IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE 12" Vinyl LP Album

Two very similar releases of "Powerslave" have been printed in Europe, one version was printed in the Netherlands and the other version was printed in Germany. This page describes Powerslave's printed in Germany version. Proof of this can be found on the album back cover, bottom right corener: "Printed in Germany by 4P Nicolaus Gmbh, Koln", printed in white letters.

This album "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos

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On Sale: IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE

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: Very Good Plus (VG+) - LP cover will have slight signs of wear. In general, if not for a couple of minor things wrong with it, this would be Near Mint.

Album Fact Sheet: IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE
Music Genre: NWOBHM British Heavy Metal  
Album Production information:

The album: "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave" was produced by: Martin "Farmer" 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.

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

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

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.

This album was recorded at: Compass Point Studios. Mixed At – Electric Lady Studios.

Mastered At –Sterling Sound, New York City

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

  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

Rod Smallwood and Andy Taylor founded the "Sanctuary Records Group" in London and were both managers of the British band: "Iron Maiden" and the American Heavy Metal band: "W.A.S.P."

Album cover photography: Moshe Brakha

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: EMI 1C 064-24-0200
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country: 1984 Printed in Germany for distribution in Europe

High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE"

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Album Back Cover  Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE"

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Inner Sleeve   of "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE" Album

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Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE" Album's Inner Sleeve  

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Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE" 12" LP Record - Side One:

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Photo of "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE" 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 - Powerslave OIS EU DE

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

      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.

  • Bass – 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.

  • Drums – Nicko McBrain (ex-Streetwalkers band, ex-Pat Travers, ex-Trust (France)

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

  • Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar- Adrian Smith (ex-Urchin) , Dave Murray ( ex-Urchin, ex-Stone Free )

      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.

      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.

Complete Track-listing of the album "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE"

The detailed tracklist of this record "IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave OIS EU DE" is:

    Track-listing :
  1. Aces High (Steve Harris) 4:29
  2. 2 Minutes to Midnight (Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith) 5:59
  3. Losfer Words (Big 'Orra) (Instrumental) (Harris) 4:12
  4. Flash of the Blade (Dickinson) 4:02
  5. The Duellists (Harris) 6:06
  6. Back in the Village (Dickinson, Smith) 5:00 (5:20 on the 1998 re-release)
  7. Powerslave (Dickinson) 7:07 (6:47 on the 1998 re-release)
  8. Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Harris) 13:34