Lady Gaga: 'Roadie' For Iron Maiden

Pop superstar Lady Gaga is such a huge fan of British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden that she helped the band backstage during their Florida tour stop.

Lady Gaga: 'Roadie' For Iron Maiden
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According to Mirror.co.uk, pop superstar Lady Gaga is such a huge fan of British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden that she helped the band backstage during their Florida tour stop. The singer appointed herself an unofficial roadie for a couple of dates of Iron Maiden's "The Final Frontier" world tour, helping out on the tour bus with chores such as ironing and serving drinks. "It's a side to Gaga we've never seen. She is a massive Iron Maiden fan and was willing to be at their beck and call, just to hang out with her idols", a source told Mirror.co.uk. "She was humming along to their hit 'The Number Of The Beast' while carrying out her chores. And after all her hard work backstage she was rewarded with some drinking games." A photo of Lady Gaga hanging out with IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain backstage at the MAIDEN concert in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, April 17 have been posted on her Twitter profile with a caption that simply said "Sexy Beast. 666". Lady Gaga is recently appeared in photos with Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante and this year's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Alice Cooper. For her 666th tweet, Lady Gaga wrote the following message on April 10: "The Number of the Beast. Having' beers listening to Maiden w the New York Boys. Happy 666 Twitterland." During Gaga's February 5, 2010 appearance on Ryan Seacrest's radio show, Seacrest played the singer an excerpt from an interview he conducted with Ozzy Osbourne in which the Black Sabbath frontman said of Gaga, "She's very clever, very interesting. She's wacky and I like the zaniness of that woman." According to MTV.com, this news pleased Gaga to no end. "Are you kidding? I'm the biggest Black Sabbath fan on Earth!" She even told Seacrest a story about how when she was a go-go dancer, one of her show-stopping numbers was to the Sabbath tune "Black Sabbath". Lady Gaga reveals her two favorite songs to dance to: Black Sabbath's "Black Sabbath" and Iron Maiden's "Run To The Hills". Thanks for the report to Blabbermouth.net.

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    AeolianSeventh
    Okay, take the words "Lady Gaga" out and read it like this: Some woman showed up at an Iron Maiden concert insisting she was their biggest fan, eagerly moved equipment for them and did anything else they told her to do, so they let her come backstage for some "drinking games." Heh.
    Iommianity
    MyUserName777 wrote: Number of the Beast is probably the only song she knows.... I can't help but feel this is a publicity stunt to try to appeal to the metal crowd but it could be genuine. Also, Tampa show was awesome
    Yeah, it's a publicity stunt. To bring in a fanbase utterly opposed to her music and image. By claiming to like a popular band. You should get into PR man. Moral of the story: Pop stars can't listen to anything other than said pop, especially if they're women.The more you know .
    JDMoore
    AeolianSeventh wrote: Okay, take the words "Lady Gaga" out and read it like this: Some woman showed up at an Iron Maiden concert insisting she was their biggest fan, eagerly moved equipment for them and did anything else they told her to do, so they let her come backstage for some "drinking games." Heh.
    +1, good sir.
    Niiko_Xeneize
    This is just trying to make Gaga appeal to metalheads, but it's useless. I'll admit she has catchy choruses and that's about it, I'd respect her more if she tried to do her own thing instead of copying everything Madonna already did.
    Raven_Flight
    AeolianSeventh wrote: Okay, take the words "Lady Gaga" out and read it like this: Some woman showed up at an Iron Maiden concert insisting she was their biggest fan, eagerly moved equipment for them and did anything else they told her to do, so they let her come backstage for some "drinking games." Heh.
    I though exactly the same thing about the "drinking games" Jokes aside, It's pretty obvious to me someone from Iron Maiden banged Lady gaga. Who wouldn't? Yeah, I know she is ugly and stuff... but man, It's GAGA. Besides she is all about ass.
    judo_john
    AeolianSeventh wrote: Okay, take the words "Lady Gaga" out and read it like this: Some woman showed up at an Iron Maiden concert insisting she was their biggest fan, eagerly moved equipment for them and did anything else they told her to do, so they let her come backstage for some "drinking games." Heh.
    10 points. We got a squirter. WE GOT A SQUIRTER!
    aarongtr18
    I refuse to "embrace" and "respect" ****ing terrible musicians just because they listen to a few bands that I happen to like. Who cares if she has talent; if you can't use that talent to write music with meaning and purpose you're not worth anyone's time. I'm so tired of people calling Gaga out on this and being called "elitist". We're not elitist, we just realize what music is real and what music is manufactured.
    Pat_s1t
    stefs619 wrote: I am just joking, her music is not that bad
    It really isn't. The lyrics pretty much always blow a lot of ass, but the music itself is sometimes at least somewhat creative.
    mallement
    From Maidens point of view, I wouldnt mind having gaga 'doing' stuff for me on tour..
    emphaticleech
    Phoenix Reborn wrote: I still prefer Maiden to GaGa...always will. But my respect for her just keps growing. Unlike every other hip hop artist she writes her own lyrics, uses her actual voice, choreagraphs her own dances, and loves almost every kind of music. While pop isn't my thing GaGa might be able to help save the music industry yet. I wonder how she'd do with a cover of Wasted Years
    The fact that you A) Call her hip hop B) Think ALL hip hop is lumped into that category of talentless Just shows you know nothing about what you're talking about. Either way, good for GaGa. I don't like much outside Fame Monster, but she's got talent and good taste in metal. And LOL@everyone saying "screw GaGa" ... "who's this GaGa girl?!" (as if you don't know) ... "She needs to stop listening to my music!" ... you're all ignorant idiots who need to embrace music and musicians that obviously have good taste.
    Matt_metal
    HAHA.. she was not born to make music, but now she's doing what she was born for ... to be a sexual "(power)slave "... i mean groupie .. XD ...///
    ikantuna
    Got Metal? wrote: i see youve just emerged from the rock youve been living under.....
    Felt aweful for a moment with the question since I haven't listen to the radio for a quiet sometime but alot of them said she's good. Maybe she is...
    TheIceCreamMan
    MyUserName777 wrote: Number of the Beast is probably the only song she knows.... I can't help but feel this is a publicity stunt to try to appeal to the metal crowd but it could be genuine. Also, Tampa show was awesome
    Do you know Lady Gaga? Have you personally talked to her about Iron Maiden? Have you looked through her iPod, or CD & Record collection? No? Then shut your face before you make assumptions about people you know nothing about. Bob Dylan is one of my favorite artists but I still think Like A Rolling Stone is the greatest song he ever wrote. Fuck off and accept that people aren't so black & white.
    Galgawine
    this doesn't chhage the fact her music sucks and will only be hated by anyone who likes Iron Maiden
    Anjohl
    Lady Gagais shrewed, or rather, the marketing team behind her is. By "embracing" (Read faking interest in) diverse genres of music, and people (Her supposed support of the gay community is brilliant marketing), she essentially makes herself immune to criticism. Too bad she's all sizzle, and abso-****ing-lutely no steak. I have said it before and I will say it again, if nobody had SEEN her, nobody would CARE about her. And by "see her", I mean her outrageous stage costumes, not her motley Marilyn Manson body.
    Swannie
    deimachy wrote: Am I the only Iron Maiden fan who can't stand listening to Run to the Hills any more?
    ME TOO MAN!
    link no1
    Can we stop getting 'news' that involves both 'Lady Gaga' and 'Iron Maiden'? So she is hanging around with Maiden, how is that news? It's just some lucky woman hanging around with a band she likes (or a publicity stunt as people say) How about put some decent news up about topic of said website like I dunno, guitars? Festival Lineups are growning, Albums are being released, Tours are happening but no, stop the press, Lady Gaga talks to maiden...yea, life changing story...
    thesacredeath
    no matter how much lady gaga gets involved with the metal genre.she can never be one of us. lady gag gag = no talent
    crackjunior1
    joeschmoe186 wrote: LADY GAGA: THE IRONING MAIDEN
    WIN!!!
    fede01_8 : brad_butcher wrote: why is Gaga on UG? because she's name dropping Iron Maiden and Sabbath
    +1
    j_link13
    Publicity Stunt IMO. She might love some Iron Maiden songs but not enought to be a roadie. I'm sure she knows if he associates herself with a classic metal band,other people might give her music a chance.
    denarni
    anyone noticed that this might work aswell the other way around, and make gaga fans listen to iron maiden?
    b_flo
    AeternumBM wrote: who is this lady gaga bitch? the new hanna montana? i'm disgusted with this news. i bet she gave Nicko McBrain some head before he played his epic set. she's not even hot, but she probably sucks a mean d*ck
    Without the costumes and makeup, she's hot! Seen her with just a tank-top, short shorts, flip-flops, and her real hair...shoulder length brunette. And she's not pale (as seen on magazines...that's body make up). She sports a nice tan. She's darker than most people would expect.
    14blazingblue
    it's not a publicisty stunt, this woman stops her live show regularly to suddenly go into a cover of metallica hits wether the crowd like it or not. she used to be in a led zep tribute band too
    AeternumBM
    who is this lady gaga bitch? the new hanna montana? i'm disgusted with this news. i bet she gave Nicko McBrain some head before he played his epic set. she's not even hot, but she probably sucks a mean d*ck
    YouGotSandInYoV
    deimachy wrote: Am I the only Iron Maiden fan who can't stand listening to Run to the Hills any more?
    Nope. I can't take Number Of The Beast anymore, either.
    smalRaptor
    I find a bunch of her songs pretty catchy and well written, she also seems like she'd be pretty fun to hang out with.
    CaliforniaKid
    Dancing to "Run to the Hills"? Its more of a gallup, really. All I can say is, who wouldn't want to Poker Face?
    betterman5
    shredibanez24 wrote: It seems like the only Maiden songs she knows are Number of the Beast and Run to the Hills. A real Maiden fan would know a bit more than the two obvious hits... hmm...
    Oh sorry because you know her so well in all eh man. Fucking morons going on how shes not a real fan. At the end of the day just because her musics nothing like Maidens doesnt mean she cant like them. Alot of bands/artists love bands that sound nothing like them. Just saying
    mpk3432
    i wouldnt say shes talentless, but if ur gonna be a respected musician, use instruments, not computers, thts y ppl cant believe she likes maiden, coz she clearly doesnt care about real music if she butchers it by computerisin her own
    kthxbi
    MidniteHaze wrote: She was in Tampa the night before Maiden. My friend went to gaga and left 4 songs into the show it was so bad. Her concert got horrible reviews (1.5 out of 5) while Maiden's got good reviews (4.5 out of 5).
    well done.
    Phoenix Reborn
    I still prefer Maiden to GaGa...always will. But my respect for her just keps growing. Unlike every other hip hop artist she writes her own lyrics, uses her actual voice, choreagraphs her own dances, and loves almost every kind of music. While pop isn't my thing GaGa might be able to help save the music industry yet. I wonder how she'd do with a cover of Wasted Years
    AdamDK
    AeternumBM wrote: who is this lady gaga bitch? the new hanna montana? i'm disgusted with this news. i bet she gave Nicko McBrain some head before he played his epic set. she's not even hot, but she probably sucks a mean d*ck
    You're disgusted that a woman likes Iron Maiden? I don't get all the negativity in the comments - she's a Maiden fan, what's the problem?
    Luke200420
    Hey Lady Gaga your welcome to come serve me drinks and iron my clothes. I'll show you my poker face and let you hop up on my "tour bus".