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Dennis Stratton

Dennis Stratton

Real/full name:
Dennis William Stratton
67 (born Oct 9th, 1952)
Place of origin:
United Kingdom (London, England)


Born in Canning Town, London, Dennis Stratton early in life was a promising schoolboy footballer, who was briefly on the books at West Ham United until at the age of 16 he took up playing guitar. A keen fan of the East End music scene, his first serious band was performing with Harvest, who later became Wedgewood. After two years he then formed the locally popular Remus Down Boulevard . "R.D.B." ...


Stratton was invited to join Iron Maiden as a second lead guitarist and backing vocalist by Steve Harris after he had seen Stratton playing with his band Remus Down Boulevard in 1979. He left Iron Maiden in October 1980, being replaced by Adrian Smith.


Guitars (1980-1986, 2016-present)



Iron Maiden

Guitars (1979-1980)

1980 Running Free (Single) Guitars (track 1)
1980 Iron Maiden Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1980 Sanctuary (Single) Guitars
1980 Women in Uniform (Single) Guitars
1980 Live!! + One (EP) Guitars
1980 プロ―ラ― / ランニング・フリ― (Single) Guitars
1990 Running Free - Sanctuary (EP) Guitars (except track 2)
1990 Women in Uniform - Twilight Zone (EP) Guitars (tracks 1-3)
1990 The First Ten Years (Video) Guitars
1992 From There to Eternity (Video) Guitars
2004 The History of Iron Maiden Part 1: The Early Days (Video) Guitars
2005 The Essential Iron Maiden (Compilation) Guitars
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Paul Di'Anno & Dennis Stratton

Guitars (1995-1996)

Praying Mantis

Guitars (1990-2006)

Remus Down Boulevard

Guitars (1975-?)




Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2014)

Osmium Guillotine

Guitars (lead), Vocals (2013)

Osmium Guillotine

2019 Phantom of the Opera (Single) Lead Guitar (3rd solo on Phantom of the Opera)
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