Tag Archives: Blaze Bayley

Top Five songs that demonstrate Blaze Bayley’s vastly underrated skill as a metal vocalist

Posted by on December 20, 2021

  So we know now that Iron Maiden just announced a 2022 tour, and that’s great. And no doubt, both Bruce Dickinson and Paul Di’anno have performed brilliantly for Maiden. But there’s one Maiden vocalist who, in my opinion, really never received fair treatment from Maiden fans and that’s Mr. Blaze Bayley. Indeed, he is […]

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Metal Insider en Español: Resumen semanal 6/17

Posted by on June 17, 2016

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest headlines – In Spanish. Cada semana, muchos hechos y acontecimientos suceden en el mundo del rock y metal los cuales reportamos diariamente y queremos dar un resumen de lo que paso a nuestros lectores de habla Española. Estas son las noticias que mas resonaron esta semana: Despues del […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Would you attend an Iron Maiden concert featuring all three vocalists?

Posted by on June 14, 2016

Throughout Iron Maiden’s legendary 40 year career, they have had three vocalists that have all left their impact on the band. Paul Di’Anno who was on the first first two albums, Iron Maiden and Killers, Blaze Bayley who performed on The X Factor and Virtual XI, which get way more flak than they deserve, and […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Unsuccessful replacements in metal and hard rock

Posted by on May 4, 2016

AC/DC defied the odds 36 years ago when they recorded one of the most iconic rock albums of all time, Back In Black, with the late (and very beloved) Bon Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson. Now they’re taking a similar gamble by bringing in Axl Rose to fill in for a sidelined Johnson on the road. […]

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In Defense Of Their Good Name: Iron Maiden’s ‘The X Factor’

Posted by on May 1, 2014

 In Defense Of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. Iron Maiden is legendary, no one would dispute that (and if you would, kindly slap yourself). But like any band, they have an era that is often forgotten, […]

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Iron Maiden + Disturbed + Scorpions= The Foundry

Posted by on June 18, 2013

From June 20-23, such A-list rockers as former Iron Maiden vocalist Blaze Bayley, Disturbed bassist John Moyer, and Scorpions drummer James Kottak will be teaming up in a soon-to-be-legendary “supergroup” named The Foundry to play a run of shows in Texas and Oklahoma.  Whether the group will come up with original material or will primarily […]

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Former Iron Maiden Singer Di’Anno “Pulling The Plug” Next Year

Posted by on July 9, 2012

Paul Di’Anno will be retiring from the music business in 2013. The former Iron Maiden singer announced earlier today that due to a number of health issues, the next year will mark his last year on stage, saying: “I am gonna be ‘pulling the plug’ next year 2013, and making it my ‘farewell tour’… It […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Comeback Albums Of The 2000s

Posted by on June 11, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. There’s a lot at stake for a band that’s been out of the public eye for years or simply experienced their fair share of bad luck. In some cases, those said bands have already been written off by many as hopeless […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 3/2: Let’s Show Some Love For The Replacements

Posted by on March 2, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. During the Monsters Of Rock-The Voyage cruise last weekend, John Corabi performed acoustic renditions of songs recorded during his time in Motley Crue. Right […]

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‘Ten Worst Metal Albums’ List Is #1 Worst List

Posted by on September 28, 2011

Listen we get it. Any list of something is a) purely subjective and b) link bait because people love it when things get ranked for them. But the list that Yahoo! came out with yesterday of the 10 Worst Metal Albums of All Time is one of the most ill-informed lists we’ve ever read. Using […]

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