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Maiden drummer snared by police
Nicko McBrain
The Iron Maiden drummer was banned from driving for six months
The drummer with heavy metal band Iron Maiden has been banned from driving after being caught speeding on the M74 motorway near Lockerbie.

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

The 54-year-old from London pleaded guilty to the offence by letter. He was banned from the roads for six months and fined 500.

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




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