Friday, August 28, 2015

Iron Maiden launch Speed Of Light video game

Iron Maiden have launched an 8-bit video game based on the video for "Speed Of Light", the lead single from the band’s forthcoming double album “The Book Of Souls.”

The “Speed of Light” video was produced and directed by Llexi Leon with animation and visual effects by The Brewery Production Company. A huge Iron Maiden fan, Leon’s first music video is an ‘homage’ to four decades of video gaming juxta-posed alongside the UK group's 40th anniversary.

Fans can play the browser-based game as Iron Maiden mascot Eddie at

Due September 4, “The Book Of Souls” was produced by Kevin Shirley and recorded in Paris in 2014.

The project will be available in a 2CD deluxe hardbound book limited edition, 2CD standard edition, Triple heavyweight black vinyl, High res audio (24-bit Mastered for ITunes and non-Mastered for iTunes) and Standard res audio (16 bit/ 44.1 kHz).

Iron Maiden have revealed The Book Of Souls World Tour will open in the US in late February.

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