Killers (studio album) by Iron Maiden

Killers
Killers by Iron Maiden
Year: 1981
Overall rank: 1,320th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 370 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1981 (17th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (209th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,320th)
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Iron Maiden bestography

Killers is ranked 6th best out of 29 albums by Iron Maiden on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Iron Maiden is The Number Of The Beast which is ranked number 279 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 7,044.

Iron Maiden album bestography « Higher ranked (1,112th) This album (1,320th) Lower ranked (1,356th) »
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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 370 votes)
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10/16/2020 20:53 fabm0  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,29861/100
 
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09/13/2020 19:51 saltysurprise  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,17284/100

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This album is rated in the top 5% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.9/100, a mean average of 75.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.0.

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85/100
From 09/11/2020 03:35
Not as strong as there debut but still with a lot of great songs. A few of them have a bit of a same feel about them and Di'Anno's vocals aren't quite up to par as with the first album. But still a great album which deserves to be about where it seems to be placed in the rankings of Maiden albums. There's a few that are better, there are more that are worse.
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From 05/01/2019 02:28
2nd best Maiden album.
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75/100
From 02/03/2019 14:41
Release date: February 2, 1981
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85/100
From 01/09/2019 20:22
O álbum mais poderosa da primeira fase do Iron Maiden. Forte, rápido e brilhantemente executado!
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75/100
From 11/15/2018 10:57
I much prefer the first album, I only really like 'Wrathchild' on this one. 'Better' production is one of the problems but the main one is that most of these tracks are too fast. 'Prodigal Son' is the only track that does not sound like they are in a race, you've guessed it I am no fan of thrash metal either.
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90/100
From 12/28/2016 17:30
I like all of their phases, even the Blaze Bayley one (well, partly at least). Fierce, energetic, punk-like and imaginative. One of their best overally
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70/100
From 06/24/2016 16:53
Killers, is a massive improvement on the debut in my opinion. Better production, tighter songs(although there are more out and out Maiden classics on the first record) in, wrathchild, and, murders in the rue morgue. Classic metal.
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85/100
From 03/26/2016 02:21
My favourite of the albums with Paul Di'Anno on the vocals.
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65/100
From 10/26/2014 20:36
Slightly better than the 1st album for me, best tracks here 'Killers'and'Wrathchild'..best piece of Maiden art though.
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From 03/26/2014 21:28
powerful, fiery, earnest.
this record shows hints of what was to come.
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1. Moving Pictures by Rush
2. Computerwelt [Computer World] by Kraftwerk
3. Discipline by King Crimson
4. My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts by Brian Eno & David Byrne
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