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Adorable videos of cats losing their sh*t to Iron Maiden is clearly what the internet was invented for

Bruce Dickinson of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden performs at the rock and metal festival Copenhell in Copenhagen on June 18, 2022
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The internet, as we know, is an infinite pool of knowledge; need to work out how long it takes to cook an apple strudel? Google's your guy. Trying to solve an intricate maths equation but forgotten everything you know about Pythagoras' theorem? Same deal. Really, though, we all know the internet's real use, and that's looking up videos of adorable cats doing adorable things. And of course, listening to our favourite bands, such as Iron Maiden.

Now, there's a TikTok video which features a compilation of our furry friends, crawling and nodding and flouncing around to Iron Maiden's 1984 Powerslave anthem The Duellist.

Better yet, there's actually a whole account dedicated to this wondrous union of cats and metal. There's cats dancing to The Trooper, Fear Of The Dark and more. And if Iron Maiden isn't your bag, then there's even one of cats dancing to System Of A Down's Chop Suey. Lovely stuff.

Iron Maiden are currently on the European leg of their Legacy Of The Beast tour. They'll be travelling across the pond for the next segment of the trek on August 30, playing in Brazil, before moving on to USA on September 11. 

As part of their ongoing tour around Europe, Iron Maiden recently launched their very own train, which fans travelled on from Stockholm to attend the British NWBHM band's show in Gothenburg on July 22. 

Christened 'Train 666', the vehicle was a X74 74004 model, decked out in Iron Maiden regalia and filled with limited edition Maiden merch for 244 lucky passengers, launched as a joint collaboration between MTRX and Warner Music.

But enough of that. Have some cats:

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Liz Scarlett
Liz Scarlett

Liz works on keeping the Louder sites up to date with the latest news from the world of rock and metal. Prior to joining Louder as a full time staff writer, she completed a Diploma with the National Council for the Training of Journalists and received a First Class Honours Degree in Popular Music Journalism. She enjoys writing about anything from neo-glam rock to stoner, doom and progressive metal, and loves celebrating women in music. '10 bands that rip off Black Sabbath but get away with it' is her favourite article she's written with Louder so far. When not writing, Liz enjoys various creative endeavours such as graphic design, as well as reading about rock’n’roll history, art and magic.