||1st August 2010
METAL HAMMER RELEASE IRON MAIDEN'S FIRST EVER 3D MAGAZINE COVER
To celebrate the forthcoming release of Iron Maiden's all-conquering new album 'The Final Frontier' and their headline performance at this weekend's Sonisphere festival, Metal Hammer has collaborated with the legendary metal behemoths and HD3D originators Hive Associates to bring you one of the coolest front cover images you will ever feast your eyes on.
Check out the incredible image below!
Not content to just give you the most awesome Iron maiden cover you've ever seen, next month's Hammer will also come packaged with a free Iron Maiden 'The Final Frontier' mousemat!
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Metal Hammer editor Alexander Milas has said: "If you've got a drop of metal in your veins, then you'll know that Iron Maiden are nothing short of messianic, so what better way to herald their return to the scene? We're delighted to have worked with Iron Maiden and Hive to create a truly epic cover befitting one of the greatest bands of all time for the greatest fans of all time."
Group Publisher of Metal Hammer and Classic Rock Chris Ingham adds: "Our Iron Maiden cover continues the grand tradition set by Metal Hammer for spectacular event covers, celebrating the biggest events in heavy metal. Nothing comes close to topping the excitement of a new Maiden album in Hammer world. Metal Hammer is proud to have worked with the Iron Maiden camp on delivering their first 3D cover."
As well as this unbelievably cool cover concept, Hammer takes you deep into the heart of the Iron maiden touring machine, catching up with the band in Texas on the first leg of their 'Final Frontier' world tour! The new album, their legacy, the possibility of this being their last ever album – no stone is left unturned in next month's Metal Hammer!
Featuring a space-bound Eddie depicted in blood splattered 3D, this incredible issue of Metal Hammer is a must-have for all rabid Iron Maiden fans!
The September issue of Metal Hammer with the exclusive HD3D Iron Maiden cover and collectable "The Final Frontier" mouse mat is on sale now!