‘Hallowed By Thy Name’ is currently absent from the band’s live set.
Iron Maiden are being sued over their classic hit ‘Hallowed Be Thy Name’. A live version of the song became …Continue reading »
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The band said in a statement: “The dispute concerns the song ‘Life’s Shadow,’ a song originally written in the early 1970s, credited to Robert Barton and Brian Ingham, and recorded by the band Beckett. Steve Harris was a fan of Beckett and some six lines from ‘Life’s Shadow’ were referenced in Steve’s song, ‘Hallowed Be Thy Name,’ which was recorded by Iron Maiden and appeared on the album ‘The Number of the Beast’ which was released in 1982.
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