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TEOS To Support MCBRAIN DAMAGE In Philadelphia

Philadelphia power metal quintet TEOS will open the MCBRAIN DAMAGE show at the Trocadero Theater on Tuesday August 31. MCBRAIN DAMAGE features IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and ex-BLACK SABBATH/GREAT WHITE bassist Dave "The Beast" Spitz, along with members of DEEPSET and FAILSAFE. The band's live show will concentrate on an IRON MAIDEN format, playing ...

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BERNIE MARSDEN To Launch New Solo Project In The Fall

Former WHITESNAKE and current M3 guitarist Bernie Marsden has posted the following message on his official web site: "This year has been interesting to say the least. The new [Bernie Marsden] solo project is ready for release in the autumn. It features Jimmy Copley on drums, John Gordon on bass and Dino Baptiste on keyboards. ...

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IRON MAIDEN: No New Album Until 2006

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain confirmed during a "question-and-answer" session with fans at an Italian drum clinic earlier this week that the band will play festivals all over Europe next year, with plans to return to the recording studio in November 2005. The follow-up to last year's "Dance of Death" is not expected until the ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer Makes Surprise Appearance At LONDON GUITAR SHOW

IRON MAIDEN vocalist Bruce Dickinson made a surprise guest appearance with MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and guitarist Phil Hilborne at the London Guitar Show this past weekend, according to MaidenFans.com. The special performance, which took place on Sunday, May 9, at The Wembley Conference Centre, featured Dickinson singing lead on several classic rock covers, including ...

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IRON MAIDEN Producer Defends 'Dance Of Death' Sound

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who has worked with the group on their last two studio releases as well as the live album "Rock In Rio", has taken the unusual step of publicly defending the production on MAIDEN's latest CD, "Dance Of Death", calling it a perfect replica of the band's live sound. Writing to ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer To Face Third-Degree Assault Charges

IRON MAIDEN drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain will appear in Hempstead District Court in New York next month to face third-degree assault charges. On Tuesday (October 7), a judge set a November 7 date for the case, which involves McBrain intentionally running his car into a parking-lot attendant before an IRON MAIDEN show in ...

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IRON MAIDEN Frontman Flying High

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson recently spoke to Billboard magazine about his "second" job piloting 150-seat Boeing 737s for Astraeus Airlines in London. Dickinson, a pilot (photo) for some 11 years, logged between 600 and 700 hours in the air for the company last year, regularly jetting back and forth from London to ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer Comments On NICKO MCBRAIN's Arrest

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson spoke to NowToronto.com about drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain's arrest for allegedly hitting a parking lot attendant — on purpose — with his black Jaguar after some kerfuffle over McBrain's VIP credentials before a concert at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, New York, last Saturday (July 26). "I can't shed any ...

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NY Post: IRON MAIDEN Ruffle Feathers At New York Restaurant

The following item was published it today's edition of The New York Post: "Just because heavy metal masters IRON MAIDEN are old and gray doesn't mean they can't create some old-school rock 'n' roll mayhem. The long-maned metallers made headlines last week when drummer Michael 'Nicko' McBrain allegedly got mad at a Jones Beach parking ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Arrested After Hitting Man With Car

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher of Newsday is reporting that IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain was arrested and charged with assault yesterday (July 26) after intentionally hitting a parking attendant with his car before a concert at the Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theater, state park police said. Michael "Nicko" McBrain, 51, of London, was trying to ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Track-By-Track Preview Of 'Dance Of Death'

IRON MAIDEN have posted the following "objective" and completely "unbiased" track-by-track "preview" of their upcoming album, "Dance Of Death", on their official web site: 01. "Wildest Dreams" Previewed on the recent "Give Me Ed... Til I'm Dead" tour, this is a dynamic rocker which kicks off the album with a bang. Judging from the number ...

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