Biography

Adrian Frederick "H" Smith (born 27 February 1957) is an English musician, best known as one of the three guitarists in the heavy metal band, Iron Maiden, for whom he regularly writes and, along with bassist Steve Harris, performs live backing vocals on some songs. Growing up in Camden, London, Smith gained an interest in rock music at 15 and formed a friendship with future Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray, who would inspire Smith to take up the guitar himself. Upon leaving school at 16, he formed his own band, Urchin, which he would lead until their demise in 1980. Having already been offered a position as their second guitarist the previous year, Smith joined Iron Maiden in November 1980, replacing Dennis Stratton. Following a short-lived solo project entitled A.S.A.P, he left Iron Maiden in 1990, forming his own group, Psycho Motel, before joining Bruce Dickinson's solo outfit in 1997. Along with Dickinson, he returned to Iron Maiden in 1999, after which the band gained renewed success, and recently formed the side project, Primal Rock Rebellion.

Most Famous Work

Iron Maiden: Rock In Rio
Average
8

Iron Maiden: Rock In Rio

(2002) Guitars
Iron Maiden: En Vivo!
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9

Iron Maiden: En Vivo!

(2012) Guitars
Iron Maiden: Maiden England
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7
Classic Albums: Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast
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7
Iron Maiden: Live at the Rainbow
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10
Iron Maiden: The History Of Iron Maiden - Part 3
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8
Iron Maiden: Live After Death
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8
Iron Maiden - Eddie Rips Up Gothenburg
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9

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Himself
2017 Guitars, Backing Vocals
Performer
2016 Iron Maiden
Guitars
2014 Guitars
2013 Guitars
Himself/Guitar
2012 guitars
Himself
Guitars
2011 Guitars
2009 Himself
Himself
2008 Himself
Guitars
Guitars, Backing vocals, Keyboards
Guitars
N/A
2007 N/A
2006 Guitars
N/A
N/A
2005 Himself - Guitars, Backing Vocals, Keyboards
Guitars
Guitars
2004 Himself
2003 Guitars
N/A
2002 N/A
Guitars
2001 Guitar
2000 Guitars
Guitars
Guitars
Guitars
1999 Guitars
Guitars
1997 N/A
1993 Self / Guitarist
1989 Guitars
1987 Himself - Guitarist
Guitars
1986 Guitars
Guitars
1985 Guitars
Guitars
1984 Self (Guitarist)
1983 Self
Guitars
1981 Self
Guitars
N/A
Guitars
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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