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Photo of Steve Harris from Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden’s ‘A Matter Of Life And Death’ album has been voted greatest album released in the past ten years by readers of Sweden Rock magazine, the country’s biggest-selling music magazine. The result appeared in the publication’s ten-year-anniversary issue. Maiden also polled at number two with ‘Dance Of Death’ and …
Adrian Smith, guitarist with Iron Maiden

Legendary Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith has announced that his first memoir, ‘Monsters of River & Rock’, will be released 3 September. Adrian, a former cover star of coarse-fishing bible The Angler’s Mail (biggest chub of the season, August 2009), got hooked on fishing as a child growing up in …
Photo of Nicko McBrain, from Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden drummer Nick McBrain gave an extensive interview with The Drummer’s Journal recently when the band were in Los Angeles as part of their Book Of Souls world tour and in a very revealing conversation recalled the time that he was fired from the Pat Travers Band, as well …

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has confirmed that his wife, Paddy Bowden, has died in a “tragic accident”. Paddy, the mother of Bruce’s three children, was found dead at their marital home in Chiswick, West London earlier today, Monday 18th May. Bruce said in a statement: “This is a terrible …
Iron Maiden Tour 2021

Iron Maiden have today announced their rearranged dates for 2021, with the new Legacy Of The Beast Tour commencing in Poland, 11 June 2021. A statement reads: Firstly, we are very pleased to tell you that we’ve managed to reschedule all our European own-shows on the Legacy Of The Beast …
Live after Death album cover, from Iron Maiden

The fifth set of Digipak CD titles in Iron Maiden’s ‘The Live Collection – Remastered’ will be released 19 June. The titles included in the release are the seminal live recordings ‘Live After Death’ and ‘Rock In Rio’. ‘Live After Death’ was recorded at Long Beach Arena, California in March 1985 …
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 …