MAIDEN HISTORY: The Blaze Era part 1, 1994-1996

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For five years in the 1990s Iron Maiden would sound and look different, lose old fans and make new ones, as they struggled to reestablish themselves with a new frontman: Blaze Bayley. With this chapter in our study of Iron Maiden history we take a closer look at the coming of Blaze and the making of The X Factor. Continue reading

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FEATURE FRIDAY: Iron Maiden, a Band of Brothers

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As a traumatic and triumphant 2015 drew to a close, Iron Maiden headed into a properly ambitious 2016 with a renewed sense of comradeship and brotherhood. In this feature we’re going to go all mushy on you about the greatest band in the history of music. No KISS drama, no Sabbath feet-dragging, this is all about how Iron Maiden is different. And better. And closer to all of us. Continue reading