This is the uncensored, independent guide to the career and music of Iron Maiden. Dave Artwood's authoritative text traces the Iron Maiden story from East End pubs through the triumphant Hammersmith Odeon shows and on to the stadium rock phemen that we kw today. One of the world's greatest heavy metal bands, Iron Maiden have spent more than thirty-five years taking their blistering heavy metal around the world; in doing so they have sold 85 million records worldwide with little radio or television support. The band have played almost two thousand live shows throughout their career. Also included is a discography and critical review of Iron Maiden's music. This independent and unaligned book was made with complete editorial freedom leaves stone unturned as it explores the Iron Maiden legend. It is uncensored and is t endorsed by, or in any way associated with, past or present members of Iron Maiden.