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Samson

Samson was a British hard rock band formed in 1977 by guitarist and vocalist Paul Samson. They are best known for their first three albums with future Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson, then known as "Bruce Bruce", and drummer Thunderstick (real name Barry Graham), who wore a leather mask and performed on stage in a metal cage. Drummer Clive Burr was also member of the band, both before and after his tenure with Iron Maiden. The group effectively disbanded with Paul Samson's death to cancer on August 9, 2002.

Bass player Chris Aylmer died in January 2007. He was reported to ...read more

Samson was a British hard rock band formed in 1977 by guitarist and vocalist Paul Samson. They are best known for their first three albums with future Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson, then known as "Bruce Bruce", and drummer Thunderstick (real name Barry Graham), who wore a leather mask and performed on stage in a metal cage. Drummer Clive Burr was also member of the band, both before and after his tenure with Iron Maiden. The group effectively disbanded with Paul Samson's death to cancer on August 9, 2002.

Bass player Chris Aylmer died in January 2007. He was reported to have been responsible for suggesting the band's name. He assumed the role of bass player previously having been the band's soundman.

The band appeared briefly in the movie The Incubus (1981), performing on stage while the titular creature attacks someone in the venue's toilets.

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LPs
Samson
1993

1.8
2 Votes
Refugee
1990

2.8
3 Votes
Joint Forces
1986

1.5
1 Votes
Thank You and Goodnight
1985

3
1 Votes
Don't Get Mad Get Even
1984

3
2 Votes
Before the Storm
1982

3.5
6 Votes
Shock Tactics
1981

3.7
19 Votes
Head On
1980

3.6
20 Votes
Survivors
1979

2.9
4 Votes
Live Albums
Live At Reading 1981
1990

3.5
2 Votes

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