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Bruce Dickinson Urges U.k. Government To Scrap Tax To Boost Business

28th May 2012

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has called on the U.K. government to scrap tax for entrepreneurs who want to create jobs.The rocker, who is a licensed pilot, has launched a new aircraft maintenance business and...

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Iron Maiden Top Greatest Albums List

28th May 2012

Iron Maiden's 'The Number of the Beast' has been named the best British album of the past 60 years.The heavy metal group were ''astonished'' to have placed so highly in the poll with their 1982...

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Trainspotting And Iron Maiden Top Diamond Jubilee Poll

28th May 2012

Drug addiction drama Trainspotting and heavy metal stars Iron Maiden have topped a poll to find the cultural highlights of Queen Elizabeth Ii's reign.Danny Boyle's 1996 film, starring Ewan MCGregor as a heroin addict, was...

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Chris Jericho: All Music Goes Back To The Beatles

25th May 2012

Chris Jericho thinks all modern music is influenced by The Beatles.The Fozzy frontman says that even his band's brand of heavy metal stems from the melodies of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo...

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Chris Jericho Is Ready To Party With Anthrax

18th May 2012

Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho can't wait to party with Anthrax at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards.The 'Broken Soul' singer is hosting the ceremony at London's indig02 on June 11 and he says his favourite...

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Golden Gods Awards To 'Liquefy' Fans Brains

9th May 2012

The Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards will make fans brains ''liquefy'' according to Chris Jericho.The 10th annual rock event will return next month, hosted by the retired WWE wrestler and frontman of Fozzy, who is...

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Bruce Dickinson Launches Aircraft Business

1st May 2012

Iron Maiden rocker Bruce Dickinson has launched a new aircraft maintenance business.The frontman, who is a licensed commercial pilot, hopes to create hundreds of jobs after setting up Cardiff Aviation Ltd in southern Wales. The...

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Ronnie Montrose, Van Morrison Guitarist, Dies Aged 64

5th March 2012

The guitarist RONNIE MONTROSE has sadly died at the age of 64, his booking agent Jim Douglas confirming that the virtuoso had passed away at his home in California on Sunday. Montrose had several of...

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Revered Rock Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Dies, Aged 64

5th March 2012

The revered rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose has passed away, aged 64, BBC News reports today (March 5, 2012). According to his booking agent Jim Douglas, Ronnie died at his California home on Saturday (March 3,...

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The Voice Recap: Blind Auditions Continue As Teams Near Completion

21st February 2012

On Sunday night's episode of The Voice (February 19, 2012), the blind auditions continued, with judges Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Cee Lo Green getting ever closer to filling their 12 person teams....

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Iron Maiden Announce En Vivo! Live Album

18th January 2012

Iron Maiden are releasing a live album of their The Final Frontier World Tour, called 'En Vivo!' The album was recorded in Santiago, Chile, in April 2011 as part of the Round The World In...

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Fascinating Fact 12601

29th December 2011

Barry Clayton, the actor who provided the spoken-word intro to Iron Maiden hit The Number Of The Beast, has died, aged 80. He stepped in when horror movie star Vincent Price turned the band down....

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Bruce Dickinson Vows To Save Iron Maiden Jet Company

24th November 2011

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson is determined to take off with the band's official aircraft again after the company behind the jet was forced to cease operations due to financial problems earlier this week (beg21Nov11).The...

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Bruce Dickinson Grounded As Flight Firm Fails

22nd November 2011

Iron Maiden rocker Bruce Dickinson has been grounded - the airline company he flies planes for is entering into administration.The musician, who has been a qualified pilot for years, flies jets for Astraeus Airlines and...

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Bruce Dickinson's Airline Grounded

21st November 2011

Iron Maiden rocker Bruce Dickinson's piloting dreams have been temporarily grounded - the airline he flies with has been ordered to cease operations immediately.Astraeus Airlines was due to be placed into administration, according to the...

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Peacekeeper Jack Osbourne

18th November 2011

Jack and Ozzy Osbourne are the "peacekeepers" in the Osbourne family. The rocker's family rose to fame in the early part of the last decade starring in their own reality series, 'The Osbournes', and while...

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Dio's Widow To Revive Hear 'N Aid Project

2nd November 2011

A 26-year-old charity album featuring heavy rock icons like Ronnie James Dio and members of Motley Crue and Iron Maiden is to be re-released as a CD and Dvd to raise cash for African famine...

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Iron Maiden Debut Personal Tour Photos In Special Book

19th October 2011

Iron Maiden are giving fans a glimpse of their life on the road by releasing a photo book containing previously unseen pictures of the band.The rockers have compiled a hardback tome, titled On Board Flight...

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Iron Maiden Fans Raise Over $57,000 For Japan Aid

16th September 2011

Heavy rockers Iron Maiden have raised more than $57,600 (£36,000) for the ongoing relief efforts in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March (11).The band was travelling to Tokyo for two shows when...

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Bruce Dickinson Piloting New Jersey Plane After Hurricane Irene

30th August 2011

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson will pilot one of the first planes out of New Jersey following a transport lockdown due to Hurricane Irene.The storm claimed more than 40 lives when it struck America's East...

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Bruce Dickinson Receives Honorary Degree

21st July 2011

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has picked up an honorary doctorate of music from his alma mater 30 years after he dropped out of college.The singer studied history at London's Queen Mary University in 1979...

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The Things They Say 22343

20th July 2011

"I think it's quite funny, really. She came to a show in Tampa and we met her. She seemed to really like the band and my kids all wanted their photos taken with her, so...

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Blaze Bayley Suicidal On South American Tour

5th July 2011

Former Iron Maiden frontman Blaze Bayley's pregnant girlfriend forced the rocker to seek professional help after he developed suicidal thoughts during a tour of South America.Bayley was struggling to find the money to get from...

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Bruce Dickinson Voices Airline Safety Video

17th June 2011

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has provided a voice-over for an airline safety video.The rocker, who is a fully-qualified pilot, narrates a fact-filled film called Safety In The Balance with Captain Bruce DICkinson, which is...

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Bulgaria's Sonisphere Scrapped

14th June 2011

Bulgaria's Sonisphere festival has been scrapped a week before Iron Maiden, Slipknot and Alice Cooper were set to hit the stage in Bankya.Event organisers at Balkan Entertainment have yet to give a full reason for...

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Iron Maiden 'Better' Than Metallica

8th June 2011

Iron Maiden believe they are better than Metallica. Brue Dickinson - frontman with the 'Two Minutes to Midnight' group - has no doubt they are the better heavy metal act, even if they don't sell...

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Metallica Named Most Influential Band

1st June 2011

Metallica have been voted the best rock group of the last 30 years. The 'All Nightmare Long' group topped the poll compiled by British magazine Kerrang! of the most influential groups of the last 30...

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Lady Gaga Relieved To Be Accepted By Iron Maiden Fans

27th May 2011

Lady Gaga was initially apprehensive about joining the crowd at a recent Iron Maiden concert, but was surprised by the "kind and warm" welcome she received by the rock fans.The Poker Face singer went to...

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