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The latest album released by Iron Maiden is Nights Of The Dead: Legacy Of The Beast Live. This album was released 11/20/2020.

The best album credited to Iron Maiden is The Number Of The Beast which is ranked number 283 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 7,027.

Iron Maiden is ranked number 105 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 23,911.

Iron Maiden official website: http://www.ironmaiden.com

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POWERSLAVE (Iron Maiden Tribute) w/Fade To Blackened (Metallica Tribute)
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Iron Maiden best albums

The following albums by Iron Maiden are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1982
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1984
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1988
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Total albums: 30. Page 1 of 3

This may not be a complete discography for Iron Maiden.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Iron Maiden bestography composition

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1960s 0 0%
1970s 0 0%
1980s 9 0%
1990s 8 0%
2000s 7 0%
2010s 5 0%
2020s 1 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 29 97%
Yes 1 3%
Live? Albums %
No 18 60%
Yes 12 40%

Iron Maiden best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 90 (262 votes)Comments: 8
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(from the album The Number Of The Beast)
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Rating: 89 (166 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Piece Of Mind)
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Rating: 88 (185 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Powerslave)
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Rating: 88 (110 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Somewhere In Time)
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Rating: 88 (258 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Number Of The Beast)
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Rating: 88 (188 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Powerslave)
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Rating: 88 (121 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Iron Maiden)
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Rating: 87 (173 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Powerslave)
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Rating: 87 (105 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Fear Of The Dark)
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Rating: 87 (159 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Powerslave)
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Rating: 86 (110 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Piece Of Mind)
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Rating: 86 (36 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Dance Of Death)
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Rating: 86 (76 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Somewhere In Time)
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Rating: 86 (115 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Piece Of Mind)
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Rating: 86 (201 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Number Of The Beast)
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Rating: 85 (25 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Dance Of Death)
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Rating: 85 (67 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Brave New World)
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Rating: 85 (106 votes)Comments: 0
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Iron Maiden ratings

Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 162 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 5% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 78.8/100, a mean average of 77.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.1/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 20.1.

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From 03/10/2021 02:15
One of the best metal bands ever. They're just not for me
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From 02/24/2020 20:38
Paul Di’Anno years are simply perfection. Raspy-voiced singer brought elements of punk stylings to Maiden.

Debut Iron Maiden and follow up Killers remain necessities in anyone’s collection. Softer songs like Prodigal Son and Remember Tomorrow harken back to Priest’s Last Rose of Summer and exhibit a musicianship never heard again from the quintet. Their heavy early songs such as Phantom of the Opera, Transylvania, Prowler, Killers, Drifter, Purgatory and Wrathchild left an indelible mark with a progressive metal sound on future speed- and thrash metal groups.

Clive Burr was a terrific drummer for the band.
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From 12/18/2019 01:44
Not as heavy as I was expecting. I was never allowed to listen to them as a kid, so all I knew was the Eddie album covers. By the time I snuck them, they weren't as demonic or head-pounding as the hype had told me. Despite this, they are a seminal metal band, and they are epic live.
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From 09/01/2019 16:22
They found a gallop metal
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From 01/21/2018 13:03
I'm obviously one of the rare guys who likes all of their phases. DiAnno era is the most energetic era they'd had, punkish and splendid. The debut and Killers are stone cold classics and for a good reason. Next 5 albums and Live After Death are their golden era. Sure, No Prayer - Virtual XI streak isn't the best, but all 4 albums from that time are ok, not bad, and each and every one has some fantastic songs. How can you hate Bayley when he sang The Sign Of The Cross, Lord Of The Flies, Man On The Edge, Futureal, The Clansman... All 5 imo some of their best songs. From Brave New World till this day, only Dance of Death is a tad weaker, and The Final Frontier + The Book of Souls are as good as anything they'd released in the 80s. Maybe because I like prog? Make sure you give their albums you don't like a second and a third listen, they're worth it! and btw, did I say they're one of my favourite bands ever?
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From 11/17/2017 12:47
The number one iconic Heavy Metal band. Maiden saved my life back in 1982, as they released Number Of The Beast. Their first seven albums are simply one of the best and important Heavy Metal releases, especially their debut album, the mentioned Number Of The Beast and Powerslave. Though they have released some weaker, or lets say uninspired albums later on, I will love them til the day I die. Up The Irons!
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From 05/24/2017 18:58
I am going to probably get slammed for my opinion but I find Iron Maiden at times a compelling band with some really good albums, but also at times especially on their more recent albums plenty of boring material as well. As they have become more and more of a progressive band, I have gotten to where I care less and less.
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From 07/02/2016 14:28
If you pur together 15 songs of every band in history, just a few could challenge Iron Maiden. It's a shame they couldn't keep the great work after the 80s
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From 04/28/2016 16:24
Hallowed be thy name best metal song ever, one of the best of all time sure! I love Rime of the Ancient Mariner too, so strange and atmospheric, splendid lyrics
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