History Trivia / IronMaiden

11th Apr '16 2:33:00 PM Berrenta
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* TheMerch: They're known for their pretty damn awesome merchandise, which ranges from simple shirts and posters, to pens and binders, to tankards and various pieces of metalwork, to ''their own beer''. There are even some Eddie the Head action figures!



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19th Jan '16 3:12:36 PM TheDoctor1996
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11th Oct '15 6:56:15 PM AM_NK
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* ApprovalOfGod[=/=]MemeAcknowledgment: [[Creator/MidwayGames Ed]] [[Creator/NetherrealmStudios Boon]], creator of Franchise/MortalKombat, [[https://twitter.com/noobde/status/632229642473091074 acknowledged]] the nod to his series in the video for "Speed of Light".


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** "'Arry" for Steve Harris, first said to him by Nicko, then adopted by the fanbase.
11th Oct '15 6:23:41 PM AM_NK
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** The band wanted to include UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill's "We Shall Fight On The Beaches" speech as an introduction to "Aces High", from ''Powerslave''. It didn't made the cut for the album, though the intro is played every time the band opens a gig with the song.



** Before ''Ed Hunter'', there would have been another Maiden game, but it entered into DevelopmentHell and was eventually cancelled.



** Before ''Ed Hunter'', there would have been another Maiden game, but it entered into DevelopmentHell and was eventually cancelled.

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** Before ''Ed Hunter'', there would have been another Maiden game, "Journeyman" was going to appear in electric format in ''Dance of Death'', but it entered into DevelopmentHell and was the band eventually cancelled.released the acoustic version in the album, while this electric version appeared in the ''No More Lies'' EP.


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** "Can I Play with Madness" started as a ballad called "On the Wings of Eagles"
9th Oct '15 7:36:27 PM AM_NK
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* ThrowItIn: "Mission from 'Arry", from the ''2 Minutes to Midnight'' single, is a recording of an argument between bassist Steve Harris and drummer Nicko McBrain, which took place after a show.


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** "Wasted Years" had the original name of "Golden Years".
9th Oct '15 6:47:54 PM AM_NK
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** The song "Burning Ambition", from the ''Running Free'' single, dates from Gypsy's Kiss, Steve's former band.


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** "Twilight Zone" was originally intended to be the B-side of Wrathchild, but the band felt it was so strong that it deserved to be the A-side instead.
** "Purgatory" is a faster re-arrangement of one of the band's earlier songs, entitled "Floating".
9th Oct '15 6:26:36 PM AM_NK
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** According to Adrian, "Can I Play with Madness" started as a ballad called "On the Wings of Eagles". Bruce had a verse for it, but he wanted to change the title to the current one.

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** According to Adrian, "Can I Play with Madness" started as a ballad called "On the Wings of Eagles". Bruce had a verse for it, but he wanted to change the title to the current one. Then the idea of ''Seventh Son of a Seventh Son'' as a concept album was taking shape.
** "Wasting Love", from ''Fear of the Dark'', dates from Bruce's solo effort ''Tattooed Millionaire''.
** "I Live My Way", "Justice of The Peace" and "Judgement Day" were left out of ''The X Factor''.
** Rod Smallwood wanted "Futureal" to be the single instead of "The Angel and the Gambler", but Steve managed to turn this around.
9th Oct '15 5:57:21 PM AM_NK
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** "Blood Brothers", "The Nomad", "Dream of Mirrors", and "The Mercenary" were originally written for ''Virtual XI''. Blaze Bayley even provided some lyrics for "Dream of Mirrors", but was not credited.
** Before ''Ed Hunter'', there would have been another Music/IronMaiden game, but it entered into DevelopmentHell and was eventually cancelled.


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** Every song from ''Killers'', barring "Prodigal Son" and "Murders in the Rue Morgue", was written before the SelfTitledAlbum.
** The band had to decide whether to include "Gangland" or "Total Eclipse" in ''The Number of the Beast''. They went with the former, leaving the latter for a single.
** Bruce wrote several acoustic-based songs for ''Somewhere In Time'', none of which ended up in the album.
** According to Adrian, "Can I Play with Madness" started as a ballad called "On the Wings of Eagles". Bruce had a verse for it, but he wanted to change the title to the current one.
** "Blood Brothers", "The Nomad", "Dream of Mirrors", and "The Mercenary" were originally written for ''Virtual XI''. Blaze Bayley even provided some lyrics for "Dream of Mirrors", but was not credited.
** Before ''Ed Hunter'', there would have been another Maiden game, but it entered into DevelopmentHell and was eventually cancelled.
9th Oct '15 4:56:49 PM AM_NK
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** "Blood Brothers", "The Nomad", "Dream of Mirrors", and "The Mercenary" were originally written for ''Virtual XI''. Blaze Bayley even provided some lyrics for "Dream of Mirrors", but was not credited.
6th Oct '15 3:49:41 AM Akriloth2160
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** In TheEighties, the band was banned from playing in Chile due to the Catholic Church's concerns over their "[[RockMeAsmodeus satanic]]" lyrics. The ban was eventually lifted and they were able to perform in Chile in the 2000s. People loved them, if the Flight 666 DVD is anything to go by.
** And their latest live, ''En Vivo!'', was recorded there.

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** In TheEighties, the band was banned from playing in Chile due to the Catholic Church's concerns over their "[[RockMeAsmodeus satanic]]" lyrics. The ban was eventually lifted and they were able to perform in Chile in the 2000s. People loved them, if the Flight 666 DVD is and the fact that ''En Vivo'' was recorded there are anything to go by.
** And their latest live, ''En Vivo!'', was recorded there.
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