Comes on vinyl LP.
“The Number of the Beast” is the iconic third studio album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in 1982, this is the 2021 pressing. It stands as a defining moment in the band’s career, solidifying their status as one of the most influential and successful acts in the genre. This album is a powerful showcase of Iron Maiden’s signature sound, combining intricate guitar work, soaring vocals, and epic storytelling. The album opens with the title track, “The Number of the Beast,” which immediately grabs listeners’ attention with its haunting intro and explosive energy. The song’s iconic guitar riffs, galloping basslines, and Bruce Dickinson’s soaring vocals set the stage for an epic journey that unfolds throughout the record.
The album also explores dark and thought-provoking themes, incorporating elements of mythology, literature, and religious imagery. Tracks like “Children of the Damned” and “The Prisoner” invite listeners to dive into a world of imagination and storytelling, while songs like “22 Acacia Avenue” and “Invaders” deliver high-energy, headbanging moments. “The Number of the Beast” is a must-listen album that encapsulates the band’s talent, energy, and distinct sound. It serves as a testament to their enduring legacy and their influence on the heavy metal genre as a whole.