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.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.