The last of Iron Maiden’s incredible History tours has just ended. But there is still good stuff from the 1980s to dig out of the vault. Here’s a classic bootleg of the 1986 Somewhere In Time show in Paris, France: Continue reading
Well, this isn’t really a deep dig, but now is the time for a final appraisal of the original Maiden England greatness. Continue reading
In 2006 Iron Maiden went on tour with a show that was completely different from any other of their career, a performance of A Matter Of Life And Death in its glorious entirety. Continue reading
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 the US for the first time. Here you can view the band in all their glory filmed at the Nassau Veterans Coliseum, Long Island, New York, 1983.
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 Iron Maiden history is a two-part in-depth look at Maiden’s adventures in the late 80s. The first part jumps into the turmoil that was the making of Somewhere In Time. Continue reading