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Watch: Iron Maiden, Motörhead, Deep Purple Members & More Play ’50 Years of Loud’

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The hard rock gods and their metal cohorts are indeed smiling down on us mere mortals as of late. If it wasn’t enough that we saw members of Pantera, Slayer and Anthrax sweating over their assorted guitars in New York a couple of weeks back, the great shredder in the sky gathered members of Iron [...]

Scream for me Donington! Iron Maiden Set to Headline Download 2013

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For the fifth time in their illustrious, denim, leather and zombie-laden career, Iron Maiden have announced that they will be headlining Donington’s Download Festival next year. The concert will mark the 25th anniversary of the band’s first appearance at Donington, after Monsters of Rock in 1988 and 1992, and Download in 2003 and 2007. The show will most [...]

Iron Maiden to Reissue First Eight Albums on Picture Disc Vinyl

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There was a time when the coolness of albums was measured by how much they were able repulse your mother in the record store. The time was the 80s, and the masters of mainstream mother-repulsion were Iron Maiden, who, with their mascot Eddie the Head, created some of the most instantly recognisable album art in [...]

Staff Picks: June

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John Beringer Contributor Artist: Reptar Album: Body Faucet Comments: Reptar is an afro-poppin’ indie rock band from the musical hotbed of Athens, GA, and their first record, Body Faucet, has been the soundtrack to my walk (excuse me, dance) home from the train for the past two months. They showed up on my radar in [...]

‘Number of the Beast’ Named Best British Album of the Last 60 Years

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In a poll conducted by music retailer HMV, Iron Maiden’s 1982 classic, Number of the Beast, has been voted the Best British Album of the last sixty years. Beating off competition from other seminal acts such as Pink Floyd, The Beatles and Led Zeppelin, Bruce Dickinson and company managed to secure nearly 10% of the [...]

U2 Ranks Highest Grossing Tour of 2011

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As expected in this day and age, touring has become top priority for every artist mainstream and indie. Blowing away this year’s top-grossing tours of 2011 is U2, amassing $293 million in a span of 44 shows this year. As reported by Billboard, this year saw some money makers in veteran acts such as the [...]

Iron Maiden Gig Halted Due To Barrier Collapse

Iron Maiden cancel Rio De Janeiro gig due to a barrier collapsing.

Iron Maiden To Release From Fear To Eternity: The Best Of 1990 – 2010

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Iron Maiden have confirmed that they will release ‘From Fear To Eternity: The Best Of 1990 – 2010′ on May 23rd through EMI.The collection will also be made available as a Digital Download Album and as a Limited Edition Triple Vinyl Picture Disc. Steve Harris says: “The tour has been amazing so far and we’ve [...]