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This 12" Maxi-Single "IRON MAIDEN - 2 Minutes 2 Midnight" " is the second track from British heavy metal band Iron Maiden's fifth album Powerslave.

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Music Genre:  NWOBHM New Wave of British Heavy Metal 
Production information:

The album: "IRON MAIDEN - 2 Minutes 2 Midnight" was produced by: Martin "Jah" Birch

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.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Frankie Gibson, Bruce Dickinson

Frankie Gibson one of the sound engineer's of the "Iron Maiden" albums "Piece of Mind" and "Powerslave".

Bruce Dickinson was responsible for the engineering of the track "Mission from 'Arry'"

George Marion - Mastering Engineer

George Marino (1947-2012)  Senior Mastering Engineer at Sterling Sound N.Y.C. , he was probable  the most experienced sound mastering engineer in the world and has mastered hundreds of discs in all music genres. .Jump to a list that covers the Heavy Metal albums he has mastered during the 1980s

Album cover Photo: Ross Halfin

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.

Album cover Illustration: Derek Riggs

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

Record Label:  EMI 1C K 062 2002896
Record Format 12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country  1984 Made in Germany

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: IRON MAIDEN - 2 Minutes 2 Midnight

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Bruce Dickinson - Vocals

    Bruce Dickinson (real-name: Paul Bruce Dickinson") 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 Dickinson". Here is a summary of his career.

  • Dave Murray - guitar

    Dave Murray a British Guitarist known for playing in "Iron Maiden". Before joining the "Iron Maiden" band, Adrian Smith and Dave Murray played together in the "Stone Free" and "Urchin" band.

  • Adrian Smith - guitar, backing vocals

    Adrian Smith - Guitarist with the British Heavy Metal band "Iron Maiden. "Adrian Smith" started his musical career in the Urchin band and performed with "Iron Maiden" from 1980 until Today with several breaks in between.

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

  • Steve Harris - bass guitar, backing vocals

    Steve Harris (Bass player) is founder of the British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) "Iron Maiden" in 1975 and has been Mr "Iron Maiden" since.

  • Nicko McBrain - drums

    Nicko McBrain (real-name: Michael Henry McBrain) played drums with the French "Trust" band from 1980-1982, before joining "Iron Maiden" in 1982.

Complete Track-listing of the album "IRON MAIDEN - 2 Minutes 2 Midnight"

The detailed tracklist of this record "IRON MAIDEN - 2 Minutes 2 Midnight" is:

    Side One:
  • 2 Minutes to Midnight
    Side Two:
  • Rainbow's Gold
  • Mission From 'Arry'

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.


MINT (M): Perfect! This record PLAYS like it has just left the manufacturer, with NO audible flaws what so ever.

Album Cover:

NEAR MINT or NM, M- : The album cover looks as close to perfect with only minor signs of wear and or age.

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