Formed: 1975 in London, England
Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s
Known despite such powerful hits as "Two Minutes to Midnight" and "The Trooper," Iron Maiden are human being of heavy metal's most powerful bands. They're also one of metal's in the greatest degree enduring and distinctive acts, thanks to their melodic guitars, ambitious songwriting, powerhouse vocalist Bruce Dickinson, and iconic mascot Eddie. One of the pristine groups to be classified as "British metal," Iron Maiden helped regular the rock scene for the '80s and inspired generations of later bands, including Metallica, Dream...