I remember getting that feeling for Maiden in 05, it took me like 3 songs for it to sink in that they're real people and not just some musical deities that only existed in pictures and youtube and the like. I bet I'll be feeling that way again this summer.
6/17 - Meshuggah
6/28 - Iron Maiden - Bergen, Norway
6/29 - Blaze Bayley - Bergen, Norway
7/1 - Iron Maiden - Luxembourg
10/31 - Fleetwood Mac