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IRON MAIDEN BOOK OF SOULS CD ART 8-14-15LOS ANGELES, CA – August 14, 2015 – have just premiered the video for “Speed Of Light” on their website www.ironmaiden.com. Written by guitarist and vocalist , “Speed of Light” is taken from their new double album The Book Of Souls due for global release on September 4, 2015 through in the U.S.A. ( rest of world). The video will be available for streaming free on both www.ironmaiden.com and the band’s YouTube channel. Maiden fans can download the “Speed Of Light” song when pre-ordering The Book Of Souls on iTunes. It can also be streamed on Spotify and Apple Music.

The video was produced and directed by Llexi Leon with animation and visual effects by The Brewery Production Company. A huge fan, this is Llexi Leon’s first music video. Creator of the cult comic book series Eternal Descent – an IP that digitally animated a cast list of metal & hard rock luminaries, Leon has further expanded into the video gaming industry. He chose to collaborate with The Brewery who’s previous film credits include 2010’s punk-rock inspired Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll with Andy Serkis, 2012’s music festival themed SpikeIsland with Emilia Clarke & more recently were providing VFX for the Sky Atlantic biopic on Ian Fleming.

The video is a ‘homage’ to four decades of video gaming juxta-posed alongside ’s 40 years of incredible visual canon centering on their talisman, Eddie as he travels through space & time to complete his Herculean task.

The Book Of Souls is IRON MAIDEN’s 16th studio album and was recorded in Guillame Tell Studios in Paris with longstanding producer Kevin Shirley.

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2CD Limited Deluxe Hardbound Book Edition, Double CD &

Triple Heavy Weight Black Vinyl LP:

http://www.ironmaiden.com/thebookofsouls/

Best Buy exclusive “Speed Of Light” CD single + T-shirt box: http://smarturl.it/IronMaidenBestBuy

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