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Iron Maiden Honoured With Royal Mail Stamp Collection

Iron Maiden have been immortalised in stamp form.The Royal Mail has unveiled 12 stamps in ode to the “bona fide rock legends”.Eight stamps are photographs of performances, featuring guitarists Dave Murray, Adrian Smith and Janick...

Iron Maiden's Nicko Mcbrain Had Laryngeal Cancer In 2020

Iron Maiden's Nicko McBrain was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer in 2020.The heavy metal band's sticksman is thankfully cancer-free after having the tumour surgically removed within a week of the discovery.The drummer gave an interview with...

Muse Look Up To Iron Maiden

Muse have "always looked up to" Iron Maiden.The 'Won't Stand Down' hitmakers - comprising Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme, and Dominic Howard - "connected" over 90s American bands such as Nirvana, but always admired the "punk...

Iron Maiden Set First Dates For 2023 The Future Past Tour

Iron Maiden have announced a slew of 2023 dates as part of 'The Future Past Tour'.Bruce Dickinson and co will perform songs from the metal titans' latest album, 'Senjutsu', the 1986 gem 'Somewhere In Time',...

Bruce Dickinson Wants Iron Maiden To Replace Him If He Can't Sing Anymore

Bruce Dickinson wants Iron Maiden to replace him if he can no longer cope as their singer.The 63-year-old frontman insisted ill health shouldn't be a reason for the group to call it a day and...

Bruce Dickinson Explains Why He Quit Iron Maiden In 1990s

Bruce Dickinson quit Iron Maiden because he wanted to "learn what it was like" outside the band. The 63-year-old singer departed the heavy metal group in 1993 before re-joining the 'Fear of the Dark' hitmakers...

Judas Priest: Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Would Be A Win For Metal

Rob Halford says Judas Priest being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame would be a "win for heavy metal".The 'Breaking the Law' group have been nominated for the third time, and frontman...

Fourteen New Acts Added To Download Festival

A host of new acts have been added to the bill for this year's Download Festival.The rock festival is returning with a bang in 2022, with the likes of Skindred, YONAKA, Will Haven, Kid Brunswick,...

Bruce Dickinson Would 'Freak Out' If He Didn't Have Lyric Sheet Backstage

Bruce Dickinson would "freak out" if he didn't have his lyric sheet backstage at gigs.The Iron Maiden frontman has admitted he gets "nervous" about forgetting his lyrics and always keeps a copy of them just...

Iron Maiden Plan Tour Playing Senjutsu In Full For 'Diehard' Fans

Iron Maiden are planning to perform 'Senjutsu' in full for the "diehard fans".Frontman Bruce Dickinson has confirmed talks of the 2021 LP being played in its entirety live are true, and they will plot an...

'We Need To Organise It': Bruce Dickinson Gives Solo Album Update

Bruce Dickinson plans to finish up his new solo album after his North American spoken-word tour wraps.The Iron Maiden frontman already has several demos to tinker with for his follow-up to 2006's 'Tyranny Of Souls',...

Iron Maiden Don't Have Plans To Change Their Ways

Iron Maiden are happy to be “dinosaurs”.The heavy metal legends were narrowly beaten to the number one spot on the album chart by Drake this year and frontman Bruce Dickinson admitted he doesn’t really “get”...

Bruce Dickinson Adds Two New Dates To Spoken Word Tour

Bruce Dickinson has added two new dates to his spoken word tour.The Iron Maiden frontman was forced to postpone two of his August shows on the 'An Evening With Bruce Dickinson' run, due to needing...

Bruce Dickinson Insists Iron Maiden's New Album Isn't A 'Concept' Record

Bruce Dickinson has revealed Iron Maiden's new record isn't a "concept album".The iconic metal band typically have a thread running trough their albums, but their 17th studio collection 'Senjutsu' - which dropped last week and...

Iron Maiden: Rock Music’S Biggest Literature Geeks?

On International Literacy Day, it seems only right for a music platform to shine a light on those songs that have been inspired by great works of literature. With everything from Kate Bush’s Wuthering Heights...

Bruce Dickinson Has Heavy Metal In His Leg Since Hip Operation

Bruce Dickinson has "five-and-a-half inches of metal hammered" into his leg following his hip replacement surgery.The Iron Maiden frontman - who is famous for his energetic live performances that see him run and jump all...

Return Of The Mosh: Download To Host 3-Day Festival Pilot In June

Download Festival has announced the return of moshing with a three-day festival pilot in June.Rock and heavy metal fans will return to the hallowed grounds of Donington Park in Leicestershire for the camping only event...

Iron Maiden Rocker Bruce Dickinson Undergoes Hip Replacement Surgery

Bruce Dickinson has revealed he underwent hip replacement surgery after being diagnosed with osteoarthritis.The Iron Maiden frontman - who is known for his energetic live performances that see him run and jump all over the...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Responds To Criticism Of Iron Maiden Missing Out On Induction

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has responded to criticism over Iron Maiden not being chosen for induction this year.CEO Greg Harris has insisted that despite Bruce Dickinson and co, who were nominated for...

Korn, Megadeth And More Set To Rock Download Festival 2022

Korn, Megadeth and Deftones have been added to the line-up for Download Festival 2022.The 2021 event was axed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but after it was confirmed that KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro...

Iron Maiden Have Something 'Very Exciting' In The Works

Iron Maiden have some "very, very exciting" things in the works.Guitarist Adrian Smith has teased that the 'Run to the Hills' rockers have been working on something special for their fans and he believes they...

Tim Burgess Working On Solo Lp

Tim Burgess is recording a new solo album.The 53-year-old singer has been busy during the COVID-19 lockdown hosting #TimsTwitterListeningParty nights, which has seen music stars such as Sir Paul McCartney, Iron Maiden, Liam Gallagher and...

Dee Snider Slams 'Elitist' Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Committee

Dee Snider has branded the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame committee members "arrogant elitist a*******".The Twisted Sister frontman has hit out at the illustrious establishment and accused them of looking down on "metal" and...

Foo Fighters, Jay-z And Carole King Among 2021 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Iron Maiden, Carole King and Dionne Warwick lead the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021.The former's frontman, Dave Grohl, was previously inducted into the Hall of Fame as...

Our Favourite Songs Inspired By The Words Of Poets [Playlist]

Poetry and music have always gone hand in hand, and some of the greatest musicians in the world can also be called fantastic poets. But time and time again artists are inspired by iconic poems;...

Story Behind All Iron Maiden's Songs Revealed In New Book

A new book dives into the story behind every single one of Iron Maiden's tracks.'Iron Maiden: Every album, Every song' gives fans an insight into the story behind each track released by the legendary British...

Download Festival Shirt Raises Over £75k For The Nhs

A Download Festival charity shirt has raised more than £75,000 for the NHS.All of the profits from the sale of the limited edition tops will be donated to the NHS Charities Together, who support NHS...

Album Of The Week: When Iron Maiden Personified The Number Of The Beast

A bit of heavy metal to round off your Friday as we acknowledge 37 years since the release of arguably Iron Maiden's most iconic album: The Number of the Beast, released through EMI and Harvest...

Iron Maiden's 'Book Of Souls: Live Chapter' Is The Live Album We've Been Waiting For

If a 'Legacy of the Beast' comic book and video game wasn't enough, Iron Maiden are now launching a live album this Fall from their 'Book Of Souls' tour featuring live recordings of their setlist...

Iron Maiden Bring 'Legacy Of The Beast' To The World Of Comics This Fall

Iron Maiden are extending their business empire with a brand new comic book series starring their indomitable mascot Eddie. Titled 'Legacy Of The Beast', the first issue will be released in the Fall and continue...

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