Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris recently met up with three of his old Iron Maiden bandmates for the first time in more than four decades. Harris formed the band on Christmas Day 1975, and was pictured with original vocalist Paul Mario Day along with guitarists Dave Sullivan and Terry Rance. The only missing member from the early lineup was drummer Ron ‘Rebel’ Matthews. The picture was taken by Steve ‘Loopy’ Newhouse, and both he and Day uploaded the shot to their Facebook accounts.

The Iron Maiden lineup changed several times prior to the recording and release of Iron Maiden’s debut EP The Soundhouse Tapes in 1979, which featured Harris, vocalist Paul Di’Anno, drummer Doug Sampson and guitarists Dave Murray and Paul Cairns.

Iron Maiden’s original lineup reunites after more than 40 years


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