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Bruce Dickinson: Give The Gift Of Communication

Bruce Dickinson has called for everyone to ''speak'' to one another more after being inspired by a young boy he met in Sierra Leone. The Iron Maiden frontman meet a 12-year-old boy while he was...

Iron Maiden Unveil 2017 UK Dates For 'The Book Of Souls' Tour

Iron Maiden are set to continue the European leg of their worldwide 'The Book Of Souls' tour in the Spring of 2017, returning to Antwerp, Belgium for the first time in 35 years. They will...

Iron Maiden Crack Down On Ticket Touts For U.k. Tour

The heavy metal stars are reportedly due to announce the dates of their 2017 U.K. tour, their first tour in four years, on Friday (23Sep16) and ahead of the sale, they have vowed...

Ronnie James Dio Hologram Makes Debut

Ronnie James Dio closed a music festival on Saturday night (06.08.16) - as a hologram. The late singer - who died in 2010 aged 67 - could be seen on stage at the Wacken Open...

Dave Mustaine Launching Megadeth Beer

The rocker has teamed up with tastemakers at top craft brewery Unibroue to create A Tout Le Monde (To Everybody), a Belgian-style pale ale created in Quebec, Canada, which Mustaine is gearing up...

Paul Di'anno Clears Up Cancer Reports

The 58-year-old singer hit headlines this week (begs04Jul16) after pal Blaze Bayley, his successor in the band, claimed Di'Anno was recovering from recent surgery, telling Sebastian Zumelzu of Chile's HumoNegro website his pal...

Ex-iron Maiden Star Urges Old Bandmates To Bring All The Frontmen Back

Bayley replaced Bruce DICkinson in the group from 1994 to 1999, and he'd like to hit the stage with the other guys who have fronted the British heavy metal act. He told...

Download Festival 2016 Preview

This year the festival boasts a stellar line-up with Rammstein, Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden all headlining respectively. But that's not all. With Korn, Deftones, Megadeth, Disturbed, Nightwish and many other bands taking to the...

Iron Maiden Lead Kerrang! Awards Nominations

The veteran heavy metal band released The Book of Souls last year (15), marking their first offering in five years. The hiatus proved to be worth the wait after the record was nominated...

Iron Maiden Plane Is Now Available As A Model Kit

Bosses at top model manufacturer Revell have produced a scale Ed Force One kit, allowing devotees to craft a mini-replica, using a tube of glue. But the model aircraft is a bit...

Iron Maiden Plane Back In The Air

The plane, named Ed Force One, was being refuelled at Santiago Airport in Chile on 12 March (16), when it collided with a tow truck. The incident caused serious damage to the undercarriage...

Iron Maiden's Tour Plane Damaged

The plane, named Ed Force One, was being moved to refuel when a mechanism controlling the aircraft fell out, causing it to roll away and crash into the tow truck. The two airport...

Iron Maiden's Plane Ed Force One Badly Damaged After Runway Crash

Iron Maiden’s touring plane Ed Force One has been badly damaged on the ground at Santiago Airport in Chile. Two ground tug operators were injured in the collision and are recovering in hospital. The band...

Iron Maiden's Plane Too Heavy Metal To Land In Germany

The British heavy metal band's flying tour bus, Ed Force One, was supposed to land in Dortmund at the end of May (16) for the group's Rock im Revier Festival gig, but according...

Iron Maiden Planning Another Assault On Beer Market

Sources tell The International Business Times singer Bruce DICkinson recently completed tastings for a new limited-edition stout, and there are plans to launch it in pubs later this year (16). The untitled...

Bruce Dickinson Working On First Solo Album In A Decade

The British rocker has written half the tracks for the record and plans to finish off working on the new material while rehearsing for the band's 2016 world tour. "I'm looking forward...

Brian May Dedicates Living Legend Award To Freddie Mercury

The guitarist dedicated the group's latest accolade to the "incredible and irrepressible" Freddie Mercury. "I know he would have loved to have been here for this," May said, before thanking the rock...

Bruce Dickinson Writing Memoir

The veteran rocker has signed a deal with HarperCollins to tell his life story in a new book, and he will write the tome during his downtime on Iron Maiden's 2016 tour....

Rammstein Join Black Sabbath And Iron Maiden As Download 2016 Headliners

German metallers Rammstein have been named as the third and final headlining act for next year’s Download festival. The annual metal festival, which will take place June 10-12, 2016 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, will...

Black Sabbath To Headline Download Festival 2016

Black Sabbath will headline Download 2016 alongside Iron Maiden.The legendary rock band, fronted by Ozzy Osbourne, have confirmed they'll perform on the second day of the annual music festival on Saturday, 11 June at Donington...

Iron Maiden Confirmed As First Headliners For Download Festival

Iron Maiden have been announced as the first headliners for next year’s Download Festival to be held at Donington Park, Leicestershire. The festival appearance is their only confirmed UK gig during their 2016 world tour,...

Fan Returns Adrian Smith's Phone

The musician was devastated to misplace the device because it was packed full of song ideas and videos of himself playing the new tunes, but he was later reunited with it thanks to...

Bruce Dickinson's Kids Got On The Road Drug Awareness

The singer took his three youngsters on the road with the Number of the Beast hitmakers and their early experience of rock 'n' roll hedonism was a valuable lesson. DICkinson tells Britain's...

Iron Maiden To Visit China On World Tour

The rock veterans unveiled their tour on Monday (14Sep15), and it will begin in the U.S. in February (16) and work its way through Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Japan and...

Iron Maiden Top UK Album Chart With 'Book Of Souls'

Iron Maiden have hit the top of the UK charts for the fifth time, with their new album The Book Of Souls. The record is the band’s sixteenth studio album and their first in five...

Iron Maiden Debut The Book Of Souls Atop U.k. Albums Chart

The Book of Souls, the rockers' follow up to 2010 chart-topper The Final Frontier, shoots to the top spot on the Official Albums Chart, replacing The Weeknd's The Beauty Behind The Madness, which...

German Parents Cover Up Iron Maiden Billboard

The poster for Iron Maiden‘s The Book of Souls in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin has been covered with a sign reading 'This poster has no business being here'. Parents at a...

Bruce Dickinson Regrets "Not Punching" Axl Rose In The Face

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has revealed he has “always regretted” not punching the Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose when he had the opportunity in the eighties.In a new interview with Le Journal de...

Bruce Dickinson: 'I Should Have Punched Axl Rose For Disrespecting Fans'

Rose and his band were opening for the British heavy metal group at the Coliseum in Quebec City when the Welcome to the Jungle singer lashed out at the headliners' devotees, because they...

Bruce Dickinson Feared Cancer Would Rob Him Of His Voice

The rocker underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatment after being diagnosed with throat cancer late last year (14), and DICkinson thought the band's latest album, The Book of Souls, which was completed prior to...

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