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Maiden Japan
Maiden Japan cover
EP by Iron Maiden
Released August 1981
Recorded March - July 1981 at Nakano Sun Plaza, (Tokyo) and Kosei Nenkin Hall, (Nagoya), Japan
Genre Heavy metal
Label Capitol Records
Producer Iron Maiden, Doug Hall
Professional reviews
Iron Maiden chronology
Killers
(1981)
Maiden Japan
(1981)
The Number of the Beast
(1982)
Alternate cover
Alternate "Venezuelan" cover
Alternate "Venezuelan" cover

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 off of Deep Purple's live album Made in Japan. Iron Maiden: Maiden Japan (cover) This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... // Extended play (EP) is the name typically given to vinyl records or CDs which contain more than one single but are too short to qualify as albums. ... This article is about the band. ... Tokyo ), the common English name for the Tokyo Metropolis ), is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and, unique among the prefectures, provides certain municipal services characteristic of a city. ... Nagoya ) is the fourth largest city in Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Heavy metal” redirects here. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... This article is about the band. ... Doug Hall is an inventor. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 2_stars. ... This article is about the band. ... For the Kiss album, see Killers (Kiss album). ... The Number of the Beast is a heavy metal album released in 1982 (see 1982 in music) by Iron Maiden on EMI in the UK and originally Harvest Records/Capitol Records in the U.S. (now on Sanctuary Records/Columbia Records). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... // Extended play (EP) is the name typically given to vinyl records or CDs which contain more than one single but are too short to qualify as albums. ... “Heavy metal” redirects here. ... This article is about the band. ... This article is about the rock band. ... // Many successful recording artists release at least one live album at some point during their career. ... Made in Japan is a live album by British hard rock band Deep Purple, released in December 1972. ...


There are at least two different versions of this EP; all were recorded Kosei Nenkin Hall in Nagoya on May 23, 1981. It was lead singer Paul Di'Anno's final recording with band, and features 5 tracks. The original Japanese pressing features only 4 tracks and the record speed is 45RPM is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... A singer is a musician who uses their voice to produce music. ... Paul Andrews (born 17 May 1958, in Chingford, Essex), better known as Paul DiAnno, was the first prominent vocalist in the band Iron Maiden from 1978 to 1981. ...


It was never the band's intention to release this album, but the Japanese wanted a live album. Noticeable is that the Venezuelan edition of the album has a different front cover artwork, depicting the band's mascot, Eddie, holding the decapitated head of singer Paul Di'Anno. That edition has become one of the most sought after collector's items for Iron Maiden fans. // Many successful recording artists release at least one live album at some point during their career. ... An album cover is a cover used to package commercial audio recordings such as the printed cardboard covers that were typically used to package 12 gramophone records from the 1960s through to the 1980s when the 12 record was the major format for distribution of popular music. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Decapitation (from Latin, caput, capitis, meaning head), or beheading, is the removal of a living organisms head. ... Paul Andrews (born 17 May 1958, in Chingford, Essex), better known as Paul DiAnno, was the first prominent vocalist in the band Iron Maiden from 1978 to 1981. ...


The version of "Remember Tomorrow" that appears on this EP was included as a b-side to the single of "The Number of the Beast", albeit with Bruce Dickinson's vocals overdubbed in place of Di'Anno's.


Track listing

  1. "Running Free"
  2. "Remember Tomorrow"
  3. "Wrathchild" (US, Canada, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil editions)
  4. "Killers"
  5. "Innocent Exile"

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Maiden Japan, also known as Heavy Metal Army, is a live EP by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.
There are at least two different versions of this EP; all were recorded Kosei Nenkin Hall in Nagoya on May 23, 1981.
Noticeable is that the Venezuelan edition of the album has a different front cover artwork, depicting the band's mascot, Eddie, holding the decapitated head of singer Paul Di'Anno.
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