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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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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN Introduces And Demonstrates 'Treasures' Limited-Edition Set From PAISTE (Video)

Drummerszone has uploaded new video footage of IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain introducing and demonstrating his "Treasures" limited-edition set from the renowned cymbal maker Paiste at this year's NAMM show, which was held at the end of January in Anaheim, California. Check out the clips below. Since joining IRON MAIDEN, McBrain has become ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN Talks About 'Treasures' Limited-Edition Set From PAISTE (Video)

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain spoke about his "Treasures" limited-edition set from the renowned cymbal maker Paiste at last month's NAMM show in Anaheim, California. Since joining IRON MAIDEN, McBrain has become one of the most admired and influential drummers in modern times. Recent tours of the British top metal band are breaking all records, ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN Presented With Special Navy SEAL Fin At Rock N Roll Ribs Anniversary Party

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain was presented with a special Navy SEAL fin in commemoration of his work benefitting the Navy SEAL Foundation. The presentation took place yesterday (Saturday, December 10) at the seventh-anniversary celebration for Rock N Roll Ribs, the barbecue restaurant owned by McBrain and close friend Mitch Tanne, in Coral Springs, Florida. ...

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