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Overview

Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer who has been the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden from 1981 to 1993 and 1999–present. He is known for his wide-ranging operatic vocal style and energetic stage presence.

Dickinson began his career in music fronting small pub bands in the 1970s while attending school in Sheffield and university in London. In 1979, he joined British new wave heavy metal band Samson, with whom he gained some popularity under the stage name "Bruce Bruce" and performed on two studio records. He left Samson in 1981 to join Iron Maiden, replacing Paul Di'Anno, and debuted on their 1982 album The Number of the Beast. During his first tenure in the band, they issued a series of US and UK platinum and gold albums in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Dickinson quit Iron Maiden in 1993 (being replaced by Blaze Bayley) to pursue his solo career, which saw him experiment with a wi...

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Born7 Aug. 1958 (Age: 64), in Worksop
AreaUnited Kingdom
Years active44
StatusActive
GenderMale
ChildrenAustin DickinsonGriffin Dickinson
Role(s)Lead Vocals
Label(s)EMIVictorRaw PowerSanctuary MidlineSanctuary RecordsAir Raid RecordsCMC International RecordsSanctuary RecordsMercury RecordsEMI United Kingdom

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