(Classic Rock) Paul Di'Anno has shocked fans by announcing 2013 will be his final year as a performer. The colourful ex Iron Maiden singer has struggled against jail stints, ill health and addiction issues to keep delivering rock shows since rising to fame with the NOWBHM outfit in 1980.
Yesterday he said via Facebook: "I am gonna be 'Pulling The Plug' next year 2013, and making it my 'Farewell Tour'
it was good whilst it lasted."
The news took followers by surprise, many of whom replied with expressions of astonishment and urging him to rethink his decision. More from Paul about his decision