The greatest singer in metal turns 56 today! We celebrate with one of his many incredible live performances.
They called him the Air-Raid Siren. But today, nearly 33 years since Bruce Dickinson first joined Iron Maiden, we know that he is so much more. As a singer, a songwriter, a live performer, pilot, fencer, author …
Yeah, you name it.
Bruce was fundamentally important to the dawn of Maiden’s classic era, which pretty much goes without saying when your first album with them is The Number Of The Beast. After Maiden’s humongously successful 1980s period, he left them in the 90s for an impressive solo career. And then he rejoined in 1999 for Maiden’s second golden age, which is now coming up on 15 years and counting.
We’ve raved about him earlier in this BEST & WORST feature on his live performances, so we’ll just raise a glass now and enjoy this incredible version of Revelations from the Flight 666 DVD: