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Get ready to rock with Legacy of the Beast‘s latest collaboration, because things are about to get heavy! Iron Maiden’s free-to-play mobile game has teamed up with legendary thrash/metal band Anthrax to bring you an epic new event: Among the Living.

Legacy of the Beast has already joined forces with heavy hitters like Motörhead, Disturbed and Five Finger Death Punch but this latest collaboration is sure to blow your mind. The iconic Not Man is making his way into the free-to-play game, armed and dangerous with his trusty makeshift weapon.

Inspired by Anthrax’s graphic novel of the same name, the Among the Living dungeon event is a thrilling adventure that will take fans and players through the recently destroyed streets of NYC in this new week-long event. Not Man is out for revenge, and he’s not alone. Eddie, the iconic mascot of Iron Maiden, is also on the scene, ready to clean up the post-apocalyptic mess.

Despite their distinctive playing styles, the relationship between Iron Maiden and Anthrax is almost as old as the bands themselves. As founding guitarist and card-carrying Iron Maiden fan club member Scott Ian will tell you, before they were 80s thrash titans, Anthrax were young Iron Maiden fans whose nascent but distinctive playing style would one day see them playing alongside their heroes on the world’s most prestigious festival bills and also as direct support many times since. More than touring history though, the cast-iron link between these two iconic bands can also be seen in their enduring legacies: music that continues to electrify generation upon generation and fans that can be found in every time zone.

Get ready to rock out and take down the bad guys in this week-long event. With an inspired storyline taken straight from the lyrics and albums of Anthrax, Among the Living is sure to be an unforgettable experience for metalheads and gamers alike. So grab your phone, fire up Legacy of the Beast, and get ready to rock!

Meet Not Man Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 at 5 pm PT in ‘Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast’ mobile game during the Among the Living Event. Download The Game Here

In a statement from Anthrax, the band said,  “We couldn’t be happier to be featured in this game. When the idea came up, we were completely taken aback by it, like, ‘are you serious?’ You have Eddie, one of the greatest mascots of all time, and the Not-Man. When you see the Non-Man’s face, you identify it with Anthrax. The same with Eddie and Iron Maiden – it doesn’t have to SAY ‘Iron Maiden,” it doesn’t have to SAY ‘Anthrax,” you just put those two faces up and you KNOW it’s Anthrax and Iron Maiden. Eddie and the Not-Man together, it’s like Batman and Robin, Scooby-Doo and Shaggy, peanut butter and jelly, it’s just the greatest, and we’re so happy to be part of it. The game kicks ass, and we think people are going to be so happy with it – we can’t wait for it to come out.”

Step into the shoes of one of the most iconic mascots in metal history and prepare for a journey like no other! In Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast, you become Eddie himself, traveling through time and space to explore a mind-bending array of worlds. With stunning 3D graphics and captivating environments, you’ll feel like you’re right there beside Eddie as he unleashes his special powers and abilities. From his earliest forms to his latest incarnations, Eddie is ready to take on anything the game throws at him – and so are you!

“To have Anthrax’s iconic mascot Not Man and Maiden’s Eddie team up for this epic in-game event, is a true celebration of Iron Maiden and Anthrax’s long history collaborating as two of Metal’s most influential bands” said Will Moore CEO of Navigator Games.

Get ready to rock out with the latest update to Legacy of the Beast, because we’re giving away the ultimate prize: the one and only Not Man! And the best part? You can earn this epic character for FREE just by logging in. Starting Wednesday, May 17th at 5pm PT, all you have to do is log in any 7 days between May 17th 5pm PT and June 16th at 5pm PT. But that’s not all – in addition to the iconic Not Man, you’ll also score a ton of awesome rewards for your dedication. With each day you log in, the rewards get even better, culminating in the ultimate prize on the 7th day: Not Man himself! 

Over the years the game has expanded to include 38 dungeons and 6 story worlds, from the pits of Hell, Ancient Egypt, and World War II to the far future, with hundreds of characters including over 100 Eddies based on classic Maiden album covers. A vast array of enemies – corrupt Demons (Lucifer, Baphomet), Gods (Horus, Osiris, Odin) and Monsters, a bloody Player vs. Player Battle Arena, and a ruthless Gauntlet feature designed to satisfy new players and hardcore long-term players. The ‘Clans’ feature allows players to join forces with their blood brothers to complete team tasks and face off against monstrous Raid Bosses. All to an in-game soundtrack of close to 60 Iron Maiden tracks including – The Trooper, Where Eagles Dare, Aces High, and more. 

Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast, is an action-packed, free-to-play mobile game available on Apple’s App Store and Google Play.

For more information please visit – http://www.ironmaidenlegacy.com

ABOUT NAVIGATOR GAMES:

Founded in 2016, Navigator Games is home to a dynamic and enthusiastic team of video game developers based out of Vancouver, Canada. The studio’s mission is to create truly unique and engaging video games that push the boundaries. This talented team is built upon a wealth of experience accumulated from Activision, EA Games, Ubisoft, Microsoft, Disney, GREE, Radical, Hothead, Acronym, Capcom & IUGO. Its main title, Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast, will celebrate its 7th Anniversary on July 5th, 2023.

Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast was first launched in 2016. Players battle as Eddie, Iron Maiden’s famed undead mascot, in his many forms across amazing worlds inspired by Iron Maiden‘s rich imagery and music. Eddie’s quest to gather the pieces of his fragmented soul sees him fighting legions of unrelenting enemies and teaming up with powerful heroes pulled straight from Iron Maiden lore. Iron Maiden is intimately involved in character creation and story content, ensuring everything lives up to the Maiden name and brings their vision to life. 

The game also features monthly dungeons and special events where players can participate to earn rare rewards and new characters based on Maiden songs or themes. These have included the demon-infested Infernal Dungeon, Halloween Dungeons such as The Haunted Boneyard, and the foreboding Raven’s Altar guarded by the fearsome Raven Witch. With the launch of Iron Maiden’s most recent live albumNights of the Dead “Legacy of the Beast” Live in Mexico City’, every November, Legacy of the Beast celebrates Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) with a DotD themed dungeon and characters. Most recently Senjustu Eddie was introduced as he was inspired by the cover of Iron Maiden’s latest album.

Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast has been #1 mobile RPG in multiple markets, with over 4.5 million players worldwide having downloaded the game to do battle against the Beast and his Hordes! In 2018 the band launched the “Legacy of the Beast” stadium tour in Europe. The ‘Legacy of the Beast’ tour stage set featured worlds and characters from the game. Following the monumental success of the European & US tours in 2018 & 2019 across 82 dates, Iron Maiden completed the final leg of the Legacy of the Beast World Tour in October 2022.

ABOUT ANTHRAX

July 18, 2023 will mark Anthrax‘s 42nd anniversary, during which time the band has released 11 studio albums, was awarded multiple Gold and Platinum certifications, received six GRAMMY nominations, and a host of other accolades from the media, the music industry, and fans. In 1991, the band helped break down race and genre barriers when they collaborated with Public Enemy on the track “Bring The Noise,” and was the first metal band to have its music heard on Mars when NASA played “Got The Time” to wake up the Mars Rover in 2012. Along with Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth, Anthrax is a card-carrying member of The Big Four, the four bands that defined the speed/thrash/metal genre. Anthrax has also introduced a series of now sold-out signature whiskeys and bourbons and partnered with the Stockholm-based NEZUMI Studios for a high-end, limited-edition Baleine dive watch. Twenty-twenty-one also saw the release of Z2 Comics’ “Among the Living” graphic novel with a track-by-track storyline inspired by Anthrax‘s iconic 1987 album, Among The Living. The book pulls together a “who’s who” of names from the worlds of comics and music who created “bubble dialogue” and original artwork to express what the songs meant to them. Members of Anthrax have been in the studio with producer Jay Ruston, laying down basic tracks for what will be the band’s first new studio album in seven years. 

Anthrax is: Scott Ian/guitars, Frank Bello/bass, Charlie Benante/drums, Joey Belladonna/vocals, Jonathan Donias/guitars.

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