Punishing Pictorials

Rejected Iron Maiden Album Art and Concepts


He’s been a killer and a mental patient, a cyborg and a soldier. Over the years, Eddie the Head has held many, many jobs while acting as Iron Maiden’s mascot. Are any variations of Eddie the world HASN’T seen yet?

As it turns out — yes, there are! A source close to Iron Maiden has revealed that following album covers/concepts have all been rejected by the band over the years. The members of Maiden, it seems, felt that they were “Not metal enough” for their image.

We can’t for the life of us imagine why.


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