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Collectors information & Description: 

"Aces High" tells the story of a British RAF pilot fighting against the German Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1940), the first battle to be completely fought in the skies of the UK.

IRON MAIDEN - Aces High Europe album cover photo
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Music Genre:  NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 
Production information:

The album: "IRON MAIDEN - Aces High Europe" was produced by: Martin Birch

  Martin Birch - 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 has used many different nicknames.

Album sleeve design Derek Riggs, The Artful Dodgers

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

"The Artful Dodgers" a Hertfordshire based graphic design company fronted by Keith Peacock, Neil Smith and Michael Faulkner.

Record Company & Catalog number:  EMI 1C K062 20 0385 6
Record Format 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1984 Europe

High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "IRON MAIDEN - Aces High Europe"

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Album Back Cover  Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Aces High Europe"

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Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Aces High Europe" 12" LP Record - Side One:

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Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Aces High Europe" 12" LP Record - Side Two:

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Note: the above pictures are photos of the actual album and allow you to judge the quality of cover. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. The quality of these images has been reduced in order to preserve network bandwidth, high quality images of these scans can be made available on request

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: IRON MAIDEN - Aces High Europe

    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 - Aces High Europe"

The detailed tracklist of this record "IRON MAIDEN - Aces High Europe" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Aces High
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. King Of Twilight
  2. The Number Of The Beast (Live Version)


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.


NEAR MINT or NM, M- : this record appears virtually flawless A very minor scuff and very little else can appear on the vinyl

Album Cover:

EXCELLENT or EX or VG++ : Artwork is still as close to perfect as can be. Light impression to the cover. This album cover has NO seam-splits, ring-wear, stickers, cut-outs, or writing on the cover.

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