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Chris Dale’s new book details Bruce Dickinson’s post-Iron Maiden Skunkworks project

Chris Dale had released the new book Inside The Skunkworks Machine, the fascinating and detailed story of how Bruce Dickinson and his band formed the Skunkworks project, the tours they made and the life-changing experiences they enjoyed. @brucedickinsonofficial @ironmaiden

Sarajevo, 1994, saw Bruce Dickinson and his band Skunkworks play the most unlikely of concerts.

In 2012, bassist Chris Dale published his diaries of the journey through the Siege of Sarajevo at MetalTalk, a move that would eventually lead to the Scream For Me Sarajevo film. Chris and...

KISS Keyboardist Gary Corbett needs our help

Gary Corbett, KISS Keyboardist, needs our help (and the funny story of how I met him and joined his dream band).Words: Chris DaleGary Corbett was the offstage keyboard player for KISS during...

Atom Seed / London Records and the unreleased album – Part Two

You may have read in the first part of this article that I was part of a band called the Atom Seed that was caught up in the hype of the music...

The Atom Seed and Music Industry in the Early 1990s (Part One)

Someone recently asked me how I thought the music industry had changed in the UK for young musicians since the 1990s. Unfortunately, I haven't been a young musician since the 1990s, so...

Paul Cunningham / Atom Seed Singer Passes away

Paul Cunningham, best known as the vocalist with early 90's Rockers Atom Seed, has passed away.Atom Seed formed in London in 1989, storming the scene with energetic live performances and a 5K...

Chris Date / Myth De-busting the Day Kiss were kidnapped for ransom

Were KISS kidnapped in Belgrade in 1997?Ultimate Guitar website ran an article a little while back in 2017, where they labelled a tale about KISS getting almost kidnapped in Serbia on the...

Chris Dale / Myth-busting the Van Halen brown M&M Story

I love a good Rock and Roll legend as much as anyone else, it is just that I have my doubts about the accuracy of many of them. One of those tales...

Chris Dale’s Metal Meltdown: Bruce Air, The Early Day

Shortly before I joined Bruce Dickinson's solo band he asked me, "Are you afraid of flying?". I said "No". Neither of us was fully explaining ourselves.I assumed that he meant we might...

GUITAR STRINGS EXPLAINED BY NEIL SILVERMAN FROM NEWTONE STRINGS

Strings. It's all a big mystery isn't it? Every guitar hero and bass god has them, they make the sound that we rock to but what are strings?Words: Chris DaleHow are they...

CHRIS DALE’S METAL MELTDOWN: UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY: THE KISS DRUMMER AUDITIONS OF 1980

This is one that's bugged me for a while. How many drummers auditioned for KISS when Peter Criss departed the band in 1980 and who were they?© This article is copyright MetalTalk.net...

BRUCE DICKINSON APPEARS IN LIVE Q&A AT ‘SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO’ LONDON SCREENING

'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...

‘SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO’ DVD AND ALBUM OUT IN JUNE

'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,...

Chris Dale / Scream For Me Sarajevo Part One

A Mission To Play Heavy Metal In The Bosnian War, December 1994Back when I was in Bruce Dickinson's band, I woke up way too early one day with the phone ringing. It...

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