List of Iron Maiden tribute albums

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This is a list of albums recorded in tribute to the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

The Maiden Years Volume 1 - Tribute To Iron Maiden[edit]

The Maiden Years Volume 1 - Tribute To Iron Maiden
Compilation album by various artists
Released1996
GenreHeavy metal
Length49:29
LabelSum Records

Track listing

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Can I Play With Madness"Steve Overland3:25
2."2 Minutes to Midnight"Steve Grimmett5:52
3."Wrathchild"Paul Di'Anno2:55
4."Hallowed Be Thy Name"Doogie White6:54
5."Running Free"Paul Di'Anno3:10
6."The Evil That Men Do"Doogie White4:24
7."Phantom of the Opera"Paul Di'Anno6:51
8."The Number of the Beast"Steve Grimmett4:31
9."Iron Maiden"Paul Di'Anno3:47
10."Run to the Hills"Steve Overland3:34
11."The Trooper"Gary John Barden4:06

Made in Tribute: A Tribute to the Best Band in a Whole Goddamn World![edit]

Made in Tribute: A Tribute to the Best Band in a Whole Goddamn World!
Compilation album by various artists
Released1998
GenreHeavy metal
Length71:53
LabelAdrenaline Records

Made in Tribute: A Tribute to the Best Band in a Whole Goddamn World! is the first tribute compilation to Iron Maiden and features covers from established bands such as Arch Enemy, Therion and In Flames.

Track listing

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Aces High"Arch Enemy4:24
2."2 Minutes to Midnight"Decameron6:23
3."Children of the Damned"Therion4:29
4."Die With Your Boots On"Armageddon5:32
5."Wasted Years"Nocturnal Rites4:58
6."Wrathchild"Sadist2:29
7."The Trooper"Lord Belial3:42
8."The Evil That Men Do"Naglfar4:43
9."22 Acacia Avenue"Dark Tranquility6:04
10."Murders in the Rue Morgue"In Flames3:09

A Call to Irons[edit]

A Call to Irons
Compilation album by various artists
ReleasedMay 5, 1998
GenreDeath metal, black metal, doom metal, heavy metal, blackened death metal
Length71:53
LabelDwell Ministries

A Call to Irons is one of the earlier tribute albums released to honour the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. It includes a diverse collection of bands ranging from power metal bands like Steel Prophet to extreme progressive metal bands like Opeth.

Track listing

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Ides of March/Purgatory"Steel Prophet5:27
2."Powerslave"Ancient Wisdom5:54
3."The Trooper"Vital Remains4:06
4."Genghis Khan"Angel Corpse3:27
5."Hallowed Be Thy Name"Solitude Aeturnus7:34
6."Phantom of the Opera"New Eden6:35
7."Remember Tomorrow"Opeth5:01
8."To Tame a Land"Morgion10:06
9."Strange World"Evoken7:00
10."Rime of the Ancient Mariner"Opera IX13:03
11."Transylvania"Absu3:42

Transilvania 666[edit]

Transilvania 666'
Compilation album by various artists
ReleasedNovember 16, 1999
GenreHeavy metal
LabelLocomotive Music

Transilvania 666 is a tribute album to the heavy metal band Iron Maiden by various Spanish bands, released in 1999.

Track listing

Disc 1:

  1. "Run to the Hills" (Avalanch)
  2. "Flight of Icarus" (Tierra Santa)
  3. "Charlotte the Harlot" (Lujuria)
  4. "The Evil That Men Do" (Azrael)
  5. "Wasted Years" (Skunk D.F)
  6. "Wrathchild" (Grass)
  7. "Fear of the Dark" (Demonios)
  8. "Revelations" (Twilight)

Disc 2:

  1. "Strange World" (Mägo de Oz)
  2. "The Trooper" (Easy Rider)
  3. "Phantom of the Opera" (Ankhara)
  4. "Powerslave" (Piramid)
  5. "Running Free" (Tea)
  6. "Holy Smoke" (Aerobitch)
  7. "Moonchild" (Sentinel)
  8. "Children of the Damned" (Dracon)

A Call to Irons Vol. 2[edit]

A Call to Irons Vol. 2: A Tribute to Iron Maiden
Compilation album by various artists
ReleasedJanuary 26th, 1999
GenreHeavy metal
Length58:45
LabelDwell

For the second Call to Irons tribute album, Dwell used an all American line up with mainly progressive/heavy/power bands. A lot of the bands featured on this album are now defunct and had few if any original releases.

Track listing

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Invaders"Engrave3:15
2."Gangland"Steel Prophet3:52
3."Iron Maiden"From The Depths3:37
4."Total Eclipse"Terror4:19
5."Wrathchild"Acheron2:51
6."Revelations"Possessions6:06
7."Killers"Ion Vein5:18
8."Where Eagles Dare"Mystic Force6:12
9."2 Minutes to Midnight"Deceased5:45
10."Public Enema Number One"October 313:51
11."Sea of Madness"Prototype5:52
12."Children of the Damned"Diesel MacHine4:38
13."Sanctuary"Abattoir3:10

The Maiden Years Volume 2 - Tribute To Iron Maiden[edit]

The Maiden Years Volume 2 - Tribute To Iron Maiden
Compilation album by various artists
Released2001
GenreHeavy metal
LabelSum Records

Track listing

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter"Doogie White 
2."Murders In The Rue Morgue"Paul Di'Anno 
3."Aces High"Steve Grimmett 
4."Flight Of Icarus"Steve Overland 
5."Wasted Years"Steve Grimmett 
6."Remember Tomorrow"Paul Di'Anno 
7."The Clairvoyant"Doogie White 
8."The Prisoner"Steve Overland 
9."Sanctuary"Paul Di'Anno 
10."Powerslave"Steve Grimmett 
11."Killers"Paul Di'Anno 
12."Fear Of The Dark"Bernie Shaw 

Numbers from the Beast[edit]

Numbers from the Beast
Compilation album by various artists
ReleasedOctober 11, 2005
GenreHeavy metal
LabelRykodisc
ProducerBob Kulick
Brett Chassen

Numbers from the Beast is a tribute album to Iron Maiden that was released in 2005. It celebrated the band's 25th anniversary of the release of their debut album. The songs are performed by some of the leading names in heavy metal. The album is produced by Bob Kulick and Brett Chassen. The cover-art was made by Derek Riggs, creator of Maiden's mascot Eddie. Track three features former Iron Maiden lead vocalist Paul Di'Anno, who sang on the original version of the song. It used the "All-Star" Formation after the release of Roadrunner Records's "Roadrunner United", with the same premise.

Track listing

No.TitlePersonnelLength
1."Run to the Hills"4:05
2."Wasted Years"5:32
3."Wrathchild"3:17
4."Flight of Icarus"4:10
5."Fear of the Dark"8:30
6."The Trooper"4:06
7."Aces High"4:58
8."2 Minutes to Midnight"6:22
9."Can I Play with Madness"4:16
10."The Evil That Men Do"5:27
11."The Wicker Man"5:10

Slave to the Power[edit]

Slave to the Power: The Iron Maiden Tribute
Compilation album by various artists
ReleasedMarch 7, 2000
RecordedMay 22, 1998-September 2, 1999
Length130:11
LabelMeteor City

Slave to the Power is a tribute album to Iron Maiden.

Track listing

Disc 1
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Another Life"Solace4:34
2."Children of the Damned"Sebastian Bach4:36
3."Remember Tomorrow"Crowbar7:00
4."Wrathchild"Archie Bunker & John Perez3:28
5."Powerslave"Dofka7:22
6."Moonchild"Shallow4:38
7."Total Eclipse"Warhorse6:08
8."Flight of Icarus"Ian Perry & Kamelot4:10
9."The Trooper"Holy Mother4:13
10."Aces High"Electric Frankenstein4:43
11."Purgatory"Wardog3:21
12."The Evil That Men Do"Conquest6:07
13."Alexander the Great"Eleventh Hour8:21
Disc 2
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Running Free"Iron Savior3:12
2."The Number of the Beast"Tchort5:33
3."Stranger in a Strange Land"Error Seven5:31
4."Invaders"Rotors to Rust3:47
5."Murders in the Rue Morgue"Cosmosquad with Ray Alder4:32
6."The Trooper"Höyry-Kone3:55
7."Wasted Years"Fates Prophecy5:04
8."Innocent Exile"Eternal Elysium4:49
9."Revelations"Pharoah6:50
10."The Prisoner"Las Cruces6:13
11."Where Eagles Dare"The Quill6:21
12."The Prophecy"Solstice5:34
13."Run to the Hills"John West with Chris Caffery3:56

Notes[edit]

Slave to the Power was also released as a single disc version in Japan (JVC/Victor, 2000) and South Korea (Sail Productions/Pony Canyon Korea, 2000) omitting various songs. 8 songs were licensed by Nuclear Blast for a bonus CD included with the European version of A Tribute to the Beast, Vol. 2 (2003). A 2-CD/gatefold double vinyl version containing a total of 20 was released by Century Media subsidiary People Like You Records in 2003. Russian label CD Maximum issued a 2-disc version in 2003 with all 26 songs that appeared on the original Meteor City release.

A Tribute to the Beast[edit]

A Tribute to the Beast
Compilation album by various artists
Released2002
Recorded2002
GenreHeavy metal
Thrash metal
Death metal
Power metal
Black metal
LabelNuclear Blast

A Tribute to the Beast is a tribute album to the heavy metal band Iron Maiden that was released in 2002.

Track listing

  1. "The Ides of March / Purgatory" (Steel Prophet)
  2. "Aces High" (Children of Bodom)
  3. "The Trooper" (Rage) (Onmyouza in Japanese version).
  4. "Hallowed Be Thy Name" (Cradle of Filth)
  5. "Running Free" (Grave Digger)
  6. "Prowler" (Burden of Grief)
  7. "Die With Your Boots On" (Sonata Arctica)
  8. "Children of the Damned" (Therion)
  9. "Transylvania" (Iced Earth)
  10. "Remember Tomorrow" (Opeth)
  11. "The Number of the Beast" (Sinergy)
  12. "Stranger in a Strange Land" (Disbelief)
  13. "Flight of Icarus" (Tierra Santa)
  14. "22 Acacia Avenue" (Dark Tranquillity)
  15. "Wrathchild" (Six Feet Under)
  16. "Powerslave" (Darkane)

A Tribute to the Beast, Vol. 2[edit]

A Tribute to the Beast Vol.2
Compilation album by various artists
Released2003
Recorded2003
GenreHeavy metal
Thrash metal
Death metal
Power metal
Black metal
LabelNuclear Blast

A Tribute to the Beast, Vol. 2 is a tribute album to the heavy metal band Iron Maiden that was released in 2003.

Track listing

  1. "Killers" (Destruction)
  2. "The Trooper" (Sentenced)
  3. "2 Minutes to Midnight" (Primal Fear)
  4. "Wasted Years" (Thunderstone)
  5. "Wrathchild" (Stuck Mojo & Devin Townsend)
  6. "Remember Tomorrow" (Anthrax)
  7. "Iron Maiden" (Tankard)
  8. "Moonchild" (Necrophobic)
  9. "Strange World" (Mägo De Oz)
  10. "Déjà Vu" (Wolf)
  11. "Sanctuary" (Mystic Prophecy)
  12. "Fear of the Dark" (Graveworm)
  13. "Revelations" (live) (Therion)
  14. "Hallowed Be Thy Name" (Iced Earth)
  15. "Children of the Damned" (Sebastian Bach)
  16. "Run to the Hills" (John West & Chris Caffery)
  17. "Murders in the Rue Morgue" (Cosmosquad & Ray Alder)
  18. "Flight of Icarus" (Ian Perry & Kamelot)
  19. "Another Life" (Solace)
  20. "Alexander The Great" (Eleventh Hour)
  21. "Purgatory" (Wardog)
  22. "Running Free" (Iron Savior)

Food for Thought[edit]

Food for Thought: Now That's What I Call 'Kin' Music
Compilation album by various artists
ReleasedJuly 2005
Recorded2003-2005
GenreHeavy metal, thrash metal, alternative rock, punk rock, jazz, disco, country
Length71:03
LabelBook of Hours Antitainment
ProducerHenrik Johansson & Mattias Reinholdsson

Food for Thought is an Iron Maiden tribute album with a slightly different take on the band's music. It was released in July 2005[1] after having been worked on for two years by Swedes Henrik Johansson and Mattias Reinholdsson. It features mainly Johansson and Reinholdsson doing different genre versions of Iron Maiden songs with contributions from musician friends and acquaintances. The intention with the tribute was to make it sound like the covers were done by a bunch of very different bands which might explain the album's left field take on some of the songs.

Track listing

  1. "Be Quick or Be Dead"
  2. "Twilight Zone"
  3. "22 Acacia Avenue" (feat. Gabriela Kulka)
  4. "The Angel and the Gambler"
  5. "The Mercenary"
  6. "The Trooper" (feat. LG Petrov of Entombed)
  7. "Fortunes of War"
  8. "Blood on the World's Hands"
  9. "Stranger in a Strange Land"
  10. "Flash of the Blade"
  11. "Wildest Dreams"
  12. "Futureal"
  13. "The Nomad"
  14. "Sanctuary" (feat. Björn Flodkvist, Enter the Hunt, ex. Candlemass)
  15. "Innocent Exile"
  16. "Public Enema Number One"
  17. "Heaven Can Wait"
  18. "Burning Ambition" (feat. Bo Lindberg of Hoven Droven)
  19. "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son"

The Piano Tribute to Iron Maiden[edit]

The Piano Tribute to Iron Maiden
Studio album by Scott Lavender
Released2 August 2005
Recorded2005
Genrepiano
instrumental music
Length61:39
LabelVitamin Records

The Piano Tribute to Iron Maiden is a tribute album to the heavy metal band Iron Maiden that was released on 2 August 2005,[2] from Vitamin Records, a label located in Los Angeles California. It is described as "a symphony that sounds perfect on every track when played on piano"[2]

Recorded in early 2005 by the pianist and conductor Scott Lavender.

Track listing

  1. "2 Minutes to Midnight" – 6:33
  2. "Wasted Years" – 5:11
  3. "Can I Play with Madness" – 3:46
  4. "The Trooper" – 4:54
  5. "Brave New World" – 5:04
  6. "Run to the Hills" – 3:49
  7. "Caught Somewhere in Time" – 5:55
  8. "Aces High" – 4:46
  9. "Hallowed Be Thy Name" – 6:55
  10. "Flight of Icarus" – 3:55
  11. "Number of the Beast" – 6:02
  12. "Eddie's Lament" (Original track) – 4:49

Maiden Heaven[edit]

Maiden Heaven
Compilation album by various artists
Released16 July 2008
Recorded2008
GenreHeavy metal
Thrash metal
Alternative rock
Punk rock
Length74:03
ProducerKerrang!

Maiden Heaven: A Tribute to Iron Maiden is a tribute album to the heavy metal band Iron Maiden that was released on 16 July 2008,[3] as a free gift with Kerrang! Issue 1219. It is described as "our tribute to Iron Maiden, which features exclusive covers by Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Coheed & Cambria, Trivium, Machine Head and Dream Theater" on the Kerrang! website.[4]

Between May 14 and May 26, Kerrang! ran a competition to determine the cover of their tribute CD Maiden Heaven.[5] The entrants were told to interpret the concept in any way they wanted, and using any tools they could. The winner would receive a year's subscription to Kerrang! and their art would feature on the cover.

On June 18, Felipe Franco from Bogota, Colombia was announced as the winner, and his entry (Eddie as an angel who has burst into flame, in a landscape of ash) was displayed on the Kerrang! website.[4]

Track listing

  1. "Prowler" (Black Tide) – 3:53
  2. "Remember Tomorrow" (Metallica) – 5:46
  3. "Flash of the Blade" (Avenged Sevenfold) – 4:00
  4. "2 Minutes to Midnight" (Glamour of the Kill) – 5:38
  5. "The Trooper" (Coheed and Cambria) – 4:22
  6. "Wasted Years" (DevilDriver) – 5:00
  7. "Run to the Hills" (Sign) – 5:07
  8. "To Tame a Land" (Dream Theater) – 7:16
  9. "Caught Somewhere in Time" (Madina Lake) – 4:02
  10. "Wrathchild" (Gallows) – 2:40
  11. "Fear of the Dark" (Fightstar) – 7:13
  12. "Hallowed Be Thy Name" (Machine Head) – 7:26
  13. "Iron Maiden" (Trivium) – 3:42
  14. "Running Free" (Year Long Disaster) – 3:14
  15. "Brave New World" (Ghostlines) – 4:35

Volume 2[edit]

A new edition of Maiden Heaven was released in June 2016, accompanying issue 1623 of the magazine.[6]

Track listing

  1. "Running Free" (Stone Sour)
  2. "Speed of Light" (Reigning Days)
  3. "Hallowed Be Thy Name" (Escape the Fate)
  4. "Fear of The Dark" (Lonely the Brave)
  5. "For The Greater Good of God" (Trivium)
  6. "The Red and The Black" (Steven Battelle)
  7. "The Evil That Men Do" (Creeper)
  8. "The Number of The Beast" (Lower Than Atlantis)
  9. "Powerslave" (Anaal Nathrakh)
  10. "Aces High" (Cry Venom)
  11. "Sun and Steel" (Fozzy)
  12. "The Wicker Man" (Muncie Girls)
  13. "The Trooper" (Heck)
  14. "Remember Tomorrow" (Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats)
  15. "Wasted Years" (Anathema)

The Golden Beast[edit]

The Golden Beast: A Tribute from Colombia to Iron Maiden
Compilation album by various artists
Released2008
Recorded2008
GenreHeavy metal
LabelEMI Music
ProducerDeltaRecords - Julio Monroy

The Golden Beast is a tribute album to the heavy metal band Iron Maiden by various Colombian bands, released in 2008. The album was recorded by Julio Monroy at DeltaRecords studios in Bogota, Colombia. Juan Arbelaez from Evenpro was the commercial producer.

Track listing

  1. "Wasted Years" (Sigma)
  2. "Infinite Dreams" (Entropia)
  3. "The Evil That Men Do" (Legend Maker)
  4. "The Wicker Man" (Perpetual)
  5. "Aces High" (Noiszart)
  6. "Be Quick or Be Dead" (Introspeccion)
  7. "Can I Play With Madness" (Terra Sur)
  8. "Flight of Icarus" (Akash)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Food for Thought". Retrieved 2011-10-27.
  2. ^ a b [1]
  3. ^ Kerrang! Hear Maiden Heaven first! Archived 2009-02-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ a b Kerrang! Maiden Heaven artwork unveiled! Archived 2008-10-14 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Kerrang! Design K!'s Iron Maiden CD artwork Archived 2008-10-29 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ NEW ISSUE: K!1623: IRON MAIDEN PRESENT THE ULTIMATE DOWNLOAD PREVIEW