Fun Facts About Iron Maiden

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Steve Harris is an enthusiastic footballer who was offered a trial with West Ham as a teenager. He has a full-sized football pitch in his back garden, which is the home ground of Iron Maiden’s own football team consisting of members and associates of the band.

While Iron Maiden have been dogged with accusations of Satanism by religious fundamentalists throughout their career, a Brazilian priest, Marcos Motolo describes himself as “their number one fan in the world”. He has 162 Iron Maiden tattoos, a son called Stevie Harris and references their lyrics in his sermons.

The ‘Can I Play With Madness’ video marked one of the final on-screen appearance of Monty Python legend Graham Chapman (he’s the ornery professor). Chapman passed in October of 1989.

The song “The Trooper” is about the Charge of the Light Brigade at the battle of Balaklava and is based on a poem written by Lord Alfred Tennyson.

Iron Maiden have their own Beers


They released shooter “Ed the Hunter” in 1999 and 8-bit climb-n-dodge “Speed of Light” in 2015.  In 2016 they released another game named “Legacy of the Beast” which is RPG type of game. To no surprise, Eddie is the main character in all cases. Here you can watch the gameplay trailer of “Legacy of the Beast”:

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