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Photo of Paul Di'Anno performing in Vietnam

Living in South East Asia, it’s not easy to overlook the fact that a Metal concert is either going to be a “core” oriented show or proper extreme Metal that shreds every note like the wall street shreds dreams. Words: Guru Bhai In the past I’ve had to travel from …
Iron Maiden Tour Poster

You know things are getting extremely serious when Iron Maiden cancel tour dates and that’s exactly what’s happened this morning as the ‘Legacy Of The Beast’ Australia and New Zealand dates scheduled for May 1st to 13th have now inevitably fallen, due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation and recent Government …
Blaze Bayley on stage at Burr Fest 2020

Now in it’s fourth year, Burr Fest returned to The Dome in Tufnell Park for a packed night celebrating the best of NWOBHM and all for a great charity cause. The event was sold out, with old-school metalheads having come far and wide to enjoy what often feels like an extended …
Loopy World - Recording the first Iron Maiden Heavy Metal album

With Steve and Rod constantly pushing everyone to get things moving at breakneck speed, gigs were getting organised before the crew were ready. Then we got told, and I mean GOT told, that we were going into a studio in Holborn, Central London, to record an album. EMI had stumped …
Ides Of March-Beermagedon and Metal paradise, Spain, confirmed dates

IDES OF MARCH was only ever supposed to be a one-off but due to excessive demand, the band have agreed to play Metal Paradise Festival in Fuengirola, Spain on Friday 14th August 2020.   Also featured on the two day Metal Paradise bill are Slipknot, Eluveitie, Behemoth, Saxon, Hammerfall, Cradle …
Adrian Smith, guitarist with Iron Maiden

Home! Home again, I like to be here when I can. I felt like shit. My girlfriend had left me and I had nothing to do. Even the idea of a jigsaw puzzle wasn’t fun. Paul came over and we would go to the Green Man for a few beers, …
Iron Maiden - Top Of The Pops

‘Top Of The Pops’ was everybody’s favourite TV show back in the early 80s, the Thursday early evening half hour weekly showcasing an eclectic mix of then-current hits and Top 40 hopefuls of the day. Any kind of ‘commercial’ success was pretty much dependant upon an appearance on ‘TOTP’ in …

Born 8th March 1956 in East Ham London, Clive Burr first made a name for himself on the rising New Wave of British Heavy Metal Scene when he joined Samson as a drummer in 1977 who later featured Bruce Dickinson who would later become the vocalist of Iron Maiden. Words: …
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 …