Tag Archives: Nicko McBrain

Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metal Musician-Backed Businesses

Posted by on July 9, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGnigTJOsS8[/youtube]Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. If there’s one thing any musician, famous or not, should live by, it’s to have a backup plan. Whether industry tastes change, the lineup changes, you get dropped, or your band just sucks, it can’t hurt to have […]

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Need More Proof That Lady Gaga Loves Iron Maiden?

Posted by on May 25, 2011

Ok, so you’re probably sick and tired of hearing Lady Gaga’s name mentioned all the time. And you’re probably even more fed up that we at Metal Insider keep talking about how she’s actually a metalhead. But in case seeing Gaga posing for pictures with Bruce Dickinson and Nicko McBrain back stage at Iron Maiden’s […]

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What Do You Get When Tony Iommi Records A Song With Members Of Deep Purple And Iron Maiden? WHOCARES

Posted by on May 5, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJFL-scaPCI&feature=channel_video_title[/youtube] Well, actually we do care since it features such a cool lineup. But WHOCARES is the title that Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi and Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan’s new charity group is going under. The two have reunited to record two songs to benefit those still affected by the Leninakan earthquake that struck […]

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Lady Gaga’s Maiden Pic, Album Cover Confirm Her Metal Cred

Posted by on April 18, 2011

We’ve already documented that Lady Gaga has links to the metal community. Whether it’s tearing into a burger at Kuma’s Corner while quoting Saxon, hanging with Mr. Cooper, or chilling with KISS, she’s definitely putting her money where her mouth is when it comes to supporting ’80s metal. So it was no surprise to find […]

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Video: The E(ddie) Street Band?

Posted by on November 11, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4c7bvzM3EL0&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] This past Saturday (November 7), Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain took part in a jam session with Clarence Clemons (saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band) at the 10th anniversary of Harley-Davidson of Palm Beach in West Palm Beach, Florida. And we thought the Black Tusk remix created by The Wu Tang Clan’s RZA […]

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Ex-Metallica Bassist Joins Iommi’s Project

Posted by on October 15, 2010

Ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and H.I.M. guitarist Mikko “Linde” Lindström have recorded appearances on a new track written and recorded by Tony Iommi, Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), keyboardist Jon Lord (Deep Purple, Whitesnake) and Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden).

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Tony Iommi Records New Track With Deep Purple, Iron Maiden Members

Posted by on October 8, 2010

Tony Iommi has recorded a new song with singer Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), keyboardist Jon Lord (Deep Purple, Whitesnake) and Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain to help raise funds for the rebuilding of Armenian music schools.

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