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Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast (Ltd Picture disc)

Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast (Ltd Picture disc)
Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast (Ltd Picture disc) Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast (Ltd Picture disc) Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast (Ltd Picture disc) Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast (Ltd Picture disc)
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Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Emi (5099997295013)
Special Attributes: Ltd edition Picture disc cut from original vinyl production, deluxe gatefold sleeve
Release Date: 11/2012
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"Numerous albums such as Diamond Head's Lightning to the Nations, Judas Priest's Sad Wings of Destiny & Black Sabbath's first 2 albums helping lead it. But when all the major albums were out & the effect had been there, it loomed later on. To sign off a remarkable music development, Iron Maiden responded with Number of the Beast: one of the single most controversial metal albums to date.." (www.sputnikmusic.com)

"Routinely ranked among the greatest heavy metal albums of all time, The Number of the Beast is the birth of Iron Maiden as we know it, a relentless metal machine lifted to soaring new heights by the arrival of erstwhile Samson frontman Bruce Dickinson. Dickinson's operatic performance here made him an instant metal icon, challenging even Rob Halford for bragging rights, and helped launch the band into the stratosphere. The Number of the Beast topped the charts in the U.K., but even more crucially -- with Judas Priest having moved into more commercial territory -- it also made Iron Maiden the band of choice for purists who wanted their metal uncompromised. Maiden took the basic blueprint Priest had created in the late '70s -- aggressive tempos, twin-guitar interplay, wide-ranging power vocals -- and cranked everything up faster and louder. The album's intensity never lets up, the musical technique is peerless for its time, and there isn't a truly unmemorable song in the bunch. Blessed with a singer who could drive home a melody in grandiose fashion, Steve Harris' writing gets more ambitious, largely abandoning the street violence of old in favor of fittingly epic themes drawn from history, science fiction, and horror.." (Read more: www.allmusic.com)

Track List (Listen to the full album)

A1 Invaders
A2 Children Of The Damned
A3 The Prisoner
A4 22, Acacia Avenue

B1 The Number Of The Beast
B2 Run To The Hills
B3 Gangland
B4 Hallowed Be Thy Name  

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