Best Iron Maiden Live Albums

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1Live After Death

The classics when they were still fresh, maybe my all-time favourite album. 'Maiden England' is a great companion too, covering the next two albums and a few older cuts not found on here, with surprisingly little overlap. After that, the live albums start to get repetitive.

This live album is perfect, opens up with Churchill's speech and continues into Aces high. It plays hits from Iron Maiden, Number of the beast, piece of mind, and Powerslave, some of the greatest Maiden albums ever. I would highly recommend this to any Maiden fans out there!

This is by far one of the greatest live albums ever, not just Maiden (my second is live in Rio). If you are going to own one Maiden album this is it. And if you don't proceed to buy the rest of their collection I'd be very surprised. Up the IRONS

This isn't just their best live album but it is best album overall, better than their studio albums.

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2Rock In Rio

Rock In Rio - recorded in front of 250,000 Iron Maiden fans in Rio de Janeiro in 2001. The loudest crowd ever and no one can deny the fact that FEAR OF THE DARK is KILLER in this album - if you don't believe, ask those 20,000,000 viewers on YouTube.

1. Intro: Arthur's Farewell
2. The Wicker Man
3. Ghost Of The Navigator
4. Brave New World
5. Wrathchild
6. Blood Brothers
7. Sign Of The Cross
8. The Mercenary
9. The Trooper
10. Dream Of Mirrors
11. The Clansman
12. The Evil That Men Do
13. Fear Of The Dark
14. Iron Maiden
15. The Number Of The Beast
16. Hallowed Be Thy Name
17. Sanctuary
18. Run To The Hills

Fear of the Dark, Ghost of the Navigator, Blood Brothers Sign of the Cross, Clansman are played the best on this album and are the highlights and are played the best. There's also Wrathchild, Number of the Beast, Run to the Hills, Trooper and 2 Minutes to Midnight here to up the ante and to whet early iron maiden fans's appetites. - cameronbrown

Come on. It has Sign Of The Cross on it in front of 250.000 fans. Can't get any better!

No way live after death beats rock in rio

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3Flight 666 - The Original Soundtrack

Flight 666 is great "best of 80's" live compilation album which reintroduces classics like Powerslave, Rime of the Ancient mariner and Revelations which are superior to their studio or LAD counterparts. Best Maiden live album yet.

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4Maiden England

The Classic recording from the 7th tour of a 7th tour, regarded as the best Iron Maiden live performances ever - the last moments of the classic lineup and the Golden Age of Iron Maiden - one must own this:

1. Moonchild
2. The Evil That Men Do
3. The Prisoner
4. Still Life
5. Die WIth Your Boots On
6. Infinite Dreams
7. Killers
8. Can I Play With Madness
9. Heaven Can Wait
10. Wasted Years
11. The Clairvoyant
12. Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
13. The Number Of The Beast
14. Hallowed Be Thy Name
15. Iron Maiden

I choose this one because of the songlist.. Killers, the prisonner, still life, wasted years seventh son... It seems that for once, they played the songs that the fans like (trading Heaven can wait that we all hate for aces high would have given almost a perfect set list (and of course adding the trooper instead of die with your boots on.

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5En Vivo!

The summary of the best songs from Brave New World, Dance Of Death and Final Frontier albums with some classic songs - and it works perfectly. Especially the energy in their new songs, such as in El Dorado and When The Wild Wind Blows is stunning.

1. Intro: Satellite 15
2. The Final Frontier
3. El Dorado
4. 2 Minutes To Midnight
5. The Talisman
6. Coming Home
7. Dance Of Death
8. The Trooper
9. The Wicker Man
10. Blood Brothers
11. When The Wild Wind Blows
12. The Evil That Men Do
13. Fear Of The Dark
14. Iron Maiden
15. The Number Of The Beast
16. Hallowed Be Thy Name
17. Running Free

I love how the live version of all final frontier songs are very cool

6Death On the Road

The most spectacular and theatrical show which Iron Maiden has ever done - masks and reapers in Dance of Death, the war theme in Paschendale and many other special effects in other songs make this album great.

Intro - Declamation
1. Wildest Dreams
2. Wrathchild
3. Can I Play With Madness
4. The Trooper
5. Dance Of Death
6. Rainmaker
7. Brave New World
8. Paschendale
9. Lord Of The Flies
10. No More Lies
11. Hallowed Be Thy Name
12. Fear Of The Dark
13. Iron Maiden
14. The Number Of The Beast
15. Hallowed Be Thy Name
16. Run To The Hills

7Live at Donington

Number of the beast is the greatest ever

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9Beast Over Hammersmith

This album has the best vocal by Bruce far superior than "Live After Death"

This live is not in the top 3 because it's just an unknown cd for a lot of "fans". live after death is an excellent live recording with overdubs, Beast over Hammersmith is just an excellent live recording.

This live album from legendary Iron Maiden is ten million times better than overrated Live After Death, and not just becoase the great vocals... Just listen whole sound.. this is real heavy metal thax to RIP Clive Burr, Nicko is maybe technical skill master, but Clive was center of old Maiden spirit. Anyway love Maiden even now!

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