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Iron Maiden Release 30 Seconds of New Music from 'The Book of Souls'

U.K. metal legends Iron Maiden have released 30 seconds' worth of music from their upcoming studio album, The Book of Souls.

Check out the 30 seconds below and tell us what you think in the comments below or on Facebook.

Guitar fans should be happy—since it's basically 30 seconds of a probably-much-longer guitar solo.

The album's first single will be available August 14. The Book of Souls will be released September 4, and you can pre-order it right here, right now.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.