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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN: 'We've Always Made Great Records'

Romania's Rock FM recently conducted an interview with IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing so many songs off IRON MAIDEN's latest album, "The Book Of Souls", in the current setlist: Nicko: "We've always made great records, and I always ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN: BRUCE DICKINSON Is 'My Hero'

Paul Anthony of Planet Rock spoke to IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain ahead of the band's much-anticipated closing set on Sunday, June 12 at the U.K.'s Download festival. Nicko talked about the phenomenal success of MAIDEN's latest album, "The Book of Souls", saying: "It's been so well received; it's great. It's beyond our wildest expectations, ...

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Watch TV Report On IRON MAIDEN's San Salvador Concert

Noticias 4 Visión has uploaded a four-minute video report on IRON MAIDEN's March 6 concert at the Estadio Jorge Magico Gonzalez in San Salvador, El Salvador's capital. You can now watch it below. IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and guitarist Janick Gers were photographed in El Salvador last week visiting the tomb of martyred Archbishop ...

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Video: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Performs At 'Guitar Gods Festival' In Miami

Fan-filmed video footage of legendary guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen performing on February 19 at the Guitar Gods Festival in Miami Beach, Florida can be seen below. The brainchild of Yngwie's wife and manager April Malmsteen, Guitar Gods Festival was a wall-to-wall showcase of virtuosity featuring performances by Steve Vai, IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, Gus G., ...

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Video: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, STEVE VAI, RUDY SARZO And NICKO MCBRAIN Perform VAN HALEN Classic At 'Guitar Gods Festival'

Legendary guitarists Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai, along with veteran bassist Rudy Sarzo and IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, performed a cover version of the VAN HALEN classic "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love" during last night's (Friday, February 19) Guitar Gods Festival, which was held in Miami Beach, Florida. The brainchild of Yngwie's wife and manager ...

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Video: 10-Year-Old IRON MAIDEN Fan Joins NICKO MCBRAIN For 'Flight Of Icarus' Performance

10-year-old IRON MAIDEN fan Devin Shattuck joined THE MCBRAINIACS, the band featuring IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, to perform the MAIDEN classic "Flight Of Icarus" at an event in Florida this past weekend. The performance took place at the sixth-anniversary celebration for Rock N Roll Ribs, the barbecue restaurant owned by McBrain and close friend ...

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NICKO MCBRAIN Wants IRON MAIDEN To Perform With An Orchestra

On Thursday, October 15, IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain was interviewed by Andy Preston of the 98.7 The Gater radio station in West Palm Beach, Florida. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On IRON MAIDEN's new album, "The Book Of Souls": "I think this album is ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announces U.S. Tour Dates

British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN will open their highly anticipated "The Book Of Souls" world tour in the USA in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 24, flying in on their enormous Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet Ed Force One, piloted by vocalist Bruce Dickinson, carrying band, crew and stage production and equipment over 55,000 miles ...

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STEELWING: 'Reset, Reboot, Redeem' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Swedish metallers STEELWING will release their new album, "Reset, Reboot, Redeem", on November 20 via NoiseArt Records. The artwork for the CD was created by Swedish artist Sandra Österberg Brolin. The band states: "For this album, we wanted a cover with a genuine artistic feel. We chose to work with Sandra Österberg Brolin, a talent ...

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STEELWING To Release 'Reset, Reboot, Redeem' Album In November

Almost four years since their sophomore album, "Zone Of Alienation", was released, Swedish metallers STEELWING are ready to return to the scene. Though still rooted in the traditional heavy metal their fans have come to expect, the new CD has more than a few surprises in store. "With two well-received albums behind us we could ...

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The Book of Souls - IRON MAIDEN

It's been five years since "The Final Frontier" and speculation arose whether or not we'd see another IRON MAIDEN album manifest, given Bruce Dickinson's battle with a cancerous tumor on his tongue earlier this year. Put the kibosh on any rumors otherwise; Dickinson and MAIDEN return not only with their sixteenth outing, but a double ...

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