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The North Sentinelese don’t like anyone or anything that isn’t North Sentinelese. That probably even includes Iron Maiden. Words: Chris Dale After Iron Maiden’s last massive world tour that saw them play sold out concerts across the globe, often flown by singer Bruce Dickinson on the huge Ed Force One …

In the previous article we looked at other band’s songs that Kiss had covered on their records over the years. In this article we’re going to look at some Kiss songs that sound a bit like songs by other bands. I should first of all make it very clear that …

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. …

The Bayeux tapestry showing the Battle of Hastings, 1066 There are many key dates in the history of Heavy Metal and most of them are fiercely debated. 1969 is when Black Sabbath recorded what was arguably the first Heavy Metal album. 1955 is when Chuck Berry is often credited as …

In case you hadn’t guessed from some of my previous articles, I’m a massive life-long Kiss fan. I’ve seen them in concert dozens of times with various line-ups over the years and I’ve got almost everything they’ve ever released in several formats and most things that haven’t been officially released …

Should the UK vote in or out of the EU in this Thursday’s referendum? It’s a tricky one. We’ve all heard every side of all the arguments on the economy, immigration, human rights, defence, sovereignty, fishing, misshapen bananas, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah… Neither side seems very sure of what …

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 …

In a previous article, we looked at the KISS drummer auditions of 1980, when Peter Criss left the band and was replaced by Eric Carr. Words: Chris Dale This time I thought I’d take a look at which guitarists auditioned for KISS in 1982, when Ace Frehley was replaced by …

“Something very odd is going on in the forests of North America and it’s not Bigfoot.” Words: Chris Dale It’s about this time of year that we columnists at MetalTalk usually talk about what we think are the best upcoming bands on the scene at the moment and what were …

This is a book that analyses the song lyrics of Bruce Dickinson on his solo albums from ‘Tattooed Millionaire’ up to ‘Tyranny of Souls’, album by album and song by song. In case you’re not aware, I played bass and took part in the writing process and development of the …