Perttu Kivilaakso (pictured below; APOCALYPTICA) will guest on MAIDEN UNITED's forthcoming album, "Across The Seventh Sea". Perttu will play cello on the songs "The Evil That Men Do" and "Infinite Dreams".
MAIDEN UNITED is the all-acoustic IRON MAIDEN tribute project featuring Damian Wilson (THRESHOLD, HEADSPACE) and Ruud Jolie (WITHIN TEMPTATION).
Commented Jolie: "We are all very excited about Perttu playing the cello on two songs of the new album. His great playing adds a very nice color to our sound."
"Across The Seventh Sea" is scheduled to be released on September 28 on CD, iTunes and limited-edition black-and-blue transparent vinyl.
"Across The Seventh Sea" track listing:
01. Seven Deadly Sins
02. Only The Good Die Young
03. 2 Minutes To Midnight
05. Flash Of The Blade
06. Children Of The Damned
07. Infinite Dreams
08. 22 Acacia Avenue
09. The Evil That Men Do
10. Wasted Years
The cover artwork for the CD was once again created by Blacklake, who also worked with MAIDEN UNITED on their first studio album, "Mind The Acoustic Pieces".
MAIDEN UNITED's debut album, "Mind The Acoustic Pieces" (2010), was described as "an acoustic re-imagining of the entire classic IRON MAIDEN album "Piece Of Mind" with new arrangements."
* Damian Wilson (THRESHOLD, HEADSPACE): Vocals
* Ruud Jolie (WITHIN TEMPTATION): Guitar
* Joey Bruers (UP THE IRONS): Bass
* Marco Kuypers (CLOUDMACHINE): Piano
* Mike Coolen (WITHIN TEMPTATION): Drums
For more information, go to www.MaidenuniteD.com.