Iron Maiden: Best British Album
2012-05-28 by dunksman23 | 76 Comments

Iron Maiden's "The Number of the Beast" has been voted the best British album of the past 60 years, according to 50,000 HMV voters.

Iron Maiden have sneaked past Pink Floyd, The Beatles and all other British artists in claiming this accolade.

The Top Ten British Records from the Past Sixty Years (click the link to see all sixty records):


1. Iron Maiden / The Number of the Beast (9.18%)
2. Depeche Mode / Violator (6.30%)
3. The Beatles / Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (5.69%)
4. The Beatles / Abbey Road (5.67%)
5. Pink Floyd / The Dark Side of the Moon (5.23%)
6. The Beatles / Revolver (4.01%)
7. Queen / A Night at the Opera (3.98%)
8. Oasis / (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? (3.91%)
9. Adele / 21 (3.07%) (really, UK? REALLY?! Editor's note: Metal Hammer's emphasis, not ours)
10. The Beatles / White Album (2.60%)

http://www.metalhammer.co.uk/news/its-official-iron-maiden-are-better-than-led-zeppelin-and-the-beatles-number-of-the-beast-voted-best-british-album-of-the-past-60-years/



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HSThomas
May 28th 2012

668 Comments


Awesome. m/

londoncalling457
May 28th 2012

2565 Comments


up the irons m/

fulgrim
May 28th 2012

1542 Comments


They deserve it really, awesome band.

DominionMM1
May 28th 2012

8848 Comments


And Oasis is at #8? lol


Number isn't even the best British album of the last 30 years.



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YetAnotherBrick
May 28th 2012

4339 Comments


niiiiice

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Ovrot
May 28th 2012

10255 Comments


Best news all year

sixdegrees
May 28th 2012

15785 Comments


unexpected, but sweet.

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AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
May 28th 2012

16126 Comments


It's only a poll. I mean, hell, Adele's 21 made it in the top ten.

TronaldDump
May 28th 2012

419 Comments


Amazing band, but this poll is laughable. Depeche Mode - Violator beat out Abbey Road and Dark Side of the Moon ffs.

rockandmetaljunkie
May 28th 2012

3302 Comments


Rightfully so, but the concluding results are hilarious.
Sabbath on the 16th spot ?
wtf...

Tyrael
May 28th 2012

20440 Comments


Number of the beast isn't even their best fuck this

Twelve51
May 28th 2012

108 Comments


This is news? Some stupid online poll or something?

bloc
May 28th 2012

34499 Comments


Holy fuck Depeche Mode at number 2? That's what I'm happy about!

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expire
May 28th 2012

162 Comments


i signed up to say that this is whack

FearThyEvil9
May 28th 2012

11395 Comments


Maiden lives on.

CrackeTheSkull
May 28th 2012

718 Comments


Great now fuck their corpses death to false metal.

TheNotrap
May 28th 2012

7821 Comments


UP THE IRONS!

captaincrunch11
May 28th 2012

1194 Comments


m/

LegendofPittman
May 28th 2012

2936 Comments


hmmm, mixed feelings.

Storm In A Teacup
May 28th 2012

12688 Comments


Most pointless news of the year. Shit's stupid.

Realm
May 28th 2012

2074 Comments


yeah

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 28th 2012

48565 Comments


British people don't even like the beatles as much as us americans


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Realm
May 28th 2012

2074 Comments


british people listen to razor and the meat puppets

don't even realize what they have at home

Winrar
May 28th 2012

1722 Comments


m/

wacknizzle
May 28th 2012

11949 Comments


Good for Maiden and zee metalz.

Yeah, it's pretty american to like british bands more than the british.

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synysterend
May 28th 2012

44 Comments


Very nice

zaruyache
May 28th 2012

4847 Comments


Ugh why did this even get approved?

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Kris.
May 28th 2012

11408 Comments


because its music news?

Kris.
May 28th 2012

11408 Comments


trip 6 golf wang kill em all dont give a fuck

Kris.
May 28th 2012

11408 Comments


fuck adele ma nigga kill people burn shit fuck school ma nigga

MoosechriS
May 29th 2012

4646 Comments


Up the irons M/

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KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


metal lives fuck adeles plump ass

Parallels
May 29th 2012

6640 Comments


Adele's in the top 10 = list is not valid

props though for iron maiden

Nettorax
May 29th 2012

17 Comments


Powerslave is better.

maidenpmcc
May 29th 2012

1422 Comments


UP THE IRONS!!!!!!!!!!

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 29th 2012

20247 Comments


Are My Bloody Valentine even British?

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KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


we will never no

BigPleb
May 29th 2012

28764 Comments


Up The Irons! m/

Powerslave though...

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HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


far from the best. at least their pick didnt suck.

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


"Are My Bloody Valentine even British?"

no, they were from Ireland, but they moved to the UK and i think they recorded Loveless over there.

KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


depends where in ireland they were from or something i never went to geography classes but i know its crazy stuff

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


dublin is not in the UK. fuck u

KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


you little faggot i could swim to dublin right now i just dont WANA you are another googlin pussy who cant get busy with the fax so has to pretend to be smart haha i got a D in english bitch i know how to speak my langauge

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


whoa, im not messin with this guy

KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


im just gettin statred bicth

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


btw im an american so dont expect me to know that shit. fuck u

KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


typical american thinkin he knows shit whn he dont no shit you are stupid and dumb and i hate your face and kill your life

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


fuckin brit or wherever ur from drinkin tee and crumpets and calling football soccer, u guys have everything backwards over there learn how to do things right

KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


how dare you we let you free and gave you are language and you never give anything back no respect and just because you guys play hand egg doesnt mean football is sucks because football everywhere in the world cept usa because usa is too fat to play football

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


no its just that were actualy real men over here so we have the balls and fysical ability to play sports such as FOOTBALL thats right i called it FOOTBALL usa all fuckin day go america

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 29th 2012

20247 Comments


calling football soccer

um

EditTheSadParts
May 29th 2012

39 Comments


^This is argument is one of the most ridiculous things I've seen today.

EditTheSadParts
May 29th 2012

39 Comments


And it's funny as fuck


KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


u do realise hangegg is a puss version of rugby right i mean come on you arent that dumb are you or maybe you are! america is like england but fatter and gayer and WE GAVE U THE BEATLES

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 29th 2012

20247 Comments


suck our free healthcare

KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


yea and suck our small dicks

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 29th 2012

20247 Comments


I'm 1/2 french so I make up for that

KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


coward

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


yeah and soccer is just a puss version of ballet, why dont u do some twirls on your tip toes while telling ur old chap to suck u off while u do the pelvic thrust oh and we gave u aids so suck it

KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


bro i dont play football i am thrasher and all we do for sport is thrash but i do play a mean game of bandmington and i will kick your fat ass at toxik waltzin so fuck u and aids is cool you should try it it will help you lose that pounds you gained by suckin on wendys dick

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


fuck wendy that stupid bitxh, ronald mcdonald is where its at, i suck his average sized cock every day. no thanks for the aids though ill leave that to u faggots parading around the UK asspounding each other i dont do that gay shit

ThroneOfAgony
May 29th 2012

3485 Comments


lolwut

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


oh yeah thats right, gays dont come out as often there cause of ur bad teeth and if they start getting gay and get sucked off ur fucky teeth will nick-a-dick, at least here our teeth are nice enough to suck dick with even if i do hate fags

KILL
May 29th 2012

67177 Comments


dammit i gota go to college oh man i am late but remember this















u suck

HitlerIsGod
May 29th 2012

746 Comments


fuck u

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 29th 2012

20247 Comments


you two are sweet

johnnyblaze
May 29th 2012

2572 Comments


adele beat out zeppelin wtf

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Sirob
May 29th 2012

2653 Comments


depeche m/ode

theacademy
May 29th 2012

27702 Comments


someone please change the headline back to something along the lines of "Iron Maiden is better than the Beatles"

ViperAces
May 31st 2012

12358 Comments


Not their best, but its still cool.
I feel bad for Rolling Stones lol.

Ikarus14
June 28th 2012

519 Comments


Take THAT, John Lennon!

YoYoMancuso
June 28th 2012

10175 Comments


i personally think 7th son of a 7th son is their best work but a metal album winning an award like this is sweet.

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PW34
November 13th 2013

1 Comments


Of course its the best.......Up the Irons!!!!!

Wadlez
November 13th 2013

3369 Comments


7th son is my favorite of theirs.

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Wadlez
November 13th 2013

3369 Comments


Also why wasn't the queen is dead on this list!?

MonotoneMop
November 14th 2013

60 Comments


Oh, fuck Oasis. Not only are they on this list and not Blur, they're ahead of the fucking White Album.



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