Former Iron Maiden Members Paul Di’Anno, Blaze Bayley, and “Eddie” Creator Derek Riggs to be Inducted into Metal Hall of Fame 2021


In a big announcement from The Metal Hall of Fame will induct iconic former Iron Maiden members Paul Di’Anno, Blaze Bayley, and “Eddie” creator Derek Riggs into the Hall with the class of 2021. Paul Di’Anno wrote and sang on Maiden’s first two legendary albums. They are still considered by many Iron Maiden fans to be their favorites. Bayley was hired following the departure of vocalist Bruce Dickinson in the 1990s. Bayley wrote and sang for Iron Maiden for five years and recorded two albums with the band. Blaze-era songs are still concert staples in the band’s setlist today. Derek Riggs is the genius behind the visual side of Iron Maiden. He created the iconic “Eddie” character, one of the most beloved mascots in history. Many can argue that a huge part of the band’s continuous global success is attributed to the sinister, gruesome, shape-shifting Eddie.

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Super7 To Release New Versions of Iron Maiden, Ghost, Motörhead, and Misfits ReAction Figures


Super7 Toys will release more ReAction figures of Iron Maiden, Ghost, Motörhead, and Misfits next week! Iron Maiden figures will be avaialble on 1/22 and include Limited Edition Wave 2 assortment: Stranger In A Strange Land Eddie (with CLOTH overcoat)! The Number of the Beast Album Cover Devil! Piece of Mind Eddie! Live After Death Eddie! Somewhere In Time Eddie (with CLEAR cyborg skull)! Flight Of Icarus 7-inch Single Eddie (with wings AND flame thrower)! Twilight Zone 7-inch Single Spectral Eddie!. The “None More Black” Ghost, Motörhead, and Misfits versions of existing figures will be avaialble on 1/24 from the Super7 webstore.Continue reading


Iron Maiden Comic Book Due Out This Summer


According to a report from Nerdist.com, Heavy Metal magazine, long the science fiction and fantasy magazine metalheads gravitate to will release an official Iron Maiden comic book! Based on the mobile role-playing game Iron Maiden: Legacy Of The Beast, the story is set to feature iconic metal mascot Eddie battling through the worlds modeled after Maiden’s classic album art.Continue reading


Blackest Of The Black Festival – Silverado, California


As the earth shook and the ground parted, so did the gates to another world open, spewing forth demons of the Blackest of the Black. Bands, fans, vendors and the occasional celebrity descended upon Oak Canyon Park—a quaint little camping spot nestled in the hills of Silverado, California—for the Blackest of the Black Festival. This gathering of the depraved and debauched was the brainchild of none other than Jersey native and trailblazer of horror punk and doom-goth-metal, Glenn Danzig. Opening day of the festival coincided with the release of Danzig’s new album, Black Laden Crown (Nuclear Blast Records), his follow-up to 2015’s Skeletons. Continue reading