Iron Maiden is one of the metal bands that everyone loves for the compositions they make. Talking about this group is synonymous with greatness in each musical theme, which is why we have prepared a list of the 10 best songs.
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10. 2 minutes to midnight
The theme “2 minutes to midnight” refers to the clock of the apocalypse. It has a duration of 5 minutes and 59 seconds, and the two solos that are heard in the song are magnificent, which is why we consider it in this entry.
9. Phantom of the Opera
Translated as “The Phantom of the Opera” it is a song that the fans of the band love and that for retribution the group continues to play it at concerts. The genre that was created is New Wave of British Heavy Metal.
8. Dance of death
“Dance of death” is in addition to one of the band’s most iconic songs, it is also the name of the album that lasts 66 minutes and 38 seconds.
7. Wasted years
Created by Adrian Smith and praised for its terrific intro and chorus. She is one of the band’s most played due to fans believing her to be one of the best out there. It was released worldwide on September 6, 1986.
6. Ace high
Created by Steve Harris, this theme is not very common in concerts despite being one of the songs that the public likes the most. It is 4 minutes 31 seconds long and has topped the UK chart for a long time.
5. Run to the hills
This single from “Iron Maiden” was also written by Steve Harris and is considered among the band’s top 5 songs in their entire repertoire since they started. It saw the light on February 12, 1982.
4. The number of the beast
Seventh single and fifth song from his album of the same name, this one took shape after being inspired by a few nightmares of Harris about
“Tam O Shanter”. The album cover was highly criticized since its lyrics and image had a nature which they considered profane.
3. Fear of the dark
Single from the homonymous album that was composed in reference to the fear that Harris had as a child, which was the terror of the dark. The duration of the song is 7 minutes and 11 seconds.
2. Hallowed be thy name
Hallowed Be Thy Name is one of the best songs that exists in the world of music and the plot behind it is the best. Listening to it once more in this post will be the best thing you do on this day.
Also written by Harris, “The Trooper” is undoubtedly the best song that has been heard in metal so far. The theme talks about the Battle of Balaclava (1854) during the Crimean War.