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Led Zeppelin Live Times.
The book starts at their first major show in 1969 at the London Royal Albert Hall and spans the bands career up to their final UK event at Knebworth Festival in 1979. The 200 large format pages incorporating over 500 images in colour and black and white sit inside a beautifully hand bound hard back cover. Robert Ellis was working for the leading UK music papers during this time and he was privileged to get unprecedented all show access to these tours including three nights at Earls Court in 1975 which became the cover story in the following weeks edition of Melody Maker. Most of the photographs incorporated here have not been seen before. (Well, we always say that!). It will be unique and special not only because 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the band, but because this book will only be available to buy from this pre-order page. It cannot be combined with orders for any other of our titles. This page will close on the last day of January 2018, after which this book will not be available to buy. Publication will be in late February / early March 2018. The price is £95 UK pounds plus shipping. We ship worldwide. The total price will be automatically converted to your local currency using the prevailing rate at the time of order. Only orders received via this website on or before the pre-order closing date will be honoured. We accept PayPal and all major debit and credit cards accepted via a secured server. Each copy will be signed by the author. A dedication can be added if requested at the time of order. Full terms and conditions of this offer are given on the website and the exact publication day will be announced on social media and to all buyers nearer the time. Watch this space and follow Robert Ellis on Twitter and Facebook. The links are at the bottom of this page.

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STATUS QUO for you.
It is finally here. THE photo book that covers, up-close-and-personal, on-stage and behind the scenes, heads down, no nonsense Status Quo. Robert Ellis follows the band through the clubs and into ever better backstage spaces and out onto even bigger stages across the UK and Europe. This is the band on tour and at home during those heady years from 1969 till 1979. It features forewords and comments throughout from John Coghlan and Alan Lancaster. It is a glossy hard back, 30cmx25cm and over 200 pages packed with colour and black & white photos all by the photographer and of course, many never seen before. See a few sample pages here and here and here. If you also want a personalised message in the book, use the message field on the check-out order form. Watch this space and follow Robert Ellis on Twitter and Facebook. The links are at the bottom of this page.

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AC/DC We Salute You - Inside the tour.

This book is the final part of my photographic journey with the elusive AC/DC in 1981-1982 on the 'For Those About To Rock' tour.

It follows the same pattern as the first two AC/DC books and covers in 192 luxury pages and over 500 colour and b/w images the establishment of the worlds biggest band. This was the breakthrough tour that cemented their future following the phenomenal success of 'Back in Black'. After this tour they never again allowed any photographer this degree of access.

The price of this limited edition book is £85 UK pounds. If you also want a personalised message in the book, use the message field on the check-out order form. Packing and shipping costs are calculated and added at order checkout, but import or other tax obligations are the responsibility of recipients. The shipping is from the UK via a secure courier. Price in other currencies will be converted from this UK pound price at the time of purchase at the prevailing exchange rate. The terms and conditions of this offer are contained in the document which can be seen using the link at the bottom of this page.


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SCORPIONS Here I Am!

This book is a record of my visual journey with the band with their 'classic' lineup of Schenker, Meine, Jabs, Buchholtz and Rarebell from formation to breakup. Through each of their tours promoting Lovedrive, Animal Magnetism, Blackout, Love At First Sting, World Wide Live, Savage Amusement and Crazy World. I was granted unrestricted access all areas to photograph them and this is the first time all of this material has been assembled as a book. Most of the 800+ photos spread over 200 pages have never been seen before. It follows the same high quality design and printing standards as my other books in this series and is only available in hardback format 30cmx25cm as a limited special collectors first edition.

The price of this limited edition book is £85 UK pounds. Packing and shipping costs calculated and added at order checkout, but import or other tax obligations are the responsibility of the recipients. The shipping is from the UK via a secure courier. Price in other currencies will be converted from this UK pound price at the time of purchase at the prevailing exchange rate. The terms and conditions of this offer are contained in the document which can be seen using the link at the bottom of this page.


IRON MAIDEN - The First Five Years

This hard back photobook is 30x25cm and contains exclusive photographs mainly never seen in print before, over 196 pages printed on high quality art paper and hand bound to the highest standards. It covers the band on tour promoting their first two albums with Paul Dianno, before moving on to the early years with Bruce Dickinson. If you also want a personalised message in the book, use the message field on the check-out order form.

The price of this limited edition book is £85 UK pounds. Packing and shipping costs are calculated and added at order checkout, but import or other tax obligations are the responsibility of recipients. The shipping is from the UK via a secure courier. Price in other currencies will be converted from this UK pound price at the time of purchase at the prevailing exchange rate. The terms and conditions of this offer are contained in the document which can be seen using the link at the bottom of this page.


AC/DC In Black - Inside the tour

In March 1980, AC/DC regrouped to consider their future. This is my photographic view of the momentous Back In Black tour of 1980-1981. It covers the search for a new singer, the work on the Album, and the preparations and live/backstage views of the band at work on this world tour. You will not have seen most of these photographs before. This book is 30x25cm and contains exclusive photographs over 196 pages printed on high quality art paper and hand bound to the highest standards. If you also want a personalised message in the book, use the message field on the check-out order form.

The price of this limited edition book is £85 UK pounds. Packing and shipping costs are calculated and added at order checkout, but import or other tax obligations are the responsibility of recipients. The shipping is from the UK via a secure courier. Price in other currencies will be converted from this UK pound price at the time of purchase at the prevailing exchange rate. The terms and conditions of this offer are contained in the document which can be seen using the link at the bottom of this page.


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THE WHO Images

The Who were one of the first bands I photographed. It was love at first sight, and I got to work with them for many years. The experience was always amazing. This book is a collection of my selected images from the years 1969-1979.

'The Who Images' is a visual celebration of the band at their ferocious best on their UK & European live shows starting with 'Tommy' in 1969, continuing with the 'Who's Next' and 'Quadrophenia' tours, through the 'Who By Numbers' until the 'Who Are You' tour, and the first show with Kenney Jones on drums in 1979.

Here are the iconic images you will be familiar with and many more you will have never seen before. The price of this limited edition book is £65 UK pounds.

This first edition large format hardback book was published June 10, 2015 and is limited to 500 copies worldwide.

It is 112 pages, 28x23cm on luxury coated paper, contains over 300 images and with high end production values, should satisfy the most demanding collector.

Read it LOUD!


AC/DC Highway - Inside the tour

At long last, the book, the tour, the photographs in the glory years of Bon Scott on the Highway To Hell tour 1979-1980.

This first edition large format hardback book, 30x25cm, is the access all areas insight story as told by the only photographer who was there. Here are the iconic pictures spread over 192 luxury silk coated pages, some you will be familiar with and many more you will have never seen before.

UPDATED! All copies will be signed and dated by Robert Ellis and will be shipped with the two exclusive double page sized colour posters. If you also want a personalised message in the book, use the message field on the check-out order form.

The price of this limited edition book is £85 UK pounds. Packing and shipping costs are calculated and added at order checkout, but import or other tax obligations are the responsibility of recipients. The shipping is from the UK via a secure courier. Price in other currencies will be converted from this UK pound price at the time of purchase at the prevailing exchange rate. The terms and conditions of this offer are contained in the document which can be seen using the link at the bottom of this page.


GENESIS The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway - The Ultimate Record.

In 1974 Genesis released their double concept album, and embarked on a landmark, six month long tour in November of that year. This ambitious stage show was the first to use multimedia to illustrate the story line. It was also the last time the band would tour with Peter Gabriel. Incredibly the show was never fully recorded, either on audio or film.

Robert Ellis followed the band from the recording studio in September 1974 and through the tour in UK and Europe, taking hundreds of shots of the band at work with the special intention of documenting it for posterity. Finally, these images have been put together by Robert personally to commemorate this significant time in the history of Genesis and Peter Gabriel.

Said Robert, "I want this book to be seen as a companion to the album, not a critique of the songs, the band, or the show - more an extended super deluxe packaging for a live album that never was."

The price of this limited edition book is £85 UK pounds. Packing and shipping costs are calculated and added at order checkout, but import or other tax obligations are the responsibility of recipients. The shipping is from the UK via a secure courier. Price in other currencies will be converted from this UK pound price at the time of purchase at the prevailing exchange rate. The terms and conditions of this offer are contained in the document which can be seen using the link at the bottom of this page.


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