Author: Bruce Dickinson

Bruce has had 11 top forty hits and a number 1 album with Little Angels. He’s toured with Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, ZZ Top, Aerosmith, Van Halen, and opened for Guns N’ Roses on their first UK shows. With his group Colour of Noise, he has run a successful Pledge album campaign and he continues to help new bands through curating the Rising Stage at the Ramblin’ Man Fair festival and Underground Music Conference events. Bruce was a founder of the BIMM group of colleges, leaving in 2012 for the Little Angels reunion at Download Festival and UK tour. He has negotiated several university partnerships and written many validated degree courses, with thousands of undergraduates studying those courses still. He holds an MA in Education Management.

WaterBear and Falmouth University announce joint venture

Falmouth University has strengthened its successful partnership with WaterBear, the College of Music in Brighton, through an innovative joint venture […]

Music and Mental Health – How to get back on track

How I recovered from two decades of anxiety and depression. A musician’s guide to better […]

How to write a song

In 1961 when John Lennon was asked where the band name came from he famously […]

WaterBear’s ultimate band name generator

Creating a band name can be a right headache. You have a great concept for […]

The end of university as we know it

There’s going to be a revolution in higher education. It’s going to be the end […]

Falmouth University to accredit WaterBear music degrees

A commitment to quality and innovation WaterBear founding directors Adam and Bruce talk about the […]

The chronicles of NAMM

I wasn’t going to go to NAMM. I didn’t have the urge to look at […]

3 signs your band isn’t going to make it

I will tell you the three deciding factors in your band’s success. However, the important […]

5 things bands should never do at a gig

Tip no.1 – don’t talk drivel. People fail to appreciate that a set needs to […]

Why musicians shouldn’t listen to their parents

Do not listen to your parents. Actually, let me rephrase. Musicians, do not listen to […]

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Why WaterBear?

Tardigrade (AKA Water Bear)

  • Micro-animal that is found everywhere, in all extreme climates
  • The most resilient creature known to humanity. Survives and adapts to its surroundings
  • This resilience and ability to adapt and survive inspires us in everything we do