The Number Of The Beast (studio album) by Iron Maiden

The Number Of The Beast
The Number Of The Beast by Iron Maiden
Year: 1982
Overall rank: 284th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 863 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 1982 (2nd)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1980s (35th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (284th)
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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 863 votes)
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11/20/2020 17:53 thekingofashes  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 30987/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.3/100, a mean average of 78.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.9.

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From 09/11/2020 02:00
Metal gold. A staple in any hard rock/metal collection. Title track & 'Hallowed be Thy Name' being two of the all time best ever metal tracks. A major step forward enlisting Bruce on vocals. The first of the golden Maiden era.
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From 06/07/2020 02:12
A controversial album with the title track. It is such a phenomenal song , actually a song about a scary dream and not Satan worship. This is the peak of 80’s metal. A great album
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From 05/22/2020 20:11
A game changer for Iron Maiden and for metal music in general.

My favourite album from my favourite band.

Top track: Hallowed Be Thy Name
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85/100
From 05/08/2020 07:28
One of their best album
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80/100
From 04/19/2020 17:15
Highlights:

Run To The Hills
Hallowed Be Thy Name
The Number Of The Beast
Children Of The Damned
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From 01/12/2020 20:44
Bruce Dickinson was a perfect fit for Maiden in his debut. He along w/ Rob Halford are 2 of the greatest metal singers.
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From 12/18/2019 02:10
Really good metal, but to be honest, not as good as Powerslave.
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From 08/24/2019 07:32
There's a reason this album is considered a landmark and a standard in heavy metal music. I dunno if it's Maiden's best, but goddamn is it one of their most memorable offerings.
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From 06/27/2019 20:12
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Best metal album
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From 12/27/2018 15:24
Iron Maiden brincou com sua alcunha para trazer um dos maiores clássicos do Heavy Metal de todos os tempos. Reconhecidos por todos.
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1. Thriller by Michael Jackson
2. The Number Of The Beast by Iron Maiden
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