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Aces High
2 Minutes To Midnight
The Trooper
Flight Of Icarus
Rime Of The Ancient Mariner
The Number Of The Beast
Hallowed Be Thy Name
Iron Maiden
Run To The Hills
Running Free

Iron Maiden's World Slavery Tour was one of the longest and most extensive tours ever undertaken by a rock band. Lasting from August 9, 1984-July 5, 1985 and visiting such countries as Poland, Austria, Hungry, Yugoslavia, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Scotland, England, Germany, Sweden, Canada, Japan and the U.S., the show included a mammoth set-up that replicated the intricate ancient Egyptian scenery of the Powerslave album cover. As a "thank you" to the hundreds of thousands of fans who packed arenas the world over, the double disc live set Live After Death was issued in 1985. Disc 1 is comprised of selections from a four-night stand at L.A.'s Long Beach Arena, with disc 2 comprised of performances from London's Hammersmith Odeon. The album is essentially a "best of" of sorts, since most of their singles released up to this point are featured in all of their high-decibel glory: "Aces High," "2 Minutes to Midnight," "The Trooper," "Flight of Icarus," "The Number of the Beast," "Run to the Hills" and "Running Free." Also included are such strong album tracks as "Wrathchild," "22 Acacia Avenue," "Children of the Damned," "Phantom of the Opera," "Hallowed Be Thy Name," "Iron Maiden," plus their two epics, "Powerslave" and "Rime of the Ancient Mariner," making it a near-complete overview. Live After Death is easily one of heavy metal's best live albums. [As with all of Iron Maiden's 1998 re-issues on Raw Power, a multimedia section is featured on the CD, which includes videos, band biographies, tour date history and photo galleries.]

-Greg Prato (article obtained from AMG)
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