Fan-filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN
singer Paul Di'Anno
's November 7 performance at Le Moulin in Marseilles, France with the IRON MAIDEN
tribute band COVERSLAVE
can be seen below.
Nashville-based Mind's I Entertainment
recently reached an agreement to represent the former IRON MAIDEN
vocalist in the U.S. and Canada. Included are plans for a U.S. and Canadian tour.
"I'm a big fan of Paul
's and I hated to hear his tour was canceled," stated Mark Warner
, Mind's I Entertainment
owner. "I hated it so much, I decided to do something about it. Paul
is a great musician, a great guy and one of the great metal voices of our time. I won't let fans be disappointed by poor decisions made by others."
Initial plans are for Paul Di'Anno
's tour to kick off in Nashville in late January 2014, covering the U.S., then into Canada by late February. Additionally, Paul
will be making a substantial number of personal appearances, interviews and surprise performances with other musicians while on tour.
completed his first North American tour in early 2010, 17 years after he was deported following a prison term for guns and drug offenses.
On August 27, 2011, Di'Anno
played his first show since serving time in a U.K. prison after he falsely collected U.K. government benefits by claiming he suffered nerve damage to his back that prevented him from working.
Due to a number of health issues, including a knee problem which will require surgery soon, Di'Anno
announced in July 2012 that he would stop touring in 2013.
recorded two classic albums with IRON MAIDEN
before being fired and replaced by Bruce Dickinson
. He went on to front a number of other bands, including KILLERS
, and released several solo records.
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