There are multiple artists called Blaze: two British heavy metal bands, an American house band, an American MC, a Japanese hardcore band. 1.) Used by some to mean Blaze Bayley and his current band of the same name with such tracks as The Man Who Would Not Die or for his former band B L A Z E with such albums as Silicon Messiah and Tenth Dimension. Blaze Bayley (Bayley Alexander Cook), is an English heavy metal singer/song writer, born 29th of May, 1963. He is best known for his time in Iron Maiden (1994 - 1999), replacing Bruce Dickinson as lead vocalist.