The official lyric video for the song “Eagle Spirit” from British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) can be seen below. The track is taken from the third album in his “Infinite Entanglement” trilogy, which was released in March 2018. “The Redemption Of William Black” was third part of the trilogy, bringing the sci-fi concept to a conclusion.
“The Redemption Of William Black” was the tenth album of Blaze‘s solo career, following his rise to global fame as singer with IRON MAIDEN (1994-1999). He was chosen for the maiden role after coming to notice with his first band WOLFSBANE, based around home city of Birmingham, England, which is now the location for the recording of all his more recent solo releases.
“The Redemption Of William Black” was co-written with Chris Appleton of fellow British metal band ABSOLVA. Chris, who also co-produced the album and is lead guitarist and backing vocalist in Blaze‘s band for recording and touring, together with his ABSOLVA bandmates Martin McNee (drums) and Karl Schramm (bass and backing vocals).
Special guests on the album include FOZZY singer Chris Jericho, also of WWE fame, for whom Blaze specially created a character within the “Infinite Entanglement” story. Also, on choir duty is Luke Appleton (ICED EARTH bassist and ABSOLVA rhythm guitarist), as well as Michelle Sciarrotta (choir/voice actor), Jo Robinson (choir), Mel Adams (choir), Liz Owen (backing vocals/choir), Aine Brewer (voice actor) and Rob Toogood (choir/voice actor).
“The Redemption Of William Black” track listing:
02. Are You Here
03. Immortal One
04. The First True Sign
05. Human Eyes
06. Prayers Of Light
07. 18 Days
08. Already Won
09. Life Goes On
10. The Dark Side Of Black
11. Eagle Spirit