MAIDEN UNITED: Performance Footage, Video Interview Available

Video footage of Former THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen performing with MAIDEN UNITED the IRON MAIDEN tribute project which plays classic MAIDEN songs in new acoustic arrangements on August 2, 2011 at Little Devil in Tilburg, Netherlands can be seen below. Also available is a video interview with MAIDEN UNITED conducted by Blitzkrieg.cl on August 4 at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany.

MAIDEN UNITED released "Mind The Acoustic Pieces" on December 9, 2010. The set is described as "an acoustic version of [IRON MAIDEN's classic album] 'Piece Of Mind' with new arrangements and played a selection of accomplished musicians." A limited vinyl edition of the effort will be made available in April.

Contributing artists:

* Damian Wilson (THRESHOLD, AYREON): Vocals
* Ruud Jolie (WITHIN TEMPTATION): Guitar
* Joey Bruers (UP THE IRONS): Bass
* Marco Kuypers (SILKSTONE): Piano
* Mike Coolen (SILKSTONE): Drums
* Anneke van Giersbergen (THE GATHERING, DEVIN TOWNSEND): Vocals

MAIDEN UNITED released a limited vinyl edition of "Mind The Acoustic Pieces" in April featuring an alternate version of "Sun And Steel" by Anneke van Giersbergen. Damian Wilson sings this song on the CD version.

For more information, visit www.maidenunited.com.

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