Bruce & Janick go to a Slade concert at Hammersmith Odeon
The famous picture where Bruce & Steve mimic the Scorpions Blackout album cover
Issue #34 January-February 1983
The News pages of the magazine opens with a big picture of Eddie with Clive's head and talking about his quit and Nicko as the new drummer.
Issue #35 February 1983
The Magazine announces Maiden UK tour dates and tickets for May while the band is recording the new album.
Article welcoming Nicko talking about the exit from Trust and as the new Maiden guy
Issue #36 February-March 1983
There's only one picture of Maiden in this issue, but Malcolm Dome talk about How the band was rehearshing in Jersey and recording in Nassau even knowing when the album will be ready in the shops. Just like now …
Issue #38 March-April 1983
The magazine announce new tour dates
Issue #39 April 1983
News says that Clive joins Trust. Ironic
Issue #40 April-May 1983
On the News section we know that Flight of Icarus will be the new single
It's hard to read that but Priest don't make an appearance until number 28 And that's a contemporary list, loads of 82/83 albums in the top 10 for instance, plus they have fuck all in the top 100. Didn't realise they weren't particularly popular in England.