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Bruce Dickinson

Bruce Dickinson is a well-known English musician, best recognized as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. Born on August 7, 1958, in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, Dickinson has not only achieved fame as a vocalist but also as a songwriter, author, airline pilot, and entrepreneur.

He joined Iron Maiden in 1981, replacing the band’s previous lead vocalist, Paul Di’Anno. Dickinson’s powerful voice and energetic stage presence contributed significantly to Iron Maiden’s success during the 1980s and beyond. He left Iron Maiden in 1993 to pursue a solo career but returned in 1999 and has continued to perform with the band since then.

Apart from his music career, Bruce Dickinson is an experienced commercial pilot and has flown Boeing 757 and 737 aircraft for Astraeus Airlines and, later, for the airline of the band Iron Maiden called “Ed Force One” during their world tours.

Dickinson has also pursued various other interests, including fencing and writing. He has authored several books, including an autobiography titled “What Does This Button Do?” which was released in 2017.

Bruce Dickinson is a multifaceted individual known primarily for his role as the lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, but also for his accomplishments as a pilot, author, and entrepreneur.