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KISS Alive II Rock Iconz Statues – “Working With Our Heroes”

On this day in 1977, KISS Fans were treated to their 2nd live concert recording KISS “Alive” II. This morning we are remembering our 1st opportunity to work with Gene, Paul and the entire KIS Army. In 2015, KnuckleBonz 1st got the chance to work with some of their all time Rock Iconz Heroes KISS. […]

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KnuckleBonz Production Update “Rocktober” 2020 – Rock Iconz

KnuckleBonz Production Update “Rocktober” 2020 – Rock Iconz Hi All, Here’s a quick production update for Live KnuckleBonz projects. All projects currently remain on schedule for their respective ship windows. However, navigating all the things needed to bring the Rock Iconz®, 3D Vinyl® and ON Tour series to you is more challenging than ever in […]

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QUEEN’s News of the World Robot – “A Gulf Between” KnuckleBonz 3D Vinyl

QUEEN’s News of the World Robot – “A Gulf Between” KnuckleBonz 3D Vinyl® In October of 1977, QUEEN would make a departure from the imagery usually associated with their album covers and release one of their most iconic recordings, “New of the Word.” The previous studio albums had seen various images of the band members […]

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Happy Birthday to Rock Iconz AC/DC Brian Johnson

Happy Birthday to Rock Iconz AC/DC Brian Johnson Born on this day in Dunston, England: Brian Johnson, began as lead singer with the band Geordie, before he  joined AC/DC in 1980, after the death of Bon Scott. Brian first appearing on the AC/DC 1980 masterpiece Back In Black, which has now sold an estimated 50m copies worldwide. Johnson‘s first […]

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The Cutting Room Floor – Our Metallica Rock Iconz

In case you missed it, we launched our new Metallica Rock Iconz® set last week with designs of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo. It’s always and exciting time around here for a product launch. The same efforts that go into every hand-cast and detailed KnuckleBonz® Limited Edition collectibles. However, this one […]

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KnuckleBonz and Pantera Labor Day Giveaway – “Vulgar Display of Power 3D Vinyl”

KnuckleBonz® and Pantera have gotten together to bring music Superfans a cool Labor Day Giveaway of our “Vulgar Display of Power” 3D Vinyl® Limited Edition Collectible. All you need to do to enter is: *Follow @Knucklebonz and @Pantera and leave a comment on our post *Winner will be chosen at random and announced Tuesday September […]

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Where’s the Full Drum Kit for Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Rock Iconz®? Superfans Want to Know…

Where’s the Full Drum Kit for Metallica’s Lars Ulrich for Rock Iconz®? Superfans Want to Know… Rock Iconz are  hand cast and detailed limited Edition Statues. A skilled artist casts, refines and paints every part by hand in cold cast resin and assembles them to create a finished fine arts collectible for  the Rock Iconz […]

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Ghost Nameless Ghouls – Guitar Crunch for the Rock Iconz Collectibles Series

Ghost Nameless Ghouls – Guitar Crunch for the Rock Iconz Collectibles Series The Nameless Ghouls are the live performance band for Ghost. On the “A Pale Tour Named Death” tour, seven Ghouls patrolled the stage with Cardinal Copia bringing the Ghost heaviness around the world. While the Ghouls are virtually identical, the guitar crunch fueled […]

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Metallica statues will be created by KnuckleBonz, makers of the Rock Iconz® Collectible Ceries  

Metallica statues will be created by KnuckleBonz, makers of the Rock Iconz® Collectible Series Hand-crafted collectible statues will be created featuring James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo statues from the “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct” era. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE >> August 31, 2020: KnuckleBonz® announces its plans to create a limited-edition Metallica set of collectible […]

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Metallica – Heavy Metal Since 1981

Metallica – Formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield, Metallica has become one of the most influential and successful rock bands in history, having sold nearly 120 million albums worldwide and generating more than 2.5 billion streams while playing to millions of fans on literally all seven continents. The band’s several […]

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Great Photos Make Rock Iconz – Neil Zlozower’s Work w/ Eddie Van Halen

Great Photos Make Rock Iconz – Neil Zlozower’s Work w/ Eddie Van Halen… From the earliest days of the great artists in music, what we call Rock Iconz® here at KnuckleBonz, the great photos often define our memories. This was before the fire-hose on content we have become accustomed to today. The album cover, posters […]

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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. […]

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We Owe It All to Alice Cooper – KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz

We Owe It All to Alice Cooper – KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz While rock music was certainly mature and well entrenched in the lives of both young and old when Vincent Furnier a.k.a Alice Cooper and his band mates emerged in the late 60s and early 70s. The original Alice Cooper band released their debut album […]

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Vote for the Next Rock Iconz® or 3D Vinyl® Collectible from KnuckleBonz

Vote for the Next Rock Iconz or 3D Vinyl Collectible from KnuckleBonz KnuckleBonz only exists and is able to continue to create the Rock Iconz® and 3D Vinyl® Series because of all the great superfans of music around the world. We always want to hear what you think is cool and relevant  when deciding what […]

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AC/DC For Those About to Rock “We Salute You at KnuckleBonz “

AC/DC For Those About to Rock “We Salute You at KnuckleBonz ” Is the 8th studio album for AC/DC® and was the debut of the “Cannon” that would become a staple of the massive AC/DC live productions. The album was yet another multi-platinum release for the band and the “For Those About to Rock” tour […]

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GHOST Rock Iconz “ON Tour” Stage Set Witnesses the Demise of Cardinal Copia

GHOST Rock Iconz® “ON Tour” Stage Set Witnesses the Demise of Cardinal Copia Ghost launched the “A Pale Tour Named Death” in September of 2018 at the Royal Albert Hall in London and played with many of metal’s biggest bands. This was also headlining tour with the most elaborate stage show in the bands 14-year […]

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Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, SO Many Rock Iconz®

Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, SO Many Rock Iconz® Growing up in the 70s there was no firehose of music and video content like today. You had to work at it to get a glimpse of your favorite band playing live. You either had the good fortune to go to a live show, or you planted […]

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The Motorhead Warpig – At Home in the Rock Iconz®Collector Series

The Motorhead Warpig – At Home in the Rock Iconz®Collector Series The Motorhead Warpig made the first appearance on the 1977 self-titled debut album, “Motorhead.” Also, affectionately known as “snaggletooth,” it has become one of the most iconic and loved symbols in music. Motorhead, with Lemmy at the helm, was a band that fused many […]

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Creating Syd Barrett, “The Crazy Diamond” Knucklebonz® Rock Iconz® Collector Series

Creating Syd Barrett, “The Crazy Diamond” Knucklebonz® Rock Iconz® Collector Series Syd Barrett perhaps had more impact on rock music, over a shorter span, than any song writer and frontman in history. Syd’s life began with a simple and pleasant childhood in Cambridge, England. He then gained prominence as a local art and musical bohemian […]

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8-Track Tape – Intro and Inspiration to Tony Iommi and Black Sabbath

8-Track Tape – Intro and Inspiration to Tony Iommi and Black Sabbath While the 8-Track tape music format had many frustrating aspects and was somewhat limited for sound quality versus vinyl, it is still held in high esteem here at KnuckleBonz. 8-track tape is not only a 70s era tentpole, it’s the format that I […]

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KISS Alive Era Rock Iconz “On Tour” Collectible – “Riding the road cases”

KISS Alive Era Rock Iconz “On Tour” Collectible – “Riding the road cases” – From the time I was about 9 years old, I was hanging out backstage at rock shows. I wasn’t there because my parents were that nutty, but because my father was involved in theater management. In these pre-teen years, it was […]

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Making Jimmy Page – The “Poppy Suit” in the KnuckleBonz® Rock Iconz® Collector Series

Making Jimmy Page – The “Poppy Suit” in the KnuckleBonz® Rock Iconz® Collector Series It’s been over a decade since we first had the pleasure to work with Jimmy Page, founder of Led Zeppelin, on the original Rock Iconz Statue. The original “Poppy Suite” statue design had us travel to London to meet with Jimmy […]

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KnuckleBonz Commemorating 40th Anniversary of Motörhead Ace of Spades with Rock Iconz Statue

KnuckleBonz Commemorating 40th Anniversary of Motörhead Ace of Spades with Rock Iconz® Statue… Lemmy Kilmister began his musical career in the early ‘60s with acts such as the Rockin’ Vickers and Sam Gopal before finding fame in the pioneering space rock legends Hawkwind. After departing in 1975, Lemmy formed Motörhead and would go on to […]

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Pink Floyd Pig “Algie” Obvious Subject for Rock Iconz On Tour

An obvious subject for the new Rock Iconz® On Tour Collector Series was the Pink Floyd Pig, nicknamed “Algie”. It spanned 40 ft. and was floated over Battersea Power Station on the south bank of London’s River Thames as part of the photo shoot for the “Animals” album. During the 3-day shoot in December 1976, […]

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Jimi Hendrix 2 Rock Iconz Statue – ” Hear that train a comin’ “

Here at KnuckleBonz, we take pride on traveling the  while creating the Rock Iconz® and 3D Vinyl® Collectible Series. This was our thinking when releasing our most recent Jimi Hendrix statue. We always look to give fans and collectors something that others might not value or ignore because it’s not the most popular. We do […]

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KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz – Building the “Lighted Stage”

KnuckleBonz® Rock Iconz® Building the “Lighted Stage” For 17 years, KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz has brought the greatest music artist to life in limited edition statues. We began with the great Randy Rhoads of the original Ozzy Osbourne solo lineup, and are honored to continue to work with the music industry’s biggest artists. Photo shoots at […]

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41 Years Ago AC/DC Highway to Hell Released “Rock Iconz On Tour”

41 Years ago today I remember driving to the beach and hoping the radio would play something from the new AC/DC record “Highway to Hell.” As you know, this is the last to feature the great Bon Scott and was the worldwide breakthrough for AC/DC. Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, Phil Rudd and Bon […]

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Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd – The Alpha, Rock Iconz, and Crazy Diamond

Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd – The Alpha, Rock Iconz, and Crazy Diamond Syd Barrett perhaps had more impact on rock music, over a shorter span, than any song writer and frontman in history. Syd’s life began with a simple and pleasant childhood in Cambridge, England. He then gained prominence as a local art and […]

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Debbie Harry of Blondie – Rock like a girl! Rock Iconz Limited Edition Statue

Debbie Harry of Blondie – Rock like a girl! Rock Iconz Limited Edition Statue Debbie Harry, a seminal rock-n-roll figure, complex songstress, incandescent front-woman, and fashion icon. A vibrant global force whose enduring presence forever changed pop culture when she entered the scene. Debbie’s chart-topping success, fearless spirit, and ongoing creativity led her band, Blondie, […]

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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® 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 […]

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Marilyn Manson Rock Iconz Limited Edition statue from KnuckleBonz…”It’s for Beautiful People”

Marilyn Manson Rock Iconz Limited Edition statue from KnuckleBonz…”It’s for Beautiful People” The Marilyn Manson Rock Iconz Limited Edition statue from KnuckleBonz captures Manson from “The Beautiful People” era of his career when he was on the way to multiple chart-topping album releases. This design is one of KnuckleBonz creepiest. This Rock Iconz will soon […]

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Rock Iconz with Signature Tones – Brian May of QUEEN

Rock Iconz with Signature Tones – Brian May of QUEEN Brian May has crafted one of music’s signature guitar tones and playing styles. However, his contribution to music goes far beyond the guitar. Brian and his father built from scratch the guitar that would become the foundation for the progression rock engine that is QUEEN. […]

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GHOST Papa Nihil Rock Iconz – “What role does Papa Nihil have to play?”

With the bloodline of Papa Emeritus at an end, Papa Nihl tapped Cardinal Copia to lead the band through a tumultuous time for the GHOST faithful. Many thought Cardinal Copia would earn the right to ascend and perhaps become the new Papa Emeritus. He had so such promise. However, those hopes for fans of the Cardinal were dashed in Mexico City on […]

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KISS 1980 – “The Catman” Peter Criss Becomes “The Fox” Eric Carr

May 1980, Peter Criss takes part in a 1-day video shoot for the KISS single “Shandi”. KISStory reports that, unbeknownst to Peter, he had been let go sometime earlier via a band meeting vote by Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and manager Bill Aucoin.  The band’s European your had to be put on hold […]

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AC/DC “Hell’s Bell” Rock Iconz On Tour Collectible “It’s like you were there in 1980”

AC/DC “Hell’s Bell Rock Iconz On Tour Limited Edition Collectible “It’s like you were there” in 1980. The AC/DC “Hell’s Bell” first graced the AC/DC live stage in support of the “Back in Black” world tour in 1980. This was the band’s 7th studio album and the 1st with new frontman Brian Johnson. For anyone […]

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“This is Spinal Tap” Limited Edition Statues now in design KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz

A heads up for the music super fan and collectors worldwide. “This is Spinal Tap” limited edition statues are now in design for our Rock Iconz Series at KnuckleBonz Studios for Davis St. Hubbins, Nigel Tufnell and Derek Smalls. No launch or pre-sales date yet, but sculpting and pre-production is going well. We can’t stop […]

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Ozzy Osbourne Diary of a Madman KnuckleBonz 3D Vinyl – Created for the Music Super-Fan

Not every great album makes a great subject for a 3D Vinyl limited edition. In 2019, the 3D Vinyl® Collectible Series from KnuckleBonz was created for the Super-Fan that just may not be into the statue and figure category we have created over the past 17 years. 3D Vinyl brings the great album art to […]

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Scorpions Rock Iconz Ltd. Edition Statues “Like It’s 1989”

Scorpions Rock Iconz Ltd. Edition Statues, it’s like it’s 1989.    Scorpions were founded in Hannover Germany in 1965 by Rudolf Schenker. From the outset, the band has laid down hard rock and heavy metal that has excited fans across the planet. The soaring vocals of Klaus Meine along with the dual guitar attack of […]

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Watching the Pantera Home Videos “Heavy Metal Hijinx”

Watching the Pantera Home Videos, we get our first glimpse of Phillip Anselmo, Dimebag Darrell, Vinnie Paul Abbott and Rex Brown on the road, being Pantera. The Pantera Home videos chronicle what it was like being a hard-working touring band in the late 90s as the heavy metal scene was under attack and in need […]

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4th of July 20% Off Sale KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz and 3D Vinyl

4th of July 20% Off Sale. Get rare limited edition KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz®and 3D Vinyl® at www.knucklebonz.com Last chance on many low inventory items like Dimebag Darrell from Pantera, Marilyn Manson, Ozzy Osbourne, Jim Morrison of The Doors and Johnny Ramone. The entire Rock Iconz and 3D Vinyl IN-Stock line-up is available at these 20% […]

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KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz Production Update, Ghost, Iommi, AC/DC and Bon Scott.

KnuckleBonz Production® Rock Iconz® Update, Ghost Papa Nihil Ghouls, Iommi, AC/DC and Bon Scott. This quick KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz production update is mostly for all the super-fans and collector elite  that have Pre-Orders with us via www.knucklebonz.com . Just and FYI for the rest of you… Ghost Papa Nihil, Ghost Ghoul Guitar Players Rock Iconz […]

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Megadeth’s Vic Rattlehead “Rust In Peace” in KnuckleBonz® 3D Vinyl Collectible

Super Fans rejoice with the addition of Megadeth Rust in Peace to the 3D Vinyl® Collectible Series from KnuckleBonz. The new collectible category was created for Super-Fans may not be into the statue and figure category KnuckleBonz has created over the past 17 years. Not every great record album will yield something that a music […]

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Heavy Metal Godfather Tony Iommi’s Rock Iconz Statue In Full Production

Heavy Metal Godfather Tony Iommi’s Rock Iconz Statue is in full production at the KnuckleBonz production facility. Iommi’s Rock Iconz statue design is inspired by the early 70s era of Black Sabbath when metal classic albums like Paranoid and Volume 4 were being created. I can still remember Black Sabbath Vol. 4 being under the […]

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Limited Time to Buy at $125…. Price Increase in March

Hi All, 2018 will be another behemoth year for KnuckleBonz with even more new products to be announced.  Along with these new additions to our Rock Iconz™ series, there will be a price increase, our first in almost a decade. This is needed to allow us to continue to deliver the same great official licenses […]

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Rock Iconz Production Update January 2018

Hi All, A quick production update for Live KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz projects King Diamond – Production is wrapping up next week and the King Diamond Rock Iconz™ Limited Edition Statue will begin the trip to our US warehouse. Looks like and end of February or early March ship. King Diamond has signed all the special […]

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Shipping Updates

These products will be shipping mid-November:   Lemmy (Motorhead) Rock Iconz Statue Warpig (Motorhead) Rock Iconz Statue Syd Barrett Rock Iconz Statue Alice Cooper I Rock Iconz Statue Alice Cooper II Rock Iconz Statue KISS (Alive!) Rock Iconz Statues KISS (Hotter Than Hell) Rock Iconz Statue Dave Mustaine (Megadeth) Rock Iconz Statue Vic Rattlehead ‘Peace Sells’ (Megadeth) Rock Iconz Statue We […]

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Last Day to Use the Coupon Codes

Greetings from the Boneyard, Good news is we are getting close to shipping several of the Rock Iconz statues that have been in production. We anticipate shipping in mid-November. We will post more updates on that timing as we get closer. Today is the last chance to use those coupon codes to receive a discount […]

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KnuckleBonz® Rock Iconz™ Production Update

Early November Ship Date:  Alice Cooper, Megadeth, Motorhead, Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd and KISS are all scheduled to ship in early November 2017 from our USA warehouse.   To all our customers who pre-ordered this spring and summer 2017:  First of all, thx for your support of our work as we near our 15th year. […]

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It’s Thrash Week at KnuckleBonz! Megadeth

 Rolling out our Megadeth Rock Iconz(R) Limited Edition statues for Dave Mustaine with his Angel of Deth Guitar. It’s a timeless image of Dave in a signature military top and the black and yellow radiation logo. Our 2nd design brings the Peace Sells, But Who’s Buying? album cover art to life. Vic Rattlehead is hunched […]

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Little Background…

Some history that set up KnuckleBonz and still is a strong influence.   I had the unbelievable fortune of growing up backstage at the prestige concert venues in Washington DC, D.A.R Constitution Hall and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. On any given week, I would see a great composer Aaron Copeland […]

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