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Adrian Smith

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Net worth 2018: $40 Million
Industry: Musicians
Residence: Hackney, east London, England
Country: British
BirthDay: 27 February 1957
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.78 m

Adrian Smith was bornon 27 February 1957 in Hackney, east London, England, British, is Guitarist. Adrian Smith is one of the main reasons why ‘Iron Maiden’ continues to be a really popular even after almost 4 decades since it was formed. Since a very young age, Smith was heavily influenced by the works of the band ‘Deep Purple’ and ‘Jimi Hendrix’, which led him to pursue music. Adrian turned out to be one of the missing pieces of the puzzle for the members of the band ‘Iron Maiden’, who faced problems with their then guitarist Dennis Stratton. After collaborating with Adrian, the band had a significant growth, and has released several albums and earned numerous awards and accolades ever since. Smith has also been in the news for the wide range of guitars he has used for numerous performances. Prominent among the instruments he used are ‘Gibson Les Pauls’, ‘Hamer Scarab’, and ‘Lado Guitars’. Adrian has been hailed by many for being a musician who is a ‘Songwriter’s dream’, and being capable of doing complete justice to the lyrics. Unlike most other instrumentalists, Adrian has also penned various songs for his band, which garnered much appreciation.


$40 Million


In the 2000s Adrian returned back to his former band ‘Iron Maiden’, and became a part of three albums of the famous outfit which were released during this period, namely ‘Dance of Death’, ‘A Matter of Life and Death’, and ‘The Final Frontier’


Adrian collaborated with his ‘Iron Maiden’ band mate Bruce Dickinson on the latter’s 1997 debut album titled ‘Accident of Birth’


However, he patched up with the band and performed along with them in a 1992 gig at Donnington Park, England


This new band, which was christened ‘Psycho Motel’ produced several albums such as ‘State of Mind’ and ‘Welcome To The World’, which were released in the mid 1990s


In 1989, Adrian kept himself busy with the band ‘ASAP’, which was an abbreviated form of ‘Adrian Smith And Project’


He even collaborated with British musician Bruce Dickinson for penning Iron Maiden’s fourth album titled ‘Piece of Mind’, which released in 1983


The songs of this album, which released in 1981, topped the charts in various countries


Post the split of Urchin in 1980, Adrian was clueless about his future


Even while he was busy with the assignments of ‘Urchin’, Adrian received an offer to be a part of the famous metal band named ‘Iron Maiden’ in 1979, which he refused


In 1972 Adrian formed a band named ‘Urchin’ along with Dave Murray, John Hoye, who played the bass guitar, and various other drummers


Adrian was born on February 27, 1957 at Hackney County in East London

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