Tag Archives: Iron Maiden

Cuteness alert: Kids reenact Iron Maiden performance

Posted by on March 10, 2017

We aren’t sure why we haven’t seen this video earlier, however, it will make you wish your kids (or future children) will do this one day. There is a video floating around the internet thanks to Quase Santo’s YouTube channel that features a group of kids reenacting to a live Iron Maiden performance and in […]

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More bands should follow Iron Maiden’s paperless ticketing system

Posted by on March 2, 2017

The number of ticket scalpers and automatic bots have increased over the years, making it difficult for fans to purchase a ticket for a show at face value. Late last year, Metallica responded to ticket scalpers after they noticed several tickets sold to one location. While secondary ticket sales continue to rip off loyal fans, […]

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Metallica, KISS, Iron Maiden, System of a Down, and more get some nostalgic 8-bit covers

Posted by on February 28, 2017

For those that grew up during the 80s/early 90s, most likely heard or used one of the following: Commodore 64 computer, Atari, Nintendo (NES), or Sega gaming system. These consoles and computers featured iconic 8-bit games including Space Invaders  and Donkey Kong, and are still talked about alongside newer ones like Final Fantasy XV. One could argue […]

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Las Vegas quietly becoming a metal destination

Posted by on February 20, 2017

  When you think of music in Las Vegas, you probably associate it with Elvis, or perhaps if you want to get more current, perhaps The Killers. However, it’s slowly becoming a destination for bands. Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, KISS and Scorpions have done residencies there, among other heavier acts, and festivals, including Psycho […]

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Father responds to naming baby Iron Maiden

Posted by on February 16, 2017

  Iron Maiden Duran Ruiz was born on February 1, however, the social media photo that went viral reads February 2. Regardless of the date, father César Durán Alpiri did name the child after a band he is a “super fan” of and explained to Ruptly TV his reasons. While the video visually displays César’s devotion […]

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Bolivian family name child “Iron Maiden”

Posted by on February 9, 2017

Naming a child is never easy, the baby gets stuck with it for the rest of their life. Parents have many personalities which can range from hippy, obsessed with the letter Z, traditional, wacky, Star Wars junky, die hard heavy metallers, and more. They will formulate a name that will stay with a child for […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/7: Kreator are gods of the charts

Posted by on February 8, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Some bands are long overdue for some recognition, and Kreator are one of them. Certainly they’re the most well known of the Teutonic thrash scene (which includes Sodom, Destruction, and Tankard to name a […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/1: The charts are are star-studded

Posted by on February 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, kind of. There’s certainly a lot of debuts listed here list week, though the most anticipated one for the metal scene is likely Firewind’s latest album. Starset, however, is a focus here, considering […]

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Interview: As Lions’ Austin Dickinson talks new album, old band, his dad Bruce

Posted by on January 24, 2017

While UK quintet As Lions is a new project that just released their debut full length, Selfish Age, on Friday, it’s not like they haven’t paid their dues. They had an EP come out last year, and three-fifths of the band spent time together as the band Rise to Remain before that outfit broke up […]

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Iron Maiden returning to North America this summer with Ghost

Posted by on January 19, 2017

When Iron Maiden finally hit the road in support of 2015’s The Book of Souls last year, they did it in typical Maiden fashion – larger than life. Using Ed Force One, the tour hit six of seven continents (sorry Antarctica!), and was a huge success. However, as a result of the tour’s scope, they only […]

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