Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain admits that the band's current live runs through some of the songs from their famous catalog can't be done at the same tempos anymore, simply because they've gotten older.
Bruce Dickinson just can't sit still. As if fronting Iron Maiden and performing in concert all around the world weren't enough adventure for one person, the legendary metal singer is also an accomplished pilot who once flew Iron Maiden around the globe on a major tour, as documented in the film 'Flight 666.' He's also flown for Astraeus Airlines, hosted a five-part miniseries about aviation history, and recently launched his own aircraft maintenance company in Wales.
Typically, it's Iron Maiden's lovable (and seemingly unkillable) mascot Eddie who gets to dress up in all the cool costumes at the band's concerts. But it looks like singer Bruce Dickinson has been raiding his closet, borrowing the solider outfit popularized on the cover of the 1983 single 'The Trooper.'
Metallica, Chickenfoot, and Iron Maiden are among the stars joining forces for an upcoming Deep Purple tribute album, 'Re-Machined: A Tribute to 'Machine Head.'' As you can guess from the title, every song from the band's landmark 1972 album is covered at least once on this record.
Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson is not known for his reticence, and he let a fan know exactly how he felt at a concert on Thursday night (July 19), calling the man a "wanker" after he saw him texting during several songs in a row while the band performed.
Metal giants Iron Maiden are currently in the midst of a North American tour that will run through Aug. 18. However, they were able to take time from their schedule and give their fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse.
Fifty-four-year-old metal singer Paul Di'Anno is calling it quits in 2013. The early-days Iron Maiden frontman made the announcement on his Facebook page Monday morning. "I am gonna be "Pulling The Plug" next year 2013, and making it my "Farewell Tour," he wrote.
It doesn’t get any more ultimate than the combined forces of rock juggernauts Alice Cooper and Iron Maiden, so when the two announced plans to tour North America together, it quickly became the most anticipated tour of the summer.
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