Iron Maiden was formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975, by bassist and songwriter Steve Harris. The current members of the band include Steve Harris (bass, backing vocals, keyboards), Dave Murray (guitars), Adrian Smith (guitars, backing vocals, keyboards), Bruce Dickinson (lead vocals, piano), Nicko McBrain (drums), and Janick Gers (guitars).
The band achieved initial success during the early 1980s. After several line-up changes, the band went on to release a series of UK and US platinum and gold albums, such as 1980’s eponymous debut, Killers (1981), The Number of the Beast (1982), Piece of Mind (1983), Powerslave (1984), Live After Death (1985), Somewhere in Time (1986), Seventh Son of a Seventh Son (1988), No Prayer for the Dying (1990), and Fear of the Dark (1992).
Since the return of lead vocalist Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian Smith in 1999, with a series of new albums and highly successful tours, the band became popular again.
To date, the band’s discography includes 41 albums – 17 studio albums, 13 live albums, four EPs and seven compilations. The band also released 47 singles and 20 video albums. Over time, Iron Maiden sold over 100 million copies of their albums worldwide.
Milano Summer Festival brings to Milan some of the best-known artists of different music genres, spanning from rock to electronic dance music, jazz, blues, heavy metal and more.
The San Siro Racetrack, built in the 1920s and renovated in 1975, can be considered a monument of national interest. The area, dedicated to live concerts and equestrian sport, is located on the outskirts of Milan, in Piazzale dello Sport.
The entrance to the concert is located in Via Diomede 1. The closest Metro station is Lotto, located about 170 meters away, in Piazzale Lorenzo Lotto, on the Metro Lines M1 and M5.
The closest bus stop is Piazzale Lotto – Via Diomede, located about 150 meters away, on the bus Line 78. The closest tram stop is Segesta, located about 500 meters away, in Piazzale Segesta, on the tram Lines 10 and 16.
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