Nicko McBrain is the historical beater British group of heavy metal Iron Maiden.
Nicko McBrain (of its true name Michael Henry Mc Brain) was born the June 5th 1952 in London. Its first occupational class is Streetwakers, then he plays in the Stalemate Through Band and various formations, of which Lionheart, where old the guitarite of Iron Maiden Dennis Stratton appeared. He records Marche or bad cold with Trust, which he leaves in August 1982 to join Iron Maiden (Clive Burr, him even member of Iron Maiden makes the opposite way at the same time to integrate Trust).
The first album which it recorded with Iron Maiden is Piece off Mind in 1983.
Nicko Mc Brain also has additional activities been dependant on its instrument of predilection. It for example recorded in 1991 individual the Rythm off the beast, disc promotional for a mark of batteries, with the guitarist Dave Murray.
" The entertainer of the groupe" ( The entertainer off the band )
Nicko calls itself " Mister Excess-with-all-étages" , which in known as length on its odd character. Although being an excellent percussionnist - it has an extremely recognizable style, which dissociates that of the other Metal beaters - it was never caught with the serious one. Always ready to turn the things in derision, including its own group, it records on CD of republications gathered under the name First Ten Years (published for the tenth birthday of the Iron Virgin in 1990), of the parodies of songs of Iron Maiden, mixtures of truths pieces and removed from rim comments. The innate direction of comic of Nico, but also its artistic sensitivity, makes say to Steve Harris: " It is without any doubt the entertainer of the groupe".
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