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Iron Maiden: The Number Of The Beast (EMI)****1/2

Garry Bushell, Sounds, 27 March 1982

DREAMS DON'T come true too often so when they do it's worth making a song and dance about them. The Steve Harris story is a good example, a fan who forged his own band in his teen heroes' image and then led them on to overshadow the oldtimers. After all, when was the last time there was an HM single as good as 'Run To The Hills' in the Top Ten?

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