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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 …

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 …