Iron Maiden singer finally gets a smartphone! "My life is going to suck"

Iron Maiden Bruce Dickinson Nokia 3310
(Image credit: YouTube: Planet Rock)

The lead singer of Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, has finally joined the 21st Century and started using a smartphone – albeit under duress, and in the most throwback way imaginable. 

The frontman of the iconic British rock band recently revealed that he has been forced to start using a smartphone, after agreeing to take part in a charity cycling event called Heavy Metal Truants that required him to download an app – something he couldn't do on his delightfully aging Nokia 3310 throwback phone. 

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.