Iron Maiden - The Writing On The Wall (Official Video)

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The official music video for Iron Maiden - The Writing On The Wall

Taken from the upcoming 17th Studio Album ‘Senjutsu’ - Out September 3.

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Written by Smith / Dickinson

Lyrics
Across a painted desert lies a train of vagabonds
All that’s left of what we were it’s what we have become
Once our empires glorious but now the empire’s gone
The dead gave us the time to live and now our time is done

Now we are victorious we’ve become our slaves
A land of hope and glory building graveyards for the brave

Have you seen the writing on the wall
Have you seen that writing
Can you see the riders on the storm
Can you see them riding ~ can you see them riding

Holding on to jury is that all we ever know
Ignorance our judge and jury all we’ve got to show
From Hollywood to Babylon ~ holy war to kingdom come
On a trail of dust and ashes ~ when the burning sky is done
A tide of change is coming and that is what you fear
The earthquake is a coming but you don’t want to hear
You’re just too blind to see

Have you seen the writing on the wall
Have you seen that writing
Can you see the riders on the storm
Can you see them riding
Can you see them riding. . . Riding next to you

Iron Maiden
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  • Leslie Spring

    Leslie Spring

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    Wow. Just ... wow. I think "epic" is the word I'm looking for. Everything about this is firing on all cylinders.

  • C K

    C K

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    Epic! What can I say guys? Phenomenal piece of art. A merger of "Heavy Metal" magazine, with esoteric knowledge all glued together with the machine that is Iron Maiden. A masterpiece guys! Thanks and look forward to the next album!... now if only you would tour in Newfoundland, that'd be great!

  • heavie67

    heavie67

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    The best animation videoclip ever!

  • Amperry

    Amperry

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    Rolon

  • Edo Treya

    Edo Treya

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    Up the IRONS!! 🤟

  • Todd Colton

    Todd Colton

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    Maiden will always live on!!!! They will not, neh, they can not die!!!

  • Dave Foster

    Dave Foster

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    This is a good tune. And at 7 mns it's long but not too long. The last album had some good stuff but all the songs were way too long and I could never get into it. Looks like this one mixes up the lengths better. I like this but hope to hear some shorter rocking aces high type stuff as well. Find out soon I guess.

  • Marcos Silva

    Marcos Silva

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    Sarto com pane

  • El Pexe

    El Pexe

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    1:01 Flight of Icarus single hanged and the skeleton dead as the Sanctuary single, both on the left

  • Charles Roy

    Charles Roy

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    C'est un album qui promet. De plus, c'est un retour aux sources: voix, basse, guitares et batterie. S'il y a présence de claviers, ils se font plutôt discrets.

  • Zarookma demon slayer

    Zarookma demon slayer

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    This video is awesome the animation on this amazing😎💀

  • Todd Pfeifer

    Todd Pfeifer

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    This is awesome

  • Luiz C.G

    Luiz C.G

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    👊👊👊👊

  • big Al6575

    big Al6575

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    The more I watch this video the more I love it!

  • Helio Carreço

    Helio Carreço

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN.

  • Johnny Solo

    Johnny Solo

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    Iron Maiden never disappoints. Another great song!!!!

  • G&E

    G&E

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    🤘🤘

  • Armando Doval

    Armando Doval

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    in love with iron maiden since 1981

  • maximus decimus meridius

    maximus decimus meridius

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    you do see that this video shows vaccines turning to zombies usa nuked famine death pestilence war return of obama as your savior bringing 666

  • Grimm ThrashR

    Grimm ThrashR

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    behold, the 5 eddies of the metalpocalypse

  • Antonio Melo

    Antonio Melo

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    Essa música é maravilhosa, introdução linda, andamento cadenciado, até diferente dos últimos singles de lançamento de álbuns. O Bruce canta divinamente e os solos...emocionantes! Fiquei mais animado com o que virá no dia 3 de setembro.

  • Tim Williamson

    Tim Williamson

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    I knew that Maiden would be back at some time and what a great song... imo when I saw that Adrian was part of the co-writing I knew it was going to be good... brilliant work guys, can't wait for the album and tour next year?

  • Patrice Lemaire

    Patrice Lemaire

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    This band is so amazing!
    Since I heard him for the 1’st time in 1980 on a fuckîng vinyl

  • Thiago Loureiro

    Thiago Loureiro

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    The first chord reminds of gold dust woman from fleetwood mac

  • diver2532

    diver2532

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    wow amazing

  • Mark Stevens

    Mark Stevens

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    Eddy so beautifully articulated. Presumably Adrian on the acoustics again?

  • Kieran O'Leary

    Kieran O'Leary

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    Rory Gallagher's version of "Out On The Western Plain", with Bad Company's "Feel Like Makin' Love" and given a Maiden twist. What were/are two individually great songs have been turned into something simple and dull. And it has been like this since 1989.

  • G T

    G T

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    God I love this band!!! Metallica brought me to metal, Iron Maiden keeps me there! One of very few that tells an intricate out of this world story while weaving music like a spider does a beautiful web!! Keep up the fantastic work! and thank you from the bottom of my heart for keeping me sane all these years!! UP THE IRONS!!! MUCH LOVE FROM LOS LUNAS NM! HOPE TO SEE YOU GUYS SOON!!!

  • john doe

    john doe

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    Next time someone tells me Metal is satanic, I will show them this future historical documentary about Iron Maiden defeating the anti-christ.

  • Nayham Honorato

    Nayham Honorato

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    O clipe é melhor que a musica

  • MHARDCORE'S

    MHARDCORE'S

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    IRON MAIDEN: Los que no necesitan hacer colaboraciones mierda con "artistas de moda" para seguir vigentes

  • Douglas Proença

    Douglas Proença

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    Respirei Maiden até o Brave New World , do Dance of Death pra frente nenhum álbum conseguiu me agradar ... mas obviamente a genialidade , qualidade e maestria estão presentes desde sempre !!!

  • Tim Wilkins

    Tim Wilkins

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    Wow! What a unique and amazing sound. Love it

  • Germán Villalobos

    Germán Villalobos

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    better than Metallica black list i need to say

  • AllanKing 5

    AllanKing 5

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    mUITO bOM!!!

  • Juliano Santos

    Juliano Santos

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    When the Lamb opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, “Come!”  I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth.
     When he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God and the testimony they had maintained.  They called out in a loud voice, “How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood?”  Then each of them was given a white robe, and they were told to wait a little longer, until the full number of their fellow servants, their brothers and sisters,[e] were killed just as they had been.
     I watched as he opened the sixth seal. There was a great earthquake. The sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair, the whole moon turned blood red, and the stars in the sky fell to earth, as figs drop from a fig tree when shaken by a strong wind. The heavens receded like a scroll being rolled up, and every mountain and island was removed from its place. Then the kings of the earth, the princes, the generals, the rich, the mighty, and everyone else, both slave and free, hid in caves and among the rocks of the mountains. They called to the mountains and the rocks, “Fall on us and hide us[f] from the face of him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb! For the great day of their[g] wrath has come, and who can withstand it?”
    Revelation 6:7:15

  • Guillermo Perea

    Guillermo Perea

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    And still up the Irons from 🇲🇽

  • EDN vex

    EDN vex

    Πριν 6 ώρες

    Up

  • Bernie Williams

    Bernie Williams

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    I still have Number of the beast on red vinyl. I played this to my son who is now 18. He came back to me today and called me a SOAB !! As this tune is stuck in his head and mine. Can't wait for the album! Superb!

  • Victor FD

    Victor FD

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Bruce said this clip was inspired by Deutschland(Rammstein). But for me, it reminds me most of that "the Vengeful One" from disturbed.

  • Abraham De Luna

    Abraham De Luna

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Metallica has to learn from Iron Maiden

  • Larry B

    Larry B

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    DAMN MAIDEN. DAMN.
    17th album...Biblical themes in the promo and lyrics...video depicting the inevitable defeat of the antichrist...not to mention the most classic rock sound you've ever had and I dig that.
    I see the writing on the wall. It is there in our real world, and for better or worse nothing can stop what is coming.

  • Teg

    Teg

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Maiden and other bands like this have changed my life, I’ve lost a leg and escaped death twice, everytime I get down about that shit I throw some maiden on and headbang it out my system. Sincerest love and respect, up the iron!!!! 🙏🏻🙌🏻🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🔊

  • Scot Prather

    Scot Prather

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Who knew? Eddie is the savior of humanity!

  • Lee Maggs

    Lee Maggs

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Just outstanding 👏

  • Jayce Zeringue

    Jayce Zeringue

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    I will always love Iron Maiden rock on 🤘

  • AllanKing 5

    AllanKing 5

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    A MELHOR BANDA DO MUNDO .

  • AllanKing 5

    AllanKing 5

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    !!!!! ABUSULUTO !!! br

  • Andreanus Steve

    Andreanus Steve

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Asiiiiikkkkkkk

  • Gabriel Macêdo

    Gabriel Macêdo

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Esse vídeo é recheado de easter eggs kkk eu n consegui captar todos

  • Myk Hencher

    Myk Hencher

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Jesus fuck yeh as a maiden and Metallica fan from the 80s the bands couldn't be more different from 2000. I can't listen to anything from Metallica but maiden stuff may take a bit of listening but quality comes through in the end👍🏻

  • Josh Malone

    Josh Malone

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    What ever happened to the Eddie with long hair?

  • Baba Long

    Baba Long

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Eddie ist Back zieht euch warm an

  • Derek Savage

    Derek Savage

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Awesome from the greatest rock /metal band of all time. Up the Irons.

  • Tom Crotty

    Tom Crotty

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Hey Belshazzar, time's up ;)

    _Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin_

  • Johnathan Rowley

    Johnathan Rowley

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    Got to get this when it's out on CD, brilliant new track

  • Gal Levitikus Genderlord Migoth von Abyysanterra

    Gal Levitikus Genderlord Migoth von Abyysanterra

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    I CANT SEE EDDIE!

  • Diana Saldivar

    Diana Saldivar

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    💚🔥💀🔥💚

  • Sikay

    Sikay

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Absolutely love it!

  • rob5

    rob5

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Meh, needs more cowbell...

  • Mario patriota

    Mario patriota

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Top top top porra ☀️

  • Little Hayabusa

    Little Hayabusa

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Oh no Sooty, what have they done to you?!

  • alan fisher

    alan fisher

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    cant wait for the album

  • Great Value Bruce Dickinson

    Great Value Bruce Dickinson

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Derek Riggs come BACK

  • Friday Ray

    Friday Ray

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Eddy ain't finished with Maiden....

  • HAMMET-ROCK

    HAMMET-ROCK

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Am I wrong, or does the beginning sound like a Molly Hatchet, Southern Rock song, the guitar riffs? Don't get me wrong, I absolutely like it.

  • Shift Make

    Shift Make

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Well, I do love Iron Maiden, but this video is just a copy of the "Doctor P and Adam F feat. Method Man - The Pit". Or I just imagine? It looks like a remake. Great, but...
    P.S. Sorry for my English.

  • Greg Kral

    Greg Kral

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Thank you very much Bruce, sharing this with my young daughter right now. She loves it. As do we all of your music.

  • Scuba

    Scuba

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    I hope on the album Bruce’s vocals are more prominent

  • Chr1sTh0

    Chr1sTh0

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    So this is the wizard Black Sabbath were talking about...

  • Ian Christopherson

    Ian Christopherson

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    I've fell out with Maiden a bit over the last 5 years or so, but this is amazing, I hope the Album is as good!

  • MUAY THAI IRON FIGHTER

    MUAY THAI IRON FIGHTER

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Iron maiden class

  • Drailor X

    Drailor X

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    Green Gate = Green Pass
    Final boss/Satan = Satanists/freemasons who own this world
    Nazis protecting Satan
    4 horsemen of the Apocalypse

  • dzieciAK

    dzieciAK

    Πριν 8 ώρες

    ❤🔥

  • Wollknäul

    Wollknäul

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    singer tells me maiden. video tells me disturbed..... i am confused ...BUT I F-IN LIKE IT :D

  • Pablo Desiderio

    Pablo Desiderio

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    ya larguen el maldito disco...los amo

  • Hiro Hash

    Hiro Hash

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    O mais louco é que eles estão esfregando na cara os sinais e parece que o pessoal curte e vê como um simbolismo de arte

  • Patricio Ferreyro

    Patricio Ferreyro

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Cientos de videos reaccionando de alguna manera a este tema. No paran de sorprender.

  • Marina HSmilevskaK

    Marina HSmilevskaK

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    👍From 🇲🇰

  • martin Master of fire

    martin Master of fire

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Una mirada hacia el futuro , está en muestras manos revertir este final .

  • gianpaolo campisi

    gianpaolo campisi

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    grandi iron grandiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii

  • Cauã Gomes Ruffato

    Cauã Gomes Ruffato

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Obra prima ❤️ vida longa a donzela 💎

  • barbara_dave Vdwd

    barbara_dave Vdwd

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Exactly why iron maiden is my favourite band, awesome song and awesome clip
    Can’t wait to see this tour live
    Looking forward to it
    And of course September 3th, 2021 when the new (17th) studio album sees daylight … senjutsu

  • millena pires

    millena pires

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    IRON MAIDEN.............

  • Tzioarrospated

    Tzioarrospated

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    altro passo signori , altro passo ...

  • jose americo Cardoso

    jose americo Cardoso

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    São Paulo Brasil

  • Traders do Futuro

    Traders do Futuro

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    only a blind man can't see it's demonic that clip! Who is not with me, is against me; and who with me does not gather, spreads! Luke, 11, 23

  • Nick Cirillo

    Nick Cirillo

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Iron Maiden 👹

  • Alopias Krieg

    Alopias Krieg

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Can’t wait to get my own copy of this album. At first, it took some getting used to the slightly more stripped down sound, but this is Iron fuckin’ Maiden we’re talking about, so it sounds epic no matter what style they play. Great job, my dudes.
    Disclaimer: I love Iron Maiden, and I’m not saying it was bad the first time; they just have a variety of styles, which I find great :) it’s their form of expression, anyway, and sounds sick, especially that solo :)

  • Tom McCloskey

    Tom McCloskey

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Through the years, I have changed the playback speed on many songs. Many sound better, but THIS is the song to play at 1.25 speed.

  • Francisco António

    Francisco António

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Os Iron Maiden a lançarem o alerta daquilo que já estamos a viver mas que ainda se vai agravar. As profecias do apocalipse estão a cumprir-se,uma a uma. Eu era um céptico e já acordei. A sedução e o convite está escrito nas paredes e a maioria está a aceder a tudo,sem hesitar nem questionar. O fim do videoclip é demonstrativo disto que eu estou a dizer. A grande tentação que enganará muitos.

  • Sephirotik78

    Sephirotik78

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Best music video ever.

  • Steven Myers

    Steven Myers

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    Worth listening just for Adrian's solo

  • roberttrujillo2008

    roberttrujillo2008

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    something like country music? but it rocks!!!!!! UP THE IRONS !!!!

  • Stuart Seaton

    Stuart Seaton

    Πριν 9 ώρες

    How good can you expect a new song from Iron Maiden, after making albums for about 40 years now? About this good. Reminds me a bit of Alexander The Great, but not quite as great. Not anywhere near as great. It's a one listen song, and move on..