All-Star Tribute To IRON MAIDEN To Be Released October 11th

On October 11th, IRON MAIDEN fans the world over will have something new to get excited about as the newly re-launched Restless Records releases Numbers From The Beast: An All Star Salute to IRON MAIDEN, a tribute to the legendary band. The album, which features MAIDEN’s own Paul Di’Anno and marks Restless’ return to its metal and punk roots, was produced by Grammy Award winner and tribute album pioneer Bob Kulick (KISS, METALLICA, AEROSMITH) along with Brett Chassen and features appearances from current or former members of IRON MAIDEN, KISS, AC/DC, MOTÖRHEAD, ANTHRAX, DIO, JUDAS PRIEST, TESTAMENT, TWISTED SISTER, EXTREME, WHITESNAKE, SLAUGHTER, HELMET, DOKKEN and many others.

“It’s a fitting salute to an awesome band and may be the best tribute I’ve ever produced. I really like what we’ve done to these amazing songs, and more importantly, the band approves,” says Kulick of the album.

Numbers From The Beast features 11 classic IRON MAIDEN tunes revamped in honor of the band’s 25th anniversary. The final track listing, complete with stellar rock personnel is as follows:

1. “Run to the Hills

Vocals: Robin McAuley (MSG)
Lead Guitar: Michael Schenker (MSG)
Rhythm Guitar: Pete Fletcher (PYGMY LOVE CIRCUS)
Bass: Tony Franklin (THE FIRM)
Drums: Brian Tichy (BILLY IDOL)

2. “Wasted Years” (mp3, streaming)

Vocals: Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER)
Lead Guitar: George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB)
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Kulick (PAUL STANLEY BAND, MEATLOAF)
Bass: Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, FOREIGNER)
Drums: Jason Bonham (BONHAM, FOREIGNER)

3. “Wrathchild

Vocals: Paul Di’Anno (IRON MAIDEN)
Lead Guitar: Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT)
Rhythm Guitar: Chris Traynor (HELMET, BUSH)
Bass: Frank Bello (HELMET, ANTHRAX)
Drums: John Tempesta (HELMET, TESTAMENT)

4. “Flight of Icarus

Vocals: Tim “Ripper” Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH)
Guitar: Doug Aldrich (WHITESNAKE, DIO)
Bass: Jimmy Bain (DIO, RAINBOW)
Drums: Simon Wright (DIO, AC/DC)

5. “Fear of the Dark

Vocals: Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT)
Guitar: Craig Goldy (DIO)
Bass: Rickie Phillips (STYX)
Drums: Mikkey Dee (MOTÖRHEAD)

06. “The Trooper” (mp3, streaming)

Vocals: Lemmy Kilmister (MOTÖRHEAD)
Guitar: Phil Campbell (MOTÖRHEAD)
Guitar: Rocky George (FISHBONE, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES)
Bass: Chuck Wright (ALICE COOPER, QUIET RIOT)
Drums: Chris Slade (AC/DC)

7. “Aces High

Vocals: Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, SOUL SIRKUS)
Guitar: Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME, DRAMAGODS)
Bass: Billy Sheehan (Mr. BIG, NIACIN)
Drums: Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO)

8. “2 Minutes to Midnight

Vocals: Joe Lynn Turner (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW)
Guitar: Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON)
Guitar: Bob Kulick (PAUL STANLEY BAND, MEATLOAF)
Bass: Tony Franklin (THE FIRM)
Drums: Chris Slade (AC/DC, THE FIRM)

9. “Can I Play With Madness?” (mp3, streaming)

Vocals: Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER)
Guitar: Bruce Kulick (KISS, GRAND FUNK RAILROAD)
Bass: Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, TED NUGENT)
Drums: Aynsley Dunbar (DAVID BOWIE, WHITESNAKE)

10. “The Evil That Men Do

Vocals: Chris Jericho (WWE wrestler, FOZZY)
Guitar: Paul Gilbert (MR. BIG, RACER X)
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Kulick (PAUL STANLEY BAND, MEATLOAF)
Bass: Mike Inez (ALICE IN CHAINS, OZZY OSBOURNE)
Drums: Brent Fitz (VINCE NEIL, UNION)

11. The Wickerman

Vocals: John Bush (ANTHRAX, ARMORED SAINT)
Lead Guitar: Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT)
Guitar: Scott Ian (ANTHRAX)
Bass: Blasko (ROB ZOMBIE)
Drums: Ben Graves (MURDERDOLLS)
Backing Vocals: Jason Miller (GODHEAD)

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