|In this picture, he looks sad|
He said to Metal Hammer "You end up with the metabolism of a hummingbird during this treatment because you're being cooked from the inside out. But your body's also trying to heal itself rapidly, and it goes into overdrive. I think that’s one reason why you lose weight. It’s simply because your system is banging away and then eventually it all dropped back down to normal. It’s fascinating. Basically, I am my own science project"
The full interview will be in issue 274 of Metal Hammer, which comes out tomorrow. Since Iron Maiden is gracing the cover, there will be extensive interviews with each member of the band. And just last week, they released a video for the song "Speed of Light", a track from their yet to be released album The Book of Souls, due out Sept. 4