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‘Scream For Me Sarajevo’, the movie about the unlikeliest music concert ever, when Bruce Dickinson took his band into the war-torn Bosnian capital in 1994, was screened in London last night with a special Q&A session with Bruce also taking place. The movie, inspired by bassist Chris Dale’s MetalTalk writings …

A Mission To Play Heavy Metal In The Bosnian War, December 1994.  Re-Cap: In Part 1 of this feature I was telling the rambling tale of the time I went to Bosnia with the Bruce Dickinson band during the Siege of Sarajevo. In Part 2 we pick up at dawn …

‘Scream For Me Sarajevo’, the movie about the unlikeliest music concert ever, when Bruce Dickinson took his band into the war-torn Bosnian capital in 1994, will be released on DVD in June, along with the film’s soundtrack. This must-see documentary, inspired by bassist Chris Dale’s MetalTalk writings of 2012 includes …

A Mission To Play Heavy Metal In The Bosnian War, December 1994 Back when I was in Bruce Dickinson’s band, I woke up way too early one day with the phone ringing. It was Bruce. “Morning!” he said chirpily. I looked through the curtains. He was right. “Yeah, morning!” I agreed. …

Back in December 1994, Bruce Dickinson and his Skunkworks band played the most unlikeliest of gigs when they performed in Sarajevo in the midst of the Bosnian war. The concert, and all that surrounded it, has now been immortalised in possibly the greatest rock movie ever, ‘Scream For Me Sarajevo’, …

This was Archie’s first Kiss gig; he’s eleven. It was my twenty-fifth Kiss gig, unless I’ve forgotten a couple. I’m a bit older than him. Words: Chris Dale and Archie Dale, Pictures: Nigel Adie and David Cotterill On the way to the O2, Archie asked me what my favourite Kiss …

Along with rock’n’roll pneumonia, Lead Singer’s Disease is probably the most common and most harmful ailment exclusive to the touring rock fraternity. Why do lead singers behave the way they do? David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen Eddie Van Halen famously blamed the illness for both David Lee Roth …

I’m not talking in this article about other people covering Kiss songs, like we’ve all probably done from time to time. No, in this episode of UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY, we’re going to sit back and listen to the original versions of all the songs that Kiss have covered on their records. …

In Part 1 of this article about the KISS guitarist auditions of 1982, we saw how KISS had contacted and auditioned an awful lot of talented guitarists, some of whom later became very famous in their own right and that they had a fair few of these guitarists played on …

Standard KISSTORY will tell you that before he joined KISS in 1982, guitarist Vinnie Vincent (AKA Vinnie Cusano) was in a band called Warrior with some of the members of the band New England. Not much else seems to be said about this band except that their demos have turned …