With over 150 songs within the catalog, Iron Maiden have carried out a exceptional job of giving most of their materials some stage time and there is simply over 50 songs that they’ve by no means performed stay. So, with the ever-trusty archival web site setlist.fm at our disposal, we rounded all of them up right here.
Of their 17 studio albums, solely two albums bear the excellence of getting each tune performed stay, certainly one of them being on a tour the place the document was performed from entrance to again.
What’s most spectacular right here is that there is solely two albums the place the legendary metallic band performed lower than half of the fabric that was on it, and it got here throughout one of the tumultuous factors in Iron Maiden’s profession. And a kind of albums is 2021’s Senjutsu, so there’s nonetheless time for extra songs to doubtlessly enter the setlist in some unspecified time in the future.
Followers new and previous perceive this when Iron Maiden announce a brand new album tour — they’ll hear a whole lot of new songs. Loads. That was the case again within the early ’80s and it is no totally different now, particularly with the group placing out extremely sturdy information so late of their profession.
Ever the trend-buckers, Maiden have faithfully stood by their standing as a related band within the present day, not one resigned to only enjoying two new songs with the standard hits us followers nonetheless aren’t sick of listening to. And it is not just a few cussed transfer both — a lot chatter round a brand new launch is centered round followers fantasizing about which new songs they’re going to have the chance to see when Eddie and the boys come rolling (or flying) into city.
So, right here they’re — the songs none of us have ever seen Iron Maiden play. Possibly someday we’ll be lucky sufficient to strike a few these off the listing.
Be aware: We strictly caught to songs that appeared on the usual studio launch or subsequent re-release. Japanese bonus tracks, covers and different non-album B-sides (such because the lovably goofy, Rod Smallwood-jeering “Sheriff of Huddersfield”) weren’t factored into the tally. The “Virus” single (spoiler alert!) is an exception.
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