Iron maiden have shared a brand-new track, ‘The Writing On The Wall’ taken from the bands forthcoming album Senjutsu. The track was written by Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith & lead singer Bruce Dickinson, produced by Kevin Shirley and co-produced by Maiden bassist and founder-member Steve Harris.
“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. Our weekly team Zoom meetings were then usually both highly creative and a lot of fun!
“I’m very proud of the way the video turned out, it’s more like a mini-film really. I knew it was going to work out as soon as Mark brought my treatment to life with his incredible storyboards – I thought we could make something very special together. I think we did and hope our fans will agree. In fact it’s pretty much created by Maiden fans!!”
From the suspense filled acoustic intro to the rolling country and western tinged multi guitar riff, the track screams epic within the first 30 seconds. Epic is something that can be said about the guitar solo also. Dickinson is on top form as is the whole band on a track that could only come from these guys.
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