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 Iron Maiden history we celebrate the guitar playing of 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
Bruce Dickinson and Nicko McBrain were the missing pieces needed to turn Iron Maiden into a true world-class act. With this second chapter in our study of Iron Maiden History we take a look at the dawn of Maiden’s classic era. 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, as we take a look at the people who fell by the wayside. From Doug Sampson to Blaze Bayley, here are the “Maiden Exits”, and why they happened.
With the Maiden England World Tour far behind us, are Iron Maiden through with their 1980s stage recreations? We could take some more, really, and in this Best & Worst feature we give you our verdict on the stage productions we like the most and the least from that glorious decade.
Scream for me, Brazil! Bruce Dickinson sheds blood in front of 300.000 amazed spectators.
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.
With this first chapter in our study of Iron Maiden History, we take a closer look at how the Maiden sound came into being with the release of Iron Maiden and Killers. Two producers worked on these albums, but only one of them really mattered in the end. Continue reading