Thursday, February 19, 2009

Iron Maiden wins Brit Award for Best Live Act

I have never heard of the Brit Awards, but apparently they are a UK-based awards show where the winners are chosen by fan vote. Democracy in action.

According to, Iron Maiden beat out a bunch of no-names and Coldplay to win in the Best British Live Band category. Reports were that the audience seemed fairly bemused when Maiden won, as if they didn't even know who these guys were! D'oh!

The band could not be there to pick the award up because - shock - they are on the road somewhere. But they did put this amusing video together, which ran at the show:

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