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This is a story about Iron Maiden. But before we talk about Iron Maiden, let’s talk about Lady Gaga. More »

If you’ve spent any time watching television in the last several years, you’ve probably had the dubious pleasure of watching Pitbull try to sell you Bud Light. These ads tend to feature the hip hop star in a white suit and dark shades, holding a condensation-dripping bottle of Anheuser-Busch’s biggest seller, surrounded by women wearing… More »

Rivaled only by Black Sabbath and Judas Priest in regards to influence and impact on the early development of heavy metal, Iron Maiden took the burgeoning musical style to a new and very unique level, starting in the UK in the late-1970s, and soon after, all over the world. Formed in 1975 by bassist Steve… More »

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Iron Maiden – “Speed Of Light” Video

It's been five years since British heavy metal gods Iron Maiden released a new album, 2010's The Final Frontier, and it's not unreasonable to have…
Michael Nelson | August 14, 2015 - 8:49 am
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Jimmy Fallon Imagines An Ed Sheeran Album Even Worse Than X

British wimp-folk superstar Ed Sheeran might not be as big as his friend Taylor Swift yet, but he his big enough for Jimmy Fallon to…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2015 - 9:27 am

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Treated For Cancer

The first time I heard Iron Maiden -- when I was like 11 years old -- was the moment I recognized music as something bigger…
Michael Nelson | February 19, 2015 - 11:03 am
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Famous Album Cover Art Imagined From A Different Perspective

Have you ever wondered what famous album covers might look like from a different perspective? A user on Flickr by the name of Harvezt ha…
Miles Bowe | April 8, 2014 - 4:24 pm
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20 Songs Named After The Bands That Played Them

Self-titled albums are one thing. But when a band names one of its songs after itself -- or, alternately, when a band names itself after…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2012 - 11:46 am
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Ryan Adams Covers Iron Maiden

Last week, Ryan Adams hit us with the spare, gorgeous new track "Lucky Now." This week, he hits us with a spare, gorgeous cover of…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2011 - 9:43 am
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80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2011 - 12:31 pm
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The 2009 BRIT Awards Looked Like This

Tonight the British music industry packaged their self-image for all to YouTube. The nominations were very Duffy with a side of Coldplay, and Duffy wound…
Amrit Singh | February 18, 2009 - 6:25 pm
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