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Iron Maiden’s Nicko McBrain: Bruce Dickinson’s Cancer Battle Inspired Me to Quit Drinking

Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain became determined to quit drinking after witnessing Bruce Dickinson's cancer recovery.

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YouTube: Jill Melamed

Iron Maiden’s Nicko McBrain Jams ‘Flight of Icarus’ With 10-Year-Old Singer

Watch Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain and his young apprentice tackle 'Flight of Icarus.'

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Nicko McBrain Wants Iron Maiden to Perform With an Orchestra

In a recent interview, Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain revealed he would like to see the band perform with an orchestra.

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Nicko McBrain on Bruce Dickinson’s Cancer: I Thought for a Minute Iron Maiden Was Finished

In a new interview, drummer Nicko McBrain admitted that he at one point thought Iron Maiden was finished due to Bruce Dickinson's cancer diagnosis.

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Iron Maiden Finish Recording New Album; Nicko McBrain Offers Bruce Dickinson Cancer Update

In a new update from drummer Nicko McBrain, the percussionist reveals Iron Maiden have completed their 16th studio album.

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Nicko McBrain vs. Vinnie Paul
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Nicko McBrain vs. Vinnie Paul – Greatest Metal Drummer, Semifinals

Our first matchup in the semifinals of our Greatest Metal Drummer tournament brings two veteran skin bashers together. Both of these men are renowned for bringing a tremendous amount of character to their music, earning them legions of fans in the process.

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Scott Gries / Neilson Barnard, Getty Images

Bill Ward vs. Nicko McBrain – Greatest Metal Drummer, Quarterfinals

A classic matchup starts out the quarterfinal round of our Greatest Metal Drummer tournament, with Black Sabbath legend Bill Ward taking on Iron Maiden mainstay Nicko McBrain.

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Tommy Lee vs. Nicko McBrain
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Tommy Lee vs. Nicko McBrain – Greatest Metal Drummer, Round 2

Our Round 1 battle between Motley Crue's Tommy Lee and Faith No More / Ozzy Osbourne's Mike Bordin made for some nail-biting competition, but in the end, Tommy Lee emerged victorious...

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Nicko McBrain vs. Morgan Rose
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Nicko McBrain vs. Morgan Rose – Greatest Metal Drummer, Round 1

Following Clive Burr’s departure from Iron Maiden, fans were skeptical about a new guy on the stool. Nicko McBrain dazzled fans in 1983 with ‘Where Eagles Dare’ off ‘Piece of Mind...

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Iron Maiden Drummer Nicko McBrain’s Son Arrested for Alleged Burglary

These have not been the best of times for Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain. Earlier this month, the musician's wife was arrested for allegedly assaulting a man (who may or may not have been Nicko) at the couple's West Boca, Fla., home, and now McBrain's son has been arrested for second-degree petit theft.

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