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Maiden England '88 - IRON MAIDEN

From the long-done era of VHS, some old irons are upped once again as metal sovereigns IRON MAIDEN revisit their "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son" era and beyond with a newly-packaged DVD and Blu-ray, "Maiden England '88". Originally a document of their 7th Tour of a 7th Tour from a pair of shows at ...

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VANITY BLVD Signs With NOISEHEAD RECORDS

Sweden-based, female-fronted hard rockers VANITY BLVD have inked a deal with Austria's Noisehead Records. The band's second full-length album, "Wicked Temptation", will be recorded and mixed this month at Deep Blue Studios with producer Nicko Di Marion (STEELWING). The CD will be mastered at Black Lounge Studios by Jonas Kjellgren (SABATON, HYPOCRISY, OVERKILL) and released ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer's Son Arrested In Florida

According to BocaNewsNow.com, Justin McBrain, the 20-year-old son of IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, was arrested early this morning for allegedly burglarizing an occupied dwelling and 2nd degree petit theft. He is being held on $25,000 bond in the Palm Beach County Jail. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson tells BocaNewsNow.com that ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN Presented With PREMIER Commemorative Snare Drum (Video)

Celebrating a relationship that spans two decades, Premier presented Nicko McBrain of IRON MAIDEN with a special one-off snare drum at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Check out video footage of the presentation below. ...

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IRON MAIDEN: New Video Interview With NICKO MCBRAIN

Vintage Rock's Junkman conducted an interview with drummer Nicko McBrain of British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN on January 25 at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that is taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. MAIDEN's 15th ...

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Video: IRON MAIDEN, SLAYER, ANTHRAX, KORN, Ex-DREAM THEATER Drummers Pay Tribute To JOHN BONHAM

Nicko McBrain (IRON MAIDEN), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Dave Lombardo (SLAYER), Ray Luzier (KORN), Steven Adler (GUNS N' ROSES), Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB, DREAM THEATER) are among the drummers who took part in the Bonzo Bash NAMM Jamm 2013, the ultimate tribute to late LED ZEPPELIN drummer John Henry "Bonzo" Bonham, which took over Anaheim, California ...

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WhoCares - IAN GILLAN AND TONY IOMMI

This release may be a few months old already, but in the season of giving, it's perhaps prudent to shine the light on a benefit project if for nothing else, to serve as a reminder that music does serve a higher purpose when it wants to. Last year, Ian Gillan and Tony Iommi joined audile ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Buys Jaguar XKR-S

According to AutoEvolution, IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, who is a Jaguar enthusiast, took delivery of a Jaguar XKR-S on Friday, November 9. The car is said to be the fastest XK model ever built, with its 5.0-liter supercharged V8 enabling the Jag to sprint from 0-60 mph in 4.2 seconds. "Since I ...

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IRON MAIDEN, MOTÖRHEAD, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT Members Perform At MARSHALL 50th-Anniversary Event

Global rock royalty from such bands as IRON MAIDEN, SLIPKNOT, WHITESNAKE, CHICKENFOOT, THE CULT, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DEEP PURPLE, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER and BLACK SABBATH took part in last night's (Saturday, September 22) Marshall 50th-anniversary event at Wembley Arena in London, England. The luminaries celebrated the life and work of revolutionary amp pioneer Jim Marshall ...

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IAN GILLAN & TONY IOMMI: 'WhoCares' First-Week Sales Revealed

"WhoCares", the two-disc set of rarities and recordings culled from the careers of DEEP PURPLE's Ian Gillan and BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi, sold 700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The set landed at position No. 52 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums ...

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KERRY KING, MIKE PORTNOY Added To MARSHALL 50th-Anniversary Event

The lineup for Marshall's 50th-anniversary event just got louder with the addition of more names to the already storming lineup. Former DREAM THEATER drummer and progressive metal legend Mike Portnoy joins hit songwriter and founding member of FREE, Andy Fraser, and all-round thrash metal superstar and co-founder of SLAYER, Kerry King, for this rock and ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer To Guest On 'Eddie Trunk Live'

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain will guest on "Eddie Trunk Live" on SiriusXM satellite radio (channel 39 Hair Nation) this coming Monday, June 25 at 6:00 p.m. EST. Close to 14,000 fans turned out in force this past Thursday night, June 21 for the opening show of IRON MAIDEN's "Maiden England North American Tour" in ...

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