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Jan 30th, 2012

Maiden Storm Readers Polls

The results are in from readers polls for Metal Edge, from their June issue. Many thanks to readers of Metal Edge online for their support!

VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
2. Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden

BASSIST OF THE YEAR
2. Steve Harris - Iron Maiden

BAND OF YEAR
2. Iron Maiden

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
3. Iron Maiden - Brave New World

ALBUM COVER OF THE YEAR
1. Iron Maiden - Brave New World (Tie with Pantera - Reinventing The Steel)

LIVE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
3. Iron Maiden

TOUR OF THE YEAR
2. Brave New World

MALE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
3. Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden

COMEBACK OF THE YEAR
1. Iron Maiden
2 . Halford


Also worth noting, Burrn! magazine (Japan) published their poll results in their April issue, with Maiden cleaning up in the following categories:

Best Group - Iron Maiden
Best Album - Iron Maiden
Best Album Cover - Iron Maiden
Live Performance In Japan - Iron Maiden
Best Bassist - Steve Harris

Every award was split between Iron Maiden and fellow Sanctuary act Halford. Bruce was voted 2nd Best Vocalist, Nicko was votes 2nd Best Drummer, and BNW producer Kevin Shirley was 2nd Best Producer

Masa Itoh (supervisor of Burrn!) chose Brave New World as his favourite album, and Kaz Hirose (Editor in Chief) chose Maiden as the best band of 2000.

Thanks, Burrn!