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SAMSON (1977–2002). Paul Samson (guitar), Bruce Dickinson (vocals), Barry Graham, aka “Thunderstick” (drums), Chris Aylmer (bass). Best known as the band that Bruce Dickinson was in immediately before joinin Iron Maiden, Samson was one of the initial bands of the New Wave of heavy metal, putting out a string of solid albums from 1979 through the 1980s Formed in 1977 by guitarist Paul Samson, the best-known lineup contained vocalist Dickinson (then going by the handle “Bruce Bruce”), Read more [...]