his August Due to several health issues of recent, doctors have advised Paul Di’Anno to call it quits and retire from playing live.
The former Iron Maiden frontman has taken to performing while sitting in a wheelchair, following a double knee replacement. He also underwent a procedure in 2016 to remove “rugby ball-sized abscess” on his lungs.
With a band of former Maiden members, Di’Anno will take the stage in celebration of their debut album in what is billed as his “final ever” concert, headlining England’s Beermageddon festival in late August. “I hope to be standing for this show and I’m really looking forward to it.
Standing up would be great. If not, Hell on wheels coming to ya!” said Di’Anno in a press release.