IRON MAIDEN - Best of the Beast - British Heavy MetaL Vinyl 4LP box-set

This 4-disc vinyl pressing is quite rare and has increased in value steadily over the years in music stores and on online auction sites. The standard edition's value has not changed much although the Japanese pressings continue to rise in value. "The Best Of The Beast" has long since been out of print and has been "replaced" by" Edward the Great" in most countries as a 'best of' for the band.

This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

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Collector's infof or "Best of The Beast" 

- Thick Cardboard box with IRON MAIDEN's Eddie logo artwork

- Hard-cover 12" Book (not a booklet) with

-- 40 pages of full colour photos of IRON MAIDEN,
-- lyrics of all of IRON MAIDEN songs and the

-- detailed Tour History from August 1979- Sep 1996

- 4 x 140 grams LP,

-- each record comes with two inner sleeves, both sides of each sleeve has large photos of IRON MAIDEN

Music Genre:

NWOBHM New Wave Of British Heavy Metal 
In Brief:

"Best of the Beast" was Iron Maiden's first "best of" album, released in 1996 in three formats: a 34 track (four disc) vinyl, a 27 track (two disc) CD, a 16 track (single disc) CD and MiniDisc (MD). The track listings are mainly made up of the band's greatest hits (singles) and most well-known songs from their 1980-1995 albums, but they also include a new single, entitled "Virus", and an unreleased live version of "Afraid to Shoot Strangers". Both songs had promotional music videos, the latter of which was filmed during The X Factour and originally featured the band's previous lead vocalist, Bruce Dickinson.(

Bruce Dickinson (real-name: Paul Bruce Dickinson) an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. He was born on 7 August 1958, in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England. He first rose to prominence as the lead singer of Iron Maiden in 1981, and was with the band for over a decade, contributing to many of their most popular and critically acclaimed albums, including "The Number of the Beast," "Powerslave," and "Fear of the Dark."

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In addition to his work with Iron Maiden, Dickinson has also pursued a successful solo career, releasing several critically acclaimed albums and performing in a variety of styles, including heavy metal, hard rock, and classical music. He has been praised for his powerful and distinctive voice, as well as his versatility as a singer, songwriter, and performer.

Some of the other bands he has performed in are: Samson from 1977 to 1981, Speed late 1970s, Shots in the Dark early 1980, and solo recordings.

Aside from his musical career, Dickinson is also known for his entrepreneurial ventures and his interests in a variety of other pursuits. He is a licensed pilot, and has flown a number of historic aircraft, including the Spitfire, a World War II fighter plane. He is also an author and public speaker, and has been involved in various humanitarian and environmental causes over the years.

Overall, Bruce Dickinson is widely regarded as one of the most influential and talented musicians of his generation, and his impact on the world of heavy metal music will continue to be felt for many years to come.

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This 4-disc vinyl pressing is quite rare and has increased in value steadily over the years in music stores and on online auction sites. The standard edition's value has not changed much although the Japanese pressings continue to rise in value. "The Best Of The Beast" has long since been out of print and has been "replaced" by" Edward the Great" in most countries as a 'best of' for the band.

The cover art was designed by Derek Riggs, known for having created most of Iron Maiden's early album covers. It is an amalgamation of his most famous works with the band, featuring Eddies from the Piece of Mind, Powerslave, Somewhere in Time and No Prayer for the Dying eras, as well as those from "The Trooper", Live After Death and a redesign of the Killers album cover.

Derek Riggs an English artist best known for creating the iconic artwork "Eddy" for the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. Born in 1958 in Portsmouth, England, Riggs showed an early talent for drawing and went on to study illustration and design.

In the late 1970s, Riggs was approached by Iron Maiden to create artwork for the band's first album, "Iron Maiden." The album's cover, which featured a zombie-like figure known as "Eddie the Head," became a defining image for the band and helped to establish their visual style. Riggs continued to create artwork for Iron Maiden throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and his distinctive and often macabre illustrations have become synonymous with the band.

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In addition to his work with Iron Maiden, Riggs has also created artwork for other musicians and bands, as well as for books, comics, and other media. He is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential artists in the heavy metal genre, and his work has helped to shape the visual style of the genre as a whole.

Today, Derek Riggs continues to create new artwork, and his legacy as one of the great heavy metal artists of all time remains intact. His influence can be seen in the work of countless other artists and musicians, and his iconic images continue to inspire fans and artists alike.

Derek Riggs was raised in a creative environment, with his father working as an artist and his mother as a fashion designer. This artistic background helped to lay the foundation for his later success as an artist. After completing his studies in illustration and design, Riggs worked as a freelance artist, creating illustrations and designs for various clients.

Riggs's work with Iron Maiden was groundbreaking, and he quickly became one of the most important and influential artists in the heavy metal genre. He was responsible for creating some of the most iconic images associated with the band, including Eddie the Head, who has appeared on almost every Iron Maiden album cover. Eddie has become one of the most recognizable mascots in the heavy metal genre, and is a beloved figure among fans of the band.

In addition to his work with Iron Maiden, Riggs has created artwork for a variety of other clients, including other musicians and bands, comic books, and book covers. He has also collaborated with other artists on various projects, and has continued to push the boundaries of what is possible in the world of heavy metal art.

Derek Riggs is regarded as a true innovator in the field of heavy metal art, and his impact on the genre cannot be overstated. His work continues to inspire new generations of artists and musicians, and his legacy as one of the greatest heavy metal artists of all time is secure.


Record Label Information:

EMI  

Media Format:

4x 12" Vinyl LP  Gramophone Record boxset
Album weight: 2300 gram  
Year & Country 
1996 Made in the UK  
Track Listing of: IRON MAIDEN Best of the Beast 4LP box-set

The Song/tracks on "IRON MAIDEN Best of the Beast 4LP box-set " are

    Vinyl One:
  • Virus
  • Sign of the Cross
  • Afraid to Shoot Strangers (Live)
  • Man on the Edge
  • Be Quick or be Dead
  • Fear of the Dark (Live)
  • Holy Smoke
  • Bring Your Daughter to the Slaughter
    Vinyl Two:
  • Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
  • Can I Play With Madness
  • The Evil That Men Do
  • The Clairvoyant
  • Heaven Can Wait
  • Wasted Years
  • 2 Minutes to Midnight
  • Running Free (Live)
    Vinyl Three :
  • Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Live)
  • Aces High
  • Where Eagles Dare
  • The Trooper
  • The Number of the Beast
  • Revelations (Live)
  • The Prisoner
  • Run to the Hills
  • Hallowed by the Name
    Vinyl Four :
  • Wrathchild
  • Killers
  • Remember Tomorrow
  • Phantom of the Opera
  • Sanctuary
  • Prowler
  • Invasion
  • Strange World
  • IRON MAIDEN

 

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"The Number of the Beast" is the third studio album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in March 1982. The album saw the debut of vocalist Bruce Dickinson, and the final appearance of drummer Clive Burr in the band. The Number of the Beast met with considerable critical and commercial success and was a landmark release for the band, becoming their first album to reach No. 1 in the UK singles chart, and be certified platinum in the US. The album also produced the singles "Run to the Hills" and "The Number of the Beast", the former of which was the band's first top-10 UK single. The album was also controversial – particularly in the US – due to the religious nature of its lyrics and its artwork.

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IRON MAIDEN - The Number Of The Beast ( Canada )
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EMI ST-12202   , 1982 , Canada

This is the Canadian release of The Number of the Beast album

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IRON MAIDEN - Number of the Beast Red Vinyl 7" Single
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2005

This is the 7" Single with picture sleeve cover version of "The Number of the Beast"

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Introduction of the "Piece Of Mind" album by Iron Maiden

"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.

IRON MAIDEN - Piece Of Mind ( Gatefold, Europe ) 12" Vinyl LP
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EMI – 1A 064-07724 , 1983 , Europe

This is the European release of "Piece of Mind" by "Iron Maiden". This release can be identified by bottom left text printed on the album back cover, the rim-text of the label being printed in white and the "Made in EEC" printed near 3'o clock, also on the record's label 

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IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind Gatefold ( Holland )
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EMI 1A 064-07724 , EMI 1A 064-07724 , Netherlands and Europe

This release was intended for the Dutch and European market and has the BLUE rim-text

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IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind ( France )
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EMI 2C 070-07724 , 1983 , France

This is the French release of "Piece Of Mind"

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IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind ( UK )
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EMI EMA 800   , 1983 , UK ( United Kingdom )

This album is the release intended for the British market.

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Introduction of "Powerslave" an album by Iron Maiden

Album information: Powerslave is the fifth studio album by the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on September 2, 1984 on EMI in Europe and its sister label Capitol Records in the US. It is notable for its Egyptian theme displayed in the album art, as well in the title track's musical style. It contains a musical re-telling of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", which uses pieces of the original poem as lyrics. Furthermore, it is the longest song Iron Maiden have ever recorded, at a length of 13 minutes and 34 seconds. The album is also notable amongst the band's albums as being the first to feature the same lineup as the previous one. "2 Minutes to Midnight" and "Aces High" were released as singles. World Slavery Tour was the tour supporting the album, which began in Poland, in August 1984.

IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave ( Germany, Europe )
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EMI 1C 064-24-0200 , 1984 , Germany

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.

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IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave ( Netherlands, Europe )
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EMI 1C 064-24-0200 , 1984 , Netherlands

This album was printed in the Netherlands for distribution in Europe

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IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave ( UK )
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EJ 2402001   , 1984 , England

The United Kingdom release of the Powerslave album

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IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave ( EEC )
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EMI 1C 064-24 0200   , 1984 , EEC

This release of the European Edition of the "Powerslave" album has their tour-dates on the front cover of the album

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IRON MAIDEN - Rainmaker / Dance of Death ( Blue Vinyl )
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This record is 7" Blue coloured vinyl Record, PS Picture Sleeve  

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IRON MAIDEN - A Real Dead One ( Live )
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EMI EMD 1048 / 0777 7 89248 1 4 , 1993 , UK ( United Kingdom )

"A Real Dead One" a live album by the British heavy metal band IRON MAIDEN, recorded in 1992/93 at concerts across Europe, and released on October 25, 1993. This album features songs from the very beginning of the band's career (1975) through the Powerslave era (1984) 

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IRON MAIDEN - A Real Live One ( Live )
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EMI 0777 7 81456 1 5   , 1993 , UK ( United Kingdom )

"A Real Live One" is a live album by the British heavy metal band IRON MAIDEN, released in March 1993. Despite this being a live album, it does not represent a single full concert. Instead, it was recorded at 9 different venues in Europe on the Fear Of The Dark World Tour.  

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IRON MAIDEN - Return Of The Beast Vol. 1 ( Green Vinyl )
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Cult Legend Recordings - CLR 019 , 2015 , Europe

This album "IRON MAIDEN - Return Of The Beast Vol. 1 (Green Vinyl)" was recorded Live in Greek Theater Los Angeles CA USA - 30 July 1999

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IRON MAIDEN - Running Free ( Live )
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EMI 1C 060-20 0819 6 , 1985 , Germany

"Running Free" is the first single released from the album "Live After Death" Recorded Live at Long Beach Arena USA March 1985 and Hammersmith Odeon, London October 1984  

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IRON MAIDEN - Sanctuary 12" EP
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EMI K 052Z-07390 , 1980 , Netherlands

This 12" EP is the only Sanctuary song release with four tracks. The track Sanctuary first appeared on the USA release of Iron Maiden's self-titled debut album (which is NOT the case for the European releases of the self-titled album)

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Introduction of "Seventh Son of the Seventh" an album by Iron Maiden

"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son" is the seventh studio album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in 1988 by EMI in Europe and its sister label Capitol Records in the US. It is the second Iron Maiden release to feature keyboards (played by Michael Kenney) and, along with "The Number of the Beast" and, later, "Fear of the Dark" and "The Final Frontier", debuted at no.1 in the UK charts.

 
IRON MAIDEN Seventh Son of A Seventh Son ( France )
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EMI 7 90258 1 , 1988 , France

This is the "French" release of Iron Maiden's "Seven Son Of The Seventh Son"

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IRON MAIDEN - Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son ( Canada )
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EMI Capitol Records C1-90258 , 1988 , Canada

This is the Canadian release of Iron Maiden's "Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son".

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IRON MAIDEN - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son ( Germany )
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EMI 064-79 0258 / DMM ( Direct Metal Mastering ) , 1988 , Germany

The German release of the "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son" 12" LP

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IRON MAIDEN - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son PD () Picture Disc )
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EMI EMDP 1006   , 1988 , England

Rare Picture Disc edition of this album "IRON MAIDEN - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son PD Picture Disc"

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Introduction of "Somewhere In Time" an album by Iron Maiden

"Somewhere in Time" is the sixth studio album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 29 September 1986 on EMI in Europe and its sister label Capitol Records in the US (it was re-released by Sanctuary/Columbia Records in the US in 1998). The studio follow-up to the hugely successful Powerslave/Live After Death pair, it was the first Iron Maiden album to feature guitar synthesizers. Bruce Dickinson's song material was rejected in favour of the songs of guitarist Adrian Smith, who wrote the bulk of the songs identified with the album (including the singles "Wasted Years" and "Stranger in a Strange Land")

 
IRON MAIDEN - Somewhere In Time ( EU )
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EMI 1C 062-24 0597   , 1986 , Germany / Netherlands

This is the DMM ( Direct Metal Mastering ) for distribution in Germany and the Netherlands

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IRON MAIDEN - Somewhere in Time ( UK )
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EMC 3512   , 1986 , UK ( United Kingdom )

This is the British edition of "Somewhere In Time" by Iron Maiden

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IRON MAIDEN - Somewhere In Time ( France )
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EMI 2405971 , 1986 , France

This is the French release of "Somewhere In Time" recorded by Iron Maiden

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IRON MAIDEN - Somewhere in Time ( USA )
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Capitol Records SJ-12524   , 1986 , USA

This is the North-American release of "Somewhere In Time" by the British Rock band "Iron Maiden"

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IRON MAIDEN - Somewhere in Time ( Germany )
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EMI 1C 062-24 0597 DMM  , 1986 , Germany

This is the album released in Germany during 1986

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IRON MAIDEN - Stranger in a Strange Land 12" Maxi
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EMI 1A K060-020 1551 6   , 1986 , EEC

"Stranger in a Strange Land" is the second single by Iron Maiden from their 1986 album Somewhere in Time. The song is unrelated to Robert A. Heinlein's novel by the same name. The lyrics are about an Arctic explorer who dies and is frozen in the ice.  

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IRON MAIDEN - Take Your Mummy On The Road Vol. II
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Cult Legend Recordings CLR 016 , 2015 , Europe

This album "IRON MAIDEN - Take Your Mummy On The Road Vol. II" was recorded 15 February 2008, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan

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IRON MAIDEN - The Trooper / Another Life 7" Single Blue vinyl + Poster
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Another Life   , 2005 , EEC

"The Trooper" is a song written by Iron Maiden bass player Steve Harris. It is Iron Maiden's ninth single, and the second from their 1983 album Piece of Mind. This Special Edition was pressed on 7" Blue Vinyl and includes a Poster.

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IRON MAIDEN - The Trooper 12" Maxi Single Super Sound version
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EMI 1C K 052 1077646 , 1983 , EEC

This is the 12" Maxi Single with "Super Sound" version of the "Iron Maiden" song "The Trooper".

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IRON MAIDEN - Twilight Zone / Wrathchild
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EMI 1C 052-07 462 YZ   , 1981 , Germany

"Twilight Zone" was the fourth single by Iron Maiden. It was released on March 2, 1981. This 12" Maxi-Single has two A-sides

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IRON MAIDEN - Wasted Years 12" Maxi-Single
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EMI 1C K 060-20 1417 6 , 1986 , Germany

The illustration of "Wasted Years" on the sleeve depicts the band mascot Eddie's point of view as he flies a spaceship chasing the Doctor's TARDIS. A similar Doctor Who reference can be seen on the back of the album's sleeve, where the Doctor's TARDIS is parked on a rooftop.

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IRON MAIDEN - Wildest Dreams / Pass the Jam Green Vinyl 7"
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2004

The band began performing the song "Wildest Dreams" in concert before the album was released. The single also includes an improvisational jam from the "Dance of Death" sessions. The song was again played on "The Final Frontier" World Tour.

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IRON MAIDEN - Women In Uniform 12" EP
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EMI 1c 062-07 418 YZ , 1980 , Germany

Iron Maiden's cover of the Skyhooks' song "Women in Uniform" was the third single by the band, and their last recorded work to feature guitarist Dennis Stratton

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