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On May 29, 2000.

On May 29, 2000, “EMI” label released “Brave New World”, the twelfth Iron Maiden studio album. It was recorded July 1999 – April 2000, at “Guillaume Tell Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Kevin Shirley and Steve Harris.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Dickinson– lead vocals
  • Dave Murray– guitar
  • Adrian Smith– guitar
  • Janick Gers– guitar
  • Steve Harris– bass, keyboards
  • Nicko McBrain– drums
  • Kevin Shirley– engineer, mixing
  • Denis Caribaux – second engineer
  • Nicolas Meyer, Rory Romano – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Bova– orchestration
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Derek Riggs, Steve Stone– sleeve illustration
  • Peacock – sleeve design, sleeve concept
  • Dean Karr– photography

Track listing:

  1. The Wicker Man – Adrian Smith, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson
  2. Ghost of the Navigator – Janick Gers, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
  3. Brave New World – Dave Murray, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson
  4. Blood Brothers – Steve Harris
  5. The Mercenary – Janick Gers, Steve Harris
  6. Dream of Mirrors – Janick Gers, Steve Harris
  7. The Fallen Angel – Adrian Smith, Steve Harris
  8. The Nomad – Dave Murray, Steve Harris
  9. Out of the Silent Planet – Janick Gers, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
  10. The Thin Line Between Love and Hate – Dave Murray, Steve Harris
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On September 3, 1984.

On September 3, 1984, “EMI” label released “Powerslave”, the fifth Iron Maiden studio album. It was recorded February – June 1984, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas, and was produced by Martin Birch. In 2017, it was ranked at number 38 at “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Dickinson– lead vocals
  • Dave Murray– guitar
  • Adrian Smith– guitar
  • Steve Harris– bass guitar
  • Nicko McBrain– drums
  • Martin Birch– engineer, mixing
  • Frank Gibson, Bruce Buchhalter – assistant engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Derek Riggs– sleeve design, sleeve concept, sleeve illustration
  • Moshe Brakha – photography
  • Rod Smallwood– management, sleeve design, sleeve concept
  • Andy Taylor– management

Track listing:

  1. Aces High – Steve Harris
  2. 2 Minutes to Midnight – Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson
  3. Losfer Words (Big ‘Orra) – Steve Harris
  4. Flash of the Blade – Bruce Dickinson
  5. The Duellists – Steve Harris
  6. Back in the Village – Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson
  7. Powerslave – Buce Dickinson
  8. Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Steve Harris