Iron Maiden Speed of LightType: Single
Release date:
August 14th, 2015

"Speed of Light" was released as a music video on 14 August 2015 and was also made available as a digital download and issued as a single-track CD exclusive Only available at Best Buy (USA). Box set includes a t-shirt and a coupon (get $2 off the album price).

Music video
The song's music video was directed and produced by Llexi Leon, creator of the comic book series Eternal Descent, as well as the virtual band of the same name. The video is an "'homage' to four decades of video gaming", centring on the band's mascot, Eddie, as he travels "through the combined 35-year history of video games". The visual effects were provided by The Brewery, who had previously worked on the films Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010) and Spike Island (2012), as well as the 2014 TV series Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond.

empire-of-the-clouds-singleType: Single
Release date: April 16th, 2016
Label: Parlophone
Format: 12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Limitation: 5500 copies

On 11 March 2016, the band announced that the song would be released as a 12" picture disc single for Record Store Day limited to 5,500 copies, using the front cover of the Daily Mirror from 6 October 1930 as the cover artwork. The single's B-side features an interview with Dickinson and McBrain, entitled "Maiden Voyage", in which they recount the song's creation.



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