IRON MAIDEN ‘ON BOARD FLIGHT 666’ publishes October 20th 2011

Well it has been a while hasn’t it! Well I am back.

Here is the preview to the new IRON MAIDEN book out in October.  It has nearly killed me putting everything together but we are on the final stages. It is a hard back book rammed with 250 pages of pictures from the last 4 years of touring with Maiden. From  Somewhere Back in Time to The Final Frontier.  The book covers all the world tours with Ed force One, featuring South America, Australia, Indonesia and also includes content from North America and Europe.  It will be available everywhere from October 20th 2011, published by Orion and priced at £25.  The hard back version of ON BOARD FLIGHT 666 is available now to pre-order on Amazon, Waterstones, Book Depository, Play or WH Smiths.

Official press statement and preview of the book below.

Orion Books announce that the photographic documentary compiled by official IRON MAIDEN photographer John McMurtrie entitled ‘ON BOARD FLIGHT 666’ will be published in the UK on 20thOctober 2011.

John’s unrestricted access has allowed him to capture exclusive images and moments both onstage and off, in over 300 photographs accompanied by his personal insights and anecdotes in more than 250 glossy pages of photographs

ON BOARD FLIGHT 666 charts the extraordinary journey of IRON MAIDEN in their specially customised Boeing 757, piloted by lead singer and airline Captain Bruce Dickinson. Travelling across 5 continents, twice around the globe to undertake two World Tours, John’s pictorial odyssey maps their progress from Ed Force One’s historic take-off in January 2008 on the groundbreaking Somewhere Back In Time Tour through to 2010/11’s  The Final Frontier World Tour in support of their  fifteenth and most successful chart studio album to date, The Final Frontier(August 2010) which reached No 1 in at least 28 countries.

With a personal foreword by Bruce Dickinson ONBOARD FLIGHT 666 takes you up close with Iron Maiden as they circumnavigate the planet to play to their loyal legion of fans giving an inside look into what makes this band so special and so adventurous in their unique touring plans.

The hard back version of ON BOARD FLIGHT 666 is available now to pre-order (pre-order).

Details of oversees editions will be announced when known.

More updates very soon!

john mc…


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