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Release date: May 1997
Style: Heavy metal

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01. Freak
02. Toltec 7 Arrival
03. Starchildren
04. Taking The Queen
05. Darkside Of Aquarius
06. Road To Hell
07. Man Of Sorrows
08. Accident Of Birth
09. The Magician
10. Welcome To The Pit
11. Omega
12. Arc Of Space

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Staff review by
Pierre Tombale

Rating:
10
This is it, the album that Iron Maiden never made. Accident Of Birth is the great (quasi) solo work by Bruce Dickinson with assistance from his friend and former band member of Iron Maiden Adrian Smith. Together with Roy Z (guitarist & producer) & further notable musicians these two legends of metal recorded their by far best album of the 1990ies.

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published 14.12.2003 | Comments (6)

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musicalkaratekid - 06.10.2012 at 18:18  
Rating: 9 The first album I listened to by bruce Dickinson solo, and it sounds fucking great too. Diversity, with acoustic songs like the excellett Omega, and then some superb guitar work on songs like the title track and freak.
Bad English - 14.03.2013 at 01:39  
Rating: 7 Underated albumn, good sound, good lyrics, interesting interpratation ... all is perrect here.... more powerfull balad style of metal, seems he made it emeotinal
JÄY - 14.03.2013 at 17:44  
Rating: 9
Written by Bad English on 14.03.2013 at 01:39

Underated albumn, good sound, good lyrics, interesting interpratation ... all is perrect here.... more powerfull balad style of metal, seems he made it emeotinal

States all is perfect (purrect).......rates a 7
Azarath - 14.03.2013 at 21:41  
Rating: 9 Dickinson's best solo album. It's superior to every Maiden album of the 90's, and it might be better than anything Maiden has done since Seventh Son. Except for Brave New World.
deadone - 14.04.2014 at 02:42  
Rating: 9 Superb album. I'm starting to think it surpasses Chemical Wedding, which used to be my favourite solo album.

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