|Box set by Iron Maiden|
|Released||1 December 1998|
|Label||Raw Power Records|
|Iron Maiden box sets chronology|
Eddie's Head is a box set by Iron Maiden, in the shape of the head of their mascot, Eddie and containing their first 12 albums remastered, from Iron Maiden to Live at Donington , each with bonus multimedia material, plus a limited In Profile CD. The spine of each CD has a part of the original cover art for Iron Maiden.
A box set or boxed set is a set of items packaged in a box, for sale as a single unit.
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The band's discography has grown to thirty-eight albums, including sixteen studio albums, twelve live albums, four EPs, and seven compilations.
Iron Maiden is the debut studio album by the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden. It was issued by EMI on 14 April 1980 in the UK, and a few months later in North America, originally on Harvest/Capitol Records and subsequently Sanctuary Records/Columbia Records in the US. The North American version also included the song "Sanctuary", previously released in the UK as a non-album single. In 1998, along with the rest of the band's pre-1995 releases, Iron Maiden was remastered with "Sanctuary" added in all territories. It is the band's only album to feature guitarist Dennis Stratton.
This set has been out of print for years, prompting the price to skyrocket. However, all of the individual CDs that make up the disc have all been reissued on their own, making them easily attainable.
|2.||"Sanctuary" (not on original release)||Paul Di'Anno, Steve Harris, Dave Murray||3:16|
|3.||"Remember Tomorrow"||Di'Anno, Harris||5:28|
|4.||"Running Free"||Di'Anno, Harris||3:17|
|5.||"Phantom of the Opera"||Harris||7:07|
|8.||"Charlotte the Harlot"||Murray||4:12|
|1.||"The Ides of March"||Harris||1:45|
|3.||"Murders in the Rue Morgue"||Harris||4:19|
|10.||"Twilight Zone" (not on original release)||Harris, Murray||2:34|
|2.||"Children of the Damned"||Harris||4:35|
|3.||"The Prisoner"||Harris, Adrian Smith||6:04|
|4.||"22 Acacia Avenue"||Smith||6:37|
|5.||"The Number of the Beast"||Harris||4:48|
|6.||"Run to the Hills"||Harris||3:54|
|7.||"Gangland"||Clive Burr, Smith||3:48|
|8.||"Total Eclipse" (not on original release)||Burr, Harris, Murray||4:25|
|9.||"Hallowed Be Thy Name"||Harris||7:14|
|1.||"Where Eagles Dare"||Harris||6:10|
|3.||"Flight of Icarus"||Dickinson, Smith||3:51|
|4.||"Die With Your Boots On"||Dickinson, Harris, Smith||5:28|
|6.||"Still Life"||Harris, Murray||4:53|
|7.||"Quest for Fire"||Harris||3:41|
|8.||"Sun and Steel"||Dickinson, Smith||3:26|
|9.||"To Tame a Land"||Harris||7:27|
|2.||"2 Minutes to Midnight"||Dickinson, Smith||5:59|
|3.||"Losfer Words (Big 'Orra)"||Harris||4:12|
|4.||"Flash of the Blade"||Dickinson||4:02|
|6.||"Back in the Village"||Dickinson, Smith||5:20|
|8.||"Rime of the Ancient Mariner"||Harris||13:34|
|1.||"Churchill's Speech"||Winston Churchill||1:32|
|3.||"2 Minutes to Midnight"||Dickinson, Smith||5:16|
|6.||"Flight of Icarus"||Dickinson, Smith||3:30|
|7.||"Rime of the Ancient Mariner"||Harris||14:06|
|9.||"The Number of the Beast"||Harris||4:49|
|10.||"Hallowed Be Thy Name"||Harris||7:14|
|12.||"Run to the Hills"||Harris||3:50|
|13.||"Running Free"||Di'Anno, Harris||4:08|
|2.||"22 Acacia Avenue"||Harris, Smith||4:58|
|3.||"Children of the Damned"||Harris||4:21|
|4.||"Die With Your Boots On"||Dickinson, Harris, Smith||5:39|
|5.||"Phantom of the Opera"||Harris||7:01|
|1.||"Caught Somewhere in Time"||Harris||7:25|
|3.||"Sea of Madness"||Smith||5:42|
|4.||"Heaven Can Wait"||Harris||7:21|
|5.||"The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"||Harris||6:31|
|6.||"Stranger in a Strange Land"||Smith||5:44|
|7.||"Déjà Vu"||Harris, Murray||4:56|
|8.||"Alexander the Great"||Harris||8:37|
|3.||"Can I Play with Madness"||Dickinson, Harris, Smith||3:31|
|4.||"The Evil That Men Do"||Dickinson, Harris, Smith||4:34|
|5.||"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son"||Harris||9:53|
|6.||"The Prophecy"||Harris, Murray||5:05|
|8.||"Only the Good Die Young"||Dickinson, Harris||4:41|
|2.||"Holy Smoke"||Dickinson, Harris||3:49|
|3.||"No Prayer for the Dying"||Harris||4:23|
|4.||"Public Enema Number One"||Dickinson, Murray||4:13|
|5.||"Fates Warning"||Harris, Murray||4:12|
|7.||"Run Silent Run Deep"||Dickinson, Harris||4:35|
|8.||"Hooks in You"||Dickinson, Smith||4:08|
|9.||"Bring Your Daughter...to the Slaughter"||Dickinson||4:45|
|1.||"Be Quick or Be Dead"||Dickinson, Janick Gers||3:24|
|2.||"From Here to Eternity"||Harris||3:38|
|3.||"Afraid to Shoot Strangers"||Harris||6:56|
|4.||"Fear is the Key"||Dickinson, Gers||5:35|
|6.||"Wasting Love"||Dickinson, Gers||5:50|
|8.||"Chains of Misery"||Dickinson, Murray||3:37|
|9.||"The Apparition"||Gers, Harris||3:54|
|10.||"Judas Be My Guide"||Dickinson, Murray||3:08|
|11.||"Weekend Warrior"||Gers, Harris||5:39|
|12.||"Fear of the Dark"||Harris||7:18|
|1.||"The Number of the Beast"||Harris||4:55|
|5.||"Remember Tomorrow"||Di'Anno, Harris||5:53|
|6.||"Where Eagles Dare"||Harris||4:49|
|7.||"Sanctuary"||Di'Anno, Harris, Dave Murray||4:53|
|8.||"Running Free"||Di'Anno, Harris||3:49|
|9.||"Run to the Hills"||Harris||3:58|
|10.||"2 Minutes to Midnight"||Dickinson, Smith||5:37|
|12.||"Hallowed Be Thy Name"||Harris||7:52|
|1.||"Be Quick or Be Dead"||Dickinson, Gers||3:17|
|2.||"From Here to Eternity"||Harris||4:20|
|3.||"Can I Play with Madness"||Dickinson, Harris, Smith||4:43|
|4.||"Wasting Love"||Dickinson, Gers||5:48|
|6.||"The Evil That Men Do"||Dickinson, Harris, Smith||5:26|
|7.||"Afraid to Shoot Strangers"||Harris||6:48|
|8.||"Bring Your Daughter...to the Slaughter"||Dickinson||5:18|
|9.||"Heaven Can Wait"||Harris||7:29|
|11.||"Fear of the Dark"||Harris||7:11|
|1.||"Be Quick or Be Dead"||Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers||3:53|
|2.||"The Number of the Beast"||Harris||4:53|
|4.||"From Here to Eternity"||Harris||4:44|
|5.||"Can I Play with Madness"||Dickinson, Harris, Smith||3:33|
|6.||"Wasting Love"||Dickinson, Gers||5:36|
|8.||"The Evil That Men Do"||Dickinson, Harris, Smith||7:51|
|9.||"Afraid to Shoot Strangers"||Harris||6:59|
|10.||"Fear of the Dark"||Harris||7:08|
|11.||"Bring Your Daughter...to the Slaughter"||Dickinson||6:12|
|13.||"Heaven Can Wait"||Harris||7:20|
|14.||"Run to the Hills"||Harris||4:16|
|1.||"2 Minutes to Midnight"||Dickinson, Smith||5:42|
|3.||"Hallowed Be Thy Name"||Harris||7:28|
|5.||"Sanctuary"||Di'Anno, Harris, Murray||5:18|
|6.||"Running Free (feat. Adrian Smith)"||Di'Anno, Harris||7:56|
Written and narrated by Mike Hurst. Features excerpts of various songs, and interviews with Steve Harris, Dave Murray, Rod Smallwood and Blaze Bayley.
Mike Hurst is an English musician and record producer.
Roderick Charles Smallwood is an English music manager, best known as the co-manager of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. With his business partner, Andy Taylor, whom he met while studying at Trinity College, Cambridge, he founded the Sanctuary Records Group in 1979, which became the largest independent record label in the UK and the largest independent music management company in the world until its closure in 2007. Prior to managing Iron Maiden, Smallwood managed Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel.
Blaze Bayley is an English singer, musician, songwriter, and lyricist. He was the lead singer of Wolfsbane from 1984 to 1994, and currently from 2010 following reunions in 2007 and 2009. Bayley was also the lead singer for Iron Maiden from 1994 to 1999. Since then, he has embarked on a solo career.
|1.||"Part 1: Early Maiden Days"||12:18|
|2.||"Part 2: Groundwork"||11:31|
|3.||"Part 3: Ascendancy"||14:32|
|4.||"Part 4: Supremacy"||18:51|
|5.||"Part 5: Legends"||16:34|
Martin Birch is a British former music producer and sound engineer, who became renowned for engineering and producing albums by the British rock bands Deep Purple, Rainbow, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath, and Iron Maiden.
Clive Burr was an English drummer. He was a member of Iron Maiden from 1979 to 1982.
Paul Andrews, better known by his stage name Paul Di'Anno, is a British singer who was the first vocalist to record with heavy metal band Iron Maiden, from 1977 to 1981.
The X Factor is the tenth studio album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 2 October 1995 through EMI. It is the first of two albums by the band to include Blaze Bayley, formerly of Wolfsbane, as vocalist, replacing Bruce Dickinson who left the band following their previous tour to pursue a solo career. The album takes a darker tone than the band's first nine releases, due to the lyrics being based on personal issues surrounding Steve Harris at the time, who was in the midst of a divorce. This is reflected in the cover artwork, which graphically depicts the band's mascot, Eddie, being vivisected by machine.
Brave New World is the twelfth studio album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 29 May 2000. It was their first studio release since the return of longtime lead singer Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian Smith in 1999, as well as the band's first studio recording as a six-piece, as Janick Gers, who replaced Smith in 1990, remained with the band.
Maiden Japan, also known as Heavy Metal Army, is a live EP by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. The title is a pun of Deep Purple's live album Made in Japan.
Fear of the Dark is the ninth studio album released by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden. Released on 11 May 1992, it was their third studio release to top the UK albums chart and the last to feature Bruce Dickinson as the group's lead vocalist until his return in 1999.
Virtual XI(pronounced: Virtual Eleven) is the eleventh studio album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 23 March 1998. It is the band's second and final album with Blaze Bayley on vocals.
Edward the Great: The Greatest Hits is Iron Maiden's third "best-of album", originally released on 4 November 2002. In contrast to other works by the group collecting together songs from different albums, such as Best of the Beast, Edward the Great includes no tracks with performances with vocalist Paul Di'Anno; however, material from when Blaze Bayley fronted the band were included.
A Real Dead One is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, recorded in 1992/93 at concerts across Europe, and released on 25 October 1993. This album features songs from the very beginning of the band's career (1975) through the Powerslave era (1984), while counterpart A Real Live One only contains songs from the post-Powerslave albums.
Live at Donington is a live album by the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, documenting their second headlining appearance at the Monsters of Rock festival at Donington Park, a motorsport circuit located near Castle Donington. The concert took place on 22 August 1992 during the Fear of the Dark Tour in front of a crowd of almost 80,000. It was originally only released as a limited edition triple vinyl set, with a 2 disc CD release only in Brazil, Canada, Holland, Italy, South Korea, UK and Japan, but became a regular part of the band's CD catalogue with the 1998 reissues. It was also issued on VHS under the title Donington Live 1992.
The Essential Iron Maiden is the fourth greatest hits compilation by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 5 July 2005. Released exclusively in North America, it is part of Sony Music Entertainment's The Essential series. Contrary to other releases from this series, the track listing is presented in reverse-chronological order.
Ed Hunter is a greatest hits album and video game released in 1999 by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden and Synthetic Dimensions respectively. The game objective consists of following Iron Maiden's mascot, Eddie, through various levels depicting the band's past album covers. The accompanying CDs have the group's most popular songs, as selected by fans on the band's official website.
Beast over Hammersmith is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 4 November 2002. Recorded 20 years previously, during The Beast On The Road tour at the Hammersmith Odeon, the footage was specially co-produced and mixed by Steve Harris and Doug Hall to be a part of the Eddie's Archive box set. Even though this album contains material from The Number of the Beast, it was actually recorded two days prior to its release.
Best of the 'B' Sides is a compilation of B-sides by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 4 November 2002 as part of the Eddie's Archive box set. Each track was remastered and the set came with a running commentary from Rod Smallwood. It covers all of their singles from their first to 2000's "Out of the Silent Planet", although several of the band's original B-sides were excluded from the collection: "Total Eclipse", "Mission From 'Arry" ; "Bayswater Ain't a Bad Place to Be" ; and "I Live My Way". Also missing are the band's cover of Thin Lizzy's "Massacre" and a number of live B-sides.
A Real Live Dead One is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released in 1998. The album tracks were recorded at different venues across Europe during the Fear of the Dark Tour of 1992 and the Real Live Tour of 1993.
"Man on the Edge" is a single from the Iron Maiden album The X Factor released in 1995. The song is based on the film Falling Down, starring Michael Douglas. It was the first single the band released with Blaze Bayley on vocals.
"Virus" is a single from Iron Maiden, released in 1996. It is the first single since 1980's "Women in Uniform" that does not appear on any official Iron Maiden studio album. It was, however, featured as a brand new track on the band's first ever career retrospective — 1996's double-disc Best of the Beast. It is the only Iron Maiden song to be credited to both of the band's guitarists. It has never been performed live by Iron Maiden, but Blaze Bayley performed it several times in his solo career. Lyrically, the song warns of rising business corruption in an increasingly Internet-dependent world.
"Futureal" is a single from the Iron Maiden album Virtual XI, released in 1998. It is the last single by the band to feature vocalist Blaze Bayley, as he parted ways with the band in February 1999.
BBC Archives is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 4 November 2002 as part of the Eddie's Archive box set. It is a collection of songs from three live shows and one live radio broadcast, recorded by the BBC between 1979 and 1988.
The Art of Control is the eighth studio solo album by Peter Frampton and the album was first released in 1982 on A&M Records, his last for the label.
From Fear to Eternity: The Best of 1990–2010 is a compilation album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, containing a selection of songs originally released on the eight studio albums from No Prayer for the Dying to The Final Frontier. The title is lifted from the 1992 single, "From Here to Eternity", although it is not featured in this release.