The Hartford Courant: Eddie Stole The Show At IRON MAIDEN Gig

John Jurgensen of The Hartford Courant reviewed IRON MAIDEN's "Give Me Ed… 'Til I'm Dead" tour when it came through town Tuesday night (July 22).

"As usual, when IRON MAIDEN performed at the ctnow.com Meadows Music Centre Tuesday night, Eddie was everywhere," he wrote. "On T-shirts. On tattoos. On stage in huge air-brushed murals and as a giant animatronic prop.

"While [IRON MAIDEN vocalist Bruce] Dickinson ran around like an angry Mick Jagger, three guitarists and a bass player cavorted across stage, striking poses and trading solos. With the same energy they started the set with, they got face to face with the closest fans, most of whom looked like they've been with the band for the long run. Bobbing heads and pumping fists rippled back through the seats.

"Meanwhile, Eddie was preparing to steal the show. A series of giant murals had depicted him as a lobotomized soldier, a fighter pilot, a toxic pollution cloud and an Egyptian deity. But as the show closed, Eddie arose in the flesh, sort of, as a dancing, smoking monolith, 20 feet tall. Up popped his skull, and in dropped a glowing brain." Read more.

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