According to the Forces Network, Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson has been attested into the UK’s Royal Air Force as an Honorary Group Captain. The singer may compete in fencing at the RAF Championships in May and could attend the Royal Air Force Fencing Open in June. Depending on his performance, he might also be selected to represent the RAF at the Inter Service Championships in July.
During his December 8 spoken-word event in Libson, Portugal, Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) wrapped things up by singing an a capella version of “Chemical Wedding.” You can see fan-filmed footage of that below:
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson was among the musicians that performed at the 50th anniversary celebration for late Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord’s “Concerto For Group And Orchestra.” That event took place at Palais Montcalm in Quebec City, QC last night (November 21) and footage from it can be seen below:
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson has announced the dates for his “What Does This Button Do? An Evening With Bruce Dickinson” European spoken word tour. Here’s where you can catch him:
10/26 Zagreb, Croatia – Lisinski
10/27 Vienna, Austria – Vienna Stadhalle F
11/02 Budapest, Hungary – Congress Centre
11/04 Athens, Greece – Pallas Theatre
11/13 Oulu, Finland – Madetoja Hall
11/29 Seville, Spain – Cartuja Centre
12/01 Barcelona, Spain – Hotel Catalonia
12/07 Alicante, Spain – Teatro Principal
12/08 Lisbon, Portugal – Alua Magna
12/13 Dublin, Ireland – National Stadium
The Sarajevo City Council unanimously voted to make Iron Maiden legend Bruce Dickinson a “honorary citizen of Sarajevo.” The singer was recognized due to his willingness to play in Sarajevo back in 1994 during the Bosnian War as the city was under siege. That concert was later documented for the film “Scream For Me Sarajevo.” According to Blabbermouth, as part of the Council’s decision, they said Dickinson “contributed significantly to the development and affirmation of Sarajevo, as well as to the relations among people based on solidarity, democracy and human rights.”
Kerrang! have shared a new five minute video in which Iron Maiden legend Bruce Dickinson discusses the 1994 show he played in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War as the city was under siege. That concert was the focus of Dickinson’s “Scream For Me Sarajevo” documentary, which received a home release last month.
An extended trailer has been released for Iron Maiden legend Bruce Dickinson’s “Scream For Me Sarajevo” documentary. That film was officially released on DVD, Blu-ray, and digitally on June 29. The music from the documentary is also available on CD/double LP as well.