One of my favorite bands of all time is the mighty Iron Maiden!  I've seen them so many times, I've sort of lost count.  I've even taken vacations for the sole purpose of following Maiden on tour around the southwest and seeing as many shows in a week as I could!

I know, weirdo, right?

The photo at the top is one I took in Vegas last year when I followed them to Vegas and then San Bernardino.  Both shows were freaking amazing, and the California show was the huge Battle of San Bernardino, with like a dozen bands filling up the entire day, including Megadeth, Testament, Sabaton, Overkill, Anthrax and more!

Right now, Iron Maiden is destroying Europe again on their Seventh Son of a Seventh Son nostalgia tour with Anthrax.

After this trek is over, I'm hoping Maiden will hit the studio and put out another amazing album, like the last couple.  Anthrax is already working on their follow up to "Worship Music", so it would be cool for Maiden to put out another one, and take Anthrax around the US next year!

Until we can get Maiden and Anthrax here in Grand Rapids, we'll have to settle for some European action.  And I don't mean that as a euphemism for some kind of dirty sex act.  Unless it's a really cool sex act, and then I could reconsider.

Anthrax from the same night: