Retrieved 1 August The song opens with a spoken word passage, read by English actor Barry Clayton,  which quotes Revelation This is possibly because you are running an ad blocker or another browser extension that is preventing ads from showing, or are using browser privacy settings that do not allow ads to show.
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Retrieved 8 March The melody is phenominal. The cover of The Number of the Beast is the aftermath to the cover of the " Run to the Hills " single where Eddie and Satan are depicted in battle. After "Run to the Humber it is my favorite Maiden jam. It is Iron Maiden's seventh single release, and the second single from their studio album of the same name.
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Additionally, the song has been covered numerous times and has appeared in several video games and films.
The Number of the Beast (song)
Zwan - Number of the Beast (Iron Maiden cover) Lyrics | SongMeanings
Retrieved 18 February The single was also released in red vinyl. The single's cover is the last of three singles to feature Riggs' depiction zwqn Satanwhich debuted on the cover of the " Purgatory " single. A string quartet tribute to Iron Maiden ". Please sign in or sign up.
Why not add your own? General Comment well this is a christan thing you see along time ago there was a empior called nero and he liked to kill cristans and the christans could not speek of him like that so in roman lettering nero is it is even in the book of revelations nero or would invinte people to watch it was like a sporting event they thought so they would cheer it on as the christan would die. In spite of this, it remains one of the band's more popular songs, reaching No.
In this version you are much more aware of the lyrics and the story the song is telling. Number of the Beast by Resonant Evil Number of the Bitch by Nanowar of Steel You Might Also Like. It gives the song a whole new identity.
High Fidelity: "The Number of the Beast" - Djali Zwan (Cover of Iron Maiden)
One song particularly I've always liked is "Number of the Beast", not just because of the rhythm but ot because of the symbolism and story behind it. It was reissued in and also prior to that in in The First Ten Years box set on CD and 12" vinyl, in which it was combined the previous single, " Run to the Hills ".
Retrieved 4 January Contributed by anthole 24, UK Albums Chart [note 1]. If ads still aren't showing, look into tweaking your browser settings so that they start zwsn show.
General Comment This song is about walking up to a satanic ritual, this song isnt satanic but it just tells the story of someone walking up to the satanic ritual of people and then seeing the sacrifice. Exceeded the length limit of the UK Singles chart. The song opens with a spoken word passage, read by Mumber actor Barry Clayton,  which quotes Revelation Retrieved 10 October If you are running an ad blocker, please disable it on whosampled.