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Adrian Smith, on stage with Iron Maiden. London O2 Arena. Legacy Of The Beast Tour

With the eagerly awaited autobiography ‘Monsters of River & Rock’ from Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith hitting bookshops this week, MetalTalk’s Kahmel Farahani spoke with Adrian at length about his time with Iron Maiden and how a return to fishing helped him deal with the rigours and stresses of touring. Adrian …
Adrian Smith, on stage with Iron Maiden. London O2 Arena. Legacy Of The Beast Tour

With Metallica’s S&M2 released this Friday (28 August) and Adrian Smith’s ‘Monsters Of River and Rock’ autobiography due out 3 September, MetalTalk have been busy and we have two exciting interviews due for publication in the coming days.  Edwin Outwater is the visionary conductor who has reinvented the concert experience …
Iron Maiden

PIPPA LANG spends a weekend at London’s 02 Arena in the company of IRON MAIDEN, and lives to tell the tale of thirty years on the edge of the Maiden Family, with references to the ‘hilarious debacle’ of her first interview with the band in 1980. Words: Pippa Lang “Of …
Martin Birch

Legendary producer and engineer Martin Birch has passed away aged 71. The news was confirmed by David Coverdale last night via Twitter. Birch’s involvement in music produced legendary slabs of vinyl which paved a gateway into Metal for millions of Metal music lovers across the globe. A long time collaborator with Deep …
Photo of Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson

Bruce Dickinson was back at his day job as Head Of Cardiff Aviation around nine hours after departing Wacken’s Main Stage on Thursday night after a triumphant final night of Iron Maiden’s 72-date Book Of Souls World Tour and he walked right into a blazing row with the Government, along …
Photo of Iron Maiden at Wacken 2016

The Book Of Souls World Tour came to an end last night as a global viewing audience of twenty-seven million Iron Maiden fans joined the 85,000 in attendance at Wacken to witness an absolutely stunning performance. After seventy-one gigs across six continents and thirty-five countries, Maiden put on their best …
Bruce Dickinson flies a Lancaster

Bruce Dickinson took to the stage in front of thousands of screaming fans at a sold out Toronto show last Saturday night but the intrepid frontman was flying over Hamilton in the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s prized Lancaster Bomber before he took to the stage. Museum CEO and pilot David …
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, on stage with Iron Maiden. London O2 Arena. Legacy Of The Beast Tour

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 …