Four years after the release of their latest album The Book of Souls, rumours have now started circulating that the legendary heavy metal band Iron Maiden are currently recording their new album.
Iron Maiden released their sixteenth album in 2015. Now, an Italian website based on certain facts has concluded that the band is currently preparing the release of their new record. As reported, members of the band including the lead singer of Iron Maiden Bruce Dickinson and the South African producer Kevin Shirley, have been seen in Paris at Guillame Tell studios. Kevin Shirley has worked with the band in their previous albums including Brave New World and The Book of Souls.
Moreover, on March was confirmed that the producer was also testing a new compressor for his work with the band, while the former Iron Maiden guitarist Dennis Stratton revealed in his post that Steve Harris was also in Paris at that time. In July 2018, Harris had stated that
he is ”damn sure we will do another album”. We will have to wait and see then, whether an official release will be confirmed soon and if these rumours then come true.
Previously, it was confirmed that Iron Maiden after the American leg of their Legacy of the Beast tour starting this July, will also headline Rock in Rio 2019.
You can see the enigmatic post from Kevin Shirley in the studio below:
Iron Maiden are an English metal band formed in 1975 by the bassist Steve Harris. In 1980, the band released their debut self-titled album. Two years later, they released their infamous thrid album The Number of the Beast , which featured the vocalist Bruce Dickinson. Following the release of Fear of the Dark, Dickinson, decided to leave the band and concentrate on his solo career. However, he returned in 1999.
With 32 albums, 2000 live shows and more than 100 million copies of their albums sold worldwide, they are considered to be one of the most successful and influential bands in metal history. The band is also known for their energetic concerts with spectacular stage sets.
Fun fact: the weirdest collaboration happen between Bruce Dickinson, the singer of Iron Maiden, and Rowan Atkinson (aka Mr. Bean). They created a music video making fun of politicians that you can see here.
For more information, you can visit the band’s official website.