Get official iron maiden merchandise including exclusive items, jerseys, accessories and more. With a slew of live albumsvideos to their credit, iron maiden return in 2017 with their latest, the book of souls. The first insists that nothing theyve done since seventh son of a seventh son is worth listening to, and the second insists that everything or nearly everything that the band releases has its own spark of genius. It draws inspiration from the mayans, which subsequently led to the mesoamerican artwork of the album. Though it was mostly finished in 2014, vocalist bruce dickinsons cancer diagnosis and treatment delayed its release until he was medically cleared. Actually, tescos support of the book of souls makes sense. We started working on the album in late summer 2014 and recorded it at guillame tell studios in paris, where wed done the brave new world album back in 2000 so the studio holds special memories for all of us. Recorded throughout their 20162017 the book of souls world tour, the latest addition to iron maidens library is set for. Their previous album, 2010s the final frontier was maidens most successful chartwise to date. This writers own introduction to the book of souls was a marathon listen in one sitting, and indeed, fatigue set. As it stands, the book of souls is the best maiden record from dickinsons second act, and an impressive achievement from one of metals greatest bands.
All of the information about iron maiden s new album the book of souls. Iron maidens new live album featuring 15 songs recorded on the book of souls world tour 20162017. You can change your location at the bottom of this page. The 16th but first ever double studio album from metal gods iron maiden. The book of souls, an album by iron maiden on spotify. All of the information about iron maidens new album the book of souls. Book of souls triangle patch iron maiden global usa. Wrathchild live at 3 arena, dublin, ireland saturday 6th may 2017 iron maiden 4. On closer inspection, it is revealed as the new maiden album in all its pseudonymous glory. Iron maiden concluded the widely successful book of souls tour in 2017. I loved the lp version and still think these songs sound great 2 years later. Warner music will release iron maidens the book of souls. Iron maiden ed force one boeing 747 spectacular takeoff at cardiff airport cwlegff duration.
Sculpted by bruce spaulding fuller, this mask is based on the album cover of iron maidens 16th studio release, the book of souls. The lead single speed of light is my least favorite song though not a bad one on the album where the red and the black, tears of a clown, empire of the clouds and book of souls are my favorites with the others being very catchy and great to listen. Iron maiden are about as fashionable as jeremy clarksons waistline. Children of the damned live at bell center, montreal, canada. Speed of light live at grandwest arena, cape town, south africa wednesday 18th may 2016 iron maiden 3. Music by iron maiden from their 16th studio album the book of souls released 4 september 2015 produced by kevin shirley, steve harris recorded septemberdecember 2014. Opinions on the bands output after reuniting with singer bruce dickinson and guitarist adrian smith have divided their fan base, but while the book of souls follows the same pseudoprogressive formula as its direct predecessors, the fire and vigor of classic iron maiden is heard more than occasionally throughout the album. It includes six songs from the bands most recent studio album the book of souls along with many other classics and fan favourites. Click here to login or subscribe your location is currently set to united states please ensure this country matches the country of your billing address. Were really excited about the book of souls and had a fantastic time creating it. If eternity should fail live at allphones arena, sydney, australia friday 6th may 2016 iron maiden 2. Their previous album, 2010s the final frontier was maidens most successful chartwise to date, reaching number one in 28 countries and was their highest chart debut in.
It was recorded in paris with their longstanding producer kevin caveman shirley in late 2014, with the finishing touches added earlier this year. Metals most fanciful band has gilded its 16th lp with the usual tales of kings, battles and foolhardy missions to the sky but while those topics. If you are a maiden fan then you have to get this as it contains new stuff from the album book of souls live but also some of the classic old stuff maiden have done in the past. Iron maiden has released over a dozen live records, so the first question for any practical fan is, do i really need another one. It is the bands first studio double album, and also their longest to date, with a total length of 92 minutes. Live chapter on november 17th worldwide through bmg in the usa. The albums length alone, for one, is proof positive that the group has not lost an iota of the passion that led them to create now.
To access this page, you may need an iron maiden fanclub membership. Trick or treat studios and global merchandising services are proud to present the officially licensed iron maiden eddie the book of souls mask. The book of souls world tour was a concert tour by iron maiden, held in support of their sixteenth studio album, the book of souls. In lieu of a video, maiden simply released an oldfashioned live album. 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. The day before the release of the book of souls record company warner had a listen session at kniven bar in oslo for invited iron maiden fans.
The book of souls is now my favorite iron maiden album prior was a toss up of somewhere in time, number of the beast and seventh son. By signing up you agree to receive news and offers from iron maiden. The book of souls raw and punchy 4 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. Mortality informs, but doesnt necessarily engulf, maidens newest and 16th album, the book of souls. While 2006s a matter of life and death and 2010s the final frontier showcased longer songs, book of souls is epic by comparison. The book of souls material, for me, represents the bands best output since the 2000 reunion release of brave new world. Every detail of the mayanthemed eddie is captured in amazing latex mask. The book of souls is a music studio album recording by iron maiden prog relatedprogressive rock released in 2015 on cd, lp vinyl andor cassette. The book of souls is the sixteenth studio album by english heavy metal band iron maiden, released on 4 september 2015. Iron maiden completed the book of souls world tour last year, their 23rd tour since 1980. To say that iron maidens the book of souls was ardently anticipated would be a vast understatement. Preorder the new album book of souls, out on september 4.
Ive tended towards the latter approach, yet i was a little concerned when the announcement came that this, the 16th iron maiden. To date, theyve already released about a dozen over the past few decades, but book of souls. Its launch and supporting tour were delayed to allow vocalist bruce dickinson time to recover from the removal of a cancerous tumour in early 2015. The hard cover slipcase is also a nice touch and perfectly complements the whole book of souls studio concept. And what an album it is easily their best effort since the mid 80s.
But the book of souls also serves to remind why iron maiden remain relevant today, more than thirty years after they were first formed. Walmart exclusive super deluxe edition includes exclusive shaman eddie 1. Iron maidens eagerly awaited new studio album the book of souls will be released globally on 4th september through parlophone records. The book of souls tour is perhaps the most significant in the bands history because it was the first singer bruce dickinson undertook after completing treatment for throat cancer.
This is a very nice deluxe edition containing 2 discs inside a book which contains pictures and information from their book of souls tour in 2016 and 2017. Download the vector logo of the iron maiden the book of souls brand designed by mark wilkinson in encapsulated postscript eps format. View the track listing and get your copy of the limited edition deluxe cd, cd, triple heavyweight vinyl or digital version. Produced by tony newton and iron maiden founder member and bass player steve harris, the 16track album is a faithful record of the epic show. Not only did he sing, but, as usual, piloted the bands 747 to 39 countries on six. Sacrifices buried with kings accompany them on a journey with no end to an afterlife thats rich with fruit of all the gods and to face the demons of their underworld haunts the sentient is sent to seek out all the truth a flight to earth that is a given from his birth to rise from ashes of the dead. The book of souls is the title track from iron maidens sixteenth album. Iron maiden the book of souls lyrics genius lyrics.394 900 554 1055 392 144 886 893 257 408 332 588 241 124 1325 932 534 104 135 724 174 641 1318 851 410 674 732 1387 175 1065 577 562 717 1269 858 1334 626 156 1244