FROM THE VAULT: Live in New York 1983

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In 1983 Iron Maiden released their fourth album Piece of Mind, followed by the magnificent World Piece Tour, a tour that saw the band headline in the US for the first time. Here you can view the band in all their glory filmed at the Nassau Veterans Coliseum, Long Island, New York, 1983.

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FUN FACTS: The Soundhouse Tapes recorded as a five piece?

Outside the local pub, The Clarendon Arms Iron Maiden, December 31st 1978, right next to Spaceward Studios were The Soundhouse Tapes were recorded. From left to right: Paul Di'Anno, Paul Cairns with his dog, Nelson, Dave Murray, Steve Harris and Doug Sampson.

Iron Maiden outside The Clarendon Arms, December 31st 1978, right next to Spaceward Studios were The Soundhouse Tapes were recorded. From left to right: Paul Di’Anno, Paul Cairns (with his dog, Nelson), Dave Murray, Steve Harris and Doug Sampson. Photo: Spaceward Studios

The official story is that the legendary Spaceward demo was Iron Maiden‘s only recording as a four piece. Recent information suggest that it isn’t really so.

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