Various ‎– Powerslaves: An Elektro Tribute To Iron Maiden

Angelmaker Records ‎– AMR00:012
CD, Compilation


1 Alek Stark & The Replicant (2) Fear Of The Dark 5:37
2 Acid Junkies Wrathchild 5:45
3 Macondo Purgatory 3:48
4 Imatran Voima Aces High 5:20
5 Captain Ahab Flash Of The Blade 4:09
6 Kitbuilders Running Free 4:14
7 Ra-X Wasted Years 3:48
8 Legowelt Run To The Hills 5:08
9 Maxx Klaxon Die With Your Boots On 6:28
10 Luke Eargoggle Mother Russia 4:03
11 Mr. Velcro Fastener The Trooper 5:27
12 Rude 66 Killers 6:04
13 Tomoroh Hidari & Hans Platzgumer Number Of The Beast 3:24
14 Pat Benedict Orchestra Powerslave 6:16


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February 21, 2011
It is nice and seductive idea, especially for people who are Maiden lovers as well as electro music, like I do. But most of the pieces sound like cheesy midi tunes, and I have the feeling of a easy or incomplete work. The first time I heard the record in 2003, those spoiled my whole listening and I really found it crap. Now I'm glad to hear it again and discover that I can appreciate pieces such as Macondo and its electro pop sweat version of Purgatory with a nice female voice, Ra-x for his very nostalgic computer vintage "Wasted Years", Maxx Klaxon "Die with your boots on", and Rude66 hypnotic "Killers" .


June 25, 2005
edited over 12 years ago
This is great crossover concept, and for the most part sounds sweet. The only track that didn't really do much was Legowelt's rendition of "Run to the Hills" which is one of THE Maiden tracks, but unfortunately is just semi-loopy techno. Maxx Klaxon's cabaret-esque cover of "Die With Your Boots On" gets girls to take out the trash, and rub it all over their precious bodies. That's how awesome it is.

It's also cool that Maiden like this album, and really I hope this kind of open-mindedness towards music continues. Because Maiden-kids+Electro-kinder= party central.



January 13, 2005
edited over 12 years ago

Nice idea - unfortunately it comes off sounding like a collection of cheesy midi renditions of the original tracks.