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IRON MAIDEN

Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, on Christmas Day, 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris (born Leytonstone, Essex on March 12, 1956). Iron Maiden’s line-up currently consists of guitarist David Michael "Dave" Murray (born Edmonton, Middlesex, December 23, 1956), guitarist Adrian Frederick "H" Smith (born Hackney, London, February 27, 1957), lead singer Paul Bruce Dickinson (born Worksop, Nottinghamshire, August 7, 1958), Michael Henry "Nicko" McBrain (born Hackney, London June 5, 1952) and third guitarist Janick Robert Gers (born Hartlepool, England January 27, 1957) as well as long-time ‘mascot’ Eddie, who has been with the band since they formed. Iron Maiden have sold over 100 million albums worldwide, and released 16 studio albums including five UK Official Album Chart Number 1s such as 1982’s The Number Of The Beast, 1988’s Seventh Son of A Seventh Son, 1992’s Fear of The Dark, 2010’s The Final Frontier and 2015’s The Book of Souls. Iron Maiden have only had one UK Official Singles Chart Number 1 with 1992’s Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter. Iron Maiden won Best British Live Act at the 2009 BRIT Awards.

IRON MAIDEN Songs stats

UK No. 1s
1
UK Top 10s
17
UK Top 40s
35
UK Top 75s
37
Weeks in the Top 1
2
Weeks in the Top 10
25
Weeks in the Top 40
110
Weeks in the Top 75
182

IRON MAIDEN Albums stats

UK No. 1s
5
UK Top 10s
26
UK Top 40s
41
UK Top 75s
43
Weeks in the Top 1
6
Weeks in the Top 10
47
Weeks in the Top 40
134
Weeks in the Top 75
232

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