Ghost Maiden Legacy Of The Beast mobile game October 2021
The News

Ghost’s Papa Emeritus IV unveiled as limited-time character in Maiden’s Legacy Of The Beast game

Iron Maiden are introducing Ghost’s mighty Papa Emeritus IV as a limited-time character in their Legacy Of The Beast mobile game: I’m sure Eddie will help Papa cause some serious mayhem…”

After teaming up with Lacuna Coil in the summer for their Legacy Of The Beast mobile game, Iron Maiden have now unveiled their next collaboration: Ghost.

Papa Emeritus IV will now be available as a limited-time character as part of an in-game event called Mascarade Diabolique – which is described as an ode to both bands’ lore taking its broad themes from the cover of Iron Maiden’s 2003 album Dance Of Death and the video for Ghost’s 2018 song, Dance Macabre’.

I’m happy to see that my creature is being led into [Maiden’s] world,” enthuses Ghost’s Tobias Forge. That is a cool thing, both very humbling and flattering.”

Maiden manager Rod Smallwood adds: It’s great that the LOTB mobile game continues to innovate. The introduction of other great band images and characters is a great evolution of the initial idea we had for Eddie’s gaming universe over five years ago. 

Read this: 9 lesser known Iron Maiden songs that everyone needs to hear

To have our friends, Ghost, bring Papa Emeritus IV into a dungeon feels like the culmination of a relationship dating back to 2013 when the band first came with us to South America. With more slots on the Maiden England Tour in 14 and then a proper run with us throughout North America on the 2017 The Book of Souls Tour we got to know that our fans appreciated seeing them and that they’d always be welcome with us on the road. 

I’m sure Eddie will help Papa cause some serious mayhem together and that’s what it’s all about!”

Check it all out below:

Posted on October 14th 2021, 11:50a.m.
Read More
Wargasm in The K! Pit
Chaotic twosome Wargasm hit The K! Pit in association with ALT+LDN at Blondies, our favourite East London dive bar
Svalbard in The K! Pit
Brit metallers Svalbard hit The K! Pit in association with Nordic Spirit at Blondies, our favourite East London dive bar.
Graspop Metal Meeting add 117 new artists to 2022 line-up

Deftones, Faith No More, A Day To Remember, Beartooth, Code Orange, Employed To Serve and loads more have been added to next year’s Graspop Metal Meeting!

Watch: WILLOW and Avril Lavigne team up for official G R O W video

WILLOW and Avril Lavigne join forces in their new video for G R O W – which also features a surprise guest appearance from KennyHoopla…