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Video of the Week: Can I Play With Madness by Iron Maiden

Ok, since I am going to Sonisphere Italy tomorrow to see Ghost, Mastodon, Megadeth, and IRON F’N MAIDEN I really haven’t been listen to/watching anything other than Maiden videos lately, so I’m a bit behind the curve on what’s new and cool this week in heavy metal video land.  So let’s take a trip down memory lane.

My favorite Iron Maiden video ever is “Can I Play With Madness”.  When I was a budding Iron Maiden fan I thought this was the coolest thing in the world mainly because of the short animation of Eddie the Head and would swear that there was some kind of Iron Maiden cartoon in England.  I would beg my parents to find the cartoon for me and would drag them to the TV whenever the video came on to prove to them an Iron Maiden cartoon really existed.  Of course they tried to tell me it was just a promotional video and there wasn’t really an Eddie the Head cartoon but I wasn’t having any of that.  So, after many months of disappointment of never getting my Iron Maiden cartoon I just settled for the 2 seconds of animation in the music video which I recorded with our shiny new VCR and would rewind and re-watch this video ad nauseum.  And the lizards in the video names are Rocky and Razor and they can transform into huge dragons and they eat mean teachers.

What’s your favorite Iron Maiden video and why?  Enjoy!! Peace Love and Metal!!!