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IRON MAIDEN's ADRIAN SMITH To Publish Autobiography

Several online book retailers, including Google, Adlibris, Lehmanns and various Amazon sites, are advertising an upcoming autobiography from IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith. Titled "Monsters Of River And Rock: My Life As Iron Maiden's Compulsive Angler", the 288-page book will be released in May 2020 via Ebury, the non-fiction specialists of Penguin Random ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN Perform In Philadelphia

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN's July 30 performance at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be seen below. The 16-song set included a number of classic IRON MAIDEN cuts, such as "The Trooper", "Fear Of The Dark", "Hallowed Be Thy Name" and "Run To The Hills", as well as rarely played tracks like ...

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NICKO MCBRAIN On Joining IRON MAIDEN In 1982: 'I Was In The Right Place At The Right Time'

Tapped to replace Clive Burr in 1982 after touring activities for "Number Of The Beast" concluded, drummer Nicko McBrain brought a degree of finesse and technicality that was largely missing from IRON MAIDEN's early output. Whereas Burr was often lauded for his heavy-handed, punk-oriented style, McBrain was largely the opposite, playing with a degree of ...

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IRON MAIDEN Takes IGN Behind The Scenes On Huge, Game-Inspired 'Legacy Of The Beast' World Tour (Video)

In advance of the 2019 North, Central and South American legs of IRON MAIDEN's "Legacy Of The Beast" world tour, gaming and entertainment giant IGN was granted unique behind-the-scenes access at several shows during the band's 2018 European run. Unveiling the story of how one of music's most iconic global names took inspiration from their ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN: Video Tour Of 2018 Drum Kit

A five-minute video in which IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain takes the viewer for a close-up tour of his 2018 kit can be seen below. McBrain recently opened a drum store, Nicko McBrain's Drum One. Located in Manchester, the retail capital of the North of England on the Trafford Park business estate, the store features ...

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NICKO MCBRAIN On IRON MAIDEN's Future: 'If We Ever Became A Parody Of Ourselves, That Would Be Time To Hang It Up'

Finland's Kaaos TV conducted an interview with drummer Nicko McBrain of British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN prior to the band's May 28 concert at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's current "Legacy Of The Beast" tour: ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN On Why He Doesn't Play Double-Bass Drums: 'I'm Just A Lazy, Old-Fashioned Git'

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips conducted an interview with IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain at last month's NAMM show in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. Asked once again why he has steadfastly refused to incorporate a double-bass setup into his playing technique, McBrain said: "The way I grew up playing, being ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN Opens Drum Store In Manchester

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain has announced the launch of his first drum store, Nicko McBrain's Drum One. Located in Manchester, the retail capital of the North of England on the Trafford Park business estate, the store features Planet Paiste, the U.K.'s largest dedicated Paiste show space and the Sonorsphere where customers will find the ...

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GENE HOGLAN Set For 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' Guest Stint

Legendary extreme metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DARK ANGEL, DEATH, DETHKLOK, FEAR FACTORY, GALAKTIKON) will hold down the drum chair on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" from Monday, October 2 through Thursday, October 5. His guest stint in THE 8G BAND, the show's house group led by "Portlandia" star Fred Armisen, follows brief residencies by ...

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LIONHEART Feat. Ex-IRON MAIDEN Guitarist DENNIS STRATTON: 'Second Nature' Album Due In August

After a successful performance at Sweden Rock Festival two weeks ago, '80s U.K. melodic rock/NWOBHM band LIONHEART will release its second album, "Second Nature", in Europe on August 25 via AOR Heaven. LIONHEART was formed in late 1980 by Dennis Stratton (lead guitar/backing vocals, ex-IRON MAIDEN), Jess Cox (lead vocals, ex-TYGERS OF PAN TANG), Steve ...

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