New Spider Species Named After Members Of IRON MAIDEN, SCORPIONS, DEF LEPPARD And ANGRA

October 19, 2019 According to Public Radio International, a Brazilian biologist who happens to be a heavy metal fan has named four new spider species after members of from IRON MAIDEN, SCORPIONS, DEF LEPPARD and ANGRA. Cristina Rheims, a researcher at Sao Paulo's biological research center Instituto Butantan, named the new spider species Extraordinarius bruceickinsoni, Extraordinarius klausmeinei, Extraordinarius rickalleni and Extraordinarius andrematosi after MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson, DEF LEPPARD's Rick Allen, SCORPIONS' Klaus Meine and ANGRA's André …

IRON MAIDEN’s STEVE HARRIS On Possible Retirement: ‘If We Feel We’re Not Cutting It Anymore, Then We’ll Discuss It’

July 23, 2019  During an appearance on today's (Tuesday, July 23) edition of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation", IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris reflected on the fact that it's been 19 years since the band released "Brave New World". MAIDEN's first studio LP since the return of longtime lead singer Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian Smith was also the band's first studio recording as a six-piece, as Janick Gers, who …

K.K. DOWNING Looks Back On JUDAS PRIEST’s Contentious Rivalry With IRON MAIDEN: ‘It Got A Bit Ugly’

October 5, 2018 During a brand new interview with SiriusXM's Eddie Trunk, former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Ken "K.K." Downing spoke about the the contentious rivalry that developed between PRIESTand IRON MAIDEN when the two bands toured together in the early 1980s. "We'd just finished the 'British Steel' record in England, and we were going out on tour [in early 1980 with IRON MAIDEN]," he recalled. "And then …

32 Hidden References on Iron Maiden’s Somewhere In Time Cover

32 Hidden References on Iron Maiden's Somewhere In Time Cover By Dave Basner September 29, 2017   On September 29th, 1986, Iron Maiden released their sixth album, Somewhere in Time. Like many of their covers, the artwork was created by Derek Riggs, who snuck dozens of references to the band’s previous work and their lives in his art. Here are …