2. Verb referring to the addition of time and tempo changes as well as twin guitar harmonies to an already composed piece of music to make it sound more like Iron Maiden's style. A famous example is Steve Harris' maidenization of "22 Acacia Avenue", which Adrian Smith had already written for his previous band.
Often spelled with majuscule 'M' as in 'Maidenize'. Another variant is 'maiden-ize' or 'Maiden-ize'. Often used with quotation marks.
The first song he ever wrote, it was a reworked from its original incarnation and "Maidenized", becoming the second part of the Charlotte saga in the process.