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Encyclopedia > Live After Death (album)
Live After Death
Album cover
Live album by Iron Maiden
Released October 14, 1985
Recorded March 1417, 1985
Genre Heavy metal
Length 79:41
Label Capitol Records
Producer(s)
Professional reviews
Iron Maiden chronology
Maiden Japan
(1981)
Live After Death
(1985)
A Real Live One
(1993)

Live After Death is the second live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on October 14, 1985. It was recorded during their World Slavery Tour. 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. ... A live album is a musical recording containing recorded concert performances. ... Iron Maiden are a British heavy metal band from east London. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in Leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... It has been suggested that true metal be merged into this article or section. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Capitol record by Wingy Manone Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, founded in 1942. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links Description: Rating stars. ... Iron Maiden are a British heavy metal band from east London. ... Maiden Japan, also known as Heavy Metal Army, is a live album (actually an EP) by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... A Real Live One is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in March 1993. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... A live album is a musical recording containing recorded concert performances. ... It has been suggested that true metal be merged into this article or section. ... Iron Maiden are a British heavy metal band from east London. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1984 in music, other events of 1985, 1986 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Various artists, including Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Willie Nelson, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Kenny Rogers, Diana Ross, Paul Simon...


The CD version (released in December, 1985) of this album includes everything that the first three sides of the LP version contain. The fourth side ("Wrathchild", "Children of the Damned", "22 Acacia Avenue", "Die With Your Boots On" and "Phantom of the Opera") was not included on the original release, but was released in 1998 on the remastered version. It has been suggested that CD Rot be merged into this article or section. ... Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Template:DecemberCalendar2006 December is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... See also: 1984 in music, other events of 1985, 1986 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Various artists, including Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Willie Nelson, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Kenny Rogers, Diana Ross, Paul Simon... 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 has become a synonym among British culture, a metaphor for the average places one can live in. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Remaster (and its derivations, frequently found in the phrases digitally remastered or digital remastering) is a word and concept ushered into the mass consciousness via the digital age, although it had existed before then. ...


Also, "Running Free" is shortened from about 8:16 on vinyl to about 3:16 on the CD by eliminating the crowd interaction. An experienced listener can even tell where the track has been cut. (The unedited version appears on CD 2 of The Essential Iron Maiden (2005) 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). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The common factor between the first three sides of the LP, is that they are recorded at the Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, California, whereas the fourth side is recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon (now known as the Hammersmith Apollo) in London. County Los Angeles County, California Area  - Total  - Water 170. ... The Apollo, Hammersmith, London has been a rock venue for decades, and was originally known as the Hammersmith Odeon. ... Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the most populous city in the European Union, with an estimated population on 1 January 2005 of 7. ...


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 is neither on the CD nor the LP version of the album. BRUCE DICKENSON HAS A HUGE PENIS ... Look up Gig in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Gig may be: A slang term for a musical engagement A contraction for gigabyte An archaic term for a type of light carriage A type of spear A similarly designed type of fishing tackle A contraction for Captains Gig, a type...


Live After Death is generally considered to be one of the top 2 live Iron Maiden albums (the other being Rock in Rio from 2002). Whilst the sound quality isn't up to that of Rock in Rio, the track list is very good, having some of the best pre-Powerslave songs – songs that aren't played much live nowadays. Iron Maiden are a British heavy metal band from east London. ... Rock in Rio is a live album recorded during the heavy metal legends Iron Maidens 2001 headlining performance at the Rock in Rio festival. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Powerslave is a studio album by the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in 1984. ...

Contents


Cover art

The cover art was - as usual at this time - done by Derek Riggs, and pictures their 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. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, FL. A mascot is something, typically an animal or human character used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team (the name often corresponds with the mascot), society or corporation. ... Eddie, whose full name is Eddie the Head or Edward the Head (see below), is the British heavy metal band Iron Maidens mascot. ... Ancient unreadable gravestones mark the position of graves in the parish churchyard at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, England A grave is a place where the body of a dead animal, generally human, is buried, often after a funeral. ... Headstones in the Japanese Cemetry in Broome, Western Australia A cemetery in rural Spain A typical late 20th century headstone in the United States A headstone, tombstone or gravestone is a marker, normally carved from stone, placed over or next to the site of a burial. ... Fantasy is a genre of art, literature, film, television, and music that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of either plot, theme, setting, or all three. ... Horror fiction is, broadly, fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle or horrify the reader. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... H. P. Lovecraft Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author of fantasy and horror fiction, noted for giving horror stories a science fiction framework. ... 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. The Necronomicon is the title of a fictional book created by H.P. Lovecraft and often featured in stories based on the Cthulhu mythos inspired by his works. ...


Intro

The intro before "Aces High" is a part of a speech Winston Churchill did in the House of Commons on June 4, 1940; The Right Honourable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman, best known as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. ... British House of Commons Canadian House of Commons In some bicameral parliaments of a Westminster System, the House of Commons has historically been the name of the elected lower house. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to 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

  1. "Intro"
  2. "Aces High"
  3. "2 Minutes to Midnight"
  4. "The Trooper"
  5. "Revelations"
  6. "Flight of Icarus"
  7. "Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
  8. "Powerslave"
  9. "The Number of the Beast"
  10. "Hallowed be Thy Name"
  11. "Iron Maiden"
  12. "Run to the Hills"
  13. "Running Free"
  14. "Wrathchild"
  15. "22 Acacia Avenue"
  16. "Children of the Damned"
  17. "Die With Your Boots On"
  18. "Phantom of the Opera"

Icarus and Daedalus In Greek mythology, Icarus (Latin, Greek Íkaros, Etruscan Vicare) was the son of Daedalus (Daídalos). ... Illustration by Gustave Doré. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is a poem written by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1797-1798 and published in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads (1798). ... The Number of the Beast is mentioned in the Book of Revelation of the Christian New Testament and has long been accepted to be 666. ... Acacia Avenue has become a synonym among British culture, a metaphor for the average places one can live in. ... The title character as depicted by Lon Chaney, Sr. ...

Personnel

Iron Maiden
Bruce Dickinson | Dave Murray | Adrian Smith | Janick Gers | Steve Harris | Nicko McBrain

Paul Di'Anno | Dennis Stratton | Clive Burr | Blaze Bayley
Steve Harris Stephen Percy Harris or Arry to the fans (born March 12, 1956 in Leytonstone, London, England) is the bass player and primary songwriter in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, which he founded as a teen in 1975. ... David Michael Murray (born December 23, 1956 in England) is a founding guitarist in the legendary heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Bruce Dickinson Paul Bruce Dickinson (born August 7, 1958 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England) is the lead singer in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Michael Henry McBrain (born June 5, 1954 in England) is the current drummer in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Adrian Smith c. ... Iron Maiden are a British heavy metal band from east London. ... Bruce Dickinson Paul Bruce Dickinson (born August 7, 1958 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England) is the lead singer in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... David Michael Murray (born December 23, 1956 in England) is a founding guitarist in the legendary heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Adrian Smith c. ... Janick Robert Gers (born January 27, 1957 in England) is one of three guitarists in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Steve Harris Stephen Percy Harris or Arry to the fans (born March 12, 1956 in Leytonstone, London, England) is the bass player and primary songwriter in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, which he founded as a teen in 1975. ... Michael Henry McBrain (born June 5, 1954 in England) is the current drummer in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Paul Andrews (born May 17, 1958) was the third vocalist in the now legendary heavy metal band Iron Maiden from 1977 to 1981. ... Dennis Stratton (b. ... Clive Burr (2nd from left) as a member of Iron Maiden, c. ... Blaze Bayley (born Bayley Cook, May 29, 1963 in Birmingham, England) is the lead singer for the heavy metal band B L A Z E. He is, however, most known for his role as the lead singer of Iron Maiden from 1994 to 1999. ...

Albums and EPs
Studio albums: Soundhouse Tapes | 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

Live albums: Maiden Japan | Live After Death | A Real Live One | A Real Dead One | Live at Donington | Rock in Rio | Death on the Road
An album is a collection of related audio tracks, released together commercially in an audio format to the public. ... An extended play or EP, is the name given to vinyl records or CDs which are too long to qualify as singles but too short to qualify as albums. ... Soundhouse Tapes is an EP by Iron Maiden. ... Iron Maiden, released on April 14, 1980, was the first full-length album by Iron Maiden, reaching position 4 in the UK album charts. ... Killers, released in 1981, was the second album by Iron Maiden. ... The Number of the Beast is a heavy metal album released in 1982 (see 1982 in music) by Iron Maiden, and is widely considered to be one of the most influential albums in the genre. ... Piece of Mind is a studio album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Powerslave is a studio album by the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in 1984. ... Somewhere in Time is a studio album by Iron Maiden, released in 1986. ... Seventh Son of a Seventh Son, commonly abbreviated SSOASS, is a heavy metal album by Iron Maiden. ... No Prayer for the Dying is the eighth studio album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Fear of the Dark was the final 1990s album by the heavy metal band Iron Maiden that featured Bruce Dickinson as lead vocalist. ... The X Factor is a heavy metal album released October 2, 1995 by Iron Maiden. ... Virtual XI is the British heavy metal band Iron Maidens 11th studio album, released March 23, 1998. ... Brave New World is the twelfth studio album by heavy metal band Iron Maiden released in 2000 (see 2000 in music). ... Dance of Death is Iron Maidens thirteenth studio album, released September 8th, 2003. ... Maiden Japan, also known as Heavy Metal Army, is a live album (actually an EP) by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... A Real Live One is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in March 1993. ... A Real Dead One is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, recorded in 1992/93 concerts across Europe, and released on October 25, 1993. ... Live at Donington was the recording of the Iron Maidens second headlining appearance at the UK festival at Castle Donington on August 22, 1992. ... Rock in Rio is a live album recorded during the heavy metal legends Iron Maidens 2001 headlining performance at the Rock in Rio festival. ... Death on the Road is a live CD and DVD released by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden on August 30th, 2005. ...


Compilations: Best of the Beast | Ed Hunter | Edward the Great
Best of the Beast was Iron Maidens first best of album, released in 1996 in three formats: a 34 track vinyl, a 27 track CD and a 16 track CD. The vinyl edition is nowadays quite rare and has become a collectors item. ... Ed Hunter, a first-person shooter video game, was released in 1999 with the album Ed Hunter. ... 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 4, 2002 along with the massive Eddies Archive box set, as...

Videos and DVDs
Live at the Rainbow | Video Pieces | Behind the Iron Curtain | Live After Death | 12 Wasted Years | Maiden England | Up the Irons: The First Ten Years | From There to Eternity | Donington Live 1992 | Raising Hell | Rock in Rio | Visions of the Beast | The Early Days | Death on the Road

 
 

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