Iron Maiden is a heavy metal band formed in 1975 in London, England. Considered to be pioneers of the new wave of British heavy metal, the group is undoubtedly an iconic name in the history of the genre, and was incredibly influential in the rise of its popularity. Iron Maiden released their first commercially successful album in 1982, ‘The Number of the Beast’, which was an international success. Historical songs such as ‘The Trooper’ have been solidified as a timeless heavy metal favorite among fans of the genre.
Iron Maiden has been challenged by multiple band-member changes, but that has not even slightly diminished their run of success. They have sold millions of albums and to tour and perform all over the world.