Worst Iron Maiden Songs

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1The Angel and the Gambler

I don't mind the song until blaze starts repeating the same lyrics 100 times - MaidenFan666

I can't stand this song! It's SO repetitive! It's probably the worst Iron Maiden song EVER! Should be at the very top.

There is no such thing as a bad Iron Maiden song, there's just ones like I like more then others.

Do we really need a comment here...

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2Weekend Warrior

#2? Come on, this ones fun to listen to.

Iron Maiden here? This song sounds more like hard rock and AC/DC. - IronSabbathPriest

3The Appariton

At least the Angel and the Gambler sounds good for a little bit. But god-damn it gets old quick. The Apparition, on the other hand, is just one guitar part the whole way through. And its a horribly boring guitar part. In fact the vocals, drums, and bass are the exact same way. While it's not a horrible song, it's horrible for a Maiden song.

Their only bad song in my opinion

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4Hooks In YouV2 Comments
5Quest for Fire

Awful. Not quite sure what they were thinking when they not only continued writing it after first inception, but then ended up recording it? I love almost everything about Maiden, but definitely not this.

Quest for fire is good, It's sunshine and steel that is sort of corny.

If they took this song out of piece of mind it would be such a better album

I love this song

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6Don't Look to the Eyes of a Stranger

Worst maiden song ever. Its just annoying.

Who put Alexander the great, man who would be king and no more lies on here?
This is the worst Iron Maiden song, Blaze repeats "don't look to" way too many times.

7Bring Your Daughter to the Slaughter

Well overrated is a stupid reason to hate a maiden song

I have never understood this songs popularity. The lyrics sound like something Motley Crue would write.

No lyrical content whatsoever

Second worst next to Total Eclipse. WAY OVERRATED!

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8Fear Is the Key

Ugh it's terible. I'm gonna puke. JESUS what is up with Iron Maiden making this a song. BLUERGHH!

9Holy Smoke

No Prayer for the Dying is one of weakest albums from Iron Maiden. Holy Smoke is one of the proofs.

Awful riff, awful hook, lyrics, solo, you name it

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Incredibly boring, worst song on the album.

Weakest song off NotB but it's still very good. Shouldn't be on here.

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12Sun and Steel

One of their blandest numbers with an and annoying and worthless chorus. It also glorifies the idea of a young child killing people, which is not good.

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13Alexander the Great

What?! This is the best song on somewhere in time who ever made this is an idiot the worse song on my list is the duliest, quest for fire and fates warning only songs I hate and angle and gambler 1 whoever voted for that is an idiot weekand warrior dang I love that song but iron maiden I's my favorite band next to metallica I hate this list

This song is amazing. Retards who are stupid enough to judge it based on its length shouldn't be allowed to vote.

LoL, When I saw songs like Alexander the Great, Hallowed be thy name and el dorado in the top 20 I knew that I shouldn't take this list seriously like really? Those songs are awesome.

This is the 2nd best song on the album

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14Chains of Misery
15El Dorado

This list has serious issues! Alexander no5? How could someone vote for Hallowed be thy Name? El Dorado no32?

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16Look for the Truth
17Can I Play With Madness

This is a great song. People like The Evil that Do, which is good, but has no riff. This is better written sorry.

Just plain irritating and overly poppy.

18Twilight Zone
19Hallowed Be Thy Name

Hell no this is Iron Maiden's #1 Best Songs you've got to be kidding with this being in the Worst list - TheMetalTechKid73

Why does everyone like this song. There is other songs better than this

Not their worst song! However it gains my vote for being so damn overrated! - DeadAsian

Very bad song, alexander the great is the best song!

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Top Remixes (6)

1. Futureal
2. Alexander the Great
3. The Assassin
1. Don't Look to the Eyes of a Stranger
2. The Appariton
3. Weekend Warrior
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2. Bring Your Daughter to the Slaughter
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