Iron Maiden Feared Bruce's Cancer Would End The Band
Maiden recorded 16th album The Book Of Souls last year, while frontman Dickinson suspected he was ill but decided not to seek medical attention until work was finished.
McBrain tells Overdrive: "Do you know that none of us knew he was poorly until after the record was done? He performed that whole album, knowing that something wasn't quite right with himself - but didn't get diagnosed till after we'd finished the tracks.
"I did question his mortality at one point, and thankfully that didn't last long. I got down on my knees and said a prayer, picked my thoughts up and got positive, thinking to myself, 'If anyone can beat this, it's Bruce!'" Read more here.
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