Reeling out of the British punk scene, a desperate group of metalhead musicians take interest in a young science-fiction artist’s unique sketch. Incorporating the strange creature into their stage performances and album covers, the group begins to foster one of the most recognizable characters in music history.
Episode written by J. Thorn, edited by Eve Paludan.
Recorded at 88.7 FM WJCU studios.
Audio mixed and engineered by Adam Phillips.
Produced by J. Thorn and Adam Phillips.
All research was conducted at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Library and Archives in Cleveland, Ohio, with a special thanks to Jennie Thomas, Director of Archives, William Jackson, Archives Assistant, Sule Holder, Library Assistant, and Laura Maidens, Librarian.
Dismal Hand – The Whole Other
1973- Bruno E
Punk in Donuts- Hanu Dixit
St. Francis- Josh Lippi and the Overtimers
Fresno Alley- Josh Lippi and the Overtimers
Burning Time – Threefold Law
Ether Oar- the Whole Other
The Machine Assembly- the Whole Other
“Ambience, London Street, A.wav” by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org
Laugh track. Tim.kahn of freesound.org
For a complete list of sources cited, see the show notes for this episode.
Daniels, Neil. Killers: The Origins of Iron Maiden. Soundcheck Books, 2014.
Stenning, Paul. Iron Maiden: 30 Years of the Beast: The Unauthorised Biography. Chrome Dreams, 2006.
Brown, Jake. Iron Maiden in the Studio: The Stories Behind Every Album. John Blake, 2011.
Artwood, Dave, et al. Iron Maiden: British Metal. Abstract Sounds Books, 2010.
Daniels, Neil. Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast. MBI, 2012.