Iron Maiden have a distinguished history as one of metal's legendary acts, but how well do you know the band? Watch above as we dig into the Maiden's storied past with a collection of lesser known band facts.

Learn about the origins of 'Eddie,' find out what band the group's original vocalist wanted to model Maiden after and discover what messages Iron Maiden hid in the artwork to their 'Powerslave' album. You'll find out the questions to all those answers plus much more in the Iron Maiden edition of 'You Think You Know Metal?' posted above.

And if you know any other obscure facts about the band, feel free to share them in the comments section at the bottom of this post.

Script by Ed Rivadavia and Chad Childers; Narration by Full Metal Jackie; Video Editing by Paul Brasil.

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