March 19, 2011 02:30:49 GMT
The heavy metal band, who were recently forced to cancel their Japan concert after the tsunami, are selling off limited-edition T-shirt at the concerts to benefit the Japanese Red Cross.
British rockers Iron Maiden are selling off limited-edition T-shirts to raise funds for the relief effort in Japan, following last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami. The band was traveling to Tokyo for two shows when the massive 9.0-magnitude tremor struck on Friday, March 11, and they were forced to divert their jet to Nagoya in the wake of the disaster.
Both of their gigs were canceled, but the stars are offering up T-shirts intended for sale at the concerts to benefit the Japanese Red Cross, which is working hard to provide aid for victims of the quake. The garment features their mascot, Eddie, with the band's logo across the front, while the back displays the text "Japan 2011. The Final Frontier".
The rockers aren't the only stars selling merchandise to boost the relief fund, Linkin Park star Mike Shinoda has designed a special T-shirt, while Lady GaGa has already raised $250,000 from sales of a special bracelet.