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Death on the Road
Death on the Road cover
Live album by Iron Maiden
Released 30 August 2005
Recorded Westfallenhalle Arena, Dortmund, Germany
24 November 2003
Genre Heavy metal
Length 1:34:17
Label EMI (most of the world)
Sanctuary/Columbia (U.S.)
Producer(s) Kevin Shirley / Steve Harris
Professional reviews
Iron Maiden chronology
The Essential Iron Maiden
(2005)
Death on the Road
(2005)
A Matter of Life and Death
(2006)

Death on the Road is a live CD, LP, and DVD released by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden on August 30, 2005 (CD & LP version), respectively on February 6, 2006 (DVD version). It contains songs which were performed at Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, on 24th November 2003 during the band's Dance of Death Tour (2003–05). The latest of the band's many live albums, it is not as large as the Rock in Rio crowd from the previous live album but noteworthy for being the most current recording of their sound. However, since Iron Maiden have released so many live albums this double album only features seven new songs. Image File history File links Summary Album cover for Iron Maidens Death on the Road album. ... A live album is a musical recording containing recorded concert performances. ... Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band from east London. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The EMI Group (LSE: EMI) is an English music company comprising the major record company, EMI Music which operates several labels, based in Brook Green in London, England, and EMI Music Publishing, based on Charing Cross Road, London. ... Sanctuary Records is the largest independent record label in the United Kingdom, and the largest music management company in the world, looking after around 120 acts. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... [1]Kevin Shirley (a. ... Stephen Percy Harris or Arry to his fans (born March 12, 1956 in Leytonstone, London, England) is the bassist and primary composer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 3_stars. ... Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band from east London. ... The Essential Iron Maiden was the fourth greatest hits compilation by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on July 5, 2005 (see 2005 in music). ... A Matter of Life and Death is the 14th studio album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and/or video signals which transmit programs to an audience. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour as a 33 â…“ LP vinyl record A gramophone record (also phonograph record, or simply record) is an analogue sound recording medium consisting of a flat disc with an inscribed modulated spiral groove starting near the periphery and ending near the center of the disc. ... DVD (commonly known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... Heavy metal (sometimes referred to simply as metal) is a genre of rock music that developed between 1968 and 1974. ... Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band from east London. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Westfalenhalle is an indoor sporting arena located in Dortmund, Germany. ... Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. ...


During the first week after the album's release, it entered the national charts in several countries; Finland (no. 6), Sweden (no. 7), Norway (no. 12), France (no. 14), Italy (no. 17), Switzerland (no. 17), Spain (no. 18), United Kingdom (no. 22), Ireland (no. 27),the Netherlands (no. 39), India (no.29) [1].


The DVD was released on February 6th, 2006. It is a 3 DVD set, with the first DVD being the concert in 5.1 Digital audio, the second DVD being the concert in stereo, and the third DVD being special features, including the documentary listed above, and all promo videos from the Dance of Death album. Reportedly, the second DVD of the set is faulty in many cases. Dance of Death is Iron Maidens 13th studio album, released first in Japan on September 2 and rest of the world on September 8, 2003. ...


The DVD set features a full 70-minute documentary directed by Matthew Amos charting the album's creation and the subsequent preparations for the following tour. The feature length program includes candid and personal footage of the band during the recording and writing of the album, which is the first time it's ever been filmed. Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality. ...


In 2005 when Edward the Great was re-released the recording of "Fear of the Dark" from this album was included. Edward the Great was Iron Maidens third best of album (counting their 1999 video game Ed Hunter which came with a 20 track best of CD with songs chosen by the fans), and was released on November 5, 2002 along with the massive Eddies Archive box set, as... Fear of The Dark is a song written by Steve Harris, bass player and main songwriter for Iron Maiden, as the title track to Iron Maidens 1992 album Fear of the Dark. The live version form the A Real Live One live album became a top 10 single since...


The cover was by Melvyn Grant. Melvyn Grant is an English digital graphic artist and illustrator. ...

Contents

CD Track listing

Disc one

  1. "Wildest Dreams" – 4:51
  2. "Wrathchild" – 2:49
  3. "Can I Play with Madness" – 3:30
  4. "The Trooper" – 4:12
  5. "Dance of Death" – 9:23
  6. "Rainmaker" – 4:01
  7. "Brave New World" – 6:09
  8. "Paschendale" – 10:17
  9. "Lord of the Flies" – 5:06

Wildest Dreams is a single from the Iron Maiden 13th studio album Dance of Death, released in 2003. ... Can I Play with Madness was the seventeenth single released by Iron Maiden. ... The Trooper is a song by Iron Maiden, written by bass player Steve Harris, from their 1983 album Piece of Mind. ... Dance of Death is Iron Maidens 13th studio album, released on September 8, 2003. ... Lord of the Flies is a single from the Iron Maiden album The X Factor, released in 1996. ...

Disc two

  1. "No More Lies" – 7:49
  2. "Hallowed Be Thy Name" – 7:31
  3. "Fear of the Dark" – 7:28
  4. "Iron Maiden" – 4:50
  5. "Journeyman" – 7:02
  6. "The Number of the Beast" – 4:57
  7. "Run to the Hills" – 4:26

No More Lies - Dance of Death Souvenir EP is a live EP by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Hallowed Be Thy Name is a song written by Steve Harris for the 1982 Iron Maiden album The Number of The Beast. ... Fear of The Dark is a song written by Steve Harris, bass player and main songwriter for Iron Maiden, as the title track to Iron Maidens 1992 album Fear of the Dark. The live version form the A Real Live One live album became a top 10 single since... Iron Maiden is the theme song of the band Iron Maiden first featured on their debut album Iron Maiden. ... It has been suggested that The Number of the Beast 2005 be merged into this article or section. ... Run to the Hills is Iron Maidens sixth single and first single from Iron Maidens 1982 album The Number of the Beast. ...

Vinyl Track listing

Disc one

Side A

  1. "Wildest Dreams" – 4:51
  2. "Wrathchild" – 2:49
  3. "Can I Play with Madness" – 3:30
  4. "The Trooper" – 4:12
  5. "Dance of Death" – 9:23

Side B

  1. "Rainmaker" – 4:01
  2. "Brave New World" – 6:09
  3. "Paschendale" – 10:17
  4. "Lord of the Flies" – 5:06

Disc two

Side A

  1. "No More Lies" – 7:49
  2. "Hallowed Be Thy Name" – 7:31
  3. "Fear of the Dark" – 7:28

Side B

  1. "Iron Maiden" – 4:50
  2. "Journeyman" – 7:02
  3. "The Number of the Beast" – 4:57
  4. "Run to the Hills" – 4:26

Credits

with For the record producer in the Saturday Night Live skit, see More cowbell. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... David Michael Murray (born December 23, 1956 in Edmonton, London) is an English guitarist and songwriter best known as one of the original members of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Janick Robert Gers (born January 27, 1957 in Hartlepool, England) is one of three current guitarists in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden and a songwriter for the band. ... Adrian Frederik H Smith (born February 27, 1957 in Hackney, East London, England) is a songwriter and one of three guitarists/songwriters in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... A backing vocalist or backing singer (or, especially in the U.S., backup singer or sometimes background singer) is a singer who sings in harmony with the lead vocalist, other backing vocalists, or alone but not singing the lead. ... Stephen Percy Harris or Arry to his fans (born March 12, 1956 in Leytonstone, London, England) is the bassist and primary composer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Martin EB18 Bass Guitar in flight case. ... Nicko McBrain of Iron Maiden Michael Henry McBrain (born June 5, 1952 in Hackney, London, England) is the drummer for heavy metal band Iron Maiden, and a songwriter. ... A drum kit (or drum set or trap set) is mostly a collection of drums, cymbals and sometimes other percussion instruments arranged for convenient playing by a single drummer. ...

Micheal Kenney is the live keyboard player for metal band Iron Maiden as well as Steve Harriss bass technician. ... An electronic keyboard is a keyboard instrument which uses electricity to produce or amplify its sound. ...

Notes

  1. ^ Blabbermouth's Official Website, "IRON MAIDEN: More 'Death on the Road' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed", 8 September 2006, at Blabbermouth.net; last accessed October 13, 2006.
Iron Maiden
Bruce Dickinson | Dave Murray | Janick Gers | Adrian Smith | Steve Harris | Nicko McBrain
List of past and present Iron Maiden members
Discography
Studio albums: Iron Maiden | Killers | The Number of the Beast | Piece of Mind | Powerslave | Somewhere in Time | Seventh Son of a Seventh Son | No Prayer for the Dying | Fear of the Dark | The X Factor | Virtual XI | Brave New World | Dance of Death | A Matter of Life and Death
Live albums: Live After Death | A Real Live One | A Real Dead One | Live at Donington | A Real Live Dead One | Rock in Rio | The BBC Archives | Beast Over Hammersmith | Death on the Road
Compilations and box-sets: The First Ten Years | Best of the Beast | Ed Hunter | Edward the Great | Eddie's Archive | Best of the B'Sides | The Essential Iron Maiden
Videos and DVDs: Live at the Rainbow | Video Pieces | Behind the Iron Curtain | Live After Death | 12 Wasted Years | Maiden England | The First Ten Years: The Videos | From There to Eternity | Donington Live 1992 | Raising Hell | Classic Albums: The Number of the Beast | Rock in Rio | Visions of the Beast | The Early Days | Death on the Road
EPs: The Soundhouse Tapes | Live!! +one | Maiden Japan | No More Lies
Singles
"Running Free" | "Sanctuary" | "Women in Uniform" | "Twilight Zone" | "Purgatory" | "Run to the Hills" | "The Number of the Beast" | "Flight of Icarus" | "The Trooper" | "2 Minutes to Midnight" | "Aces High" | "Running Free (live)" | "Run to the Hills (live '85)" | "Wasted Years" | "Stranger in a Strange Land" | "Can I Play with Madness" | "The Evil That Men Do" | "The Clairvoyant (live)" | "Infinite Dreams" | "Holy Smoke" | "Bring Your Daughter...To the Slaughter" | "Be Quick or Be Dead" | "From Here to Eternity" | "Wasting Love" | "Fear of the Dark (live)" | "Hallowed Be Thy Name (live)" | "Man on the Edge" | "Lord of the Flies" | "Virus" | "The Angel and the Gambler" | "Futureal" | "The Wicker Man" | "Out of the Silent Planet" | "Run to the Hills (live '01)" | "Wildest Dreams" | "Rainmaker" | "The Number of the Beast (2005)" | "The Trooper (live)" | "The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg" | "Different World"
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