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Live After Death
Live After Death cover
Live album by Iron Maiden
Released October 14, 1985
Recorded October 8, 9, 10 and 12 1984, and March 14–17, 1985
Genre Heavy metal
Length 1:36:57
Label EMI (U.K.)
Capitol (U.S. original)
Sanctuary/Columbia (U.S. reissue)
Professional reviews
Iron Maiden chronology
Powerslave
(1984)
Live After Death
(1985)
Somewhere in Time
(1986)

Live After Death is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on October 14, 1985. It was recorded during their World Slavery Tour. The album is often regarded as one of the greatest live metal albums ever recorded. Iron Maiden: Live After Death (cover) This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... // Many successful recording artists release at least one live album at some point during their career. ... This article is about the band. ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Heavy metal” redirects here. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The EMI Group (LSE: EMI) is a British music company comprising of the major record company EMI Music which operates several labels, based in Kensington in London, England, and EMI Music Publishing, based in New York. ... “UK” redirects here. ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... 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... Sanctuary Records is a record label based in the United Kingdom and a subsidiary of Universal Records. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 4. ... This article is about the band. ... Powerslave is the fifth studio album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 3 September 1984. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... // Many successful recording artists release at least one live album at some point during their career. ... “Heavy metal” redirects here. ... This article is about the band. ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The World Slavery Tour was a concert tour by the heavy metal band Iron Maiden from August 9, 1984 to July 5, 1985. ...


The first 13 tracks (12 songs and the intro) were recorded at the Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, California on March 14-17 1985. The last 5 songs were recorded earlier on the same tour, at the Hammersmith Odeon (now known as the Hammersmith Apollo) in London on October 8, 9, 10 and 12 1984. On the original double LP version, the songs from Long Beach are on the first three sides, whereas the songs recorded in London ("Wrathchild", "Children of the Damned", "22 Acacia Avenue", "Die With Your Boots On" and "Phantom of the Opera") were on side four. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , Country State County Los Angeles County Government  - Mayor Bob Foster Area  - City  65. ... The Hammersmith Apollo, located in Hammersmith, London, England, opened in 1932, and was known as Gaumont Palace Hammersmith until 1962. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... Acacia Avenue is a cliché within British culture—a metaphor for an average middle-class suburban street. ...


The initial CD version (released in December, 1985) of this album includes everything that the first three sides of the LP version contain. The fourth side was not included on the original release, due to capacity problems. Also, "Running Free" is shortened from about 8:43 on vinyl to about 3:16 on the CD by eliminating the crowd interaction. The 1998 remastered re-release has the unedited version, and includes a second CD with the tracks that were previously missing. It should be noted that the 1995 re-release also has an extra CD, but that had the b-sides from the singles on it. Also, this re-release was not remastered. A compact disc or CD is an optical disc used to store digital data, originally developed for storing digital audio. ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ...


The Live After Death video is also recorded at the Long Beach Arena, but on a different night. It contains a full gig, complete with intro and encore, and closes with "Sanctuary", which was not on the LP or original CD release of the album. BRUCE DICKENSON HAS A HUGE PENIS ... Gig is the term commonly used by bands with reference to their live shows. ...


Two singles were released from Live After Death: "Running Free" and "Run to the Hills" Running Free (live) was the first single from the legendary live Iron Maiden album Live After Death. ... Run to the Hills is Iron Maidens sixth single and first single from Iron Maidens 1982 album The Number of the Beast. ...

Contents

Cover art

The cover art was - as usual at this time - done by Derek Riggs, and pictures the band's mascot, Eddie rising from a grave. On that grave is a tombstone with a quote from the fantasy and horror fiction author H. P. Lovecraft's The Nameless City: Derek Riggs is a British artist best known for creating the heavy metal band Iron Maidens mascot, Eddie. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Tombstone” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Fantasy (disambiguation). ... “Horror story” redirects here. ... Authorship redirects here. ... This article is about the author. ... The Nameless City is a fictional place mentioned in the works of H.P. Lovecraft, most notably in the short story, The Nameless City. ...

"That is not dead which can eternal lie
Yet with strange aeons even death may die."

The proper quote is actually "And with strange..." instead of "Yet with strange...". See also: the Necronomicon. A prop designed to look like the Necronomicon. ...


The cover depicts Eddie as he is seen on covers before Piece of Mind (with long hair) though he is also bound by metal cuffs connected by an electrical surge, as seen in Powerslave merchandise, and also the metal headgear from his Piece of Mind lobotomy. Piece of Mind is the fourth studio album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Powerslave is the fifth studio album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 3 September 1984. ... Piece of Mind is the name of several albums, including: 1983 Piece of Mind by Iron Maiden 1996 Piece of Mind by Tela 1999 Piece of Mind by David McMurray 2003 Piece of Mind by Robin Lane This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages...


The back cover also shows Death in the clouds above the destroyed city. This is the third cover where its figure can be seen (the first being Twilight Zone and the second being The Trooper, though it is also played by Eddie on Dance of Death and Death on the Road) “Grim Reaper” redirects here. ... Note, this page is about the television series and its two revivals. ... The Number of the Beast (2005) The Trooper (live) (2005) The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg (2006) The Trooper is a song written by Iron Maiden bass player Steve Harris. ... 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. ... Death On The Road is a live album, recorded during the hugely sucessful Dance Of Death World Tour. ...


In 2007 The National Entertainment Collectibles Association released an action figure diorama of the album cover. It is the third in the series. Other available figures are based on Somewhere in Time, Phantom of the Opera and Piece of Mind. Somewhere in Time can refer to different things: Somewhere in Time was a 1980 movie starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. ... Phantom of the Opera is a song from the bands debut album Iron Maiden. ... Piece of Mind is the name of several albums, including: 1983 Piece of Mind by Iron Maiden 1996 Piece of Mind by Tela 1999 Piece of Mind by David McMurray 2003 Piece of Mind by Robin Lane This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages...


Intro

The intro before "Aces High" is a part of the We shall fight on the beaches speech made by Winston Churchill in the House of Commons on June 4, 1940. (Churchill re-recorded the speech - the original speech in the House of Commons was not recorded.): The We shall fight on the beaches speech was a famous speech made by Sir Winston Churchill to the House of Commons of the British Parliament on 4 June 1940. ... “Churchill” redirects here. ... Type Lower House Speaker of the House of Commons Leader of the House of Commons Michael Martin, (Non-affiliated) since October 23, 2000 Harriet Harman, QC, (Labour) since June 28, 2007 Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Theresa May, PC, (Conservative) since December 6, 2005 Members 646 Political groups... is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

"... We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender ..."

Track listing

All songs written by Steve Harris, except where noted. Stephen Percy Harris (born March 12, 1956 in Leytonstone, London, England) is the bassist and primary composer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ...


CD 1

  1. "Intro: Churchill's Speech" (Winston Churchill) – 1:32
  2. "Aces High" – 4:14
  3. "2 Minutes to Midnight" (Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith) – 5:16
  4. "The Trooper" – 4:07
  5. "Revelations" (Dickinson) – 5:59
  6. "Flight of Icarus" (Dickinson, Smith) – 3:30
  7. "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" – 14:06
  8. "Powerslave" (Dickinson) – 6:54
  9. "The Number of the Beast" – 4:49
  10. "Hallowed Be Thy Name" – 7:14
  11. "Iron Maiden" – 4:02
  12. "Run to the Hills" – 3:50
  13. "Running Free" (Paul Di'Anno, Harris) – 8:43

“Churchill” redirects here. ... Aces High is a song written by Steve Harris. ... 2 Minutes to Midnight is the eleventh single released by Iron Maiden and the first from their Powerslave album. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 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. ... The Number of the Beast (2005) The Trooper (live) (2005) The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg (2006) The Trooper is a song written by Iron Maiden bass player Steve Harris. ... Revelations is the second track from Iron Maidens fourth studio album Piece of Mind. ... Flight of Icarus is a 1983 song by Iron Maiden. ... Rime of the ancient mariner is a song by Iron Maiden off their 1984 album Powerslave. ... Powerslave is a studio album by the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in 1984. ... The Number of the Beast is Iron Maidens seventh single and the second single from Iron Maidens 1982 album of the same name. ... Hallowed Be Thy Name is a song written by Steve Harris for the 1982 Iron Maiden album The Number of The Beast. ... Iron Maiden is a song by Iron Maiden on their debut album Iron Maiden. ... Run to the Hills is Iron Maidens sixth single and first single from Iron Maidens 1982 album The Number of the Beast. ... Running Free (live) was the first single from the legendary live Iron Maiden album Live After Death. ... Paul Andrews (born 17 May 1958, in Chingford, Essex), better known as Paul DiAnno, was the first prominent vocalist in the band Iron Maiden from 1978 to 1981. ...

CD 2 (1998 release only)

  1. "Wrathchild" – 2:58
  2. "22 Acacia Avenue" (Smith, Harris) – 4:58
  3. "Children of the Damned" – 4:21
  4. "Die With Your Boots On" (Dickinson, Smith, Harris) – 5:39
  5. "Phantom of the Opera" – 7:01

The Number of the Beast is a heavy metal album released in 1982 (see 1982 in music) by Iron Maiden on EMI in the UK and originally Harvest Records/Capitol Records in the U.S. (now on Sanctuary Records/Columbia Records), and is widely considered to be one of the... Die With Your Boots On is the fourth track on the album Piece of Mind by British Heavy Metal band, Iron Maiden. ... The title character as depicted by Lon Chaney, Sr. ...

Bonus CD (1995 release only)

  1. "Losfer Words (Big 'Orra)" - 4:14
  2. "Sanctuary" (Di'Anno, Dave Murray, Harris) - 4:40
  3. "Murders in the Rue Morgue" - 4:32

Sanctuary is a single and a song released by Iron Maiden in 1980. ... David Michael Murray (born December 23, 1958 in Edmonton, London) is an English guitarist and songwriter best known as one of the original members of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ...

Credits

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... David Michael Murray (born December 23, 1958 in Edmonton, London) is an English guitarist and songwriter best known as one of the original members of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... 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 (born March 12, 1956 in Leytonstone, London, England) is the bassist and primary composer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... The electric bass guitar (or electric bass) is a bass string instrument played with the fingers by plucking, slapping, popping or using a pick. ... Michael Henry McBrain (born June 5, 1952 in Hackney, London, England) is the drummer for heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... A drum kit (or drum set or trap set) is a collection of drums, cymbals and sometimes other percussion instruments arranged for convenience playing by a single drummer. ...

Certifications

Country Certification Sales/shipments
Canada 2x Platinum[1] 200,000

References

  1. ^ CRIA Gold & Platinum certifications for October 2006. Retrieved July 25, 2007.

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