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Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast
     

Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast

by Neil Daniels
 

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Formed in east London in 1975, Iron Maiden went on to become one of the most successful rock acts in history. With more than 85 million album sales to their credit, the legendary metal band remains hugely popular worldwide: Their 2010 album, The Final Frontier, debuted at No. 1 in 30 countries and received unanimous critical praise.

In this, the first

Overview

Formed in east London in 1975, Iron Maiden went on to become one of the most successful rock acts in history. With more than 85 million album sales to their credit, the legendary metal band remains hugely popular worldwide: Their 2010 album, The Final Frontier, debuted at No. 1 in 30 countries and received unanimous critical praise.

In this, the first complete illustrated treatment of Iron Maiden, a roster of respected heavy metal journalists including Ian Christe, Martin Popoff, Mick Wall, Daniel Bukszpan, and more relate the band’s history, analyze their recordings, and provide a complete discography. The stories behind the band’s formation, recordings, and tours, are complemented with more than 400 images, including live performance and candid off-stage photographs, as well as memorabilia, gig posters, T-shirts, backstage passes, buttons, and tickets. Exclusive cover art was created by Derek Riggs, the man behind Iron Maiden's iconic mascot, Eddie.

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“The book successfully brings together the graphic reproductions in a high-quality format with a hard-cover binding, heavy paper, and a die-cut cover that draws attention and closer scrutiny.” - Vintage Guitar

“In all, Daniels has crafted a very high-level and easy read with Iron Maiden - The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast, and top it all off, it's packaged expertly, prime for your coffee table, where Eddie's piercing eyes await.” - Blistering.com

“…when it comes to a combination of biographical information, great photos and useful information, ‘Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast’ can’t be topped.” - Loudwire.com

“IRON MAIDEN: THE ULTIMATE UNAUTHORIZED HISTORY OF THE BEAST I believe is that book, the best, most comprehensive look at the band so far. Every Maiden fan should have this in their library.” - Metal-Rules.com
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If you are a fan of Iron Maiden, then The Ultimate Unauthorized History Of The Beast is a must own book for your collection. If you are a casual fan wanting to learn more about Iron Maiden and their amazing history, then consider this your Bible." - hardrockhideout.com

“This is quite possibly the most definitive tome on these British godfathers to date, which means you shouldn’t let the “unauthorized” tag throw you.” - slugmag.com

“This is definitely a must-own for any Maiden fan or any fan of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal scene. For metal-merch fanatics like me, it's like porn. I would do bad things for the Maiden baseball tee on page 81.” - Houston Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760342213
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Edition description:
First
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
11.12(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.93(d)

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From the Publisher
"If you are a fan of Iron Maiden, then The Ultimate Unauthorized History Of The Beast is a must own book for your collection. If you are a casual fan wanting to learn more about Iron Maiden and their amazing history, then consider this your Bible." - hardrockhideout.com

“In all, Daniels has crafted a very high-level and easy read with Iron Maiden - The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast, and top it all off, it's packaged expertly, prime for your coffee table, where Eddie's piercing eyes await.” - Blistering.com

 

“…when it comes to a combination of biographical information, great photos and useful information, ‘Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast’ can’t be topped.” - Loudwire.com

“IRON MAIDEN: THE ULTIMATE UNAUTHORIZED HISTORY OF THE BEAST I believe is that book, the best, most comprehensive look at the band so far. Every Maiden fan should have this in their library.” - Metal-Rules.com

“This is definitely a must-own for any Maiden fan or any fan of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal scene. For metal-merch fanatics like me, it's like porn. I would do bad things for the Maiden baseball tee on page 81.” - Houston Press

“The book successfully brings together the graphic reproductions in a high-quality format with a hard-cover binding, heavy paper, and a die-cut cover that draws attention and closer scrutiny.” - Vintage Guitar

Meet the Author

Neil Daniels (London, England) has written about classic rock and heavy metal for a wide range of magazines, newspapers, fanzines, and websites. He is also the author of more than ten books about artists including Judas Priest, Robert Plant, Bon Jovi, Linkin Park, and Journey. For more information, please visit www.neildaniels.com.

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