FEATURE FRIDAY: 30 years ago, Somewhere in Texas


In 1987 Iron Maiden fan Richard Diaz got his mind blown but still managed to distinguish Dave Murray from an ice cream vendor. Read on to relive the excitement of a different time in Maiden history, as the Somewhere In Time world tour hit Corpus Christi in Texas. Continue reading

FUN FACTS: The Soundhouse Tapes recorded as a five-piece?

IM Victoria Street, Cambridge December 1978

Iron Maiden outside The Clarendon Arms, December 31st 1978, right next to Spaceward Studios were The Soundhouse Tapes were recorded. From left to right: Paul Di’Anno, Paul Cairns (with his dog, Nelson), Dave Murray, Steve Harris and Doug Sampson. Photo: Spaceward Studios

The official story is that the legendary Spaceward demo was Iron Maiden‘s only recording as a four-piece. Recent information suggest that it isn’t really so.

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Can I play with Doggies? Iron Maiden + the Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan = true

Cesar, Janick, Dave

The Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan hanging out with Janick Gers and Dave Murray in Santiago. Cheers! Photo: Cesar Millan’s Instagram account.

Last Wednesday, October 2nd, Iron Maiden finished off their mammoth Maiden England 2013 World Tour in Santiago, Chile. Another gentleman was also touring South America at the same time. Bark at the beer – here is The Dog Whisperer, aka Cesar Millan, hanging out with Dave Murray and Janick Gers. And it got friendly… Continue reading