Eddie the head

Discover the captivating story of Eddie the Head, the iconic mascot of Iron Maiden. Uncover the history, meaning, and evolution of this legendary character, and immerse yourself in the world of heavy metal.
Eddie is the single-most recognizable figure in all of heavy metal. The undead head appears on every piece of Iron Maiden artwork, except for ‘Flight 666: The Original Soundtrack.’ He made his first appearance as a shadowy figure on the ‘Running Free’ single in 1980 and has shifted shapes and gone through a host of changes over the band’s 30+ year career. He appears multiple times on stage during live performances and has helped elevate Iron Maiden’s popularity to an unthinkable level. Metal, Hard Rock, Zombies, Iron Maiden Eddie, Iron Maiden The Trooper, Eddie The Head, Heavy Metal, Heavy Metal Bands, Iron Maiden Albums

Eddie is the single-most recognizable figure in all of heavy metal. The undead head appears on every piece of Iron Maiden artwork, except for ‘Flight 666: The Original Soundtrack.’ He made his first appearance as a shadowy figure on the ‘Running Free’ single in 1980 and has shifted shapes and gone through a host of changes over the band’s 30+ year career. He appears multiple times on stage during live performances and has helped elevate Iron Maiden’s popularity to an unthinkable level.

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Allan Lymer