The Iron Maidens Make South American Music History


The Iron Maidens, the world’s only female tribute to the legendary Iron Maiden, recently completed from their South American tour. They made history by selling 6,000 tickets in the first 12 hours for the Gillmanfest-Barquismetal 2011 Venezuelan Festival - beating previous ticket sales title holders METALLICA who held the record at 5,000 tickets sold in two days.

The Iron Maidens also made music history by being the first all female metal band to perform on Venezuelan soil. Finishing off the festival night, The Iron Maidens joined by Tim "Ripper" Owens (HAIL!, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) on stage for two songs, 'Breaking The Law' and 'Flight Of Icarus'. Twice during The Iron Maidens performance festival promoters stopped their set because the crowd of 40,000-plus concert goers broke through the security lines.

The Iron Maidens are: Kirsten “Bruce Chickinson” Rosenberg, Linda “Nikki McBURRain” McDonald, Wanda “Steph Harris” Ortiz, Elizabeth “Devina Murray” Schall and Courtney “Adriana Smith” Cox. The group offer excellent musicianship with an elaborate stage show with effects and appearances from Iron Maiden mascot, “Eddie”, and other theatrical characters that have gained the band national and international recognition.

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(photo by Robert John Photography)

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