Legacy of the Beast gets live release.
NIGHTS OF THE DEAD, LEGACY OF THE BEAST:
LIVE IN MEXICO CITY
Parlophone Records are pleased to announce the release of IRON MAIDEN’s new double live album on November 20th worldwide [through BMG in the USA]. Containing over 100 minutes of classic Maiden music and available in multiple formats, Nights Of The Dead, Legacy Of The Beast: Live in Mexico City was recorded during the band’s three sold out arena shows there in September 2019 and is a celebration of their Legacy Of The Beast World Tour which began in 2018 and will finish next Summer in Europe. The track-listing is: Churchill’s Speech Aces High Where Eagles Dare 2 Minutes To Midnight The Clansman The Trooper Revelations For The Greater Good Of God The Wicker Man Sign Of The Cross Flight Of Icarus Fear Of The Dark Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast The Evil That Men Do Hallowed Be Thy Name Run To The Hills Iron Maiden founder and bass player Steve Harriscomments: “When the final leg of our 2020 Legacy tour this summer had to be cancelled due to the COVID pandemic, the whole band was very disappointed and deflated and we know our fans felt the same. We’d been really looking forward to bringing the show to even more countries and although we’ve been able to reschedule most of our European own-shows for 2021, we thought we’d take a listen to the recordings from the tour so far and see if we could create a definitive live album souvenir that everyone, everywhere could enjoy. I’m very pleased with the results, especially as this set list includes songs which have never made it to a live CD before, such as ‘For The Greater Good Of God’, and other older songs like ‘Where Eagles Dare’, ‘Flight Of Icarus’, ‘The Clansman’ and ‘Sign Of The Cross’ which haven’t been included in our live set releases for many years. We’ve never released a live album from Mexico before and I think this recording does justice to the passion and joy of our Mexican fans who always give us such a fantastic welcome whenever we play there.” Maiden manager Rod Smallwood adds: “All the shows on the tour so far have been amazing and our fans have loved the whole Legacy extravaganza with the elaborately themed stages, props and drapes, not to mention the killer set-list! When our 2020 tour got cancelled, putting together a live album seemed the obvious thing to do and I think Steve, along with co-producer Tony Newton, has perfectly captured the essence of the 70,000-strong crowd across these three nights in Mexico City. The album serves both as a celebration of this tour, which almost two million fans have already seen, and as a taster for, hopefully, next year’s final run for anyone who hasn’t yet experienced the show.” The album will be available in these formats:
Deluxe hardcase book 2CD
Triple black heavyweight vinyl
Limited edition heavyweight 180g Mexican Flag triple coloured vinyl
Digital (streaming and download).
For more information go to www.ironmaiden.com
LEGACY OF THE BEAST 2021 EUROPEAN TOUR FINAL LEG: JUNE 11 POGE NARODOWY, WARSAW, POLAND JUNE 13 BUERGERWEIDE, BREMEN, GERMANY JUNE 15 SINOBO STADIUM, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC JUNE 16 STADIUM OPEN AIR, WIENER NEUSTADT, AUSTRIA JUNE 19 OLYMPIC STADIUM, BARCELONA, SPAIN JUNE 21 ESTADIO NACIONAL, LISBON, PORTUGAL JUNE 24 SONIC PARK, BOLOGNA, ITALY JUNE 26 MERCEDES-BENZ ARENA, STUTTGART, GERMANY JUNE 27 SPORTPALEIS, ANTWERP, BELGIUM JUNE 30 WALDBUEHNE, BERLIN, GERMANY JULY 03 ULLEVI STADIUM, GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN JULY 08 RHEIN-ENERGIE-STADIUM, COLOGNE, GERMANY JULY 10 GELREDOME, ARNHEM, THE NETHERLANDS JULY 11 LA DEFENSE ARENA, PARIS, FRANCE