Iron Maiden
Number of the Beast

  1 x LP   180grs   33⅓rpm   

2013 EU reissue on 180g vinyl audiophile LP-1982's The Number of the Beast is Iron Maiden's landmark third studio album, the debut of vocalist Bruce Dickinson, and final release with original drummer Clive Burr. Universally regarded as one of the best hea

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Release date: 24-10-2014(Originally released in 1982)

2013 EU reissue on 180g vinyl audiophile LP-1982's The Number of the Beast is Iron Maiden's landmark third studio album, the debut of vocalist Bruce Dickinson, and final release with original drummer Clive Burr. Universally regarded as one of the best heavy metal albums of all-time, the unrelenting 8-song set was the band's first to reach #1 in the UK thanks to the hit singles "Run to the Hills" and "The Number of the Beast." The album also saw Iron Maiden officially takeover the heavy metal mantle from contemporaries Judas Priest with a streak of seven consecutive platinum and/or gold albums in the United States.

Tracks:
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 They Name

Iron Maiden will follow-up the 2012/13 vinyl picture disc reissues of their groundbreaking first eight records, which spanned the 1980s, with brand new pressings of the albums on heavyweight 180g black vinyl. The albums will be cut from the original analogue master tapes and packaged in identical artwork to the initial 1980’s releases. The records will be released chronologically across a two month period starting October 2014 with the first 3 albums Iron Maiden, Killers and The Number Of The Beast.

In conjunction with these premium album releases, a strictly limited one-off run of the 7” singles from each respective album will be made available. These highly collectable black vinyl singles will be cut from the original analogue master tapes. Released in replica artwork packaging, they are sure to become a must-have item for fans, collectors and anyone who missed out first time round.

1982's The Number of the Beast is Iron Maiden's landmark third studio album, the debut of vocalist Bruce Dickinson, and final release with original drummer Clive Burr. Universally regarded as one of the best heavy metal albums of all-time, the unrelenting 8-song set was the band's first to reach #1 in the UK thanks to the hit singles "Run to the Hills" and "The Number of the Beast." The album also saw Iron Maiden officially takeover the heavy metal mantle from contemporaries Judas Priest with a streak of seven consecutive platinum and/or gold albums in the United States.

The release of these high quality, black vinyl records offers optimum choice to fans who would like to own a piece of Iron Maiden’s authentic 1980’s vinyl sound, or for those simply wanting to rediscover this much loved, iconic format. Coupled with the end of the Maiden England World Tour which began in North America in 2012 and finished in July 2014 at Knebworth Park’s Sonisphere Festival, this now completes Maiden’s 1980’s touring and catalogue reissues cycle, so the band is free to focus on their dynamic future plans. 

 

Discs: 1
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33
Label: plg
Originally released: 1982
This release: 2014
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