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
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.
Iron Maiden’s first live record has gone down in history as one of the greatest live albums of all time, and for good reasons. Live After Death documents a metal legend at the height of its power. Continue reading