About Iron Maiden
Known for such powerful hits as Run to the Hills, Two Minutes to Midnight, and The Trooper, and landmark albums like Number of the Beast, Piece of Mind, Powerslave, and Seventh Son of a Seventh Son, Iron Maiden are one of heavy metal's most prolific and influential bands. Formed in 1975 in London, they soon became one of metal's most enduring and distinctive acts, thanks to their dual-lead guitar melodies, ambitious songwriting, powerhouse vocalist Bruce Dickinson, and iconic mascot Eddie. Spearheading what was lated dubbed the new wave of British heavy metal, Iron Maiden helped set the table for the hard rock/heavy metal scene of the '80s and inspired generations of subsequent bands, including Metallica, Dream Theater, Slipknot, In Flames, and Avenged Sevenfold. Despite their initial lack of radio airplay or mainstream media support, early allegations of Satanism, and a revolving lineup, they have remained consistently popular throughout their career, releasing late-period triumphs like The Final Frontier (2010), Book of Souls (2015), and Senjutsu (2021).