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Adrian Smith

Adrian Smith

Real/full name:
Adrian Frederick Smith
66 (born Feb 27th, 1957)
Place of birth:
United Kingdom (Hackney, London, England)


Adrian Smith is an English guitarist, famous for playing in Iron Maiden. Adrian joined the band in November 1980, replacing Dennis Stratton, but left in 1990. In 1999 he returned to Iron Maiden giving birth to the current line-up with three guitarists.


A.S.A.P. stood for Adrian Smith and Project. They released an album when Iron Maiden took a break after the "Seventh Son" tour cycle.

He auditioned to join Def Leppard in 1991.

Guests on "The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Plays the Music of Rush", contributing guitars on "Red Barchetta".

Has signature guitar models made by Jackson.

Is well known as a fisherman, and wrote a book on ...

Iron Maiden

Guitars (1980-1990, 1999-present)

1981 Killers Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1981 Twilight Zone / Wrathchild (Single) Guitars
1981 Live at the Rainbow (Video) Guitars
1981 Wrathchild / Genghis Khan (Single) Guitars
1981 Purgatory (Single) Guitars
1981 Maiden Japan (EP) Guitars
1982 Run to the Hills (Single) Guitars
1982 The Number of the Beast Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1982 The Number of the Beast (Single) Guitars
1983 Flight of Icarus (Single) Guitars
1983 Piece of Mind Guitars
1983 The Trooper (Single) Guitars
1983 Video Pieces (Video) Guitars
1984 2 Minutes to Midnight (Single) Guitars
1984 Powerslave Guitars
1984 Aces High (Single) Guitars
1984 Behind the Iron Curtain (Video) Guitars
1985 Running Free / Sanctuary (Single) Guitars
1985 Live After Death (Live album) Guitars
1985 Live After Death (World Slavery Tour '85) (Video) Guitars
1985 Run to the Hills / Phantom of the Opera (Single) Guitars
1986 Wasted Years (Single) Guitars, Vocals (lead) (track 2)
1986 Somewhere in Time Guitars
1986 Stranger in a Strange Land (Single) Guitars
1987 12 Wasted Years (Video) Guitars
1988 Can I Play with Madness (Single) Guitars
1988 Seventh Son of a Seventh Son Guitars, Synth
1988 The Evil That Men Do (Single) Guitars
1988 The Clairvoyant (Single) Guitars
1989 Infinite Dreams (Single) Guitars
1989 Maiden England (Video) Guitars
1990 Women in Uniform / Twilight Zone (EP) Guitars (tracks 4, 5)
1990 Purgatory / Maiden Japan (EP) Guitars
1990 Run to the Hills / The Number of the Beast (EP) Guitars
1990 Flight of Icarus / The Trooper (EP) Guitars
1990 2 Minutes to Midnight / Aces High (EP) Guitars
1990 Running Free / Run to the Hills (EP) Guitars
1990 Wasted Years / Stranger in a Strange Land (EP) Guitars
1990 Can I Play with Madness / The Evil That Men Do (EP) Guitars
1990 The Clairvoyant / Infinite Dreams (EP) Guitars
1990 The First Ten Years (Video) Guitars
1992 From There to Eternity (Video) Guitars
1996 Best of the Beast (Compilation) Guitars (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 12-16)
1996 Best of the Beast (Compilation) Guitars (Tracks C1-G2)
2000 The Wicker Man (Single) Guitars
2000 Brave New World Guitars
2000 Out of the Silent Planet (Single) Guitars
2002 Run to the Hills (Single) Guitars
2002 Rock in Rio (Live album) Guitars
2002 Rock in Rio (Video) Guitars
2002 Edward the Great - The Greatest Hits (Compilation) Guitars
2003 Wildest Dreams (Single) Guitars
2003 Dance of Death Guitars
2003 Rainmaker (Single) Guitars
2004 No More Lies (EP) Guitars
2004 The History of Iron Maiden Part 1: The Early Days (Video) Guitars
2005 The Essential Iron Maiden (Compilation) Guitars
2005 Death on the Road (Live album) Guitars
2006 Death on the Road (Video) Guitars
2006 The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg (Single) Guitars
2006 A Matter of Life and Death Guitars, Guitar synths (track 3)
2006 Different World (Single) Guitars
2006 Different World (Single) Guitars
2008 Somewhere Back in Time - The Best Of: 1980-1989 (Compilation) Guitars
2009 Flight 666: The Original Soundtrack (Live album) Guitars
2009 Flight 666 (Video) Guitars
2010 El Dorado (Single) Guitars
2010 The Final Frontier Guitars
2011 From Fear to Eternity - The Best of 1990-2010 (Compilation) Guitars
2012 En vivo! (Live album) Guitars
2012 En vivo! (Video) Guitars
2013 Maiden England '88 (Live album) Guitars
2015 Speed of Light (Single) Guitars
2015 The Book of Souls Songwriting (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 9), Guitars
2016 Empire of the Clouds (Single) Guitars
2017 The Book of Souls: Live Chapter (Live album) Guitars
2020 Nights of the Dead, Legacy of the Beast: Live in Mexico City (Live album) Guitars
2021 The Writing on the Wall (Single) Guitars
2021 Stratego (Single) Guitars
2021 Senjutsu Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 2.1)
2022 Total Eclipse (Single) Guitars
2022 The Number of the Beast / Beast over Hammersmith (Compilation) Guitars
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Primal Rock Rebellion

Guitars (2011-present)


Vocals, Bass, Guitars (2020-present)


Vocals, Guitars

Adrian Smith's Blues Band


Broadway Brats

Guitars (1980)

Bruce Dickinson

Guitars (1997-1999)

1997 Accident of Birth (Single) Guitars
1997 Accident of Birth Guitars
1997 Man of Sorrows (Single) Guitars
1997 Man of Sorrows (EP) Guitars
1998 Killing Floor (Single) Guitars
1998 The Chemical Wedding Vocals (backing), Guitars, Keyboards
1999 Scream for Me Brazil (Live album) Guitars
2001 The Best of Bruce Dickinson (Compilation) Guitars (Disc 1, tracks 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13; Disc 2, tracks 3, 4, 7, 12)
2006 Anthology (Video) Guitars (DVD2)
2023 Tears of the Dragon - The Hits (Compilation) Guitars (tracks 2, 3, 5)

Evil Ways

Vocals (lead) (1974), Guitars (1974-1976)

Hear 'n Aid

Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1985)

1986 Stars (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1986 Hear 'n Aid: The Sessions (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)

Psycho Motel

Guitars (1995-1999)

Stone Free

Guitars, Vocals (lead) (1971-1974)

The Entire Population of Hackney / The Sherman Tankers

Guitars (1985)

The Untouchables

Vocals, Guitars (1992-1995)


Guitars (1976-1980), Vocals (lead) (1977-1980)

1977 Black Leather Fantasy (Single) Guitars, Songwriting (track 1)
1978 She's a Roller (Single) Guitars, Vocals (lead), Songwriting (track 1)
2020 Keepin' It Mellow (Single) Songwriting

Bruce Dickinson

2018 Scream for Me Sarajevo (Music from the Motion Picture) (Compilation) Guitars (tracks 4, 6-8)

Iron Maiden

1993 Live at Donington (Live album) Guitars (on "Running Free")
1993 Donington Live 1992 (Video) Guitars (track 20)

Iron Maiden

1981 Maiden Japan (EP) Mixing, Producer
1983 Piece of Mind Sleeve conception, Design


1984 El que más Songwriting (track 8)
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