:

coheed by far the most amazing

# Jul 28, 2008 @ 6:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. se_an writes:

Im surprised how good the trivium actually sounds. Devildriver was great and Coheed and Cambria, well the guitar and drums were pretty damn good but singing wasnt to my taste

# Jul 29, 2008 @ 2:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Fuck_A_Name writes:

I actually hate Trivium, and I thought theirs was the best so far. Not really a Dream Theter fan, so I haven't actually bothered to listen to that particular track. Black TIde neither. Devildriver sounded awesome, and Machine Head was all good for me except a little weird on the vocals, since the dude decided to forego his gruff voice to try and sound like the original more. I liked the Metallica one, but i didn't realy get too excited about it at all...

I agree completely with post 7, and I shake an angry and dissapproving fist at post 11... Coheed is ALWAYS sh**, and this was no exception. I have yet to hear the A7x cover, but I have no doubt that they managed to completely f*** their song up as well...

Now Playin: Chimaira- "Left For Dead"

# Jul 29, 2008 @ 9:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. rusty strings writes:

isnt kickin...

# Jul 29, 2008 @ 9:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Ex_Infernus writes:

There's no question that no one can do it like Maiden. However the Devildriver and Machine Head ones are great. Machine Head performed their cover at the Mayhem Festival, I thought they did an awesome job.

# Jul 29, 2008 @ 12:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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