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IRON MAIDEN's 'Flight 666' Takes Off At Rio Premiere

"Iron Maiden: Flight 666" — the feature-length documentary film which follows the IRON MAIDEN bandmembers on the first leg of their "Somewhere Back In Time World Tour" in February and March of 2008 — had its world premiere yesterday (March 14) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Cine Odeon in the center of Rio was ...

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IRON MAIDEN's MCBRAIN To Perform At U.K.'s DRUMMER LIVE

Nicko McBrain (IRON MAIDEN), Nick D'Virgilio (SPOCK'S BEARD) and Steve Smith (JOURNEY) are among the musicians who are scheduled to perform at the sixth Drummer Live event, which is scheduled to take place in London on June 13-14. Drummer Live features the world's best drummers and this years star studded lineup includes the finest talent, ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Play First Florida Concert In 13 Years

Rock legends IRON MAIDEN have confirmed that the final show ever of their massive Somewhere Back in Time World Tour 2008 - 2009 will be in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 2 at the BankAtlantic Center. This, the band's first concert in Florida in 13 years, will definitely be the last gig of one of ...

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STEVE VAI, NICKO MCBRAIN To Perform At LONDON GUITAR SHOW

The organizers of the London Guitar Show (which is part of the London International Music Show 09) have announced that Steve Vai will be bringing his Alien Guitar Secrets master class to this year's event, which will be held June 11-14, 2009 at ExCel in London, England. This will be Steve Vai's only U.K. master ...

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Golf Legend Enlists IRON MAIDEN Drummer

According to Thaindian.com, golf legend Nick Faldo, who is also the captain of the European team, has enlisted IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain to be part of his backroom staff to prepare for battle against the Americans in Kentucky later this year. TheSun.co.uk reports that Faldo told BBC commentator Gary Linekar that he ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN And PAISTE Slave Over Ride

The renowned Swiss cymbal maker Paiste has announced the introduction of the Signature Reflector Bell Ride at the 2008 Winter NAMM show. This special Ride was created by Paiste's Sound Development team in collaboration with Nicko McBrain, who has awed drummers the world over for more than two decades with his relentless playing style in ...

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ENTOMBED, EX-MAYHEM Vocalist To Guest On Tonight's 'Tinitus'

Ex-MAYHEM vocalist and ENTOMBED bassist Nicko Elgstrand and guitarist Alex Hellid were interviewed for this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight (Wednesday, September 19) between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. According to a press release, "Maniac drops by our studio with stage props artist Spacebrain to lay ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN To Perform At London's 'Drummer Live' Event

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain will perform at the Drummer Live event — described as "the ultimate day out for all drumming, percussionist and music enthusiasts" — on October 20-21 at the London Docklands' ExCeL Centre. Also scheduled to appear are Cindy Blackman (LENNY KRAVITZ), Gerald Heyward (BEYONCE), Thomas Lang, Steve White (PAUL WELLER BAND), ...

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