Iron Maiden – Aces High

Iron Maiden – Aces High The song’s lyrics are written from the viewpoint of a British RAF pilot fighting against the German Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1940), the first military engagement to be fought entirely with aircraft. “Aces High” is one of Iron Maiden’s most popular songs, and has been covered numerous times. […]

Best Metal Driving Songs

Best Metal Driving Songs 10. Mötley Crüe – Kickstart My Heart In a 2015 interview, Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx related the origins of “Kickstart My Heart”, which he wrote while the band was already working on Dr. Feelgood. Sixx was playing acoustic guitar in his house while scribbling words on a piece of paper. […]

Bruce Dickinson

Bruce Dickinson Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958), known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English singer, songwriter, musician, airline pilot, entrepreneur, author and broadcaster. He is the lead singer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden and is renowned for his wide-ranging operatic vocal style and energetic stage presence. He originally went by […]

Heavy Metal Band’s Name Etymologies

Heavy Metal Band’s Name Etymologies AC/DC Malcolm and Angus Young developed the idea for the band’s name after their sister seeing “AC/DC” on an electric sewing machine,” why not AC/DC”. Misfits The band was named after a motion picture released in 1961 entitled The Misfits. The Misfits’ skull logo was derived from the villain of […]