The original logo design for Iron Maiden was created by Dennis Wilcock with assistance from myself at Crowes Art Studio, Rathbone Place, London W1 sometime around September 1977. The original font was similar to Metal Lord but if my memory serves me well we joined up the letters in both ‘Iron’ and ‘Maiden’. I clearly remember the ‘as off’ lettering arriving on a photo strip to be cut up and positioned to form the name style. I can even remember Dennis ordering the type and bringing it over to my desk.
At the time Maiden were doing gigs around London – Dennis used blood capsules for part of the act and had them scattered on his desk sometimes. Perhaps over time there was an amended / updated version that used the Metal Lord font.
Dennis was Maiden’s second vocalist as far as I can make out and he actually employed me as he was the Studio Manager at Crowes. I assembled and re-touched the lettering that formed the logo.
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Iron Maiden Font
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