Live at Donington (Iron Maiden album)

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Live at Donington
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Live album and video by
Released8 November 1993 (1993-11-08)
Recorded22 August 1992
Venue Monsters of Rock festival, Donington Park
Genre Heavy metal
Length
  • 112:05 (audio)
  • 120:00 (video, approx.)
Label EMI
Director Samuel Bayer
Producer
Iron Maiden live albums chronology
A Real Dead One
(1993)
Live at Donington
(1993)
Maiden England
(1994)
Iron Maidenvideo chronology
The First Ten Years: The Videos
(1990)
Donington Live 1992
(1993)
Raising Hell
(1994)
Alternative cover
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1998 remastered edition
Alternative cover
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VHS cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 6/10 [2]

Live at Donington (released on VHS as Donington Live 1992) is a live album and video by the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, documenting their second headlining appearance at the Monsters of Rock festival at Donington Park, a motorsport circuit located near Castle Donington. The concert took place on 22 August 1992 during the Fear of the Dark Tour in front of a crowd of almost 80,000.

Contents

It was originally only released as a limited edition triple vinyl set, with a 2 disc CD release only in Brazil, Canada, Holland, Italy, South Korea, UK and Japan. [3] It spent a single week on the UK album chart. [4]

Guitarist Adrian Smith joins the band on this version of "Running Free". [5]

Live at Donington became a regular part of the band's CD catalogue with the 1998 reissues. Replacing the original plain white cover, with the band's logo in black, the 1998 reissue uses the original concert poster by Mark Wilkinson. [6] The track list was spread differently, to make room for a multimedia section on disc two.

Track listing

All tracks are written by Steve Harris, except where noted.

Disc one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Be Quick or Be Dead"3:53
2."The Number of the Beast" 4:54
3."Wrathchild" 2:54
4."From Here to Eternity" 4:44
5."Can I Play With Madness"
3:33
6."Wasting Love"
  • Dickinson
  • Gers
5:37
7."Tailgunner"
  • Harris
  • Dickinson
4:08
8."The Evil That Men Do"
  • Smith
  • Dickinson
  • Harris
7:58
9."Afraid to Shoot Strangers" 6:52
10."Fear of the Dark" 7:11
Total length:51:44
Disc two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter"Dickinson6:17
2."The Clairvoyant" 4:22
3."Heaven Can Wait" 7:20
4."Run to the Hills" 3:56
5."2 Minutes to Midnight"
  • Smith
  • Dickinson
5:38
6."Iron Maiden" 8:15
7."Hallowed Be Thy Name" 7:28
8."The Trooper" 3:53
9."Sanctuary" Iron Maiden 5:18
10."Running Free" (feat. Adrian Smith)
7:54
Total length:60:21

Notes

Credits

Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes. [7]

Iron Maiden
Additional musicians
Production

Chart performance

Album
CountryChart (1993)Peak
position
Japan Oricon 39 [8]
United Kingdom Official Albums Chart 23 [9]

Certifications

VHS
RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Argentina (CAPIF) [10] Platinum8,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

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