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Iron Maiden - Stream Entire The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter

After announcing an European tour for next year, Iron Maiden are gearing up to release The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter video package and are currently streaming the entire release online. They have released a video stream of their entire The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter. You can now watch all 15 tracks which were captured on the road during "The Book Of Souls World Tour", in 2016 and 2017. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show!

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Posted: 16.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Iron Maiden - To Embark On European Tour In 2018

The Iron Maiden train never stops and next year the legendary metallers will embark on another European tour. Following the massively successful global tour of 2016-17 in support of their 16th studio album, The Book Of Souls, Maiden will take to the road again in 2018 with a series of arena and festival shows in Europe on the Legacy Of The Beast World Tour opening in Tallinn, Estonia on May 26th and finishing at the O2 Arena, London on August 10th. The full list of dates is below and the tour is expected to continue in 2019.

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Posted: 13.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Iron Maiden - To Release New Live Album, Share Clip

Warner Music will release Iron Maiden's The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter on November 17th worldwide (through BMG in the USA). This live recording comprises 15 songs captured during "The Book Of Souls World Tour", which covered 39 countries across six continents during 2016 and 2017, and was seen by over two million fans. There will also be a free live streaming premiere of the concert film. For now, you can watch the legendary band perform "Speed Of Light" in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Posted: 21.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Iron Maiden - Comic Book To Arrive This Summer

Iron Maiden have another treat for their fans this summer. Publisher Heavy Metal are set to release a new comic book series featuring Iron Maiden mascot Eddie. It's based on the band's mobile game "Iron Maiden: Legacy Of The Beast" and will see Eddie battle through the worlds featured on the heavy metallers' album covers. Interested? Find more details below.

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Posted: 05.07.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Iron Maiden - Announce Next Series Of Album Vinyl Reissues

Iron Maiden have announced that, following 2014's reissue of their first eight albums, Parlophone Records will release twelve brand new pressings of albums from the period 1990-2015 in heavyweight 180g black vinyl. Along with their eight studio albums released in these 25 years, a specially selected choice of four live recordings from this era will be included. As far as the studio recordings are concerned, it has been made known that the audio on these releases has been cut from the high resolution remasters of 2015 when the band's catalogue was digitally upgraded and that they will be packaged in identical artwork to the initial vinyl releases.

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Posted: 25.03.2017 by nikarg | Comments (3)


Iron Maiden - Bolivian Parents Name Baby 'Iron Maiden'

Why name your kid Apple or Bruce when you can call him Iron Maiden? That's exactly what a Bolivian family from the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra decided to name their newborn son in honour of the heavy metal band. Their decision has made headlines. The boy's birth certificate has been released, which displays his full name as Iron Maiden Duran Ruiz. At least they didn't name the boy Anal Cunt or Paracoccidioidomicosisproctitissarcomucosis!

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (20)


Iron Maiden - Announce North American Tour With Ghost

Iron Maiden's hugely successful The Book Of Souls World Tour will return to North America for an extensive series of arena and amphitheater shows in summer 2017. The mammoth tour opened in Florida last February playing fourteen sold-out shows in the U.S.A and Canada along with a further 58 concerts in 34 other countries around the globe. Iron Maiden welcome Ghost as their special guests for the North American leg of The Book Of Souls World Tour.

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Posted: 20.01.2017 by Dominus | Comments (4)


Iron Maiden - Announce Plans To Protect Fans From Ticket Piracy

Iron Maiden's gonna get you, no matter how far! The British metallers just announced their plans to protect fans from ticket piracy, profiteering and counterfeiting. The group, whose first major UK arena tour for six years will be announced tomorrow, September 23rd, have gone to great lengths to ensure their fans are able to buy tickets at the intended price rather than at the ludicrously inflated prices prevalent on many secondary ticketing sites and also to protect them against counterfeit tickets.

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Posted: 22.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Iron Maiden - To Live Stream Wacken Performance

The iconic Iron Maiden have a treat for their fans. The Book of Souls World Tour has been on the road since late February, playing to over 1.5 million fans with 72 shows in 36 countries and six continents. They will play the final show on Thursday, August 4th in Germany at Wacken Open Air Festival. ARTE Concert is going to feature the entire performance on live stream. The gig will get lavish camera attention and can be accessed anywhere in the world.

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Posted: 30.07.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Iron Maiden - Tour Poster Banned In Lithuania

Eddie is not for the faint-hearted? Lithuanian authorities have banned poster advertisements for Iron Maiden's world tour because the band's trademark Eddie the Head mascot may frighten children. The British heavy metal group is currently touring Europe on their The Book Of Souls world tour and is due to arrive in the Baltic country for a show in Kaunas's 18,000-capacity Žalgiris Arena later this month. The poster was deemed scary enough that it has been banned in Lithuania.

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Posted: 11.06.2016 by Bad English | Comments (19)


Iron Maiden - Unveil 'Death Or Glory' Live Clip

Currently touring in Europe to showcase their new album The Book Of Souls to their fans, Iron Maiden have also released a live video from the tour. The British metallers chose "Death Or Glory" and recorded their performance live from The Book Of Souls World Tour. See the end result here.

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Posted: 04.06.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Iron Maiden - Ed Force One Damaged In Chile, Update

Iron Maiden's 747 Ed Force One was badly damaged in a runway accident at a Santiago, Chile airport. It was tethered to a tow truck to be taken for refuelling prior to flying over the Andes to Cordoba. On moving the steering pin that is part of the mechanism that connects the ground tug to the aircraft seemingly fell out. On making a turn the aircraft had no steering and collided with the ground tug badly damaging the undercarriage, two of the aircrafts engines and injuring two ground tug operators, both of whom have been taken to hospital. The flight engineers were on site evaluating the damage, but their initial report is that the engines have suffered large damage and will require an extended period of maintenance and possibly two new engines. Despite this, it shouldn't affect their concert schedule including the 2 shows in Cordoba and Buenos Aires.

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Posted: 13.03.2016 by Bad English | Comments (8)


Iron Maiden - Prepare Record Store Day Release

Iron Maiden are preparing a special release for 2016 Record Store Day. Acknowledging both their roots (their 1979 debut The Soundhouse Tapes was Iron Maiden's first official release on vinyl) and reputation for bringing history to life, the British legendary metallers will release their longest ever song, with a duration of over eighteen minutes: "Empire Of The Clouds" as a limited edition 12" picture disc single for Record Store Day this April 16th.

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Posted: 12.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Iron Maiden - To Launch Video Game This Summer

Game time! Heavy metal legends Iron Maiden have just announced Iron Maiden: Legacy Of The Beast, an action-packed, free-to-play RPG steeped in Iron Maiden mythology, which will launch worldwide this summer on iOS and Android platforms.

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Posted: 18.01.2016 by nicaZe | Comments (20)


Iron Maiden - To Play In China For First Time Ever

Heavy metal legends Iron Maiden will make their highly anticipated first-ever visit to China in April on The Book Of Souls World Tour, playing at Beijing LeSports Center on April 24th and Shanghai Mercedes-Benz Arena on April 26th. The band is promoting their double album The Book Of Souls. Iron Maiden announced last year that touring plans to support the album wouldn't happen until 2016 to allow singer Bruce Dickinson time to fully recuperate after his successful cancer treatment.

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Posted: 13.01.2016 by nicaZe | Comments (17)