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Iron Maiden Finishes Mixing New Album, "The Final Frontier"

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Producer Kevin Shirley, who has previously worked with the likes of Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith, has announced that he has completed the mixing of the forthcoming new Iron Maiden album, "The Final Frontier." A message from Shirley reads as follows:

"I am smack in the middle of finishing the mixes for the debut album of 'the-band-formerly-known-as-Black Country and running out of time fast! In this last month I have finished all the vocals and tracking and mixed the new Iron Maiden album, The Final Frontier - in my studio. I have also mixed an album of material by a solo artist who will come out of the woodwork when it suits him, and I have tracked and am finishing this BC(?) material. Glenn Hughes singing in the room with me was extraordinary, as he may be one of the finest vocalist I've ever worked with and I have worked with the best - Steven Tyler, Steve Perry, Lou Gramm, Chris Robinson, Bruce Dickinson, Robert Plant, to name just a few. It's pretty thrilling stuff - very raw, quite basic, and 95% of it is cut live - well, between all their schedules, there just hasn't been time to do much else - but I think that's a poisitive - it's very cool. Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris heard some songs and was knoocked out - he said 'this is the kind of music that made me want to play in the first place. I'd go out and buy it now.' The band played out at a gig in Riverside, CA for the first time in mid-March, and it's very exciting stuff!"

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1. Caitlin writes:

I can't freaking wait for the new album! Hope it isn't their last one, but at the same time wouldn't want them to keep going unless they want to. It's going to be great! Going to see them in Houston on June 11, got front row seats. Summer cannot get here fast enough. I just wish they'd announce a release date already.

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2. duncan hills writes:

up the irons from all over the f***ing world!

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3. Rychemn writes:

Yup....summer can't get here fast enough....got my tixs for the D.C. show....gonna fly up and have a blast....as for the album, sounds to me (so far) that it will be damn good....I'm sure the mighty MU will let us know of the release date......cannot wait!!!!! "UP THE IRONS"

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4. THRASH T'ILL DEATH writes:

IRON MAIDEN!!!!!!! NEW ALBUM!!!!!!!!!! I cant wate it prop wont be there last i dout it. But it will rape your ear holes!!! DALLAS TX FIRST STOP OF THE TOUR I B IN THE PIT f*** YAY IRONS UP FOREVER!!!

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5. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

thrash-I'm pretty sure there aren't pits for Iron Maiden, but whatever...also, I get to see them for the first time at Wacken \m/
Up the Irons!

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6. Spaghetti_Motel writes:

june 24, Gm place, can't f***in wait. Personally I hope they don't pull what they did on the AMOLAD tour and just play the whole new album from start to finish, really looking forward to this album though.

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