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IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind Netherlands NO BARCODE 12" LP ALBUM VINYL


Collectors information & Description: 

"Piece of Mind" is the fourth studio album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. It was originally released in 1983 on EMI, and on Capitol in the US; It was the first album to feature drummer Nicko McBrain, who had recently left the Paris-based band Trust and has been Iron Maiden's drummer ever since.

This 12" LP black vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains photos, artwork, album production details and lyrics of all the songs.


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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Album Fact Sheet: IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind Netherlands Release
Music Genre: British Heavy Metal, NWOBHM 
Album Production information:

The album: "Iron Maiden Piece of Mind" was produced by: Martin "Black Night" Birch

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Bruce Buchhalter, Denis Haliburton, Frank Gibson

This album was recorded at: Compass Point Studios

Album cover design: Derek Riggs, Iron Maiden, Rod Smallwood

Album cover photography: Simon "Bullseye" Fowler*

Supplemental information on the members of the production team "Piece of Mind"

Martin Birch - is a British Producer, Sound and Mixing Engineer. In the late 1960s until the end of the 1970s he has worked with British music bands like: "Fleetwood Mac", Rainbow, "Deep Purple" (11 Albums), "Wishbone Ash", Whitesnake, "Jon Lord", "Black Sabbath". In the 1980s (until 1992) he was dedicated working with "Iron Maiden" (9 Albums.
Martin Birch as used many different nicknames.

Bruce Buchalter a sound and mixing engineer who has worked on dozens of albums and is probable best known for the work he did on Iron Maiden albums.

Simon Fowler is a British photographer mainly known for photographing "Iron Maiden". For the album "Piece of Mind" he was called: Simon "Bullseye" Fowler.

Derek Riggs is a contemporary British artist best known for creating the band Iron Maiden's mascot, "Eddie". He has used several nicknames. On "Iron Maiden's" "Piece of Mind" he used Derek "Dr Death" Riggs

Ross Halfin a British Photographer starting his career in the 1970s photographing many of the punk bands. Later he relocated to the USA and photographed many rock and metal bands from AC/DC to UFO, including "Black Sabbath", Aerosmith, "Iron Maiden" and many others.

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: EMI – 1A 064-07724
Record Format12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 280 gram  
Year & Country:  1983 Netherlands

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind Netherlands Release

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Bruce Dickinson - Lead Vocals
  • Dave Murray - Guitars
  • Adrian Smith - Guitars
  • Steve Harris - Bass, Vocals
  • Nicko McBrain - Drums

Summary of the careers of the "Iron Maiden" band-members:

Bruce Dickinson (real-name: Paul Bruce Dicksinson") a famous British Rock and Heavy Metal singer, who has been lead vocals in bands like "Iron Maiden", Samson, Speed, Styx and other bands. During his career he has used different aliases like "Bruce Bruce" or "Bruce Dicksinson".

Adrian Smith started his musical career in the Urchin band and performed with "Iron Maiden" from 1980 until 1990.

Before joining the "Iron Maiden" band, Adrian Smith and Dave Murray played together in the "Stone Free" and "Urchin" band.

Timeline of Adrian Smith career until early 1990s:
1971-1974 - Stone Free
1972-1980 - Urchin
1980...Today - Iron Maiden
1985 - Hear 'N' Aid
1989-1990 - A.S.A.P.

Timeline of Dave Murray's career until early 1990s:
1971-1974 - Stone Free
1972..1978 - Urchin
1974-1974 - Electric Gas
1975 - Legend
1976... Today - Iron Maiden
1977 - The Secret
1985 - Hear 'N' Aid

Steve Harris is probable best known as Mr Iron Maiden, having led the band since 1975.

Timeline of Steve Harris's career until early 1990s:
1975-Today - Iron Maiden
1972-1973 - Gypsy's Kiss
1974-1975 - Smiler

Nicko McBrain plays drums with the French "Trust" band from 1980-1982, before joining "Iron Maiden" in 1982.

Timeline of Nicko McBrain's career until early 1990s:
1975-1977 - Streetwalkers
1978-1979 - Stretch
1980-1982 - Trust
1981 - Lionheart
1982-Today - Iron Maiden
1985 - The Entire Population of Hackney / The Sherman Tankers

Complete Track-listing of the album "IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind Netherlands Release"

The detailed tracklist of this record "IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind Netherlands Release" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Where Eagles Dare
  2. Revelations
  3. Flight of Icarus
  4. Die With Your Boots On
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. The Trooper
  2. Still Life
  3. Quest for Fire
  4. Sun and Steel
  5. To Tame a Land

Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

Vinyl: Near Mint (NM or M-) - A nearly perfect record. A NM- record has more than likely never been played, and the vinyl looks perfectly, with no visible imperfections.

Cover: Near Mint (NM or M-) - An LP cover should have no more than the most minor defects, such as any sign of slight handling. An LP cover should have no creases, folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable similar defects.

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