• The Iron Maiden was a torture

    It is accepted that the band was named after a song by Muddy Waters. . It was Keith Moon who somehow came up with the name; while talking about the new project, he said it should go over like a lead balloon. The logo was designed by Arturo Vega, sometime in the 70s; the concept was based on the Seal of the President of United States of America. In 1964, Brian Pike sketched a logo which embraced the zeitgeist of the time: 'Unity' and an 'Uplifting edge', the two 'h's linked together recreate the first feeling, while the arrow does so for the second. Guns N Roses. The name is a direct allusion to Traccii and Axl's surnames Guns and Rose. The Sex Pistols. Led Zeppelin.

    And so is the logo, a beautifully achieved arrangement of guns and roses. As a close friend of the band, Gerard Huerta came up with a recycled Hot Stamping Glue Suppliers version of his own Blue Oyster Clut's logo lettering, adding up the lightning strike. This figure was originally intended to characterize their record label 'Swan Song' but ended up being a distinctive band logo.The Ramones. While brainstorming for a band name, someone proposed 'the who' because apparently that was the most common question every time someone came up with a name. The names of the band members replace the original legend around the eagle which holds an apple tree branch and a baseball bat instead of the olive tree branch and the arrows. It seems that they were inspired by Paul McCartney, who used Ramone as a surname; then all the members of the band adopted this surname despite not being related. The Who.

    The Iron Maiden was a torture device, similar to a cabinet, where the victim remained standing while being interrogated and stabbed; the most famous one looked alike to Mary, the mother of Jesus. AC/DC. The band also used to include a mascot in their tours and albums covers called 'Eddie'. Originally drafted by John Pasche in 1971 and included hidden away in the cover for 'Sticky Fingers', it sooner became the icon of the band. The name was introduced by McLaren who used to own a punk clothing shop called 'sex'.

    Iron Maiden. The Rolling Stones. Jamie Reid's anti-esthetical collage made of pieces of newspapers forming the band's name went accordingly with the band's ideology, anarchy. The Angel logo was inspired on William Rimmer's 'Evening of the fall of the Day', which is incarnation of Apollo, the Greek god of the music. The pop art pair of lips and tongue is by far the most recognized band logo ever. Vega's inspiration came after seen them performing in Washington DC. The name was taken literarily from a sewing machine, as something related to power Alternative Current/Direct Current; others claim that it means 'Anti-Christ Devil's Children'. The stylish style used in the band-name logo reminds the endings of a V-shaped guitar, which was another characteristic element of the band.


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