Yesterday marked the 40th Anniversary of the release of Ozzy Osbourne’s 2nd studio album Diary of a Madman. Ozzy was in full slight as a solo artist at this time on the strength and performances surrounding the solo debut record, Blizzard of Ozz. This was also the high point for the great Randy Rhoads as a recording artist. More time in the studio allowed Randy to truly explore his brilliance. The record also has Lee Kerslake, formally of Uriah Heap, on drums. Although, the touring duties and recording going forward was to be handled by Tommy Aldridge of Black Oak Arkansas fame. If you never got to see Tommy on his double bass in a live set, you really missed something special.
We created Blizzard of OZZ for our 3D Vinyl® Statue series and it remains on the the finest examples of what this collectible category can be. Pictured here is a live shot from the KnuckleBonz studio. Only 1981 have been hand cast and detailed for Ozzy Osbourne Superfans worldwide. You can order this Limited Edition Here.
Also, check out our Randy Rhoads Rock Iconz® Lid. Edition statue that is now shipping. This design is from the touring of the earlier album Blizzard of Ozz. Randy stands about 8.5 inches tall in this limited edition sculpt. Order Here
Hard to imagine that KISS Destroyer Album has turned 45 years old this year. The Ken Kelly album art along with what is considered to be the best studio effort of the original KISS lineup of Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss.
We are celebrating this great moment on Kisstory with our 3D Vinyl® Limited Edition statue of KISS Destroyer along with some other great classic KISS apparel and album vinyl. Check out all things KISS Destroyer at KnuckleBonz here.
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Iron Maiden Senjutsu new album has Maiden fans and critics agreeing; this is a truly amazing recording delivering on the promise Maiden has been keeping since the bands founding while adding some new flair. And of course a new amazing Eddie theme…the Smaurai Eddie is “Killers” if you will excuse the pun.
The word Senjutsu loosely translated from Japanese means, “tactics & strategy”. The Iron Maiden grand plan must have included releasing their first studio record since Book of Souls in 2015. This is the longest span of time between Maiden studio albums since the first recording with frontman Paul Di’Anno in 1977.
Senjutsu is one of Iron Maiden’s most successful studio recordings to date. It topped #1 on the charts in Belgium, Finland, Germany, Italy, Scotland, Sweden and Switzerland. This also includes the highest Billboard charting in the USA. Iron Maiden Senjutsu peaked at #3 on the US charts 2 weeks ago.
Iron Maiden fans will be happy to know, that at long last, KnuckleBonz® has signed a new agreement with the band and is hard at work on new designs to be launched later this year and thought out 2022…#statuned…UP THE IRONS!
The doom “metalpiece” from Candlemass “Epicus Doomicus Metallicus” is latest entry to the 3D Vinyl® Collector Series from KnuckleBonz®. This 1986 release in considered a defining moment on the heavy metal timeline.
We launched pre-sales last Friday for Candlemass. The signature skull of Epicus Doomicus Metallicus is mounted atop dilapidated oak, not exactly “Under the Oak” if you will pardon the pun. Rusty barb wire encircles this design atop the classic Candlemass red logo. We went back and forth between the 12×12″ format we used for things like Mercyful Fate “Don’t Break the Oath” 3D Vinyl and this table top design. We opted for this ultimately because you Superfans have been telling us you prefer that format.
The Canlemass 3D Vinyl Ltd Edition Statue is cast in resin and hand detailed. It stand’s 10 inches tall and ships with a color package and custom packing. Only 1986 of this design will be cast for Candlemass and Doom Metal Superfans around the world.
Don’t miss out. Pre-Order your here.