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Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson shuns music

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Iron Maiden is one of the most successful heavy metal bands ever, selling over 80 million albums, but lead singer Bruce Dickinson combines his hard-rocking stage persona with another role as a commercial pilot and businessman.

But despite having spent over 30 years playing at sell-out tours, he tells HARDtalk's Sarah Montague he avoids listening to music and prefers speech radio.

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