Iron Maiden

About Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden are formed in East London UK in 1975 by bass player and first songwriter  Steve Harris. If one band are to be called innovators and pioneers of the new wave of British heavy metal its Iron Maiden! Starting with their debut album in 1980 : Iron Maiden, followed by Killers, The number of the Beast, Piece of Mind, Power slave and many more. Maiden’s Icon and all time mascot is Eddie; a skulled mummy kind of creature covering almost all the albums and huge live  on stage during live performances. Influenced by bands as Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Uriah Heep, Thin Lizzy, UFO and even Pink Floyd the band developed into more melodic and rhythmic sound.

Having hardly any television or radio support Iron Maiden are considered to be one  of the  most successful heavy metal bands in history. Still touring and performing for huge crowds up to 100000 people  ,Iron Maiden is till this day one of the biggest metal bands in the world