Spartan Helmet and Shield used in Cover Shoot with Trivium

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by Gunnar Marx
This auction is for a collectable set of helmet and shield which were used in the cover-shoot of the January 2007 issue of Metal Hammer magazine featuring Trivium.
The band took the weapons home but the helmet and shield set remained on donator, Alexander Milas’ desk for the length of his tenure at Metal Hammer and has been toyed with by everyone from Ville Valo to Mastodon.
Trivium are an American heavy metal band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 1999. The band has sold over one million albums worldwide. Trivium is one of the notable New Wave of American Heavy Metal acts.

Alexander Milas has donated this experience to the Heavy Metal Truants to support Nordoff Robbins, Childline & Teenage Cancer Trust

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Heavy Metal Truants

"The Heavy Metal Truants are an extraordinary group of people," says Alexander Milas, who co-founded the group with Iron Maiden manager Rod Smallwood in 2012. "We get bands, music industry types, and die-hard metal fans lie out for a gruelling, 164-mile bike-ride from London up to Download Festival, but what's really remarkable is just how supportive the greater musical community has been with such generous and unique donations." - Alexander Milas. The Heavy Metal Truants are a charity cycling group co-founded by Metal Hammer’s former editor-in-chief Alexander Milas and legendary Iron M...