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Old 09-09-2013, 07:50 AM
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:26 AM
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For just music, I love Maiden more than Priest. When it comes to concert, I def enjoy Priest more, they look just tight and have everything u would expect from a traditional metal band. But Maiden has better stage productions and stuff, more energy, what they bring is more like an ultimate concert experience.
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:41 AM
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I mean I don't wanna be that guy but...

Judas Priest has some killer songs and they're one of my favorite bands and they destroyed when I saw them, but Maiden blew them away in every aspect of the live show. And not just because "ooh, lookit Maiden using animatronic puppets and props and fire" but in the performance too. I also think Bruce is a better live vocalist nowadays than Rob.
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I mean I don't wanna be that guy but...

Judas Priest has some killer songs and they're one of my favorite bands and they destroyed when I saw them, but Maiden blew them away in every aspect of the live show. And not just because "ooh, lookit Maiden using animatronic puppets and props and fire" but in the performance too. I also think Bruce is a better live vocalist nowadays than Rob.
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Yeah, I mean I love Priest but Rob is a real drain on their live show nowadays in my opinion. He sounds really rough on a lot of the recent live recordings I've heard, plus he just sort of stares at the ground for half the set. Although I haven't gotten to see Priest live since 2009 so I dunno.
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If I had to nitpick just one issue with Maiden, I thought they slowed down some of their songs, especially Wasted Years. But they kicked straight into Phantom of the Opera and The Trooper and everything, so they've still got it!
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Old 09-09-2013, 11:56 AM
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he just sort of stares at the ground for half the set.
He uses a teleprompter also. I love Priest but I tell it like it is. As far as my experiences Maiden has much better stage presence and stage show. Priest is always tighter and never had the sound be off like when I saw Maiden a few times.
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If I had to nitpick just one issue with Maiden, I thought they slowed down some of their songs, especially Wasted Years. But they kicked straight into Phantom of the Opera and The Trooper and everything, so they've still got it!
they did slowed some songs but that's because they thought they were playing them too fast not because they can't play them like in the 80's. That's part of the reason Adrian left back then as he said on the Maiden England documentary. Also Bruce would be able to sing these songs as fast a before for a whole tour.


and seriously I saw Priest twice in '86 et '88 and and even back then they were not even close to the mighty Maiden, but yeah that's just me

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they did slowed some songs but that's because they thought they were playing them too fast not because they can't play them like in the 80's. That's part of the reason Adrian left back then as he said on the Maiden England documentary. Also Bruce would be able to sing these songs as fast a before for a whole tour.


and seriously I saw Priest twice in '86 et '88 and and even back then they were not even close to the mighty Maiden, but yeah that's just me

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Yeah, as soon as they went into The Trooper and Aces High and stuff, I knew they could play the fast songs just fine.
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Also Bruce would be able to sing these songs as fast a before for a whole tour.

I meant wouldn't

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