Bruce Dickinson / European Tour And First Mandrake Project Single News

Bruce Dickinson will open The Mandrake Project European Tour in Glasgow on 18 May 2024. Joining the Iron Maiden singer are guitarist Roy Z, drummer Dave Moreno, bass player Tanya O’Callaghan and keyboard maestro Mistheria.

The first single from this new project will be Afterglow Of Ragnarok, which will be released on 1 December 2023. The dramatic first song introduces the world to the music of the album and the compelling narrative that forms the basis of The Mandrake Project.

“It was important to set the tone of the project with this track,” Bruce told us. “As befitting its title, it’s a heavy song, and there’s a great big riff driving it. But there’s also a real melody in the chorus that displays the light and shade that the rest of the album brings. Just wait until you see the video.”

Bruce Dickinson - The Mandrake Project
Bruce Dickinson – The Mandrake Project

The B-Side features Dickinson’s original solo demo version of the song If Eternity Should Fail, which first appeared on Iron Maiden’s album The Book Of Souls in 2015.

There is a Deluxe Gatefold 7” Vinyl featuring an eight-page comic prequel. Pre-orders are available from here. Bruce Dickinson is set to reveal more at Sao Paulo comic-con 2023 (ccxp23) on 30 November. 


18may7:00 pmBruce Dickinson - The Mandrake Project | Glasgow ** SOLD OUT **Barrowlands

19may7:00 pmBruce Dickinson - The Mandrake Project | Manchester ** SOLD OUT **O2 Academy

21may7:00 pmBruce Dickinson - The Mandrake Project | SwanseaSwansea Arena

23may7:00 pmBruce Dickinson - The Mandrake Project | Nottingham ** SOLD OUT **Rock City

24may7:00 pmBruce Dickinson - The Mandrake Project | London ** SOLD OUT **O2 Forum Kentish Town

Bruce Dickinson – The Mandrake Project European Tour

26th May – L’Olympia, Paris, FRANCE

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28th May – 013, Tilburg, HOLLAND

29th May – De Oosterport, Groningen, HOLLAND

1st June – Barba Negra, Budapest, HUNGARY

3rd June – Arenale Romane, Bucharest, ROMANIA

5-8th June – Mystic Festival, Gdansk, POLAND *

5-8th June – Sweden Rock Festival, Solvesborg, SWEDEN *

9th June – Rockefeller, Oslo, NORWAY

16th June – Huxleys Neue Welt, Berlin, GERMANY

17th June – Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, GERMANY

19-22nd June – Copenhell, Copenhagen, DENMARK *

24th June – Zeltfestival Rhein-Neckar, Mannheim, GERMANY *

25th June – Circus Krone, Munich, GERMANY

27-30th June – Hellfest, Clisson, FRANCE *

30th June – Rockhal, Esch-Sur-Alzette, LUXEMBOURG

3-6th July – Rockharz Open Air, Ballenstedt, GERMANY *

5th July – Ippodrome Delle Capannelle, Rock In Rome, Rome, ITALY *

6th July – Bassano Del Grappa, Metal Park, Vincenza, ITALY *

9th July – E-Werk, Koln, GERMANY

13th July – Hala, Zagreb, CROATIA

16th July – Kolodrum Arena, Sofia, BULGARIA

19th July – Kucukciftlik Park, Istanbul, TURKEY

* – festival performance

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