Updated 12/27/13:Original source CITEworld has retracted their story — “Due to writer error, an original version of this article stated that Iron Maiden used MusicMetric’s analysis to plan its South American tours. MusicMetric did not work directly with Iron Maiden. The analysis described in this article was carried out without the band’s participation or knowledge, and we have no confirmation that the band ever saw or used it. CITEworld deeply regrets this error, and we apologize to our readers.”
The home of Steve Harris, Iron Maiden's founder and only consistent member over the past four decades, was broken into in late November. The armed robbers got away with more than $8,000 worth of goods and electronics, according to Tribune242.
Two of heavy metal’s greatest champions, Metallica and Iron Maiden, have been officially confirmed as headliners for Sonisphere 2014 -- the European continent-touring mega-festival first launched to great success in 2009, but which latter suffered a last-minute cancellation of its UK leg in 2012, and took a year off in ’13.
Now, it appears Sonisphere is ready to return at full strength in 2014, and the UK dates set for July 4 through 6 at Kn
After a six-year absence from Iron Maiden, singer Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian Smith rejoined the band in 1999. And needless to say, expectations were high. They delivered with both a triumphant world tour and solid album, 'Brave New World' released in 2000. There was a determination to keep things moving forward and not just repeat the past.
On August 28, 1993, Bruce Dickinson gave his last performance with Iron Maiden until he rejoined the band in 1999. The 1993 show was filmed by the BBC at Pinewood Studios in London and broadcast on MTV and pay-per-view in the U.K. Later, it was released as 'Raising Hell' on home video.
Want to show that you're a lover of great beer as well as heavy metal? We're teaming up with our sister site Loudwire to give one lucky winner a prize package of merchandise for Iron Maiden's 'Trooper' ale.
Before they embarked on their career as celebrity brewmasters, the guys in Iron Maiden entertained generations of rock fans with their signature style of British metal, exerting a powerful influence that recently earned the band a fresh accolade at this year's Kerrang! Awards.
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