Tag Archives: Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith releases fishing book ‘Monsters Of River & Rock’

Legendary Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith has announced his book on fishing, entitled ‘Monsters Of River & Rock’, will be released on September 3rd via Virgin Books. Below is a small taster of the memoirs: “Back at the hotel, I sat back, glass of wine in hand, and studied the tour itinerary… Let’s see, Hartford, Connecticut … big carp in ...

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Iron Maiden announce special ‘Live Collection’ boxsets

Parlophone records continue to reissue the Iron Maiden back catalog with this Digipak CD set of Live After Death and Rock In Rio. These will be released on June 19th as special boxsets. See ‘Live After Death’ below: As a bonus for Maiden collectors and superfans, one CD from each batch of releases is also available in a special edition ...

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Download 2020: 9 Major Improvements made for this year’s festival – Road To Download 2020

As much as we all love Download Festival and have the time of our lives each year, there are always things we think they could maybe change in future festivals. Well, we said and they listened. Download is making some changes for 2020 and this is a comprehensive list of things that will make 2020 the best year yet. If ...

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Download 2020: KISS, Maiden and SOAD and many more announced

Doesn’t seem like last week since we left the hallowed ground of Castle Donington for the year’s Download, but we are already hyped for the 2020 festival already. 12, count them, 12 bands have already been announced this week, including headliners. Bands announced are: Friday headliners, glam-metal icons KISS – for their LAST EVER UK performance… Donington legends and heavy ...

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In For The Kill – An interview with NWOBHM stalwarts Thunderstick

The superb NWOBHM entity that is Thunderstick was resurrected in 2016 and released the absolutely thrilling, Something Wicked This Way Comes, the following year to great reviews and praise from the fans. With a hugely interesting new line-up in place, a 4-track EP containing brand new material on the horizon, and a number of festival appearances scheduled for later on this ...

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Iron Maiden to release second set of Digipak CDs

Parlophone records will continue to release albums from Iron Maiden’s back catalogue on Digipak CD as part of  The Studio Collection -Remastered. This will now include Powerslave, Somewhere In Time, Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son, and No Prayer For The Dying. These titles will be released on March 22nd. These re-masters supersede all previous versions and all titles will now ...

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Iron Maiden and Help For Heroes launch ‘Light Brigade’ ale

Heavy metal legends have teamed and brewers Robinson have announced a new ale called Light Brigade. This will be in support of Help For Heroes. Light Brigade is described as a ‘unique golden English ale’ with a 4.1 ABV. 6p of each pint and 5p of each bottle sold will be donated to help the thousands of Servicemen and women who ...

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Iron Maiden announce their comic book ‘Legacy Of The Beast’

Iron Maiden are breaching into a new realm by releasing their very own comic book. Legacy of the Beast will expand on the band’s mobile video game of the same name featuring their infamous mascot, Eddie. The story will be written by Llexi Leon and Ian Edginton, with art from Kevin J. West, Jason Gorder, and Santi Casas. Check out ...

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The Darkness to play Soccer Six 2017

British hard-rockers The Darkness have been confirmed to take part in this year’s Soccer Six charity match. The foursome will be competing in a charity match amongst other celebrities on September 17th at Mile End Stadium. Previous Soccer Six matches have seen the likes of Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, Oasis and Blur appear to raise money for charity on a ...

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Iron Maiden announce huge UK arena tour

After a storming performance at this year’s Download and one hell of a year promoting ‘Book Of Souls’, the metal legends have announced a HUGE 11-date arena tour. Founder and iconic bass player, Steve Harris, had this to say: “As it’s been so long since our last full UK arena tour, we really wanted to get to our fans in ...

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