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Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009)

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A chronological account of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden's 2008 world tour through India, Australia, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico and South America in a jet piloted by the band's front man, Bruce Dickinson. Features interviews with the musicians, their road crew and fans.

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Come fly with Iron Maiden and enjoy the hospitality of Flight 666 as the boys' take on the biggest tour of their career, flying around the world in their own private Boeing 757. This insight into the background noise that is the logistical workings' of the '2008 Somewhere Back in Time' World Tour is captivating, both behind the scenes as well as on stage. Performing in front of sell out crowds, this "Rocumentary" is an insight into the minds, bodies and souls of the family that is Iron Maiden. Written by Cinema_Fan

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50,000 miles. 5 Continents. 23 Concerts in just 45 Days.

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Billed as the "Somewhere Back In Time World Tour - February/March 2008." See more »

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Nicko McBrain: Look boys and girls, this is what it's like after a gig in a van: we postmortem the gig for about ten seconds, make apologies to one another, and then we argue about ice cream vans and stuff.
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Powerslave
Written by Bruce Dickinson
Performed by Iron Maiden
Published by Imagem Music
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A must see for any fan of rock music
21 April 2009 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Honestly, Maiden put most bands to shame. To see a band that's been going for so long, who still puts on one of the largest and most energetic shows around night after night, across the planet, is as exhilarating as it is touching.

Maiden have always commanded what is probably the most loyal and rabid fan base in the world, and yet they've never let the fame go to their heads. Here you see six totally down to earth men, playing music because they love it. And the crowds worship them for it.

This is an incredible documentary not just for fans of the band, but for fans of rock music in general. I daresay that if you go into this film not knowing much of their music, you're likely to come out a new fan.


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