I didn't notice any official mention of an upcoming album and TWOTW seem to be labeled as new music not as a single. I wonder why and it makes me worry a bit.
Edit: Then again there's XVII.
Its possible that they released it to keep fans around during pandemic and that album will be released way latter.
Anyway - I love the mad max and heavy metal vibe of the song. Whole album in this style would be great.
I feel the same way, but it's hard to ignore all the "17" signs lately, even on the edited SiT artwork. I bet we'll have more information on that on Monday, but it feels weird.The rollout is pretty weird to me. If I’m not mistaken, this is the first time Maiden has released a single without accompanying album information. The only reason I’m expecting a full album announcement is that they are presumably going to continue posting the edited albums until they get through them all, at which point it would make sense to post the cover for the new album. Still, it’s quite strange that they wouldn’t just announce everything at once. It makes me wonder if something else is going on. It’s also weird that all the WOTW business was for a single. Maybe the album will be called Writing On the Wall still? Also the Belshazzar thing makes no sense, really curious if that ever gets resolved.