2021 albums

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Re: 2021 albums

Postby jwh20 » Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:10 am

New Portal is their best album for years.

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Re: 2021 albums

Postby metaldinosaur » Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:10 pm

Surprised to say this, but the new Helloween is fantastic.
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Re: 2021 albums

Postby Haldamir319 » Mon Jun 28, 2021 10:09 am

Yep, the new Helloween album is straight up great.
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Re: 2021 albums

Postby gavdann » Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:25 am

gavdann wrote:
bloodfiend wrote:I buy some physical copies, but only on vinyl these days. I started out just buying classic metal vinyl when I got my record player, but I became a bit of a vinyl junkie and buy new records quite a bit these days too.

I keep meaning to buy a new turntable just so I can play all of my old vinyl currently in the garage but I know this will become me as well.

I think it must be about 2 years since I bought a CD and around 15 since I bought a vinyl record.

As predicted this has now become me.

I started off buying some old AC/DC and Motorhead albums on ebay and now spending too much at the likes of juno and rarewaves.

I'd love to buy the original pressings of some of my favourite 80's thrash which I never had on vinyl but the prices are stupid. I discovered I've got a copy of Leprosy which is worth about £200 though. :D

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Re: 2021 albums

Postby Aaaarrrrgggghhhh » Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:11 pm

We are thrilled to announce the release of Iron Maiden’s 17th studio album ‘Senjutsu’ coming Sept 3rd.

1. Senjutsu (Smith/Harris) 8:20
2. Stratego (Gers/Harris) 4:59
3. The Writing On The Wall (Smith/Dickinson) 6:13
4. Lost In A Lost World (Harris) 9:31
5. Days Of Future Past (Smith/Dickinson) 4:03
6. The Time Machine (Gers/Harris) 7:09
7. Darkest Hour (Smith/Dickinson) 7:20
8. Death Of The Celts (Harris) 10:20
9. The Parchment (Harris) 12:39
10. Hell On Earth (Harris) 11:19

Senjutsu will be released on the following formats and available to pre-order from all good music retailers starting Wednesday July 21st:

Standard 2CD Digipak
Deluxe 2CD Book Format
Deluxe heavyweight 180G Triple Black Vinyl
Special Edition Triple Silver & Black Marble Vinyl (from selected retailers)
Special Edition Triple Red & Black Marble Vinyl (from selected retailers)
Super Deluxe Boxset featuring CD, Blu-Ray and Exclusive Memorabilia
Digital album (streaming and download)

Steve says “We chose to record at Guillaume Tell Studio in France again as the place has such a relaxed vibe. The setup there is perfect for our needs; the building used to be a cinema and has a really high ceiling so there’s a great acoustic sound. We recorded this album in the same way we did The Book Of Souls in that we’d write a song, rehearse it and then put it down together straight away while it was all fresh in our minds. There’s some very complex songs on this album which took a lot of hard work to get them exactly as we wanted them to sound, so the process was at times very challenging, but Kevin is great at capturing the essence of the band and I think it was worth the effort! I’m very proud of the result and can’t wait for fans to hear it.”

Bruce continues, “We’re all really excited about this album. We recorded it back in early 2019 during a break in the Legacy tour so we could maximize our touring yet still have a long set up period before release to prepare great album art and something special as a video. Of course the pandemic delayed things more - so much for the best laid plans – or should that be ‘strategies’!? The songs are very varied, and some of them are quite long. There’s also one or two songs which sound pretty different to our usual style, and I think Maiden fans will be surprised - in a good way, I hope!“

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Re: 2021 albums

Postby i0th2 » Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:19 pm

"some of them are quite long" 8/10 are at least quite long Bruce :lol: