14th December 2020 The Lockdown Release!
Puppet Master – the new Bolton Iron Maiden Album will be released in CD format and Downloads.
They will be first available from the BIM and Paul TJ O’Neill websites on the morning of the 14th, then they should be available from all the usual on-line outlets.
Last Updated (December 10, 2020)
Puppet Master now available for pre-order
The new Paul TJ O’Neill/The Bolton Iron Maiden album – PUPPET MASTER – THE RISE AND RISE OF SLICK DANDY is now available for pre-order. Just visit the shop within this website to check it out! http://theboltonironmaiden.com/bim-store/#!/Music-&-CDs/c/3132139/offset=0&sort=normal
Last Updated (June 29, 2019)
Kev Miller, the instigator of the BIM passes away.
We were very sad to learn that Kev Miller, our friend who introduced Paul Ian and Derek way back in 1967 has passed away peacefully.
Kev had been suffering for a while, but Pauline his wife informed me that his organs had finally failed, and he passed away surrounded by his family.
Last Updated (November 17, 2020)
New Paul O’Neill / Bolton Iron Maiden Album PUPPET MASTER – mixed at Abbey Road
The new album “Puppet Master – the Rise and Rise of Slick Dandy” has now completed mixing at the world renown Abbey Road Studios in London.
Created over 8 days in April and May 2018, Paul was lucky to have young whizz kid engineer Toby Hulbert to work with on the Album. Toby is know for being “inventive” and trying out new things. One amazing day, we came to the studio to find a massive Studer analogue tape deck – to play the mix through to get a “warm” sound.
He also wheeled in lots of wonderful analogue equipment like this Altec valve compressor and Fairchild DI
Last Updated (May 11, 2018)