IRON MAIDEN FACT FILE: Steel City's Man of Iron Bruce Dickinson homeward-bound

Sheffield-bound Iron Maiden
Sheffield-bound Iron Maiden
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The Sheffield singer songwriter's Iron Maiden heavy metal giants today announced May Arena show on their world tour. Frontman, fencer, pilot, author and all-round cancer-busting stage showman was born in Worksop 56 summers ago before beginning his musical career leading '70s pub bands while still attending Sheffield school. To celebrate the Book of Souls gig announcement, here's nine fun facts, soundtracked by top ten tracks to get fans in Maiden mood.