Iron Maiden

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Run to the gills: how Iron Maiden's Adrian Smith got hooked on fishing
The metal band’s resident angler sleeps on riverbanks and has nearly missed gigs thanks to his hobby – but it also saved him from depression and debauchery

Dave Simpson

03, Sep, 2020 @1:27 PM

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Martin Birch, producer for Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath and more, dies aged 71
Hard rock ‘genius’ helmed nine classic Iron Maiden albums and worked with Deep Purple, Fleetwood Mac and others

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

10, Aug, 2020 @9:26 AM

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Finale risk: Rolling Stones, Lennox and McCartney among stars seeking music aid
Performers warn UK culture secretary of mass insolvencies as £4.5bn live music industry falters under Covid-19

Rupert Neate

01, Jul, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Heavy by Dan Franklin review – metal gets serious
More than just guitar power chords ... a weighty discussion of metal, for both passionate fans and neophytes

Keith Kahn-Harris

11, Mar, 2020 @11:58 AM

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Run for the balls: West Ham team up with Iron Maiden for new kit
New shirt – presumably with the number of the beast on the back – launched by bassist Steve Harris and defender Pablo Zabaleta

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Nov, 2019 @12:53 PM

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Iron Maiden sue video game company for $2m over Ion Maiden game
Band argue that game ‘is attempting to trade off on Iron Maiden’s notoriety’ and is confusing customers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

30, May, 2019 @8:48 AM

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Wheatus: how we made Teenage Dirtbag
‘A lot of bullies were homophobic, so I wanted to irritate them by putting on a female voice’

Interviews by Henry Yates

22, May, 2019 @9:04 AM

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'It had to be raw and dangerous' – Def Leppard, Saxon and Venom on 80s British metal
Inspired by punk’s energy, the new wave of British heavy metal helped put the ‘snot and piss’ back into rock music. Forty years on, its leading players tell the story

Michael Hann

16, May, 2019 @1:35 PM

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Iron Maiden review – Spitfires, hell and a rallying cry for freedom
The heavy metal heroes stage their most extravagant show to date, an anti-war opera full of pyrotechnics, swordfights and monastic chanting

Dave Simpson

01, Aug, 2018 @12:30 PM

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Maestro Pep Guardiola gets a sweet tune from his smooth operators | Simon Burnton
Sade’s 1984 soul hit has proved a suitable soundtrack to Manchester City’s sexy football under their Spanish manager

Simon Burnton

26, Jul, 2018 @5:19 PM

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What, no Whitney? The biggest Rock & Roll Hall of Fame snubs ever – ranked!
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame recognises the world’s greatest popular music stars – except for the ones it doesn’t, from Kate Bush to Kraftwerk

Alexis Petridis

19, Apr, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Scream for Me Sarajevo review – rock stars recall unwitting gig in war zone
Fans and band members reminisce about Bruce Dickinson’s concert in under-siege Sarajevo in this fondly made documentary

Cath Clarke

13, Apr, 2018 @11:00 AM

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