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.
Two more legendary albums are showcased in the Stage Dive Region of Loudwire's March Metal Madness 2013. With 32 albums in total on the chopping block, only one can emerge as the greatest of all time. Will it be from one of these two innovators?
Iron Maiden's Nicko McBrain has the experience of surviving in a popular metal band for decades, and he took a moment during a recent interview with the Broward-Palm Beach New Times to share his hopes that Slayer and Black Sabbath can work out their issues with their respective drummers -- Dave Lombardo and Bill Ward.