Paul Di’Anno is best known as the vocalist on the first two iconic Iron Maiden albums.
In his post-Maiden career Di’Anno has issued numerous albums as both a solo artist and as a member of such bands as Gogmagog, Di’Anno’s Battlezone, Praying Mantis and Killers.
1.) WHICH RECORD HAS HAD THE MOST PROFOUND INFLUENCE ON YOU?
Ramones, like a smack in the head. I grew up that day.
2.) HOW MANY HOURS DO YOU SPEND A WEEK RECORDING/PLAYING/CREATING?
I’m always on the road so always playing, but creating, that’s different. I get my ideas when I’m in Sao Paulo then tune them up in Wiltshire or another sacred place for me.
3.) WHICH OF YOUR OWN CREATIONS IS YOUR FAVOURITE?
I have to say right now it’s the forthcoming album ARCHITECTS OF CHAOZ – THE LEAGUE OF SHADOWS. We had a great time making this, I’m proud of this.
4.) WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST REGRET?
No regrets, life is too short.
5.) WHAT DO YOU DO TO RELAX?
Fishing and being with my family.
6.) OTHER THAN FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHAT IS YOUR MOST CHERISHED POSSESSION?
My dogs Homer and Satan.
7.) TELL ME THREE OF YOUR HEROES/HEROINES?
Anne Frank, my mum and anyone who puts up with me.
8.) WHERE IS YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE IN THE WORLD?
BRASIL NO QUESTION !!!
9.) IF YOU DIDN’T HAVE YOUR ART WHAT OCCUPATION DO YOU THINK YOU WOULD BE DOING?
A janitor in jail for sure.
10.) IF THERE IS ONE THING THAT YOU WOULD WANT THE WORLD TO KNOW ABOUT YOU THAT YOU HAVE NEVER CONVEYED IN AN INTERVIEW BEFORE WHAT WOULD THAT BE?
That I’m a pretty good guy over all, don’t believe all the bull honky you read.