MAIDEN UNITED - 2012 European Tour Footage Posted

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Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:44:43 EST

MAIDEN UNITED, the all-acoustic IRON MAIDEN tribute project featuring Damian Wilson (THRESHOLD, HEADSPACE) and Ruud Jolie (WITHIN TEMPTATION), have posted live footage from the Across The Seventh Sea European Tour.

Perttu Kivilaakso (APOCALYPTICA) joined them on stage in Holland during the last weekend of the tour to play songs from their latest album, Across The seventh Sea, and their debut album, Mind The Acoustic Pieces. Watch the footage below:

Maiden United have announced a lineup change for the upcoming shows in April.

Mike Coolen (Within Temptation) and Marco Kuypers (CLOUDMACHINE) will leave the band to focus on their other bands and projects. On their website Ruud Jolie and Joey Bruers say that Maiden United started as a project in which they would like to unite different people through Iron Maiden's music.

New musicians will be:

- Lee Morris (ex-PARADISE LOST) on drums for the UK shows
- Stef Broks (TEXTURES) on drums for the shows in Holland and Belgium
- Huub van Loon (DEARWORLD) on piano

Tour dates include:

5 - The Engine Rooms - Skelmersdale, UK
6 - The Flying Shuttle Bury - Manchester, UK
7 - The Yorkshire House - Lancaster (Lancashire), UK
12 - The Lane - Oostburg, Netherlands
13 - Lakei - Helmond, Netherlands
14 - De Verlichte Geest - Roeselare, Belgium

More on Maiden United at this location.