IRON MAIDEN Covers THIN LIZZY, DEEP PURPLE For Upcoming B-Sides

According to a posting on the IRON MAIDEN fan site MaidenFans.com, MAIDEN recorded four B-sides during the sessions for their new album, "A Matter of Life and Death" — to be used on an upcoming single, currently expected to be "Different Worlds". The four extra songs that were allegedly recorded are as follows:

ZZ TOP – "Tush"
THIN LIZZY – "Angel of Death"
DEEP PURPLE – "Space Truckin'"
FOCUS – "Hocus Pocus"

There has been no official word yet on where these cover versions will end up or whether all of them will be released at all.

As previously reported, "A Matter of Life and Death" has entered the Finnish album chart at position No. 1. View the entire chart at this location.

"A Matter of Life and Death" was recorded at Sarm West Studios in London with producer Kevin Shirley, who also worked on the last two MAIDEN albums, 2000's "Brave New World and 2003's "Dance of Death". The CD is scheduled for release is the U.S. on September 5 via Sanctuary.

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