Iron Maiden and Parlophone Records will issue a special limited-edition 12-inch vinyl version of their iconic self-titled debut album on October 9. The release honors both the 40th anniversary of the album, which came out on April 14, 1980 and reached No. 4 in the U.K. chart, and also 2020’s National Album Day, on October 10 — a celebration of the long-player in association with the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA).
Heavy Metal gods Iron Maiden have announced, along with their label, Parlophone Records, they will continue its reissues series of the Iron Maiden catalog with the fifth set of digipak CD titles in The Live Collection – Remastered, to be released on June 19. The albums included in this release are the seminal live recordings Live After Death and Rock In Rio.Continue reading →
Iron Maiden and their Parlophone Records will release their final series of digipak CD remasters from “The Studio Collection”. Dance Of Death, A Matter Of Life And Death (standard/collectors), The Final Frontier and 2015’s double album The Book Of Souls. They will be released on November 22nd and can be bought from the link below. Continue reading →
On the heels of completing leg one of their massive Legacy Of The Beast retrospective tour, Iron Maiden and Parlophone Records have announced a series of sixteen remastered Iron Maiden albums as CD digipacks. This continues the reissues already out on vinyl from 2015. Iron Maiden The Studio Collection – Remastered will come from the same remasters as the 2015 hi-res digital releases. The albums will be released chronologically in batches of four, across a nine-month period superseding the previously available studio catalogue and all titles will also be made available on streaming platforms. As a bonus for collectors, one CD from each batch of releases will also be optionally available in a specially made artwork box featuring a 1:24 scale figurine and exclusive patch. In the November 16th batch, this will be The Number Of The Beast.Continue reading →
Nineteen Iron Maiden catalog albums will be released via Parlophone Records (BMG/INgrooves Music Group for the USA), which have been mastered for iTunes, encoded from 24-bit / 96 khz high resolution masters and now re-mastered with iTunes in mind, delivering the music to listeners exactly the way the artist and recording engineer intended. These are brand new re-masters from their original analog sources, exclusively produced for iTunes.
All 15 studio albums, two Best Of compilations and two live albums were personally selected by Maiden’s founder member Steve Harris for this superior mastering technique: Iron Maiden, Killers, The Number Of The Beast, Piece Of Mind, Powerslave, Somewhere In Time, Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son, No Prayer For The Dying, Fear Of The Dark, The X Factor, Virtual XI, Brave New World, Dance Of Death, A Matter Of Life And Death, The Final Frontier, Somewhere Back In Time, From Fear To Eternity (2CD), Live after Death (2CD) and Rock In Rio ( 2CD).
Fans can download the Mastered For iTunes versions of the albums now from (iTunes.com/IronMaiden) and learn more about Mastered For iTunes from https://www.apple.com/itunes/mastered-for-itunes/