Melon Optics Iron Maiden Gloves

Melon Optics

The Iron Maiden Collection

British Custom Eyewear Brand And Heavy Metal Group Collaborate

Melon Optics, the independent custom eyewear brand, is proud to announce an electrifying collaboration with none other than the legendary British heavy metal band, Iron Maiden.

This unprecedented partnership brings together two forces of self expression and adrenaline, promising a range of high-performance products that embody the spirit of both brands.

The Melon Optics x Iron Maiden Officially Licensed Collection features a range of performance gear tailored for cycling enthusiasts and fans alike, including:

  • “The Kingpin” Cycling Glasses: Built to boss the trail, these glasses combine high performance features including industry leading Zeiss lens technology, with subtle integrations of Maiden’s iconic aesthetic, ensuring riders experience uncompromised vision and style on every trail.
  • “Diablo” & “Parker” Bike Goggles: Engage full throttle downhill mode with the Iron Maiden collaboration Parker and Diablo MTB Goggles. The Parker gives you everything you need and nothing you don’t whilst the Diablo adds features for those who demand extra performance. Both come adorned with a choice of iconic Maiden graphics.
  • “Arcade” & “Layback”Lifestyle Sunglasses: Make your everyday a little more metal with two shapes that never go out of style. The Arcade and Layback pack in features such as polarised lenses and superflex frames whilst exuding the fierce essence of Iron Maiden.
  • Bike “Shred Gloves”: Featuring the iconic Eddie character from the “Killers” album on the back and silicone Iron Maiden logos on the palms, these gloves combine legendary heavy metal artwork with a trusted classic performance design. We dare you not to give the horns before every drop in!
  • T-Shirt & Long Sleeve: 100% cotton tees with a relaxed fit for the daily grind. Wear one to get the nod of respect from fellow trail thrashing metal heads.

This collaboration is a testament to the shared values of Melon Optics and Iron Maiden — a commitment to pushing boundaries, defying convention, and delivering top-tier performance. Both band and brand have established themselves as pioneers in their respective fields, and together, they’re poised to crank up the heat on the world of cycling eyewear.

Neil Slinger, Global Head of Sales of Melon Optics said of the partnership: “Teaming up with Iron Maiden is a dream come true for us. Their irreverent attitude and commitment to their own style align closely with our own story. We’re confident that this collection will resonate with both cyclists and Iron Maiden fans, offering them a unique, high-quality range of products.

The Melon Optics x Iron Maiden Collection is now available for purchase on the Melon Optics website and select retail partners. For more information, visit

Melon Optics Iron Maiden Diablo Goggles

About Melon Optics:

Melon Optics is an independent custom eyewear brand that blends fun with high-performance.

Founded in 2013 because we found eyewear plain boring, Melon has grown into a community of shred lovers across the globe. 

From humble roots selling our first goggles to friends in Apres bars we’ve evolved to bring custom eyewear to anywhere with a shipping service across the globe as well as to some of Mountain Biking and Snow Sports most awesome retailers.

From skiers, to snowboarders, to mountain bikers and all the obscurity in between, Melon exists to champion individuality and help put more of you into your eyewear.

As we celebrate ten years of making our playgrounds even more fun places to be, we invite you to come join the party. Whether it’s your first lap or your 1000th, whether you do it to win or to work out, to escape or excite, come with us and Ride Wild!

About Iron Maiden:

Iron Maiden is a British heavy metal band that has been at the forefront of the global music scene for over four decades. Formed in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris, the band has achieved unparalleled success and a dedicated global fan base.

Known for their powerful and melodic sound, intricate songwriting, and iconic mascot “Eddie,” Iron Maiden has released a string of critically acclaimed albums, including classics like “The Number of the Beast,” “Powerslave,” and “Seventh Son of a Seventh Son.” Their music is characterised by elaborate compositions, soaring vocals, and thought-provoking lyrics.

Iron Maiden’s live performances are legendary, featuring elaborate stage setups, pyrotechnics, and a dynamic stage presence that has earned them a reputation as one of the greatest live bands in rock history. They have embarked on numerous world tours, playing to millions of fans in sold-out arenas and stadiums across the globe.

With a discography that spans over 16 studio albums, Iron Maiden’s influence on the heavy metal genre is immeasurable. They have inspired countless bands and continue to be a driving force in the evolution of rock music.


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