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27th September 2017

bruce dickinson

Bruce Dickinson's autobiography, 'What Does This Button Do?', is due to be released on Thursday 19th October and the man himself will be appearing at six different branches of Waterstones to meet fans and sign copies of his book.

Bruce will also be appearing at Robinson's Brewery in Stockport, the very place where Trooper Beer is brewed.

Bruce is one of the world's most storied musicians and has been the internationally-acclaimed lead singer of Iron Maiden for more than thirty years, and he's lived an extraordinary off-stage existence too.

A true polymath, Bruce is an airline pilot and captain, an aviation entrepreneur, a beer brewer, motivational speaker, film scriptwriter, twice-published novelist, radio presenter, TV actor and a world-class fencer.

Dates are:
Wednesday 18th October: Waterstones, Liverpool
Friday 20th October: Waterstones, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Saturday 21st October: Robinson's Brewery, Stockport
Thursday 26th October: Waterstones, London Piccadilly
Friday 27th October: Waterstones, Newcastle
Saturday 28th October: Waterstones, Leeds
Saturday 28th October: Waterstones, Nottingham

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Bruce will also be holding three exclusive 'A Conversation with...' events in October in London, Manchester and Edinburgh.

At these very special events Bruce will read from his autobiography, which is the long-awaited window into the life, heart and mind of a Metal legend.

Dates for the 'A Conversation with...' evenings are:
Tuesday 17th October, 7.30pm: Troxy, London
Friday 20th October, 7.00pm: Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
Sunday 22nd October, 2.00pm: The Lowry, Salford Quays

Tickets are available right here.

bruce dickinson

Bruce's solo catalogue will be reissued by BMG on vinyl on 27th October.

The six solo albums span from 1990 to 2005 and have been cut from the original masters for reissue on heavyweight, black 180g vinyl in artworked sleeves. Two of the titles, 'The Chemical Wedding' and 'Tyranny Of Souls', are being made available for the first time ever on vinyl.

The remaining four titles, 'Tattooed Millionaire', 'Balls To Picasso', 'Skunkworks' and 'Accident Of Birth', have been long out of print, with the latter two titles now expanded to double LPs for optimum sound.

As a special bonus to fans, all six albums will also be available in a limited edition 'Soloworks' box.

From the stripped down, hard rock of Bruce's 1990 debut solo album 'Tattooed Millionaire' and its heavier successor, 'Balls To Picasso' (1994), through the cutting edge alt-rock of 'Skunkworks' (1996) and the Heavy Metal celebration of 1997s 'Accident Of Birth' to the modern Metal with a traditional heart of 1998s 'The Chemical Wedding' and final solo foray, 'Tyranny Of Souls' (2005), these six albums are an essential part of Bruce's story outside of Maiden.

All fans who purchase the complete 'Soloworks' box at will receive a double-sided 24" x 36" Bruce Dickinson poster.

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monsters of rock

Monsters Of Rock In Full Flight is strictly limited to 300 worldwide and is available from 30th November but those ordering before 31st October will have their name published within a dedicated page in the book.

It's a deluxe 128 page hardback book in a metal flight case with a narrative by Jerry Bloom.

When promoter Paul Loasby put on the first Monsters Of Rock Festival in 1980 he could probably never have imagined it would become an annual event that would endure for so many years.

Featuring bands from the UK, Germany, Canada and USA, Loasby chose to stage the event at the Donington race circuit in the middle of England and it would prove to be a defining moment for many of the bands on the bill.

Not least for headliners Rainbow as it was the their last ever show to feature drum legend Cozy Powell. As it would happen it turned out to be the last for vocalist Graham Bonnet as well. For many of the other bands on the bill such as Scorpions, Judas Priest and Saxon, they were all on the ascendancy and would soon go on to even greater success.

Now in celebration of this first ever Monsters Of Rock Festival comes this hardback book full of glorious photos of the bands that took to the stage for that inaugural event including back stage shots. Most of these shots have not been published before which add to the uniqueness of this deluxe 128-page book which is packaged in its own flight case.

Also included are stories surrounding the event with tales and recollections from those who were there, including artists and fans alike. Each book will be signed by the author. The 300 will sell fast and definitely go on to become collector's items so order yours now right here to avoid disappointment.


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