Bruce Dickinson sings in the rain

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Discover “Rain On The Graves”, Bruce Dickinson’s new single, from his upcoming solo album, The Mandrake Project.

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson continues to gradually unveil his next solo album with a new piece. Discover the music video for “Rain On The Graves”, directed by Ryan Mackfall, via the player below:

“Rain On The Graves” is taken from The Mandrake Projectseventh solo album by Bruce Dickinson and the first to be released since 2005. Among the 10 tracks on this disc, we find in particular “Eternity Has Failed”, released in a different version as the opening of the Iron Maiden album The Book Of Souls (2015). The release date is set for March 1, 2024. The single “Afterglow Of Ragnarok” is also available.

Neat album concept, The Mandrake Project includes a science fiction story about power, the abuse of it, and the search for identity. A comic book written by Tony Lee and drawn by Staz Johnson also accompanies this album, in 12 episodes brought together in three graphic novels. The first of them will appear on January 17, 2024.

Bruce Dickinson will perform on May 26, 2024 at the Olympia (Paris) and on June 29 at Hellfest.


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