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Iron Maiden - Eddie Flag Rocks Spanish Town Hall

Eddie the Head, the demoniacal mascot of the British heavy metal group Iron Maiden, has made his way into the debating chamber of a Spanish town hall. Eddie's cadaverous face appears regularly at council meetings in the town of Villava, in Navarre, as part of a war of political symbols between local parties.

Basque separatist councillors insist on hanging the Basque flag on their desks during debates, upsetting other politicians at the town hall. Most dislike the idea of the Navarre region being treated as part of the Basque country.

The Socialists have responded by hanging an Iron Maiden flag on their desks. The Socialist leader, José Luis Uriz, said: "The Iron Maiden flag means a lot to me. If I have to put up with their flag, they'll have to put up with Eddie's face."

The conservative Navarrese People's Union party has joined the protest. Its councillors now hang the flag of the local La Liga football club, Osasuna, from their desks.

Band profile: Iron Maiden
Posted: 16.10.2008 by Ivan

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17.10.2008 - 14:27
I don´t think is that funny what he has done. He made a circus from a serious political protest. I´m an Iron Maiden fan but i don´t like what he did.
17.10.2008 - 17:27
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Awesome, realy awesome and better Ossouna how real madrid anyway , Steave would understand it , The Hammers
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17.10.2008 - 22:26
Fuck yeah!
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18.10.2008 - 23:48
Thats like Serbian politicians just more metal,less politics
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19.10.2008 - 02:29
Vote for Eddy
19.10.2008 - 15:44
Yaaaasss! lol.
19.10.2008 - 20:11
Men, Spain is different!
20.10.2008 - 11:11
Lone wanderer
LOL, hilarious!
23.10.2008 - 00:20
Niceeeee haha
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27.10.2008 - 03:03
Nothing special:noidea:
27.10.2008 - 04:06
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I'm actually surprised to see metalheads in the political offices of the world.
31.10.2008 - 06:13
Lady Bathory
That's too funny.
22.01.2009 - 23:23
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It would be funny if these separatists wouldnt be terrorists who are legally earning money from all Spanish contributors. They all must be not only out of the SPANISH councils but in jail for many years. They take information of all the rest of politicians who are against their radical thoughts and give info to ETA in order to kill innocent people.
Thousands of people have died in Spain by guilt of these terrorist organizations.
30.01.2009 - 18:29
Ghost Blader
Now that is funny
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