07 August 2008

Up The Irons

How could today go by without recognizing a serious metal birthday to the Air Raid Siren himself. Bruce Dickinson is 50 today. I can hardly believe it, he certainly doesn't look 50.

I had (still do) a hot and heavy infatuation with ol' Bruce throughout the 80's. Forget the skinny, pale punk rock dudes (I'll retract that statement if anyone mentions Joey Ramone) I wanted a hairy-chested-and-not-afraid-to-bare-it, football playing, fencing, tight leather and stud wearing MAN who sings like no one else.

Seriously, Bruce's voice is incomparable and the music that Iron Maiden creates is a true gift to metal.

Happy Birthday, Bruce.

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