Classic Rock names Iron Maiden’s Senjutsu album of the year

Iron maiden Senjutsu the album was voted best of 2021 in Classic rock the magazine’s annual survey of year-end writers. The full countdown, with the 50 best albums of the year, is featured in the new issue of Classic rock, which is now available.

“We always love to make new music and will never take our longevity and success for granted,” said Bruce Dickinson, frontman of Iron Maiden. “We are extremely proud of Senjutsu and it’s great to hear Classic rock Voted it # 1 album of the year. “

Senjutsu – described in Classic rockThe review for “a remarkable album from a band that still has a lot to say and to offer” – came out in September, reaching No. 2 on the UK Albums Chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200, a career record. for the group in the charts of the American albums. It also reached number one in 13 countries, including Germany, Spain and Italy.

“Damn that is remarkable,” said Classic rock editor-in-chief Siân Llewellyn. “When Maiden’s 17th studio album came out almost out of the blue in September, it reminded us how good veteran steelworkers still are and how vital a band over 40 can be. Classic rockthe 2021 album. “

Finalists in the Classic rock The Writer’s Poll was Mammoth WVH’s debut album, The Wildhearts’ 21st century love songs, by Joe Bonamassa Parking meters, and Equipment by Billy F Gibbons.

You can read the full 2021 Top 50 in the latest issue of Classic rock. It’s our traditional end-of-year review, with interviews from many of the musicians behind our albums of the year – including Brice Dickinson – and comes with a 2022 wall calendar and classic rock coloring book. It is available for purchase online.

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