Raising Hell (video)

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Raising Hell
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Video by
ReleasedMay 1994 (1994-05)
RecordedPinewood Studios in London, England, on 28 August 1993[1]
GenreHeavy metal
Length1:53:00
LabelPMI
DirectorDeclan Lowney
ProducerMichael Pillot
Iron Maiden chronology
Donington Live 1992
(1993)
Raising Hell
(1994)
Classic Albums: Iron Maiden – The Number of the Beast
(2001)

Raising Hell is a concert video by the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, filmed on 28 August 1993 at the Pinewood Studios in London, England and broadcast live on pay-per-view television in the United Kingdom and on MTV in North America.[1] The video was originally distributed on VHS and Laserdisc by BMG Special Products in the US and EMI in the rest of the world. It was subsequently released on DVD several years later in the US.

The concert was the last to feature vocalist Bruce Dickinson until his return to the band in 1999.[1][2] The band played on stage in conjunction with horror magician Simon Drake, who ended up "killing" Dickinson in an iron maiden torture device, "amputated" Dave Murray's hands on a table saw and "killed" members of the crew and audience.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[3]

AllMusic gave the video 3 out of 5, commenting that it's "extremely cheesy" but "a blast to watch," going on to state that it "will please most Iron Maiden fans."[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Original AlbumLength
1."Be Quick or Be Dead"Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers1992 ~ Fear of the Dark 
2."The Trooper"Steve Harris1983 ~ Piece of Mind 
3."The Evil That Men Do"Adrian Smith, Dickinson, Harris1988 ~ Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 
4."The Clairvoyant"Harris1988 ~ Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 
5."Hallowed Be Thy Name"Harris1982 ~ The Number of the Beast 
6."Wrathchild"Harris1981 ~ Killers 
7."Transylvania"Harris1980 ~ Iron Maiden 
8."From Here to Eternity"Harris1992 ~ Fear of the Dark 
9."Fear of the Dark"Harris1992 ~ Fear of the Dark 
10."The Number of the Beast"Harris1982 ~ The Number of the Beast 
11."Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter"Dickinson1990 ~ No Prayer for the Dying 
12."2 Minutes to Midnight"Smith, Dickinson1984 ~ Powerslave 
13."Afraid to Shoot Strangers"Harris1992 ~ Fear of the Dark 
14."Heaven Can Wait"Harris1986 ~ Somewhere in Time 
15."Sanctuary"Harris, Dave Murray, Paul Di'Anno1980 ~ Iron Maiden 
16."Run to the Hills"Harris1982 ~ The Number of the Beast 
17."Iron Maiden"Harris1980 ~ Iron Maiden 

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Wall, Mick (2004). Iron Maiden: Run to the Hills, the Authorised Biography (3rd ed.). Sanctuary Publishing. p. 298. ISBN 1-86074-542-3.
  2. ^ Wall, Mick (2004). Iron Maiden: Run to the Hills, the Authorised Biography (3rd ed.). Sanctuary Publishing. p. 329. ISBN 1-86074-542-3.
  3. ^ a b c Weber, Barry. Iron Maiden - Raising Hell at AllMusic. Retrieved 23 January 2012.