Bruce Dickinson unveils new single

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Discover “Afterglow of Ragnarok”, the first single from The Mandrake Project, Bruce Dickinson’s next solo album.

Known for being the singer of Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson unveils “Afterglow of Ragnarok”, his first solo single since 2005. Discover its music video, directed by Ryan Mackfall, via the player below:

“Afterglow of Ragnarok” is the first single 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 notably find “Eternity Has Failed”, released in a different version as the opening of Iron Maiden’s album The Book Of Souls (2015). The release date is set for March 1, 2024.

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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