Originally Posted by hot_turkey_ed
A couple of year ago circa Ozzfest and the US-Euro spat on the IMBB... Bouville, Alan, ECW... I'm not sure who else really started going after Maiden here... prior to that time, Maiden had always been one of the few items everyone could generally agree on.
Bouville and Allan are long gone though.
I think there's still traces of the so called "civil war" in the form of general criticism. Most things that ECW complained about were also brought up by newcomers or other long time Maiden fans.