In early 1982 Iron Maiden set out on their first major tour with new singer Bruce Dickinson. There is a heavily edited official DVD feature out there, but here’s a longer cut of the band’s legendary 1982 performance at London’s Hammersmith Odeon. Continue reading
In 1983 Iron Maiden released their fourth album Piece of Mind, followed by the magnificent World Piece Tour, a tour that saw the band headline in North America for the first time. Here is a glorious bootleg video from Uniondale, New York. Continue reading
All good things must come to an end, and there has never been a better thing in metal than Iron Maiden’s 1980s period. This chapter in our study of Maiden History is a two-part in-depth look at Maiden’s adventures in the late 80s. The first part discusses the turmoil that was the making of Somewhere In Time. Continue reading
Who is your favorite guitarist? Stupid question right? The answer has got to be two names: Dave Murray and Adrian Smith. With this chapter in our study of Maiden History we celebrate the guitar playing of Iron Maiden‘s classic era and discuss the band’s conquest of America in the mid-1980s.
It was the decade of stripping down both music and theatrics. Something worked, something didn’t. Here’s our say on the BEST & WORST of Iron Maiden‘s 1990s stage productions! Continue reading
Besides Steve Harris, only two members in the history of Iron Maiden have never left the band. Do you know who? Read on for a guide to Maiden’s numerous line-up changes: From Doug Sampson to Blaze Bayley, here are the “Maiden Exits”, and why they happened. Continue reading
On Tuesday October 30th, tickets go on sale for the spectacular Rock in Rio festival 2013. In this week’s massive Feature Friday, Brazilian fan Fabian Oliveira tells the tale of Iron Maiden’s legendary appearances in Brazil, from their first visit in 1985 through to the next Rock in Rio.