The wife of Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain was arrested on domestic battery charges back in February after apparently attempting to stab the heavy metal stickman, in addition to throwing logs at him, at their Boca Raton, Fla., home. Rebecca McBrain is now set to face a judge on May 3 to defend herself against the charges.
To prepare for the band's upcoming Rock in Rio performance, Iron Maiden have extended their 'Maiden England' tour to include some 2013 U.S. dates. After a brilliant string of North American shows last summer, Maiden will return to American soil once again in September with special guest Megadeth.
It was 1982 when things began to change for heavy metal vets Iron Maiden. The group was in the transition phase, bidding adieu to longtime frontman Paul Di'Anno and welcoming a booming young voice known as Bruce Dickinson from Samson to sing on their new album. Who knew at the time that their first disc with Dickinson, 'The Number of the Beast,' would turn into one of the premiere metal albums of all-time? The record dropped in stores in March of 1982 and this Readers Poll asks you which song from the disc was your favorite track.
March Metal Madness 2013 has progressed into Round 2, and the Stage Dive Region has left us with some legendary pairings. These next two bands defeated their opponents during Round 1, and are looking to get even closer to the Championship round and gaining the distinction of labeling one of their works as the greatest ever.
Iron Maiden have been confirmed to bring their brand of British metal to the 'world's heaviest building.' Legitimately named the world's largest civilian building, most expensive administrative building and world's heaviest building by the World Records Academy, the Romanian Palace of the Parliament lies adjacent to Constitution Square, which will host a historic outdoor metal concert featuring not only Iron Maiden, but New York thrash legends Anthrax, as well.
After a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis, former Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr passed away on March 12 at the age of 56. There have been countless tributes paid by some of rock and metal's most legendary musicians, but the men who were privileged enough to call themselves Burr's former bandmates have offered their memories of the drummer, along with their condolences.
The music world is in mourning after the death of former Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr. The musician passed away Tuesday evening (March 12) at the age of 56, following years of suffering from multiple sclerosis. Anthrax's Charlie Benante is one of many in the music industry who was influenced by Burr and he shared a story about meeting the musician when he was first getting into music.