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2015 Reader Favorites – #7: Steve Harris

Editor’s Note: At the end of each year, we tally up all the article and video views on No Treble to come up with a list of top 10 most popular bassists. This is entirely based on readership, not on opinions, polls or anything else. Just having some fun.

Steve Harris

Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris had a busy 2015. In addition to releasing Maiden’s 16th studio album, the bassist took his own act, British Lion, on the road.

Fender also updated the Steve Harris Signature Bass this year, which added to the excitement.

Iron Maiden: Run To The Hills (Steve Harris’s Isolated Bass)

Iron Maiden: Run To The Hills (Steve Harris’s Isolated Bass)

Isolated Bass Week 5 featured one of the greatest metal bassists of all time: Steve Harris. The British four-stringer’s distinctive style and punchy tone shine on this isolated bass version of Iron Maiden’s iconic “Run to the Hills.” Harris is credited with writing the song, which should help explain why…

Fender Updates Geddy Lee and Steve Harris Signature Basses

Fender Updates Geddy Lee and Steve Harris Signature Basses

Rush’s Geddy Lee and Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris are having their Fender signature models spruced up for 2015. Each of the signature models have been around for years but will be getting new specs and features…

Iron Maiden: Powerslave, Live 2008

Iron Maiden: Powerslave, Live 2008

Powerslave is one of Iron Maiden’s greatest albums, and the title track is just as killer. Here’s the band tearing it up during a performance in Costa Rica with Steve Harris laying it down like only he can. The clip is taken from a 2009 British/Canadian documentary called Iron Maiden: Flight 666

Iron Maiden Releases First New Single in Five Years

Iron Maiden Releases First New Single in Five Years

Prepare to up the irons: Iron Maiden has released their first new music in five years. “Speed of Light” is the first single from the band’s album, The Book of Souls, which released September 4th. Of course, the legendary Steve Harris provides his snarling bass lines to the album…

Steve Harris and British Lion: Eyes of the Young, Live

Steve Harris and British Lion: Eyes of the Young, Live

Steve Harris took his solo project British Lion out on the road for a month-long tour of the UK. He shared this teaser – a live clip of “Eyes of the Young” from his 2012 album. Harris brings his signature snarling tone…

Iron Maiden Returns With “The Book of Souls”

Iron Maiden Returns With “The Book of Souls”

Iron Maiden, featuring the legendary Steve Harris on bass, released its 16th studio album, The Book of Souls. Harris, a founding member of the band, co-wrote six songs on the record and has the sole writing credit on another. “We approached this album in a different way to how we’ve recorded previously,” Harris said…