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D&E Entertainment is taking 'Iron Maiden:Flight 666' Around the US

Presenting Iron Maiden's Award-Winning Film in HD Digital Cinemas

Sold Out Shows in New York City and Los Angeles


(Hollywood, CA) April 13, 2009—D&E Entertainment, the leader in Theatrical Distribution and Marketing of Alternative Content, today announced they are distributing and marketing the Theatrical Premier of 'Iron Maiden:Flight 666' documenting the most adventurous tour in rock history. The amazing feature-length journey will be shown on over 450 HD digital screens, in 41 countries, for one day only on April 21st - Maiden Day.


'Iron Maiden: Flight 666' is a revealing portrait of one of the world's most successful rock bands in an entertaining and inspirational account of their chaotic lives during the infamous 45-day world tour, 'Somewhere Back in Time.' Considered to be the most ambitious and adventurous tour in rock history, Maiden journeys through 13 countries on their own "magic carpet," a customized Boeing 757 airliner carrying the entire tour, including stage, crew and twelve tons of equipment to 23 sold out shows in Asia, Australia and North, Central and South America.


The film won the "24 BEATS PER SECOND" award for best music documentary at the prestigious SXSW Film & Music Festival in Austin, Texas. This follows the band's recent win at the 2009 Brit Awards for Best British Live Act.


D&E's digital cinema presentation captures the spectacular live footage of the Maiden Voyage. Shot in pristine Hi-Def with superb 5.1 surround sound and projected in 2K digital cinemas, the highest quality in cinemas today- the big screen debut will be the ultimate Maiden assault on the senses. Fans can experience an all access pass to shows, backstage banter, the exhaustion and fan pandemonium of travelling with band and crew.


Shows are selling out across the country with 3 sold out screenings at Mann Chinese 6 in Hollywood, CA and a sold out show in at Chelsea Cinemas in New York City and other cities.


Iron Maiden's Manager, Rod Smallwood commented, "This film is a testament to an extraordinary tour and to our incredible fans all over the world. Seeing it on the big screen will make you feel like you were there on that spectacular journey."


D&E Entertainment's Evan Saxon stated, "As a fan of Iron Maiden since their first US tour, we are ecstatic to oversee the US Theatrical Distribution and Marketing for the film. We understand the needs of the artist and our network of Digital Cinema partners will give this film a presentation second to none."


Arts Alliance Media's Chief Executive Officer, Howard Kiedaisch said, "Flight 666 is the largest simultaneous worldwide release of a documentary film, made possible by the iconic appeal of Iron Maiden and by distribution with digital-only prints instead of 35mm. This is a digital cinema milestone, a massive achievement for AAM and all our exhibitor and distributor partners around the world."


'Iron Maiden: Flight 666' is It is a must-see for all Maiden fans, rock-music lovers and anyone interested in rock and what it is really like to tour at this level.


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FLIGHT 666 IS PLAYING in the following locations:

Apple Valley                             UltraStar Apple Valley

Birch Run                                 Emagine Cinema Hollywood

Boston                                     The Regent Theatre

Buffalo                                     McKinley 6 Theatres

Charleston, SC                         Carmike James Island 8 Cinema

Chicago                                   Kerasotes City North 14

Chicago/Schereville                  Kerasotes Showplace 12

Chula Vista                              UltraStar Chula Vista 10

Concord                                   Brenden Concord 14

Dallas/Fort Worth                      Rave North East Mall 18

Denver                                     Kerasotes Chinese 16 at Arapahoe Crossing

Detroit                                      Emagine Canton

Dubuque                                  Kerasotes Star 14

El Paso                                    Carmike 16

Fort Lauderdale                       Trademark Coral Square 8

Gainesville                               Gator Cinemas

Grand Rapids                           Celebration! Cinema North

Houston                                   Santikos Silverado 19 IMAX

Indianapolis                             Kerasotes ShowPlace 16 and IMAX

Jamestown, NY                        Lakewood Cinema 8

Jefferson Valley, NY                 Movies At Jefferson Valley

Kalamazoo                               Celebration! Crossroads Cinema

Lake Havasu                            Lake Havasu 10

Lansing                                    Celebration! Cinemas Lansing IMAX

Las Vegas                                Brenden Theatres and IMAX

Long Island                              Clearview Port Washington - Main St

Los Angeles                             Mann Chinese 6

Los Angeles/Riverside              UltraStar Fontana 8

Madison                                   Marcus Point UltraScreen Cinema

Melbourne                                Rave Avenue 16

Milwaukee                                Marcus Ridge Cinemas

Minneapolis                              Kerasotes ShowPlace 16

Minneapolis                              Riverview Theatre

Nashville                                  Thoroughbred 20

New Jersey                              Clearview Parsippany 12

New York City                           Clearview's Chelsea Cinemas

Omaha                                     Marcus Village Pointe Cinemas

Omaha/Council Bluffs               Kerasotes Star Cinema 16 and IMAX

Penascola                                Rave Pensacola 18

Phoenix                                   UltraStar Surprise Pointe Cinema

Pittsburgh                                Carmike 10

Rockford, IL                             Kerasotes ShowPlace 16

Salt Lake City                           Carmike Hollywood Connection 15

San Antonio                             Santikos Palladium

San Diego                                UltraStar Mission Valley

San Diego/Oceanside              UltraStar Mission Marketplace

Seattle                                     Neptune Theatre

Savannah                                Victory Square Stadium 9

Springfield                                Kerasotes ShowPlace 12 West

Tampa                                      Muvico Starlight 20

Terre Haute                              Kerasotes ShowPlace 12

West Palm Beach                     Rave St. Lucie West 14


Other countries where 'Iron Maiden:Flight 666' will be premiered include:

UK                                           Latvia

Canada                                    Australia

Austria                                     Belgium

Denmark                                  Serbia

Germany                                  Bulgaria

Italy                                          New Zealand

Netherlands                             Russia

Croatia                                     Chile

Sweden                                   Brazil

Czech Republic                        Japan

Finland                                     Turkey

South Africa                             Switzerland