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

Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris is getting ready to take his solo project British Lion out on the road for a month-long tour of the UK. For a teaser of what’s to come, the bass legend posted this live clip of “Eyes of the Young” from his 2012 album. Harris brings his signature snarling tone and driving bass lines to...

Iron Maiden: Powerslave, Live 2008
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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, which followed the band during their Somewhere Back...

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

We’re continuing Isolated Bass Week 5 at No Treble with 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 his bass line is about...

Fender Updates Geddy Lee and Steve Harris Signature Basses
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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. The USA Geddy Lee Jazz Bass is getting more of an update between the two. “[It] is a new version that combines the specs...

Iron Maiden 80’s Albums, Singles Reissued on Vinyl
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Iron Maiden 80’s Albums, Singles Reissued on Vinyl

Iron Maiden, the classic heavy metal band founded by bassist Steve Harris (also the group’s chief songwriter), wants you to experience its 1980s music in the way it was first released — on black vinyl. The band has started reissuing its first eight albums on 180-gram black vinyl (it has also previously reissued albums in picture-disc editions), and each black...

Seymour Duncan Introduces SPB-4 Steve Harris Signature Pickup
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Seymour Duncan Introduces SPB-4 Steve Harris Signature Pickup

Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris has a new signature P-Bass pickup from Seymour Duncan called the SPB-4 Steve Harris Model. The new split single coil is the production version of the custom shop pickups Harris has been using for the last 10 years. The SPB-4 utilizes Alnico 5 rod magnets and a vintage-hot coil wind to produce what the company describes...

Rotosound Updates Steve Harris Signature Bass Strings
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Rotosound Updates Steve Harris Signature Bass Strings

Rotosound has upgraded their Steve Harris Signature Bass Strings by using a new burnishing process to give them a smoother finish. The company explains the change facilitates fast playing as well as reduces string noise. The Iron Maiden bassist’s signature strings are flatwounds that are described as slightly brighter than traditional flatwounds. Available only as a 4-string set, the custom...

Steve Harris: Us Against the World
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Steve Harris: Us Against the World

In late September, Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris released his first solo album entitled British Lion. Now he’s put out a music video for the first single, “Us Against the World”. The project is a bit of a step away from Iron Maiden, but Harris’ ballsy bass tone is still the center of the music.

Steve Harris Releases Solo Debut: British Lion
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Steve Harris Releases Solo Debut: British Lion

Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris has stepped out on his own with the release of British Lion, his solo debut. As we reported back in July, the 10-track album is the result of the music Harris has written and recorded in secret in between recording and touring with Iron Maiden over the past few years. “It’s taken years for this...

Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris Announces Debut Solo Album
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Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris Announces Debut Solo Album

Steve Harris and EMI Music have announced the longtime Iron Maiden bassist is releasing his debut solo album next month. Entitled British Lion, the 10-track album is the result of the music he’s written and recorded in between recording and touring with Iron Maiden over the past few years. According to a statement from the label, the album is “decidedly...