Bruce Dickinson

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Bruce Dickinson wouldn't have rejoined Iron Maiden for 'nostalgia'

16 May 2019

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Bruce Dickinson wouldn't have rejoined Iron Maiden if they were stuck in the "past". The 60-year-old rocker originally joined the legendary heavy metal band in 1981, taking over from Paul Di'Anno, but he quit the group 12 years later to embark on a…

Bruce Dickinson's voice 'a bit better' since cancer battle

19 Dec 2017

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Bruce Dickinson's vocals are "a little bit better" since he battled cancer. The Iron Maiden frontman underwent a seven-week course of chemotherapy and radiology after a cancerous tumour was discovered at the back of his tongue, and now the "top end…

Bruce Dickinson: Iron Maiden have learned to get on

4 Dec 2017

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Bruce Dickinson has admitted Iron Maiden "weren't necessarily friends" when he started out with the band. The 59-year-old singer joined the group in 1981 following the release of their first two albums and he believes the heavy metal outfit - made…

Bruce Dickinson autobiography to be released in October

27 Jul 2017

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Bruce Dickinson's official autobiography will go on sale on October 19 in the UK. The Iron Maiden frontman has called his collection of memoirs 'What Does this Button Do?', which is being published by HarperNonFiction Aside from being a renowned…

Iron Maiden to tour the UK in 2017 [DATES ADDED]

23 Sep 2016

Metal legends play eleven dates across the UK as part of their The Book of Souls World Tour

Metal legends Iron Maiden are having such a blast on their The Book of Souls World Tour that they've decided to continue it into 2017 and visit their European fans in a string of arena dates. The tour includes eight dates in England, two in Scotland and…

Bruce Dickinson's voice is better than ever after cancer battle

15 Jun 2016

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Iron Maiden's Steve Harris thinks Bruce Dickinson's voice is "better than ever" after battling cancer. The heavy metal group's bassist spoke of his joy at the band's reformation in May of last year when the 56-year-old rocker got the all-clear from…

Bruce Dickinson is proud of Sarajevo concert

18 Apr 2016

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Bruce Dickinson is proud that he performed in Sarajevo when Bosnia and Herzegovina was ravaged by war. The 57-year-old singer made the decision to perform with his solo band in the country's capital city in 1994 at the height of the Bosnian…

Bruce Dickinson: I could never be a typical rock star

15 Sep 2015

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Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson could "never be a typical rock star". Throughout his time in the heavy metal band over the last four decades, Bruce has never felt the need to conform to the hellraising stereotypes that come with being the frontman…

Bruce Dickinson believes his cancer caused by the HPV virus

3 Sep 2015

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Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson believes his cancer may have been caused by the sexually transmitted HPV virus. The 56-year-old rocker was given the all-clear from the disease, which was attacking the back of his tongue, in May following several…

Bruce Dickinson to pilot Boeing 747 for Iron Maiden tour

26 Aug 2015

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Bruce Dickinson will pilot a Boeing 747 over six continents for Iron Maiden's 2016 tour. The rockers have announced they will travel over 55,000 miles across the globe for their 'The Book of Souls World Tour' which has promised to hit over 30…

Bruce Dickinson: Beating cancer is 'life enhancing'

3 Jul 2015

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Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson says beating cancer has been a "life enhancing" experience. The 56-year-old rocker believes being given the all-clear of the disease in May following several weeks of chemotherapy has given him a new lease of…

Iron Maiden announce new double LP

19 Jun 2015

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Iron Maiden have announced their new album, 'The Book of Souls'. The 'Run to the Hills' hitmakers had to delay the release of the LP after frontman Bruce Dickinson discovered a cancerous tumour, although now he has been given the all-clear, the…

Bruce Dickinson launching airline

17 Jun 2015

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Bruce Dickinson is launching an airline. The Iron Maiden rocker has started employing pilots and crew members for his latest venture, VVB, after purchasing a Boeing 737 jet. In 2012, the musician launched aircraft maintenance business Cardiff…

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson has tongue cancer

19 Feb 2015

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Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson has tongue cancer. The 56-year-old rocker has undergone seven weeks of chemotherapy and radiology after a small tumour was discovered at the back of his mouth during a routine check-up last December. A statement on…

Iron Maiden want their old gear in an interactive museum

7 Jul 2014

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Bruce Dickinson says Iron Maiden would consider opening an interactive museum. The legendary rocker insisted the group wouldn't want to put their memorabilia behind a glass cabinet where fans aren't able to interact with the history of the band, and…

Iron Maiden top greatest albums list

28 May 2012

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Iron Maiden's 'The Number of the Beast' has been named the best British album of the past 60 years. The heavy metal group were "astonished" to have placed so highly in the poll with their 1982 LP, beating Depeche Mode's 'Violator' and The Beatles…

Iron Maiden singer boards nuclear sub

3 Feb 2012

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Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson spent last weekend in a nuclear submarine. The 'Fear of the Dark' singer boarded HMS Victorious - stationed at HM Naval Base Clyde near Helensburgh in Scotland - for three nights after receiving a special…