A 30-second preview of a new IRON MAIDEN song from the band’s forthcoming album, “The Book Of Souls”, is available in the YouTube clip below.
In a recent interview with U.K.’s Kerrang! magazine, IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris was asked if singer Bruce Dickinson’s cancer diagnosis at the end of 2014 affected the recording of “The Book Of Souls”.
“Well, it didn’t at all, because Bruce didn’t know and none of us knew anything about… There was no inkling of any of it,” Steve said. “He’d finished all his vocal bits completely anyway, and then there were some other bits and pieces we were doing. Really, we didn’t know anything — he didn’t show any signs at all. I mean, his singing, when you hear it… He’s singing better than ever.”
He continued: “It didn’t cause any problems in that department at all. He wasn’t showing any signs of being ill. I didn’t even know until a few weeks afterwards, when he got his results back. It was such a shock to him and everybody else, because it just wasn’t expected at all.”
What's your reaction?
You might also like
COREY TAYLOR Says Rise Of White Nationalism Is Reaction To OBAMA’s ‘Very Successful’ Eight-Year Presidency
Corey Taylor has decried the rise of white nationalist groups in America, calling it “a reaction” to the fact that we had a “very successful black president” for eight years. The so-called alt-right movement is on the march [...]
In an interview with NME, legendary Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson reflected on the feud with Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, which started with the infamous 2005 incident at Ozzfest. Iron Maiden’s performance at the festival was reportedly [...]
Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER have announced the third and final leg of their “Images, Words & Beyond” tour, which sees the pioneering group celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of its milestone RIAA-gold-certified [...]
One of heavy metal’s most legendary acts will be hitting the road in 2018 in support of their new studio album, ‘Firepower.’ The ‘Judas Priest: Firepower 2018 Tour’ will kick off on March 13th in Pennsylvania, and wrap up on May 1st in Texas. The [...]
Last week Primus announced that the supergroup with an amazing lineup, called Legend of the Seagullmen, will be opening for them on New Year’s Eve show at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA. The band features an awesome combination of musicians, [...]