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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...

Iron Maiden Launch 'Legacy Of The Beast': An Interactive Mobile Game Starring Shaman Eddie

Iron Maiden are expanding their 'Book of Souls' project with a mobile gaming app that encompasses the feel and artwork of the album as they prepare to embark on the last leg of their worldwide...

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...

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'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...

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 Believes His Cancer Caused By The Hpv Virus

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson believes his cancer may have been caused by the sexually transmitted HPV virus.The 56-year-old rocker was given the all-clear from the disease, which was attacking the back of his tongue,...

Iron Maiden Star Blames Oral Sex For His Cancer

The Run to the Hills singer fought the disease in February (15) after doctors found tumours on his neck and tongue, and he insists the cancer had nothing to do with smoking cigarettes....

Supermarket Tesco Will Sell Vinyl Edition Of Iron Maiden's New Album 'The Book Of Souls'

Tesco are moving with the times and joining the vinyl revival. The British supermarket chain has announced that 55 of their largest Tesco Extra stores will be selling a vinyl edition of British metal band...

Bruce Dickinson To Pilot Boeing 747 For Iron Maiden Tour

Bruce Dickinson will pilot a Boeing 747 over six continents for Iron Maiden's 2016 tour.The rockers have announced they will travel over 55,000 miles across the globe for their 'The Book of Souls World Tour'...

Bruce Dickinson To Fly Iron Maiden Around The World On Brand New Boeing

The band will hit all five continents for 35-date The Book Of Souls trek, and DICkinson will play singer and flight commander at the controls of the group's brand new 'Ed Force One',...

Iron Maiden Write Tribute Song To Robin Williams

One of the tunes on The Book of Souls is a tribute to the Mrs. Doubtfire star, who took his own life last year (14) following a long battle with depression. In...

Lady Gaga Wants To Be 'The Next Iron Maiden'

Lady Gaga wants to be ''the next Iron Maiden''.The 29-year-old singer has hit out at people who compare her to music legend Madonna, saying she'd prefer people liken her to the heavy metal band as...

Bruce Dickinson: 'My Cancer Battle Was Fascinating'

The Run to the Hills singer fought the disease in February (15) after doctors found tumours on his neck and tongue, and he admits he found his treatment "fascinating" as his body battled...

Iron Maiden Unveil New Single

Iron Maiden have unveiled their first single in five years.The heavy metal band has premiered 'Speed of Light', which is the first track to be taken from their forthcoming 16th studio album 'The Book of...

Rocker Bruce Dickinson Saluted For Making Fuel Landing In Plane

The Run to The Hills singer diverted his replica Fokker Dr1 to RAF Halton rather than risk his fuel supplies, and he has been praised by experts. Gary Coleman, the commander of...

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