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Ozzy Osbourne & Iron Maiden Lead Golden Gods Awards Nominations

OZZY OSBOURNE and IRON MAIDEN will be the frontrunners at this year's (11) third annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards after picking up multiple nominations on Thursday (24Feb11).Ozzy will battle Iron Maiden's Bruce DICkinson for Best...

Iron Maiden's Di'anno Facing Jail

Original IRON MAIDEN frontman PAUL DI'ANNO is facing time behind bars after pleading guilty to benefit fraud.The rocker, who left the band in 1981, claimed incapacity benefit in his native England from 2002 after telling...

Axl Rose Tops Greatest Frontman Poll

Axl Rose has been voted the greatest lead singer of all time.The Guns N' Roses frontman topped the survey carried out by website Musicradar.com, beating off competition from the likes of late Queen star Freddie...

Maiden's Smith Cancels Side Project Gig

IRON MAIDEN guitarist ADRIAN SMITH has cancelled a gig with his side project THE PRIMAL ROCK REBELLION after the "under the radar" show became too widely publicised.Smith has been writing and recording music with Sikth...

Pendulum Worried By Iron Maiden Fans

Pendulum thought they were going to get "slaughtered" at Download festival.The rock/drum and bass crossover band - who supported rockers Iron Maiden at the British music festival - admitted while hearing the crowd chant was...

Dickinson Named Airline's Marketing Director

IRON MAIDEN rocker BRUCE DICKINSON is taking his side career as a pilot to new heights - he's been named the new marketing director for Astraeus Airlines.The frontman, a qualified pilot who flies with the...

Peaches Geldof's Family Music Rows

Peaches Geldof's father often argues with her boyfriend. Film director Eli Roth says the socialite's father - former Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof - even jokes he doesn't approve of her choice in men because...

Iron Maiden's 21 Number Ones

Iron Maiden have scored a number one album in twenty one countries. The British heavy metal pioneers' 'The Final Frontier' album has dominated charts across Europe, Japan and South America since its release on August...

Maiden Keep It Simple On Tour

Rockers IRON MAIDEN are shunning the trappings of fame - they've scaled down their backstage rider to a simple list of tuna sandwiches and a few beers.The Number of the Beast hitmakers are disgusted by...

Iron Maiden Rule Out Glastonbury

Iron Maiden will never play the Glastonbury festival. The heavy metal group - who have just released their fifteenth studio album 'The Final Frontier '- think that the world-famous annual music event in Somerset, England...

Dickinson Snubs Glastonbury And Reality Tv

IRON MAIDEN frontman BRUCE DICKINSON refuses to play at renowned British music festival Glastonbury - because the event is far too civilised for his hard-rocking band.DICkinson is adamant his heavy metal group will never set...

Iron Maiden Take The Final Frontier To The Top Of The Charts

Heavy rockers IRON MAIDEN are back at the top of the U.K. album charts with THE FINAL FRONTIER.The veteran British band beat hot pop act The Saturdays and The Hoosiers to the top spot. The...

Iron Maiden Release New Album

IRON MAIDEN have released their new album, 'The Final Frontier' - their first for four years. The heavy metal band from Leyton, South London, completed work on their fifteenth studio album back in April and...

Osbourne Still Angry At Dickinson

OZZY OSBOURNE has aimed a foul-mouthed rant at IRON MAIDEN frontman BRUCE DICKINSON - insisting he still hasn't forgiven the singer for their ugly 2005 feud.The rock stars fell out five years ago while Iron...

Iron Maiden's Near End

Steve Harris considered breaking up Iron Maiden when Bruce Dickinson quit in 1993. The band's founder and bassist has admitted he was at his "lowest ebb" when the singer left the legendary heavy metal group...

Dickinson Slams Sky-high Ticket Prices

IRON MAIDEN frontman BRUCE DICKINSON has blasted rock bands who charge extortionate prices for concert tickets - insisting they only have themselves to blame for half-empty arenas.The Number of the Beast hitmakers refuse to hike...

Iron Maiden Rock Nasa

Heavy rockers IRON MAIDEN have been treated to an out-of-this-world experience with a special visit to the famous NASA Space Center in Texas.The musicians, who kicked off their Final Frontier Tour with a show in...

Dizzee Rascal Has Metal Wish

Dizzee Rascal wants to do a heavy metal album.The 'Bonkers' rapper revealed that he is inspired by a lot of bands from the unlikely genre, and that he may explore rock music further in the...

Iron Maiden To Rock Transylvania

Iron Maiden are to play a concert in Transylvania.The heavy metal legends are to rock the historic Romanian region - famous for being the home to vampire Dracula - for the very first time.The band...

Dickinson's Metal Show Axed

IRON MAIDEN star BRUCE DICKINSON's BBC radio show has been axed.The rock star has hosted his Friday Night Rock Show on digital station BBC 6 Music since 2002. The weekly programme will end in April...

Backstreet Boys Cause Furore Over Rock Festival

Pop group THE BACKSTREET BOYS have sparked outrage among heavy metal fans in India after it was announced they will follow IRON MAIDEN as a headliner for the upcoming Rock In India festival.The event marked...

Iron Maiden Auction Memorabilia For Charity

British rockers IRON MAIDEN have proved their generosity to their most loyal followers - by donating memorabilia to an online charity auction accessible only to members of the band's fan club.Iron Maiden manager Rod Smallwood...

Mcbrain Tasting Success At His Barbecue Joint

IRON MAIDEN star NICKO MCBRAIN has launched his own barbecue restaurant in Florida.After six years of planning, the drummer opened Rock 'N' Roll Ribs in Coral Springs with his guitarist pal Rick Baum earlier this...

Iron Maiden Bar To Close

IRON MAIDEN star STEVE HARRIS' Santa Barbara De Nexe bar in Portugal is to close for good.Eddie's Bar opened 20 years ago and has been run by former Maiden roadies and ex-bandmates. The venue featured...

Maiden Star Smith Toured With Maggots

IRON MAIDEN star ADRIAN SMITH has revealed he used to take a bucket of maggots and worms on tour with him, so he could go fishing at every opportunity.The heavy rocker, who is Britain's current...

Ac/dc Battle Maiden For Ultimate Title

Veteran rockers AC DC and IRON MAIDEN are to go head-to-head for the honour of best band in the world in Classic Rock magazine's 2009 awards.AC DC are nominated in three categories - Band of...

Iron Maiden Are Metal Hammer Golden Gods

Rockers IRON MAIDEN were the toast of the Metal Hammer Golden God awards in London on Monday night (15Jun09) - landing the Best U.K. Band honour for the second year in a row.The Run to...

Dickinson Banned From Rocking And Flying

Flight bosses banned qualified pilot and IRON MAIDEN frontman BRUCE DICKINSON from flying his band around on tour last year (08), fearing performing would leave him too tired.The band took a personalised Boeing 757 -...

Iron Maiden Sue Comics Company

Rockers IRON MAIDEN are taking the bosses of a comic book company to court over claims they have infringed upon the band's name. According to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, the Number Of The...

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