February 13, 2018 — Greetings from the 2018 **National Association of Music Merchants (**NAMM) Convention AKA the NAMM Show, where things have been changed up a bit from years past.
February 20, 2017 — The 2017 edition of the **National Association of Music Merchants (**NAMM) Convention has concluded, and it was mostly filled with updates/improvements on past products, but there were a few items of interest to the metal community!
March 8, 2016 — This year at NAMM 2016, (an industry-only global music product trade show) everything seemed to be scaled down a bit, but the show still had plenty of new items on hand that were related to the Metal genre and community.
January 15, 2016 — When looking back at 2015, the only thing that seems to matter is the passing of Lemmy Kilmister. Of course losing Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor in November was sad but Lemmy was on another level - one of the pillars of the entire rock ’n roll universe.
February 19, 2015 — IRON MAIDEN have announced that Bruce Dickinson recently completed cancer treatment. It was thankfully caught in the early stages and Home Care Assistance. Here is the official word from the band:
March 14, 2013 — Former IRON MAIDEN drummer Clive Burr has passed away today after a long struggle with Multiple Sclerosis. The band issued the following statement: “We are deeply saddened to report that Clive Burr passed away last night.
March 28, 2012 — After the tremendous response from fans to the news that IRON MAIDEN will bring their highly-anticipated Maiden England World Tour to the Southland this summer, the band has announced a second Los Angeles-area show.
February 7, 2012 — Every year, NAMM bestows upon us shiny new toys for musicmakers of all genres to make new (and old) sounds with. NAMM 2012 was no less a musical heaven for the products, gadgets, and innovations that help make metal happen.
November 13, 2011 — MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain has posted a video message for his fans from the “Evening with Nicko” Tour. Check out the message with Nicko’s patented sense of humor:
March 2, 2011 — The folks over at Kerrang! have posted a video promoting their charity, Cash for Kids, featuring students at Watville Primary School singing the MAIDEN classic, “Flight of Icarus,” from Piece of Mind.
June 8, 2010 — The release date for IRON MAIDEN’s new studio album The Final Frontier is now confirmed for Monday 16th August. The new album features artwork illustrated by Melvyn Grant and, to mark the occasion, the band have made special arrangements for one new album track “El Dorado” to be made available worldwide as a free digital download MP3 with immediate effect.
March 6, 2010 — Prog rock/metal icons DREAM THEATER will spend their summer supporting IRON MAIDEN on the band’s month-long U.S./Canada tour. The tour launches on June 9 and runs through July 20, and includes a stop at the storied Madison Square Garden in NYC, marking the first time in a lengthy and respected career that DREAM THEATER will have played the world’s most famous arena.
April 18, 2008 — Metal legends ANTHRAX have announced a short spring tour, kicking off with a warmup club show at Chicago”™s Double Door on May 28th, 2008. The Chicago warm-up show will be the band”™s first live performance with their new singer Dan Nelson.
March 10, 2008 — After the release of a monster of a DVD, The History of IRON MAIDEN - Part 1: The Early Days, fans have had to wait an agonizing three years for the follow up, Live After Death.
February 20, 2008 — From onstage last night (Feb 19), amid the pandemonium in front of 14,000 screaming fans at a packed Los Angeles Forum, IRON MAIDEN announced the first leg of their eagerly anticipated North American summer tour.
November 10, 2007 — Finally available on DVD for the first time, New Door Records/UMe are proud to announce the eagerly awaited release of the double disc DVD of Live After Death, the legendary recording of IRON MAIDEN’s four night stand at Long Beach Arena, California, in 1984.
November 5, 2007 — IRON MAIDEN announce only two U.S. shows at the Los Angeles Forum on Tuesday February 19th and at the Izod Center, New Jersey on March 14th as part of the Somewhere Back in Time World Tour 2008.
January 9, 2007 — Released nearly a year ago in their native England, IRON MAIDEN’s latest live DVD, Death on the Road, will finally be receiving a much-deserved U.S. release on January 30th.