Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson will publish his memoirs in the fall of 2017 via HarperNonFiction and Dey Street Books.
The project will see Dickinson tackle his thirty years with the metal legends, his work as a pilot, an aviation entrepreneur, a novelist, radio broadcaster and motivational speaker, as well as his recent battle with cancer.
“It was flattering to be approached to write a book about my experiences,” says Dickinson, “and it seems an appropriate time to do this as I will have plenty of time on tour next year to work on a book. I am sure flying the 747 out round the World on tour will add to the tale with some unusual scenarios!”
"There’s no one like Bruce,” says Publishing Director Jack Fogg. “Which other rock musician can fly a 747, or fence at an international level? He’s a total one-off; engaging, funny, warm, self-deprecating – a British eccentric in its very best form. His book will be outstanding and I am so delighted we get to publish it and work with him."
Dickinson’s book will be initially published in hardback and ebook, with a paperback and audiobook edition due in 2018.
Iron Maiden will launch a world tour in support of “The Book Of Souls” with three US concerts starting February 24 in Fort Lauderdale, FL before hitting Central America for dates in Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica. Shows in South America follow before a return to the States at the end of March for six more cities and and a two-week run across Canada.
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