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KnuckleBonz Announces New Iron Maiden “Piece of Mind” Ltd. Edition Statue

Excited to share first images of the new KnuckleBonz Iron Maiden Piece of Mind Ltd. Edition Statue. This is the 2nd Iron Maiden statue for the 3D Vinyl® Collector Series. Iron Maiden Number of the Beast 3D Vinyl launched earlier this year.

Pre-Order now and receive 20% Off for a limited time.

The Iron Maiden Piece of Mind Ltd. Edition Statue design in very unique in that it is almost a diorama type of set up. Have not created anything like in the almost 20 years of KnuckleBonz. The amazing original Piece of Mind album art by Derek Riggs dictated this approach. We are all very excited about the result here at the KnuckleBonz Studio.

The statue is also one of the largest we have ever created with dimension coming at 10 Inches wide X 10 Inches tall X 7 inches deep. The shipping weight is approximately 8Lbs.

Not more of 1983 of this statue will be hand cast and numbered for Iron Maiden Superfans worldwide.

Estimated ship date is early 2023.

Up the Irons !

Rock Hard this Friday !

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Iron Maiden Piece of Mind Anniversary…

Iron Maiden’s Piece of Mind Album Anniversary fell this past Sunday. It was release on May 16th, 1983. This was a great record with many tracks that are still included in nay Iron Maiden live set today. It’s also the first record to feature new drummer Nicko McBrain. Also notable is the title which does not come directly from a song title on the record. In fact, Iron Maiden’s perhaps most notable version of Eddie spawns from this album. The single cover for “The Trooper” is one of the most celebrated images in music.

Iron Maiden Piece of Mind is certified Platinum in both the UK and North America.

Piece of Mind is sandwiched between another (2) heavy metal classic albums, as The Number of the Beast released in 1982, and Powerslave dropped to us in 1984…not a bad 3-year run for Iron Maiden, ehh?

Side 1

  1. “Where Eagles Dare” 6:08
  2. “Revelations” 6:51
  3. “Flight of Icarus” 3:49
  4. “Die with Your Boots On” 5:22 (This is a Knucklebonz Fav track!!)

Side 2

  1. “The Trooper” 4:10
  2. ”Still Life” 4:37
  3. “Quest for Fire” 3:40
  4. “Sun and Steel” 3:25
  5. “To Tame a Land 7:26

Total length:      45:28….of Pure Metal Classics!

Lots for work for KnuckleBonz to do at some point for the 3D Vinyl® and Rock Iconz On Tour™ Collectors Series.

Check out all the currently announced and shipping KnuckleBonz Collectibles here: https://www.knucklebonz.com

Rock Hard!

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Production Updates – KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz and 3D Vinyl January 2023

KnuckleBonz® January 2023 – PRODUCTION UPDATE

Here’s a quick update on the all the KnuckleBonz productions as of this AM here from our SF Bay Area studios. Many products wrapped production  this week and new 2023 projects are gearing up. Here’s the full scoop.

Iron Maiden Piece of Mind 3D Vinyl® Ltd. Edition Statue – Production is wrapped and Maiden Piece of Mind is in route to out USA warehouse to go out to pre-orders. Inventory is limited so get in the pre-order queue to have any chance at this 3D Vinyl Limited Edition Statue. Up the Irons !!!

John Lennon Rock Iconz®  Ltd. Edition Statue  – John Lennon production completed this week and is on the way to our US warehouse. Stay tuned here for specific updates on pre-order shipping. ship date. You can still pre-order here.

Cliff Burton Rock Iconz Ltd. Edition Statue – Cliff Burton production is complete and is in the container on the way to our US warehouse. . Pre-Order now to make sure you are part of the few Cliff Burton Superfans to own this very special ltd edition.

Thin Lizzy Phil Lynott Rock Iconz Ltd. Edition Statue – Mass production completed this week and Phil Lynott is also in route to our US warehouse to go to Thin Lizzy/Lynott Superfans. Stay tuned here for specific updates for shipping.

KnuckleBonz Black Sabbath Rock Iconz Statue Set Production has been flowing well and we are beginning final painting and detailing on Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward Rock Iconz Statues. Production is on track for late Spring ship date. Don’t miss out on the massive pre-sale special pricing here…

Misfits Jerry Only Rock Iconz Statue – Misfits Jerry Only statue wrapped production and is on the way to KnuckleBonz US warehouses. Stay tuned here for landing and ship dates to pre-orders. Pre Order The Misfits Jerry Only here.

DEATH Scream Bloody Gore 3D Vinyl Scream Bloody Gore production went at record pace and it has already wrapped production and is in route to our US warehouse. All looks good for a Spring 2023 ship date to pre-orders. Pre0Order here to have any chance at this amazing 3D Vinyl design.

DEATH Chuck Schuldiner Rock Iconz Ltd. Edition Statue Chuck Schuldiner’s production was done side by side with Scream Bloody Gore and has also wrapped production. All looks good for a Spring 2023 ship date to pre-orders.

Guns N’ Roses Rock Iconz Ltd. Edition Statues Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagen rolled right along and actually wrapped a little early. All looks good for a Spring 2023 ship date to pre-orders. Pre-Order Guns N’ Roses here to have any chance at this amazing 3D Vinyl design.

Behind the scenes “2023 Sneak Peaks” from KnuckleBonz:

*AC/DC will be coming to the KnuckleBonz 3D Vinyl Series with Powerage. New Angus Young and Malcolm Young Rock Iconz designs are being finished and will go to the band for approval soon.

*A New Randy Rhoads KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz design has been approved by the Randy Rhoads Estate and is in pre-production for a late Summer release. This design captures Randy in the early part of his career when he owned the Sunset Strip, just ahead of his years with Ozzy. Think bow-tie and Polka-Dot Vest…

*Cheech and Chong Collectible Statues are in design featuring the comedy duo from the iconic Shred Session in Cheech and Chong’s next movie.

*KISS Destroyer Era KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz Statue designs for Gene, Paul, Ace and Peter are in sculpting and will roll-out later this Spring. Probably a Fall ship date for this new KISS Set from KnuckleBonz.

Stay tuned here for more specific updates…

Rock Hard this Weekend !

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Favorite Iron Maiden Album Cover? Maybe Not an Album Cover at All…

Iron Maiden fans have had their own community and fervor for the band since the early days in the UK before they were recording and touring. That commitment only grew when they began to release studio albums and we got our first glimpse of Eddie the Head. Since that time, every true Iron Maiden fan has a favorite album cover and can remember where they 1st saw the art, bought the record, and dropped the needle. The interesting thing here is two of Iron Maiden’s most popular versions of Eddie, and favs here at KnuckleBonz®, where not album covers at all…they were covers on singles.   “The Trooper” off Iron Maiden Piece of Mind 1983 and “Aces High” from Powerslave 1994 were released first as sleeves on these amazing single tracks, back when there where singles on Vinyl. We must admit, we never really bought singles so the first time we saw these iconic images was in the press and on tour merch going to the shows…so much to enjoy from Edward the Great and Iron Maiden. Drop the needle today!

Rock Hard!

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Fall Production Update and a Sneak Peak – All Your KnuckleBonz Collectibles

Hi All,

Here’s a quick update on the all the live KnuckleBonz productions as of this AM here from our SF Bay Area studios…

Iron Maiden Piece of Mind 3D Vinyl Ltd. Edition Statue – Production is in the final stages and should wrap up near the end of November.  Sales are super hot on this one so make sure to get in the per-order queue here and Save 20%. No FoMO! All on track for early 20223 ship date for pre-orders.

John Lennon Rock Iconz  Ltd. Edition Statue  – Production continues on John Lennon, the casting of his glasses just finished. Very intricate for the 1mm details on this part. All looks good for early 2023 ship date. You can still pre-order here.

Cliff Burton Rock Iconz Ltd. Edition Statue – Cliff Burton production is rolling along with final paint detailing happening over the next few weeks. All is still on track for an early 2023 ship date. This very special limited edition is one of the hottest sellers in the KnuckleBonz 20 year history. Pre-Order now to make sure you are part of the few Cliff Burton Superfans to own this very special ltd edition.

Thin Lizzy Phil Lynott Rock Iconz Ltd. Edition Statue – Mass production on Phil Lynott the legendary singer, songwriter, musician and ultimate frontman just got underway. All looking good for a late Q1 2023 ship date. Pre Order Thin Lizzy here.

KnuckleBonz Black Sabbath Rock Iconz Statue Set The production team is in the casting stages at the very beginning of the production for Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward. Once casting finishes over the next couple of weeks, each part goes thru a hand-cleaning and refining process to set up for the primer coat of paint. Production is on track for a late Q1 2023 ship date. Don’t miss out on the massive pre-sale special pricing here…

Misfits Jerry Only Rock Iconz Statue – Initial molds are ready and casting begins next week. All is looking on track for a late Q1 2023 release. Pre Order The Misfits Jerry Only here.

Behind the scenes “Sneak Peaks” from KnuckleBonz – If your are part of the KnuckleBonz faithful following us on the Blog, here’s some down-low on what we are up to for future KnuckleBonz collectible releases later this year and in 2023. Chuck Schuldiner, founder of DEATH Rock Iconz Statue and a super sic Scream Bloody Gore 3D Vinyl, a new Queen Rock Iconz statue set for Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon circa 1975 and a new Guns n’ Roses set for Axl, Slash and Duff from circa 1992…

Stay tuned here for more specific updates as we get closer to the holidays.

Rock Hard this Weekend !

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Where’s My Favorite Band for Rock Iconz or 3D Vinyl?

Where’s My Favorite Band for Rock Iconz® or 3D Vinyl®?

KnuckleBonz is coming to the end of the company’s 17th year bringing music Superfans the only collectible series focused on music, that would be our Rock Iconz and 3D Vinyl collector series. Oh yes, lets’s not forget the newest limited editions for the On Tour® Series. Over the years, we have constantly listened to music fans feedback surrounding what artists they would like to see KnuckleBonz create next. Perhaps the most asked question from superfans is, “when are you going to make “…INSERT ARTISTS HERE…?” Fans will sometime take personally or as a “diss” if certain artists or bands have yet to appear as Rock Iconz or in 3D Vinyl. What we try to remind everyone is that KnuckleBonz ONLY creates officially licensed products.

Before we can lift the first sculpting tool or paint brush to create something as a limited edition collectible, about a dozen things have to happen. We must first all agree here at KnuckleBonz the an artist is right for our series. Some really great artists with lots of hit records may never come to Rock Iconz. The artists needs to have a certain visual appeal to be a fit for what we do. The bands also must agree for a KnuckleBonz design and approve every last detail.

Some artist for whatever reason simply are not interested in a limited edition piece of collectible art at a particular time. We of course understand and may check in again with that artist a year or two down the road. Sometimes the answer is yes. Jimmy Page was not into doing anything in our area for 5 years before we first began to work with him.

If all these planets align, we must then deal with business terms. This is sometimes directly with the artist or with small management companies or even the really big death stars like Universal Music, Sony or Live Nation ect. No small task for either side. As much as we want to ignore it, KnuckleBonz is a business like any other and must be profitable to keep moving forward.

So as you can see there are many things that can trip us up on the way to the next KnuckleBonz Limited Edition. So, if your favorite band or artist has not appeared as a Rock Iconz, there’s a good reason for it. All we can say is hang in there. KnuckleBonz is not going anywhere and we will make it happen for you at some point.

Rock Hard! Kbonz

Check out all the Rock Iconz, 3D Vinyl and On Tour Collectibles at www.knucklebonz.com

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GnR Appetite for Destruction – A perfect storm for KnuckleBonz 3D Vinyl®

GnR Appetite for Destruction – A perfect storm for KnuckleBonz 3D Vinyl®

GnR Appetite for Destruction – A perfect storm for KnuckleBonz 3D Vinyl®

When the crew here at KnuckleBonz were working on the original ideas for the 3D Vinyl® Collectible Series in 2017, there were a few albums that immediately came to mind. To make a fitting subject for a 3D Vinyl Collectible, the album obviously needed to be beloved by fans. But also, needed to provide us inspiration to go from 2D artwork to a 3D collectible. A collector piece that could display on the desktop or the wall with equal visual impact. Guns N Roses “Appetite for Destruction” is the perfect storm. Not only was it the most successful debut album of all time, the strength of the graphical cross design holding the skull-faces of Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagen, Izzy Stradlin and Stephen Adler was an amazing subject, “a perfect storm.” The final result is one of the 1st wave of 3D Vinyl limited editionfrom KnuckleBonz and will soon sell out of the limited edition.

Join us in celebrating (33) years for this landmark album…good on ya’ Guns n’ Roses!

You can see all the current Rock Iconz Statues and other killer KnuckleBonz music collectibles at www.knucklebonz.com

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