By the mid-1990s Iron Maiden had clearly become a diminished force, but they would gamely take another crack at rebuilding their house. With this chapter in our study of Maiden History we take a look at the making of Virtual XI and the events that led to the end of the Blaze era.
As Iron Maiden struggled to stay on top of their game at the start of the 1990s, they suddenly faced the monumental blow of losing their classic lead singer. With this chapter of our in-depth series on Maiden History we look into Fear Of The Dark and the breaking of another line-up. Continue reading
New decade! New guitar player! New album! The 1980s were over, and Iron Maiden faced many challenges in maintaining their status at the dawn of the 1990s. Continue reading
No one could compete with the majesty of Iron Maiden’s 1980s period. In part 2 of this chapter on Maiden History we take an in-depth look at the making of Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son and the end of Maiden’s classic era. 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.
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
The run of classic 1980s Iron Maiden albums continues with Powerslave, the record that really epitomizes the highest high of Maiden’s fortunes around the world. 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 Maiden History we take a look at the dawn of Maiden’s classic era. Continue reading
After The Number Of The Beast had given Iron Maiden their well-deserved international breakthrough in 1982, they delivered one of their very best albums just a year later: Piece Of Mind. Continue reading