Iron Maiden Logo

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Iron Maiden Logo
Iron Maiden is a popular British new wave heavy metal band originating in 1975 and boasting a sale of more than 85 million records in different parts of the globe. The Iron Maiden logo is as iconic as the band itself.

Meaning and history

Iron Maiden Logo history

The Iron Maiden logo is the band’s name written in an iconic font, which puts the logo on the list of the catchiest and most recognizable ones in the world. The first logo was created by Denis Wilcocks, manager at Crowes Art Studio, in 1977.  The current logo was designed by Steve Harris, the bassist.


Symbol Iron Maiden Logo
The Iron Maiden logo is has pretty much extended beyond the band itself, and in the minds of many rock fans it is associated with the rock genre itself.


Emblem Iron Maiden Logo
Over the band’s history, it has grown so popular that there is hardly a category of consumer goods where the logo was not used. It appears on T-shirts, jackets, caps, belts, bags, packages, etc.


Font Iron Maiden Logo
The Iron Maiden logo uses a font called ‘Metal Lord’, which pretty much reflects the otherworldly drive and vigor of heavy metal music. The logo appears on all albums ever released by the band, as well as on numerous pieces of rock and heavy metal paraphernalia.


Color Iron Maiden Logo
The Iron Maiden logo is the band’s name written in red caps outlined in white on a black background. The three colors complement the band’s style and attitude. Black expresses elegance, dominance, and integrity; red stands for passion and brevity; white symbolizes perfection and purity.