USA (Phoenix), June 17, 2010 Review

artist: Iron Maiden date: 07/13/2010 category: live concerts

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Iron Maiden: USA (Phoenix), June 17, 2010
I loved everything about the show except the fact it was an outside show in Phoenix, in the middle of june.
 Sound: 9
 Perfomance: 10
 Overall Impression: 10
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overall: 9.7
USA (Phoenix), June 17, 2010 Reviewed by: Powerageman, on july 13, 2010
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Sound: Bruce's vocals were very clear and it sounded as if he was really at the top of his game. Steve harris, used his usual Fender Precision bass. Dave, and Adrian switched guitars every now and then. Both of them used Fender stratocasters mainly, but both of them switched to Gibson les pauls every few songs. Also, adrian used a Gibson SG on "number of the beast". He also used his Jackson signiture on a few songs. Janick stayed on his Fender stratocaster most or all of the night, I can't remember from him. Nicko, as usual, had his huge drum set, and as usual, you couldnt see him through it. The overall sound of the concert was really good. There was one bad moment, in "Wrathchild, in the sound in the PA's went out and you could kinda still hear the music through the amps in the front. It was only out for 10 seconds. // 9

Perfomance: I enjoyed the show very much. The tour was like the past tours Maiden had done, where they stick to a specific era, and play mainly songs from that era. This mainly consisted of the later albums: Brave New World, Dance of Death, and A Matter of Life and Death. Also added in the setlist was one new songs on the upcoming album "The Final Frontier", the song titled "El Dorado". Set list: 01. The Wicker Man 02. Ghost Of The Navigator 03. Wrathchild 04. El Dorado 05. Dance Of Death 06. The Reincarnation Of Benjamin Breeg 07. These Colours Don't Run 08. Blood Brothers 09. Wildest Dreams 10. No More Lies 11. Brave New World 12. Fear Of The Dark 13. Iron Maiden Encore: 14. The Number of the Beast 15. Hallowed Be Thy Name 16. Running Free One weird thing that did happen was during one of the later songs, A kitten came running through my section of seating... Strange. Iron maiden is known for their stage decoration. This time it was very futuristic. But they still had the curtain in the back that would change for every song. // 10

Overall Impression: This show was played in the US of A, in Phoenix, AZ, at The Cricket wireless pavillion on June 17th, 2010. The opener for the show was Dream Theater. They did a good show, I think of mostly their later stuff as well. I loved everything about the show except the fact it was an outside show in Phoenix, in the middle of june. My ticket only cost me $35, so it was definetly worth it! In my opinion the enitre show is unforgettable. I will try to go to their next gig, but sometimes you never know how the ticket prices are gonna be. // 10

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