With over 150 songs within the catalog, Iron Maiden have achieved a outstanding 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 16 studio albums, solely two albums bear the excellence of getting each tune performed stay, one in every of them being on a tour the place the report 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 crucial tumultuous factors in Iron Maiden’s profession. And a type of albums is 2021’s Senjutsu, so there’s nonetheless time for extra songs to probably enter the setlist in some unspecified time in the future.
Followers new and outdated perceive this when Iron Maiden announce a brand new album tour — they’ll hear loads of new songs. Lots. That was the case again within the early ’80s and it is no completely different now, particularly with the group placing out extremely robust data 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 same old hits us followers nonetheless aren’t sick of listening to. And it isn’t 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 sooner or later we’ll be lucky sufficient to strike a few these off the record.
Observe: 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.
The 51 Songs Iron Maiden Have By no means Performed Stay
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