Description - Bruce Dickinson by Joe Shooman
Bruce Dickinson is best known as frontman for the multi-million selling giants of heavy metal, Iron Maiden, with whom he has enjoyed worldwide success for 25 years. However, his story outside of Maiden is equally remarkable. Prior to joining that band Dickinson enjoyed stardom with Samson, while his post-Maiden solo career has brought much critical success. Further away from his day job, Dickinson is a true renaissance man. A member of the British Fencing team, he also hosts his own show on flagship digital radio station, BBC 6Music, is a best-selling fiction author, and TV presenter for the Discovery Channel and Sky One. Dickinson is also employed by the commercial airline Astreus as a first officer, and even participated in a mercy mission to rescue British residents from Beirut during the summer of 2006. This book tells his story for the first time, through exclusive interviews with those who know him best: from his formative days to all his time in Maiden, through his solo years, right up to the present day, where Iron Maiden are rightly considered legends of music worldwide.
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(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
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Author Biography - Joe Shooman
Joe Shooman is a music journalist whose work has featured in mags including Metal Hammer, Music Mart, Record Collector, Plan B Magazine, Mixmag and The Fly, and he is also a regular contributor to national BBC radio. He is also the author of Trivium: The Mark Of Perseverance, (September 2006, Independent Music Press).