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The Number Of The Beast [VINYL] [Limited Edition]

Iron Maiden Vinyl
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  • Vinyl (19 Nov 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Limited Edition
  • Label: EMI Catalogue
  • ASIN: B00935J6F8
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 16,315 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Invaders
2. Children of the Damned
3. The Prisoner
4. 22 Acacia Avenue
5. The Number of the Beast
6. Run to the Hills
7. Gangland
8. Hallowed Be Thy Name

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LP heavyweight vinyl picture disc repacked into deluxe gatefold sleeve.

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IRON MAIDEN The Number Of The Beast (2012 issue UK 8-track vinyl PICTURE DISC [released as part of a series of special edition picture discs to commemorate their current Maiden England tour]. Originally released in March 1982 the vinyl iscut from the original album master tapes. Housed in a sealed gatefold picture sleeve with full colour printed inner bags and Japanese-style obi-strip)

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quick Reviews! 29 Sep 2010
By carlosnightman VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
One year after Killers, two years after their debut comes Iron Maiden's first masterpiece, and the first album to truly gain them some notoriety, respect, and fame in the rock, metal, and wider music world. One of the most famous, popular, long-lasting, and influential metal albums of all time even some non metal fans should be familiar with one or two of the songs. Although not all of the credit can go the new vocalist Bruce Dickinson- the song writing has changed and greatly improved, Harris taking full control but letting other members have some valuable input- it is his power, style, and ability which raises the album and the band into legendary status. This cements much of the iconic imagery of both the band and the genre and became the benchmark for the thousands of imitators who have since, and will continue to come along.

`Invaders' blasts off at high speed with a dual drum and guitar attack before the new vocalist shows off his impressive lungs. Dickinson here shows a similarly pitched voice to Priest's Halford, but has a purer sound rather than the Priest frontman's shrieks. We notice immediately that the production values are higher, everything is cleaner, and there is a definite sense of newborn energy. Dickinson sings of war, battle, and Invaders attacking- nothing difficult but cementing a metal staple and doing it in style.

`Children Of The Damned' I always feel calms things down too quickly- after such a fast opener I expect a fast second song but this takes things down to a much calmer pace. Lyrically based on the book and film of the same name this sounds more like a Sabbath or slower 70's rock piece. This gives Brucie a chance to show off his vocals in a more unrestrained way as he doesn't have to compete with an insane beat.
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic maiden type thing 30 Jan 2005
Format:Audio CD
I own nearly all the Maiden CDs, and this one still stands out as one of my favourites. Over the band's history of albums (is it 23 now?) this is definitely one of, if not, the best.
Now, in the classic words of stephen_armstrong_sa, whoever you are:
Track by track analysis? Why thank you.
(there, i gave you credit, so don't sue me)
Invaders: Strangely viewed as filler by a great deal as fans, but for me it's a classic play-me-loud brainless heavy metal tune. And that's no bad thing. 8/10
Children of the Damned: Brilliant riff throughout, and haunting lyrics from brucey. A tune brilliantly written and composed, stands out on the album. 8.5/10
The Prisoner: What other band could do a song based on an old show from the 60s and make it actually worth listening to? Probably quite a few bands, but maiden do it better. 9/10
22 Acacia Avenue: Another great song, even if it did kinda freak me out a bit at first. Packed with atmosphere and outstanding guitar work throughout. 8/10
Number of the Beast: Hooray! The famous title track doesnt fail to deliver. From the legendary words of the passage read at the start to the blistering solos (and everything in between), this is one of the best songs maiden ever wrote. 10/10
Run to the Hills: Another amazing song here. The simple but oh-so-effective riff at the start leaves other bands wondering why they didnt think of it first, and the pounding chorus is just amazing at max volume! Hilarious video, too. 10/10
Gangland: Well, after the last two songs, it would be nearly impossible to create something worthy of following after. Not to say this is a bad track, but it just seems a bit poor in comparison, that's all. 7.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Number of the beast 31 Dec 2006
Format:Audio CD
Iron maiden are one of the best heavy metal bands out there. After owning this albulm and listening to to it a lot i can see why it was voted one of the best ever heavy metal albums. It openes with the fast and furiors invaders which sets the tone for the rest of the album. Some of the true classis are 22 acacia avenue, number of the beast and run to the hills. The last thing i have to say is how good Hallowed by thy name is. It is one of the best songs ever written and has so much emotion in.

I hope you do decied to buy this album because if you like heavy metal you we like this.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
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Format:Audio CD
Bruce Dickinson, one of the finest vocalists to ever grace music. And his debut for Iron Maiden? The Number of the Beast, one of the finest albums to ever grace music. This album never ceases to impress, from the title track to Hallowed Be Thy Name, everything about this album screams, "We are the best at what we do, and we're going to prove it". This was the turning point in Iron Maiden's history that really made sure they were going to make a mark on the world. The greatest metal album ever? No. The greatest Iron Maiden album? No. The greatest metal album of its time? Definitely. And the best was still to come.
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5.0 out of 5 stars THE best of the beast? 16 Dec 2000
By Stuie
Format:Audio CD
Number of the Beast is an album which set the benchmark for heavy metal in the 80s, and powered the genre into a new era. The addition of Bruce Dickinson's powerful vocal gymnastics took the already popular and promising Iron Maiden to another plane. The two superb singles taken from the album, 'Run to the Hills' and the title track, proved that good music didn't have to bow down to the radio-friendly consensus to sell units and smash its way into the 'pop' charts. Oh how those smug DJs must have cringed when they had to play the songs in the chart run down. Unlike many mainstream albums, the quality didn't waver beyond the singles. The record opens with 'Invaders' which hits like a locamotive out of control. The lilting intro to 'Children of the Damned' lulls the listener into a false sense of security before it explodes to a storming finale. 'The Prisoner' thunders along beneath a catchy chorus, and '22 Acacia Avenue' is an intelligent pot pourri of hard hitting riffs and rhythms. There is a slight lapse with 'Gangland', before the album closes with a masterpiece in 'Hallowed Be Thy Name'. The updated CD version of this record also includes 'Total Eclipse'. Initially released as the B-side to 'Run to the Hills', and missing from the original album, it's a great track and would have undoubtedly been on the album had CDs been around in 1982. NOTB was a ground breaking record, and still sounds as fresh and vibrant now as it did on its release, when it found its way to the number 1 spot in the UK album charts. Maiden have rarely reached such a peak in performance and writing since.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Maiden album at a Rock Bottom price!
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Brill I ant, the best metal album out there, a must have for all Iron maiden fans old and new,buy it and enjoy.
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This is a fantastic album that is recommended for any metal fans. I've been listening to Iron Maiden for years and have really enjoyed this album.
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A fantastic album contains one of my favourite tracks from my youth "Run to the Hills2. Just getting round to getting the collection on cd as well as vinyl
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