Manowar Live at Fortress/Dungeons of the Seven Towers (Yedikule Zindanlari Konseri) Istanbul 2005 Turkey. Yedikule Fortress is located in the Yedikule neighbourhood of Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey. It was built in 1458 by adding three new towers to a section of the Walls of Constantinople which included the Golden Gate (Turkish: Altınkapı).
History; Manowar is an American heavy metal band from New York City, New York. Formed in 1980, the group is known for lyrics based on fantasy (particularly sword and sorcery) and mythology (particularly Norse mythology). The band is also known for a loud and bombastic sound.
The Yedikule Fortress was frequently used as a state prison, and ambassadors of states currently at war with the Porte were usually imprisoned there. Among its most notable prisoners was the young Sultan Osman II, who was imprisoned and executed there by the Janissaries in 1622. The last Emperor of Trebizond, David Megas Komnenos, Constantin Brâncoveanu of Wallachia with his family, King Simon I of Kartli, and a number of leading Ottoman pashas were also among those executed there. In 1768 the Russian ambassador Aleksei Mikhailovich Obreskov, and the entire Russian embassy’s staff was imprisoned here, marking the Ottoman’s declaration of war on Russia.