Welcome To The Machine: Iron Maiden
Simon Witter, New Musical Express, 12 March 1988
MUCH AS WE may laugh at the blustering antics of its ambassadors, HM is no joke. As a kind of musical Rollerball, exorcising taboos and neutralising unexpressed desires, its powerful but gruesome expression must surely tell us something about the minds of the millions who follow it.
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