1996 Rehearsal Recordings And Demos From Bruce Dickinson’s “Skunkworks” Surface Online

According to Blabbermouth, Chris Dale, who previously played bass for Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden), has uploaded some rare “Skunkworks” rehearsal recordings and demos from 1996. This includes an unreleased song titled “Falling,” one unnamed track, and early versions of various other songs. You can check those out below:

Estranged Wife Of Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Passes Away

Paddy Bowden, the estranged wife of Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson, has sadly passed away. Her body was found in a London home that the couple shared prior to their 2018 split. Dickinson and Bowden got married in 1990 and had three children together including Griffin Dickinson (SHVPES), Austin Dickinson (As Lions, ex-Rise To Remain), and Kia Dickinson. Bruce told The Sun the following:

“This is a terrible tragedy which appears to be a tragic accident. Our children Austin, Griffin and Kia and I are devastated. Out of respect for Paddy we won’t be making any further comment at this hugely difficult and painful time for our family.”

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Becomes Honorary Group Captain In Royal Air Force

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.

Watch Bruce Dickinson Sing An A Capella Version Of “Chemical Wedding” In Lisbon, Portugal

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:

[via Blabbermouth]

Watch Footage Of Iron Maiden Frontman Bruce Dickinson Performing At 50th Anniversary Celebration For Late Deep Purple Keyboardist Jon Lord’s “Concerto For Group And Orchestra”

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:

[via Blabbermouth]

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Announces Fall 2019 European Spoken Word Tour

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

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Named “Honorary Citizen Of Sarajevo”

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.”

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Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Discusses His 1994 Show In War-Torn Sarajevo

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.

Extended Trailer Posted For Bruce Dickinson’s “Scream For Me Sarajevo” Documenrary

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.

Bruce Dickinson’s “Scream For Me Sarajevo” Documenrary Set For June Home Release

Iron Maiden legend Bruce Dickinson’s “Scream For Me Sarajevo” documentary will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and in digital outlets on June 29. The music from the film will also be available on CD/double LP as well. Pre-orders can be found HERE. The documentary focuses on the 1994 show Dickinson played in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War as the city was under siege.

“Scream For Me Sarajevo” album track listing:

01. “Change Of Heart”
02. “Tears Of The Dragon”
03. “Gods Of War”
04. “Darkside Of Aquarius”
05. “Navigate The Seas Of The Sun”
06. “Road To Hell”
07. “Arc Of Space”
08. “Omega”
09. “River Of No Return”
10. “Power Of The Sun”
11. “Strange Death In Paradise”
12. “Inertia (Live)” (previously only available as a bonus track on the 2005 expanded re-release of “Skunkworks”)
13. “Acoustic Song” (previously only available as a bonus track on 2001’s “Best Of Special Edition”)
14. “Eternal” (previously only available as a Japanese bonus track on “Tyranny Of Souls”)

As previously reported, “Scream For Me Sarajevo” will be hitting select theaters in the U.S. and Canada beginning May 10.