10 Apr 2013

Testament - Powerslave (2012)

Song : Powerslave
Performer : Testament
Origin: USA
Album : Dark Roots of Earth, 2012

Finally one of the best Iron Maiden cover from year 2012, is from Testament. Chuck Billy is doing one more Iron Maiden song, as he already sing in Fear of the Dark from album Numbers from the Beast. He put the slave power into the song making it angrier, darker and heavier. Riffs are power up as well with Alex Skolnick and Eric exchanging solos to phenomenal. The drum got it moments as well. The track is a bonus in their Vinyl and DVD version, together with several other cover tunes.

Top version of Iron Maiden in a whole, and best of Powerslave.

Styles: Thrash Metal
Faithful to Original version: yes
Re-Arrangements: 3/5 (1=notes per notes, 5=extreme deviation)
Vocals: 5/5
Rhythm guitar: 5/5
Solos: 5/5
Bass: 4/5
Drums: 5/5
Sound and Production: 5/5

Don't missed Testament version of Iron Maiden's Powerslave, listen here

Veteran Bay Area thrash metal, Testament covering Iron Maiden's "Powerslave", album Dark Roots of Earth, 2012

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