IRON MAIDEN: Legacy of The Beast

IRON MAIDEN take IGN behind-the-scenes on their huge, game-inspired LEGACY OF THE BEAST World Tour…

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 — London, UK – In advance of the 2019 North, Central and South American legs of IRON MAIDEN’s Legacy Of The Beast World Tour, gaming and entertainment giant IGN were granted unique behind-the-scenes access at several shows during the band’s 2018 European run. Unveiling the story of how one of music’s most iconic global names took inspiration from their own mobile game to create arguably their most celebrated live show of all time, the video piece features interviews with both Iron Maiden’s drummer Nicko McBrain and Manager, Rod Smallwood, on their hallowed stage at Birmingham’s Genting Arena last year. The game was created in close collaboration with IRON MAIDEN and its management team, with the band visiting the game studio in April 2016 prior to the game’s launch in July that year. MAIDEN founder member and bassist STEVE HARRIS recently, personally oversaw the design of a ‘Bass Eddie’ character centred on the classic “Fear of the Dark (Live)” single artwork, that is now not too dissimilar to ‘Arry himself! Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast, is available now for free on Apple’s App Store and Google Play. The Legacy Of The Beast World Tour sees the stage design built around the different interlocking “worlds” of the game with a set list covering a large selection of Eighties material with a handful of surprises from later albums to add diversity. Rock and gaming fans will know that MAIDEN pioneered the game/tour concept with their own Ed Hunter project back in 1999. Dave Shack, Managing […]

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