This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government

Rejected petition Iron maiden to open 2012 Olympics

this petition is to ask for Iron maiden to be allowed to open the 2012 olympics,
Iron maiden are the Almost undoubtedly the Biggest band to come out of the British isles ever after the beatles maybe but they have been going for 30 years and it would be an amazing thing to open the Olympics with this ICONIC band

This petition was rejected

Why was this petition rejected?

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The following explanatory notes have been added:

somethign for the Olympic Organising Committee, not the Government

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