You’re standing in the middle of an arena, waiting for Iron Maiden to take the stage. You have great seats and you’re wearing your favorite heavy metal t-shirt.
As you stand there in anticipation, you hear the murmur of other fans, you feel an excitement that only comes with seeing a legendary live act, and you smell the aroma of… well, you know.
Then, Iron Maiden takes the stage. The crowd goes nuts. You go nuts. You can’t believe it. There they are, pioneers of new wave British heavy metal, right there in front of you. This is what it’s like to be at an Iron Maiden concert.
For a band named after a torture device, it’s interesting that they were formed on Christmas Day in 1975. They were formed by bassist Steve Harris.
Today, the band consists of Harris, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson, Nicko McBrain, and Janick Gers.
Iron Maiden, who flourished in the 1980s and 1990s, have sold 90 million albums and played more than 2,000 concerts. Their mascot “Eddie” frequently appears on stage, t-shirts, and album covers.
Some of Iron Maiden’s most popular songs include “Hallowed Be Thy Name,” “Fear of The Dark,” “The Number of The Beast,” “Blood Brothers,” and “Wasted Years.”