Iron Maiden Releases First New Music in Six Years

Iron Maiden: The Writing on the WallUp the irons! For the first time in six years, Iron Maiden has released new music. The band has dropped a new single called “The Writing on the Wall”, along with an epic animated music video. They teamed up with two former Pixar executives – Mark Andrews and Andrew Gordon – to realize their vision.

“I had a pretty clear idea of the concept to accompany the song and when I met Mark and Andrew, on Zoom, it quickly became clear we were all very much on the same wavelength, and this was reinforced with the addition of Nicos and his young BlinkInk team,” says vocalist Bruce Dickinson. “I’m very proud of the way the video turned out, it’s more like a mini-film really.”

“The Writing On the Wall” is the first new Maiden song since 2015’s Book of Souls. Of course, the track features the signature snarling bass lines of Steve Harris, who also co-produced the song. Iron Maiden has not revealed whether the track is part of an upcoming album or if there is more music coming.

Watch the video below or stream on Apple Music, Amazon, and other platforms.

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