Iron Maiden Won't Record New Album Unless All Six Members Agree

Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray told RockNewsDesk.com that the band employs a democratic process when it comes to making new albums.

Iron Maiden Won't Record New Album Unless All Six Members Agree
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Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray told RockNewsDesk.com that the band employs a democratic process when it comes to making new albums. Murray said that the band will only record a new album if all six members of the band want to make one. "It's possible there will be another album, but it's hard to say at the moment", he said. "It definitely won't be next year anyway." Murray is optimistic, though, saying: "My gut feeling is, once we sit down, if everyone's up for it - and that's the main thing - then we'll go for it." Maiden nabbed a Grammy for 2010's album "The Final Frontier". Let's hope that title is only figurative and that the band is rejuvenated enough by Grammy gold to write another album. The NWOBM icons became a six-piece when singer Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian Smith rejoined in 1999 for the following year's release "Brave New World". Along with Murray, guitarist Janick Gers, bassist Steve Harris and drummer Nicko Mcbrain, the band have remained in the same configuration for 11 years now their longest period of stability. Thanks for the report to Noisecreep.com.

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    Randomrings
    Jtrocks1356 wrote: What does NOWBM stand for? Normally I can decipher these things...poorly written for not mentioning what that is.
    that doesn't make it poorly written. that makes you poorly informed. seriously I would HATE to work for Ultimate Guitar. All these people seem to get is s**t
    14blazingblue
    actualy like AC/DC motorhead don't consider themselves heavy metal; both lemmy and Angus insist they are Rock. (both bands did start before the name was coined after all) Despite the fact they quite obviously are
    Mike7x
    They just released a new album. I'm not worried about another one.
    rattleurhead
    TheMysticBard : mookieb wrote: What does NOWBM stand for? Normally I can decipher these things...poorly written for not mentioning what that is New Wave Of British Heavy Metal used to describe new metal bands circa late 70's / early 80's who incorporated more punk than pomp. Included Maiden, Motorhead, Diamond Head etc. Big influence on US thrash such as Metallica Minus Motorhead cause they aren't metal.
    Wow. That's like saying Lady Gaga isn't pop.
    DesertMetal
    TheMysticBard wrote: mookieb wrote: What does NOWBM stand for? Normally I can decipher these things...poorly written for not mentioning what that is New Wave Of British Heavy Metal used to describe new metal bands circa late 70's / early 80's who incorporated more punk than pomp. Included Maiden, Motorhead, Diamond Head etc. Big influence on US thrash such as Metallica Minus Motorhead cause they aren't metal.
    words cannot describe all the things wrong with that statement... educate yourself.
    iup788
    Jtrocks1356 wrote: What does NOWBM stand for? Normally I can decipher these things...poorly written for not mentioning what that is.
    New Wave of British Metal. It didn't mention it because it's a fairly well known term.
    JF0urnier
    I saw them back in July and they were phenomenal, the album was their best since BNW. Probably one of my favorite bands, I really wish to see them record a new album. I know they can't last forever, but I can hope right?
    Laceration6661
    Jtrocks1356 wrote: What does NOWBM stand for? Normally I can decipher these things...poorly written for not mentioning what that is.
    It's "NWOBM". It means "New Wave of British Metal".
    mookieb
    What does NOWBM stand for? Normally I can decipher these things...poorly written for not mentioning what that is
    New Wave Of British Heavy Metal used to describe new metal bands circa late 70's / early 80's who incorporated more punk than pomp. Included Maiden, Motorhead, Diamond Head etc. Big influence on US thrash such as Metallica
    Jtrocks1356
    What does NOWBM stand for? Normally I can decipher these things...poorly written for not mentioning what that is.
    Eurasian_C
    "Iron Maiden Won't Record New Album Unless All Six Members Agree" I'm sorry, but what's with the title of the article? That's not just Iron Maiden, that's just how a band works.
    thrashmonkey
    More than a new album, I'm hoping for another North American tour. I'd love to see them live at least once.
    Anjohl
    I think Maiden should make FF their last studio album, why not? They can still release new material, why not just release singles frequently? I am suprised bands haven't tried this route late in their career...it's singles that fuelled them when they started, why not get away from the dissapointment and heartache of fans expecting a "return to form", and release the passionate, energized singles that tend to be scattered through these albums? El Dorado made a huge splash when it debutted, imagine that energy twice or three times a year?