After six years of record silence, Iron Maiden strikes again senjutsu, the seventeenth album in a trajectory that already spans 46 years, and during which he cemented his position as an essential reference in the history of heavy metal in particular and rock in general.
The veteran British band announced this Monday, July 19 that its release date senjutso This will happen next on 3rd September.
It is a double album that would somehow “redeem” the group after their long stalemate, however, they had to tour the world until the Covid-19 pandemic forced a ban on public shows on a planetary scale. did.
It took Iron Maiden six years to produce their new material, which will be in double disc format and will last 82 minutes. photo juano tesone
Translated into Spanish as “tactics and tactics”, the record company also stated that the material was recorded at Guillaume Tell studio in Paris., an old cinema in the French capital where Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris and company had already worked.
Harris explained, “The place has a very relaxed atmosphere. The setup is perfect for our needs; the building used to be a movie theater and it has very high ceilings, hence the excellent acoustics.”
He continued: “We recorded this album just like we did. book of souls, in which We’ll write a song, we’ll rehearse it and then we’ll record it right away While everything was fresh in our minds.”
complex and out of the ordinary
The album was produced by Kevin Shirley with group founder Harris, who said of the process in statements collected by the Parlophone label: “There are quite a few complicated songs on the album. He gave us a lot of work to give us voices the way we wanted to.”
Steve Harris stated that the album contained very complex songs, which he had to work hard on. photo juano tesone
“Sometimes that process is challenging, but Kevin is great at capturing the essence of the band and I think it was worth all the effort,” said bassist of the formation “very proud” of the result.
senjutsu82 minutes long, it will be released in digital, double CD and triple vinyl formats and will be Iron Maiden’s first studio album since its release six years earlier. book of souls, another long-term job that reached No. 1 in sales in Spain among other countries.
At this time, the group released a live album at the end of 2020, titled Knights of the Dead – Legacy of the Beast, Live in Mexico City, which was recorded in the Mexican capital in 2019 as a result of a three-night concert with their most recent tour interrupted by the pandemic that swept through Buenos Aires in October 2019.
Dickinson, the group’s vocalist, was “enthusiastic” with the lyrics, and also explained that the recording was during a break from a previous tour, a moment he took advantage of to finish the work, of which he also offered some keys: “They are very diverse topics, some of them are very long, with one or two songs that sound “significantly different from the general style of the group”.
it is already possible to hear from the same writing on the wall, whose video clips and audios are available on the “Streaming” platform.
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Iron Maiden was set to resume the European leg of the “tour” this summer. animal heritage, but the sanitary conditions have prompted them to postpone until the summer of next year, when, among other appointments, they are planning a concert on 29 July at the Luis Co. Olympic Stadium in Barcelona.
Iron Maiden’s last move through Buenos Aires was in October 2019 with a disastrous show at the Velez Stadium. photo juano tesone
Meanwhile, if everything goes for the better, Dickinson will return to Buenos Aires To present your personal point of view What does this botton do? – An Afternoon with Bruce Dickinson, at the Obras Stadium on 9 December.
Published at Mon, 19 Jul 2021 21:52:20 +0000
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