. Invasion is too slow, but its tricky playing that live or without quality studio work. It obviously wasn't the most appealing album, but if it was Iron Maiden, I wanted to have it. Vinyl Color: The Soundhouse Tapes vinyl is made of a regular black. A 3 star 60% rating is warranted.
This is what Neal Kay writes: Every so often, one special band emerges from the mass of untried and unknown hopefuls which fill the streets of the Rock World. Curved text at the top bottom on the paper: on the top lower side of the paper, there is a text written on a curved fashion that reads as follows: unauthorised public performance broadcasting and copying of this record prohibited. I didn't include in my full description above because I didn't consider it a definite, uncontroversial element of the album. The 2 disc version, perhaps to emphasize that Blaze Bayley is the current Maiden vocalist, starts at the present and then rewinds all the way back to the beginning, closing with The Soundhouse Tapes! Part 1 of my series of Iron Maiden reviews! Read the descriptions and compare them with the version that you already have, or that you wish to purchase. Thirdly, my version has pictures that you can use to better visualize what the text descriptions are trying to explain. We will not go into obvious and random characteristics that are easily seen in our array of photographs. At the time the album was released November 1979 , not enough album covers were pressed, due to the great hype it caused, followed by the great demand that ensued.
Review this Album To post your review of this album, you must have an account and be logged in. Before recording the demo Iron Maiden had a hard time finding gigs, but 1979 proved to be a fruitful year for the band, who played lots of shows and received great responses from the audience. Trying to be objective here, I will rate Killers: 3. We all know what happens next. The full description of the official item, however, deserves another web page. Also, it appears that only one of the 4 side flap corners is correctly cut slant cut Suggestions? This text is written in the same handwriting manner as on the back cover. I had an original, and it was confirmed from Keith the guy who ran the fan club back then that my vinyl was indeed an original.
Iron Maiden: same as side 1. Across the stage, in front of Steve and Paul, is the crowd, their arms raised, most of them wearing blue jeans. I liked it because of my early association with the cheesey music video. Photos, the logo and all dialogue are easily seen in our clear pics. The Soundhouse Tapes Part of the series of. Neal Kay All of it is written in black, in print-type letters, in Neal's own handwriting. Curved text on top: on the upper side of the paper, there is a text written on a curved fashion that reads as follows: all rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved.
An old buddy of Dave Murray, Adrian fit like a glove and the next album was recorded. Side flaps: Another element that will rule out fakes upon a very first look. This website is loosely based on Olaf Greve's -- I should say it's influenced by it, rather. It sounds like Maiden were warming up, and perhaps in a sense they were! Among the fakes that do have the side flaps, all four of the slanted cuts are not present in most of them. I think Trevor snagged this one for me, at his store. The cover opens from the top.
Paper Color: same as side 1. So, back in 79, some copies were given as a record alone no cover , together with a receipt for later cover retrieval. The original release contains only three tracks. General: the back cover is comprised of an opening at the very top, side flaps, a row of pictures at the top, text and song descriptions, and finally another row of pictures. Markings etched on the vinyl.
Label + Sleeve design + artwork by Steve Harris. Like, back to the very beginning. So just click them to see a larger version. The Soundhouse Tapes Last updated: March 5th, 2011 The Soundhouse Tapes The history of Iron Maiden is surrounded by plenty of stories, which suscitate plenty of questions. The album itself peaked at Number Four in the charts, which took everyone by surprise, including the members of Iron Maiden. Do not go over them lightly.
Invasion is supposed to be an Invaders forerunner of some sort. Color: the cover color is either a light red or a dark orange. It's a rare item, to be sure, and there are a great number of fakes around, making the life of collectors, or simply die-hard fans, very difficult at times. Now with the evidence in broad daylight, it appears the abuse they got from Maiden fans denying their authenticity, was totally unjustified. Song descriptions: On the right side of the middle cover section, you can find the songs recorded on the album.