Quotes of Bruce Dickinson

“ You are never so alive as when learning something new and overcoming adversity. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Life is too short to do the things you don’t love doing. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Best two rock voices I've heard in a last few years both have been from grunge bands: it's Eddie Vedder and the other one is Chris Cornell from Soundgarden. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ There are a lot of bands using self-abuse as a marketing gimmick. Metal music has been ambushed by a fashionable West Coast wasted look-you know, the red bandanna and the heroin needle sticking out of your arm. I think that's disgusting. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ A guy called Arthur Brown… was a big influence of mine… and also Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ I am taking a break, but not a huge break because the Maiden record is actually happening right now, and I am recording it as we speak, well not right as we speak, but close. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Life on the road can get a little one-dimensional. I didn't want to reach 40 and have to say all I'd done was look out the window of a tour bus and get drunk. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Well, if it's the audience is a bit lagging we kick them in the nuts until they wake up! ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Iron Maiden is an institution, and I'm delighted that I'm involved in it, but there was a time that I wasn't delighted so I quit. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ I've been to the Reading festival twice before-as a punter, though I stayed backstage in the hospitality tent! ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ There are a lot of bands using self-abuse as a marketing gimmick. Metal music has been ambushed by a fashionable West Coast wasted look-you know, the red bandanna and the heroin needle sticking out of your arm. I think that's disgusting. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Alice is much a focused rebellion, he's a fantastic cartoon character almost, if you like, and therefore he's still successful today-my kid, 11 years old, loves Alice Cooper. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ I'm a ham. I was immediately attracted to fencing because it seemed like a romantic, melodramatic form of combat. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ I shall refract myself, yes, I shall no longer be known as the prism. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ King in Crimson is actually an alchemical term. King Crimson is a metaphor for Devil or Satan, but at the same time it's also a metaphor for one of the statures in the purification of man and the purification of mankind soul towards union with God and with Infinite, which is the philosophical aim of alchemists. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Major labels blow all their money massively and blame it on the band. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Well, it's a nice quiet time for Iron Maiden, and I'll be releasing a new solo album next year, so this is a really good time for the managing out my solo career, which is quite well. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ When I write with Maiden, then I write only with the guys in Maiden, we don't do songs from outside people. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Well, if it's the audience is a bit lagging we kick them in the nuts until they wake up! ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ When I left the band, what the band did is really their own business. And their career - they got on with it, and I got on with my career. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Well, yeah, sometimes I get a little too creative. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Best two rock voices I've heard in a last few years both have been from grunge bands: it's Eddie Vedder and the other one is Chris Cornell from Soundgarden. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Alice is much a focused rebellion, he's a fantastic cartoon character almost, if you like, and therefore he's still successful today-my kid, 11 years old, loves Alice Cooper. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ There are a lot of stuff on the record that I am thinking is generic but actually it is just as good as everybody else who is putting stuff out at the time. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ There are a lot of bands using self-abuse as a marketing gimmick. Metal music has been ambushed by a fashionable West Coast wasted look-you know, the red bandanna and the heroin needle sticking out of your arm. I think that's disgusting. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Iron Maiden is an institution, and I'm delighted that I'm involved in it, but there was a time that I wasn't delighted so I quit. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ The mystical poetry of William Blake's artwork also forms the basis for the album cover. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Life on the road can get a little one-dimensional. I didn't want to reach 40 and have to say all I'd done was look out the window of a tour bus and get drunk. ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ What's going on in the world at the moment is very tragic, and that's really the only word for the situation. Nobody is being helped out by this at all. I think the best thing that people can do at the moment here, in the West and, particularly, in America, is to carry on living their lives as normal… ”

- Bruce Dickinson

“ Rock music should be gross: that's the fun of it. It gets up and drops its trousers. ”

- Bruce Dickinson
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