IRON MAIDEN - The Number Of The Beast EEC Pressing 12" LP ALBUM VINYL

Album:  "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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Music Genre:

 
British Heavy Metal / NWOBHM 
Album 
Production information:

The album: "IRON MAIDEN The Number Of The Beast (EEC)" 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.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Nigel "It Was Working Yesterday" Hewitt-Green*

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: Andre Csillag, P. G. "Wigan" Brunelli , Bob Ellis, Rod Smallwood, Ross Halfin, Toshi Yajima

  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.

Label Information:

 
EMI 038 15 7693 1

Media Format:

 
12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1984 EEC

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: IRON MAIDEN The Number Of The Beast (EEC)

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Bruce Dickinson - Lead 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 - 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.

  • Adrian Smith - Guitars

      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

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

  • 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")-

Complete Track-listing of the album "IRON MAIDEN The Number Of The Beast (EEC)"

The detailed tracklist of this record "IRON MAIDEN The Number Of The Beast (EEC)" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Invaders
  2. Children of the Damned
  3. The Prisoner
  4. 22 Acacia Avenue
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. The Number of the Beast
  2. Run to the Hills
  3. Gangland
  4. Hallowed be thy name

 

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Record Label Details: Yellow Colour EMI 1C038รถ15 7693 1 , LC 0542, DMM, GEMA, STEMRA , rim-text contains "Made in EEC"

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