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Iron Maiden Drummer Banned From Driving

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BBC News reports that the drummer with heavy metal band IRON MAIDEN has been banned from driving after being caught speeding on the M74 motorway near Lockerbie, Scotland.

Michael McBrain — known to fans as Nicko — was clocked doing 116mph.

The 54-year-old from London pleaded guilty to the offense by letter. He was banned from the roads for six months and fined £500 (approximately $982).

Dumfries Sheriff Court heard that the veteran rocker was unable to appear because he was on tour.

Back in July 2003 McBrain was arrested for allegedly hitting a parking lot attendant — on purpose — with his black Jaguar after a disagreement over McBrain's VIP credentials before a concert at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, New York. "It's one of those things that happened that shouldn't have happened, but it did, and over time, you sort of look at it and go, 'Gosh, that was silly,'" Nicko said in an August 2004 interview. "And the other guy that was involved with it, I'm sure he's sitting there thinking [the same thing]."

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. blakscorpion21 writes:

wow, the cops dont f*** around over there.

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2. ZT writes:

Wow. I can't believe it's not butter!

# Mar 22, 2007 @ 4:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. bLOODLETTING writes:

116... I was doing 105 the other day.

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4. zMETALlica writes:

"I'm in iron maiden you can't do this to me!"
It would be funny if that was his thought or reaction

# Mar 22, 2007 @ 5:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Chupacabra_hunter writes:

he got his license suspended!? Big f.ucking deal. Im sure that would happen here too if you were driving 116 mph, thats 30 to40 mph over the speed limit on the interstate.Hell I thought the story was gonna be about him driving a convertible porsche 120mph the wrong way on the interstate in reverse while some groupie was sucking coke off his balls as he was shooting speed limit signs with a shotgun or something cool like that,what a bummer of a boring a.ss story

# Mar 22, 2007 @ 9:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Diamond Oz writes:

Ahh Nicko you cad! He's bloody great lol

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7. Alex.... writes:

Im suprised i isnt Glen Benton in Deicide this time lol

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