It all started with a tease. What did we end up getting from Iron Maiden? Belshazzar’s Feast turned out to be The Writing On the Wall. We got a taste of a new song. “The Writing On The Wall”. Complete with a crazy video featuring a Samurai Eddie, motorcycles, beasts, and more versions of Eddie than you can count.

This is the first new music from the band in over six years. Here’s what Bruce Dickinson had to say about the song:

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 it’s pretty much created by Maiden fans!! 

More on this story as it develops.

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