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Iron Maiden - Flying Bruce

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson performed his one-man ‘What Does This Button Do?’ speaking show on Saturday night, February 8th, at Sala Radio in Bucharest, Romania, and you can see his highly entertaining repertoire in the fan-filmed video footage below. Bruce’s ‘An Evening With…’ performances feature an unscripted question-and-answer session …

It may be twenty-one years since he departed Iron Maiden, but the appointment of Blaze Bayley as lead singer in 1994 still divides opinion amongst pockets of the bands hardcore fans. But whatever side of the fence you’re on, the fact remains he will always be a hugely important figure …

IDES OF MARCH, specially formed for a one-off performance to commemorate forty years since the release of IRON MAIDEN’S debut album, have announced a fifth former IRON MAIDEN member will take part in their headlining BEERMAGEDDON performance on Sunday 30th August in Bromsgrove, England. This announcement arrives in the week …
IDEA OF MARCH - LOGO

IDES OF MARCH, featuring four former IRON MAIDEN members and fronted by PAUL DI’ANNO, have today launched a brand new band logo. The band name is also the title of the opening track on IRON MAIDEN’s second album and the last to feature DI’ANNO, ‘Killers’, and the first band artwork …

IDES OF MARCH, fronted by PAUL DI’ANNO and including four former IRON MAIDEN members, will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of IRON MAIDEN’s debut album in a headline BEERMAGEDDON FESTIVAL performance in Bromsgrove, England on Sunday 30th August 2020. IDES OF MARCH has been specially formed for this …

There are many Iron Maiden books out there now, both official and unofficial. Some are better than others. I’d put them into two categories. Firstly there are general histories of the band such as ’30 Years Of The Beast’ by Paul Stenning or the official ‘Run To The Hills’ by …

There’s nothing better than a Friday night gig and a few beers with friends to look forward after a hard week at work and it’s certainly enhanced if the bands are guaranteed solid gold-plated British hard rock in a venue that’s perfectly sized to get up close and personal. Words: …

Rehearsals were kept at a relentless pace even without a drummer. Steve had a whole bunch of new songs he wanted to work on and the rest of the band were eager to get things going again. I sat there twiddling my thumbs most days, having nothing better to do. …

After a few shows at the Music Machine and countless gigs elsewhere and everywhere, Steve was introduced to a guy called Rod Smallwood. Rod, from what I remember, had a few contacts in the music industry and had been part of the management team for IQ, Paul Young’s band before …

My first memories of the Music Machine are getting there before anyone else, along with the rest of the crew, and surveying the place. It was enormous compared to some of the other venue’s we’d played at. The stage was about seven feet above floor level but luckily the load …