With, exciting renditions of classic songs, and brilliant performances, Live After Death is quite a fun listen. [15], Near Eddie's grave is a black cat with a halo, which also features in the Somewhere in Time and "Twilight Zone" artworks. Release Date 14 October 1985. According to Harris, while the video used footage from two nights at Long Beach, the audio version is only made up of one performance, although no exact dates are specified. A 1995 re-release features this same truncated version of the concert, but comes with an additional CD containing the B-sides from the Live After Death single releases. [13] He is also bound by metal cuffs connected by an electrical surge, as seen in Powerslave tour promotional artwork. [7], For the Live After Death video, the band hired director Jim Yukich to film two shows of their four night run at Long Beach Arena, California from 14 to 17 March 1985. Iron Maiden - Live After Death (1985) World Slavery Tour. The DVD version features a bonus disc that includes, Mick McKenna – assistant engineer (Hammersmith), Charlie McPherson – assistant engineer (Hammersmith), Nick Basich – second engineer (Long Beach), second mixing engineer, Simon Heyworth – remastering (1998 edition), Matthew Amos – director ("The History of Iron Maiden" documentary), This page was last edited on 26 January 2021, at 01:06. On the video version, after "2 Minutes to Midnight", Dickinson refers to it being "night number two" (Friday, 15 March), while on the documentary 12 Wasted Years, "The Trooper" and "The Number of the Beast" are said to have been recorded on Saturday, 16 March. Recorded Long Beach Arena, California, Hammersmith Odeon, London Production and performance credits are adapted from the album,[34][32] VHS and DVD liner notes. [10] However, during "Running Free" on the audio version, vocalist Bruce Dickinson refers to it being the fourth concert at the venue, which should mean that the audio version was recorded on Sunday, 17 March. This just has got to go into any Maiden fan's collection. Live After Death, an Album by Iron Maiden. And now, I have been buying copies of the LPs and 7" singles that I had in my youth (1979 - 1988). and About.com. Also engraved on the headstone is what appears to be Eddie's full name, "Edward T H--", the remainder of which (his supposed surname, "Head") is obscured by a clump of sod. And with strange aeons even death may die.". It was recorded at Long Beach Arena, California and Hammersmith Odeon, London during the … 02. A 1995 re-release features this same truncated version of the concert, but comes with an additional CD containing the, The video releases contain the 13 tracks included with the audio releases and closes with "Sanctuary". Yet with strange aeons even death may die. 10. Recorded on the band’s subsequent world tour, Death On The Road is slightly less exciting than other 21st century Maiden live albums as a result. "Some of the songs on my album are like gothic horror shows," said singer Florence Welch. 2,133 likes. 90 Mins -Duration Disc 2: Approx. "Live After Death" is rightfully considered the best heavy metal live album, and even though it was only ever intended to be a gift to their fans, it is the definitive overview of their career up until that point. Buy cheap Live After Death - Iron Maiden Tribute tickets online and get premium Other Concert seats to live After Death - Iron Maiden Tribute concerts. The Live After Death set list goes: "Intro: Churchill's Speech" "Aces High" "2 Minutes to Midnight" It was recorded at Long Beach Arena, California and Hammersmith Odeon, London during the band's World Slavery Tour. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Live After Death on Discogs. The editing is superb as well [with] very few rapid-fire, seizure-inducing camera cuts". Engraved on his tombstone is a misquote from fantasy and horror fiction author H. P. Lovecraft's The Nameless City:[13], "That is not dead which can eternal lie Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Also available: Live After Death (World Slavery Tour 85) 85 min Hi-Fi Video Cassette filmed live at Long Beach Arena, California and featuring the full U.S. Tour Production. The albums included in this release are the seminal live recordings "Live After Death" and "Rock In Rio". We were very much, like, 'This has got to be totally live,' you know? Featuring tracks from their first five albums both the album and video topped the international charts around the world. [13], The sleeve was hung in the studio where Florence and the Machine recorded their debut album Lungs. "Iron Maiden: Life After Death" (2008) with all is glory of the 1985 Long Beach show plus its added extras is a must for lovers of the heavy metal genre and its spearheading band Iron Maiden, a great show and a very well thought-out package that fails to disappoint, this too, is also the Iron Maiden trademark. [9] Bassist Steve Harris has stated that, even if they had had the time, they would not have added any studio overdubbing to the soundtrack, stating that "we were really anti all that, anyway. [35][36], *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alone, documentary series about the history of the band, "Team colours out in force for an Iron Maiden home victory", "Live Review: Iron Maiden and Alice Cooper, Live in Newark, New Jersey", https://www.setlist.fm/stats/average-setlist/iron-maiden-3bd6803c.html?tour=43d09bc3, "The Daily Vault Music Reviews : Live After Death", Recording Industry Association of New Zealand, "1985 Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive 26 October 1985", Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas, "Austria Top 40 - Musik-DVD Top 10 15.02.2008", "Suomen virallinen lista - Musiikki DVD:t 6/2008", "Mahasz DVD Top 20 lista 2008. Live After Death was filmed and recorded towards the tail end of `The World Slavery Tour' over a record breaking four sold out nights at Los Angeles' 13,200 capacity Long Beach Arena. An Amazing Iron Maiden Tribute Band from New York. Live albums offer concert experience during pandemic. The cleaned-up, full screen picture is better than the VHS, but it still makes you appreciate how much better the technology is today. Label: EMI - 7243 4 96921 0 7,EMI - 496 9210 • Format: CD Stereo CD Enhanced, Stereo All Media Album, Reissue, Remastered, Repress • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal Death On The Road (2005) 2003’s Dance Of Death was a great record, but it doesn’t quite match up to the four other studio albums Maiden have made since Bruce Dickinson and Adrian Smith returned to the fold. Our orders for Live After Death concert tickets are expedited effeciently and many times, you order will be shipped the same day your transaction is completed. The video version of the concert only contains footage from the Long Beach shows and was reissued on DVD on 4 February 2008, which coincided with the start of the band's Somewhere Back in Time World Tour. lt was one of the first full concerts to be filmed after the advent of video and of course the live album, recorded on a different night to the video, has long been considered to be one of the seminal Metal live … and Sputnikmusic both agree that it is "possibly the greatest live album of all time",[12][26] while AllMusic describes it as "easily one of heavy metal's best live albums". A few tracks are also shortened, most notably "Running Free", which is missing the entire audience participation middle section, thus reducing its length to only 3:24 from its full 8-minute runtime. [11], Sputnikmusic argues that it is the band's best live album, concluding that "Iron Maiden's 1985 release has everything you could ask for. And now, I have been buying copies of the LPs and 7" singles that I had in my youth (1979 - 1988). LIVE AFTER DEATH. [11][12] For the band, the record's release was extremely advantageous as it meant they could delay the recording of their follow up studio album, 1986's Somewhere in Time. Featured peformers: Bruce Dickinson (lead vocals), Dave Murray (guitar), Adrian Smith (guitar, vocals), Steve Harris (bass, vocals), Nicko McBrain (drums), Martin Birch (producer, engineer, mixing), Ricky Delena (engineer), … Studio EMI. [13] Riggs also included gravestones that state "Live With Pride", added at the band's request to show opposition to lip-synched performances, "Here Lies Faust In Body Only", the German legend who sold his soul to the Devil (hence "in body only"), and a stone that simply reads "Thank You", representing the Grateful Dead. [13] To the cat's left is a tombstone engraved with "Here lies Derek Riggs". Released 14 October 1985 on EMI (catalog no. 6. hét 2008. 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 4 June 1940. Manager Rod Smallwood explained: “The original video of Live After Death has not been readily available for a long time so its good that we finally got around to this. Info DVD: - Live After Death Concert With Stereo And Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio (90 Mins) -Duration Disc 1: Approx. 150 -Picture Disc 1: 4:3 -Picture Disc 2: 16:9 -PAL [31] The 1998 and 2020 remastered CD reissues include the full concert in its original length, plus the additional tracks from side four on a second CD. This time off following the World Slavery Tour was extremely beneficial for the band, who desperately needed to recuperate following the tour's heavy schedule.[8]. - Live After Death Concert With Stereo And Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio (90 Mins) - Duration Disc 1: Approx. [23] The bonus features included in the 2008 DVD reissue were also praised by PopMatters, Kerrang! His long hair is restored and he sports the metal screw cartouche from his Piece of Mind lobotomy, which is being struck by lightning. [Cat#s:] Rear sleeve: 1C 2LP 162 24 0426 3 Spine: 162 24 0426 3 Center label side A and B: 1C 162-24 0426 1 Center label side C and D: 1C 162-24 0427 1 Buy Live After Death - Iron Maiden Tribute tickets and find Live After Death - Iron Maiden Tribute schedule, concert dates, tour dates, seating charts and information on GameStub.com. [6] The theatricality of the stage show meant that it would become one of the band's most acclaimed tours, making it the perfect backdrop to their first live double album and concert video. 10", Association of Hungarian Record Companies, "Top 20 DVD Musical Semana 08: del 18.02.08 al 24.02.08", "Veckolista DVD Album - Vecka 31, 31 juli 2008", "Schweizer Hitparade - Musik-DVD Top 10 17.02.2008", "Official UK Singles Archive- 12 October 1985", "Official UK Albums Archive- 7 April 1990", "Austrian album certifications – Iron Maiden – Live After Death", "Canadian album certifications – Iron Maiden – Live After Death", "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Iron Maiden; 'Live After Death')", "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 1987−1998", "British album certifications – Iron Maiden – Live After Death", "American album certifications – Iron Maiden – Live After Death", Recording Industry Association of America, "Canadian video certifications – Iron Maiden – Live After Death", "American video certifications – Iron Maiden – Live After Death", "Argentinian video certifications – Iron Maiden – Live After Death", Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers, "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2008 DVDs", Australian Recording Industry Association, "British video certifications – Iron Maiden – Live After Death", The First Ten Years (From There to Eternity), Classic Albums: Iron Maiden – The Number of the Beast, The History of Iron Maiden – Part 1: The Early Days, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Live_After_Death&oldid=1002782352, Albums recorded at the Hammersmith Apollo, Articles with dead external links from January 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Certification Table Entry usages for Austria, Pages using certification Table Entry with sales figures, Certification Table Entry usages for Canada, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments figures, Certification Table Entry usages for Germany, Certification Table Entry usages for Sweden, Certification Table Entry usages for United Kingdom, Certification Table Entry usages for United States, Pages using certification Table Entry with sales footnote, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments footnote, Certification Table Entry usages for Argentina, Certification Table Entry usages for Australia, Certification Table Entry usages for Finland, Certification Table Entry usages of salesamount without salesref, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Running Free (Live) / Run to the Hills (Live)", The 1985 CD edition includes only the first 13 tracks due to CD length restrictions, and merges the intro track into the second, for a total of 12 tracks. [14], The back cover depicts the rest of the graveyard and a city being destroyed by lightning, which Riggs states was inspired by John Martin's painting, The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. Directed by James Yukich. Part of their World Slavery Tour, this, their Long Beach Arena shows, have finally come to the format of DVD. The elaborate staging and lighting effects are excellent. "So, yeah, Iron Maiden massively influenced the album, quote-unquote!"[16]. 1C 2LP 162 24 0426 3; Vinyl LP). "[12] PopMatters describes it as "a searing, 102-minute collection of Maiden at [their] peak ... an absolute treasure for fans [which] went on to be universally regarded as an instant classic in the genre". Bringing you the early tracks of their career and with the themes and backdrops to their "Powerslave" album (1984), this, the definitive Iron Maiden concert will have … "[10], Since its release, the album has received consistent critical praise, with reviewers remarking that it is one of the genre's best live albums. History Of Iron Maiden Part 2: Live After Death, Live After Death (World Slavery Tour '85), Live After Death - World Slavery Tour '85, Buy DVD, Disc Two: Documentary / Bonus Concert Footage, Matrix / Runout (DVD1, outer ring): D965928-01 5184479-0 manufactured by optimal media production, Matrix / Runout (DVD1, inner ring): D965928-01, Mastering SID Code (DVD1, inner and outer ring): ifpi L572, Matrix / Runout (DVD2, outer ring): D965928-02 5184489-0 manufactured by optimal media production, Matrix / Runout (DVD2, inner ring): D965928-02, Mastering SID Code (DVD2, inner and outer ring): ifpi L572. The depiction of Eddie follows continuity from previous artworks. This video shows Maiden in concert at their ferocious best, performing with the most elaborate stage and lighting production yet. Not only was the first record I owned a concert LP, but so are many of the most recent albums I purchased on vinyl. 04. 02. [13] Death appears in the clouds above the destroyed city; the character is a regular feature of Riggs' covers (such as "Twilight Zone", "The Trooper", Powerslave and Somewhere in Time). [17] (Churchill re-recorded the speech – the original speech in the House of Commons was not recorded. If Live After Death show is canceled, you will have 30 days from the date the cancellation is announced to contact our office for reimbursement. 0:00:00 -... (Intro) Churchill's Speech 0:00:48 - Aces High 0:05:27 - 2 Minutes To Midnight 0:11:32 - The Trooper 0:16:03 - Revelations 0:22:49 - Flight Of Icarus 0:26:38 - Rime Of The Ancient Mariner 0:42:00 - Powerslave 0:49:15 - The Number Of The Beast 0:54:12 - Hallowed By Thy Name 1:01:35 - Iron Maiden 1:06:46 - (Band … [7][8] The double LP release was also recorded at Long Beach, although side four contains additional tracks, recorded at Hammersmith Odeon, London on 8, 9, 10 and 12 October 1984. Live After Death is a live album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, originally released in October 1985 on EMI in Europe and its sister label Capitol Records in the US (it was re-released by Sanctuary/Columbia Records in the US in 2002 on CD and by Universal Music Group/Sony BMG Music Entertainment on DVD). ): "... 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 ...", It was later used for their Ed Hunter Tour,[18] Somewhere Back in Time World Tour,[19] Maiden England World Tour,[20] and the Legacy of the Beast World Tour. Live After Death is the 1st official live album and video by Iron Maiden. ", "That is not dead which can eternal lie Live After Death was originally released back in 1985, when I was a 15 year old rocker and Iron Maiden fan since 1980, when I saw the sleeve artwork on the single "Purgatory". Live After Death was originally released back in 1985, when I was a 15 year old rocker and Iron Maiden fan since 1980, when I saw the sleeve artwork on the single "Purgatory". This, said Riggs, was "not about anything really" and was added "to get people's attention". [1] In addition to the complete concert, the DVD features Part 2 of The History of Iron Maiden documentary series, which began with 2004's The Early Days and continued with 2013's Maiden England '88, documenting the recording of the Powerslave album and the following World Slavery Tour. Genres: Heavy Metal, NWOBHM. Live After Death by Iron Maiden. All tracks are written by Steve Harris, except where noted. - 2008. 90 Mins - Duration Disc 2: Approx. [22][26][27], The album has also been described by Classic Rock as "the last great live album of the vinyl era."[30]. ‎Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews and buy Iron Maiden: Live After Death for $11.99. With Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Nicko McBrain. The audio has been converted to 5:1 and sounds terrific. Iron Maiden's World Slavery Tour began in Warsaw, Poland on 9 August 1984[2] and lasted 331 days,[3] during which 187 concerts were performed[4] To tie in with their 1984 album, Powerslave,[5] the tour's stage show adhered to an ancient Egyptian theme, which was decorated with sarcophagi and Egyptian hieroglyphs, and mummified representations of the band's mascot, Eddie, in addition to numerous pyrotechnic effects. [29], The album's video counterpart received similar critical acclaim, with AllMusic stating that "Live After Death is a visual pleasure as much as a sonic one. [21], Live After Death has been highly rated by critics since its release; Kerrang! The cover art, by Derek Riggs, pictures the band's mascot, Eddie, rising from a grave.