IRON MAIDEN To Begin Mixing In April

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who is currently working with the band at a London studio on their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", has posted the following recording update to his web site:

"The IRON MAIDEN sessions are progressing extremely well, and we'll actually be finished all the guitars today, with Janick [Gers] doing some final acoustic guitar overdubs today, and then we've got to finish up all the vocals with Bruce [Dickinson] tomorrow and next week. We've got Jeff Bova (who programmed and arranged the great strings on 'Blood Brothers' and 'Nomad' off the 'Brave New World' album) working on a couple of orchestral arrangements for two songs at his studio in New York, and then we've a few simple keyboards to overdub in London and we'll be ready to mix, probably by the beginning of April! Nicko [McBrain] is back in sunny Florida sending us funny e-mails and drinking vintage French Bordeaux, Davey [Murray] is off to Hawaii this weekend for some fun in the sun, and Jan is hanging around grey old London, playing football and drinking a few pints at his smoky local every now and again! Steve [Harris] is becoming quite the cunning linguist - learning his Portuguese from tapes, and Bruce is flying Boeings around the place, Iceland and Greece seem to be the chief destinations! Adrian [Smith], I think, will probably go fishing and I will go back to my home in New York in May, in time for the summer when I plan to write a book on some of my war stories from the studio!"

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