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IRON MAIDEN - Killers Netherlands 12" LP ALBUM VINYL

 

Collectors information & Description: 

Released on 2 February 1981, this is the second full length album by Iron Maiden. This album was their first with guitarist Adrian Smith, and their last with vocalist Paul Di'Anno

This album comes with a plain black inner sleeve with NO text.

 

"Killers" is the second album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 2 February 1981 in the UK, and 6 June 1981 in the US. The album was their first with guitarist Adrian Smith and their last with vocalist Paul Di'Anno, who was sacked after problems with his stage performance arose due to his alcohol and cocaine use. This was also the first Iron Maiden album made with veteran producer Martin Birch, who went on to produce their next eight albums before retiring after "Fear of the Dark" in 1992. The song "Wrathchild" is the only regularly played track from the album, appearing in almost all their concert tours.

 Collector's attributes: This section contains detailed information to be able to uniquely identify this particular version/release of the album IRON MAIDEN - Killers Netherlands
 Album back cover

Barcode:

There is NO barcode on this album

 

Collector remarks:
1) Notice that the top right corner has a single catalognr. Other versions may have multiple catalognrs in this position.
2) The bottom left corner has "PRINTED IN HOLLAND" this does NOT always appear in other releases

Top right corner:
1A 062.07450

Bottom Left Corner:
1981 ORIGINAL SOUND RECORDINGS MADE BY EMI RECORDS LTD
Marketed, Manufactured and distributed by EMI-logo
PRINTED IN HOLLAND

Bottom Right Corner:
PRODUCED, ENGINEERED AND BULLIED BY MARTIN "HEADMASTER" BIRCH RECORDED AT BATTERY STUDIOS, LONDON SECOND ENGINEER: NIGEL HEWITT FRONT COVER ILLUSTRATION: DEREK RIGGS ALL PHOTOGRAPHS: ROBERT ELLIS IRON MAIDEN ARE MANAGED BY ROD SMALLWOOD FOR SANCTUARY. 165-167 WILLESDEN HIGH RD. LONDON NW10 IRON MAIDEN FC.: S.A.E. TO 165-167 WILLESDEN HIGH ROAD. LONDON NW1O

 Original Custom Inner Sleeve:

The original custom inner sleeve is black WITHOUT any text

 Labels  Side One:

Remark: Labels on this version have NO Label Code

Above center-hole:
1A 062-07450
STEREO
STEMRA
Side 1

Below center-hole:
(062-07450 A)
(p) 1981 Original Recording
Sound Recording
Made by EMI
Records Ltd

 

 Side Two:

Above center-hole:
1A 062-07450
STEREO
STEMRA
Side 2

Below center-hole:
(062-07450 B)
(p) 1981 Original Recording
Sound Recording
Made by EMI
Records Ltd

 Matrix code / run-out grooves  Side One:

Side One: 062-07450-A //47197-1-Y

 

 Side Two::

Side Two::062-07450-B //47198-1-Y

Additional collector information:

Download the free fact-sheet of IRON Maiden Killers (Netherlands) with all these collector details in a single pdf file.

 

Music Genre:  NWOBHM , British Heavy Metal
Album 
Production information:

The album: "IRON MAIDEN - Killers Netherlands" was produced by: Martin 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): Martin Birch, Nigel Hewitt

Nigel Hewitt a British Sound Engineer who has (during the 1980s) engineered vinyl albums for heavy metal bands like: Def Leppard, Iron Maiden, Dio, Mammoth and others.

This album was recorded at: Battery Studios, London

Album cover design: 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

Album cover photography: Robert Ellis

Robert Ellis a British photographer , active since the 1970s and working for several leading Music related magazines like NME (New Musical Express), Melody Maker, Kerrang, Sounds.

Record Company & Catalog number:  EMI 1A 062-07450
Record Format 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1981 Netherlands

High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "IRON MAIDEN - Killers Netherlands"

 
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Album Back Cover  Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Killers Netherlands"

 
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Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Killers Netherlands" 12" LP Record - Side One:

 
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Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Killers Netherlands" 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 - Killers Netherlands

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Clive Burr - Drums

    Clive Burr drummer with the "Iron Maiden" from 1979 until 1982, in 1983 he swapped places with Nicko McBrain (coming from the French Metal band "Trust")-

  • Dave Murray - Guitars

    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.

  • Paul Di'Anno - Lead Vocals

    Paul Di'Anno Lead vocals with Iron Maiden from 1978 until 1981. In his post-Maiden career, Di'Anno has issued numerous albums over the years, as both a solo artist and as a member of such bands as Gogmagog, Di'Anno's Battlezone, Praying Mantis, Killers, and Rockfellas.

  • Steve Harris

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

  • Adrian Smith

    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.

Complete Track-listing of the album "IRON MAIDEN - Killers Netherlands"

The detailed tracklist of this record "IRON MAIDEN - Killers Netherlands" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. The Ides Of March 1:48
  2. Wrathchild 2:54
  3. Murders In The Rue Morgue 4:14
  4. Another Life 3:22
  5. Genghis Khan 3:02
  6. Innocent Exile 3:50
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Killers 4:58
  2. Prodigal Son 6:06
  3. Purgatory 3:18
  4. Drifter 4:47
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