Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden – 1980

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Album Iron Maiden by the band Iron Maiden
Album Iron Maiden by the band Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden is the debut studio album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in 1980 by EMI Records. The album was recorded in just 13 days at Kingsway Studios in London, with producer Will Malone. The album features a raw and aggressive sound that showcases the band’s early influences, such as punk rock, progressive rock, and blues rock. The album also introduces the band’s mascot, Eddie, a zombie-like figure that appears on the cover art and in most of the band’s merchandise. The album received mixed reviews from critics, who praised the band’s energy and musicianship, but criticized the production quality and some of the songwriting. The album was a commercial success, reaching number four on the UK Albums Chart and selling over five million copies worldwide. The album spawned two singles, “Running Free” and “Sanctuary”, both of which became live staples for the band. Iron Maiden is considered one of the most influential albums in the history of heavy metal, and has been cited as an inspiration by many bands and artists.

If you are a fan of metal music, then you need to own Iron Maiden by Iron Maiden. It is a must-have for any music collection.

The personnel of the album Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden – 1980 are:

– Paul Di’Anno – lead vocals
– Dave Murray – guitar
– Dennis Stratton – guitar, backing vocals
– Steve Harris – bass guitar, backing vocals
– Clive Burr – drums

This is the debut studio album by the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 14 April 1980 by EMI Records in the UK and Harvest and Capitol Records in the US.

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