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IRON MAIDEN Announces European Tour 2018

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Written by Jovan Ristić

IRON MAIDEN have announced the dates for their upcoming 2018 European tour, set to start in May in Estonia and last all the way till August. The tour is called “Legacy of the Beast” and takes its name after the band’s mobile game of the same title. This means that the stage set will reflect the numerous Maiden-lore inspired worlds featured in the game. The tour is expected to continue in 2019.

Band’s manager Rod Smallwood comments: “As our fans know, we’ve been following a particular touring cycle ever since Bruce and Adrian re-joined Maiden at the start of the millennium, alternating new album tours with “History/Hits” tours. We enjoy working this way for many reasons, not least because it gives the band a chance to play both new material and the older favourites which we know fans like to hear. It keeps things fresh, not just for the fans but for the band too.

For this History/Hits tour we decided to base the theme around the Legacy Of The Beast name, which suits our purposes perfectly by giving us scope to get creative and have some fun, especially with Eddie! I don’t want to give too much away at the moment but we’re working on a number of different stage sets, all in keeping with the Maiden tradition and we hope to give our fans a fantastic experience when they come to see this very special show.”

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“Legacy of the Beast European” Tour 2018:

26 May – Saku Arena, Tallinn, ESTONIA *
28 May – Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, FINLAND *
01 June – Tele2 Arena, Stockholm, SWEDEN *
03 June – Dahls Arena, Trondheim Rocks, NORWAY
05 June – Royal Arena, Copenhagen, DENMARK *
07 June – Sweden Rock Festival, Solvesborg, SWEDEN
09 June – Rockavaria, Königsplatz, Munich, GERMANY
10 June – Expo Plaza, Hannover, GERMANY *
13 June – Waldbuhne, Berlin, GERMANY *
16 June – Firenze Rocks, ITALY
17 June – Novarock Festival, Nickelsdorf, AUSTRIA
20 June – Letnany Airport, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
22 June – Graspop, Dessel, BELGIUM
24 June – Hellfest, Clisson, FRANCE
26 June – Geneva Arena, Geneva, SWITZERLAND *
28 June – Volt Festival, Sopron, HUNGARY
30 June – Messegelaende, Freiburg, GERMANY *
01 July – Gelredome, Arnhem, HOLLAND *
05 July – AccorsHotel Arena, Paris, FRANCE
09 July – San Siro Ippodromo, Milan, ITALY
10 July – Hallenstadion, Zurich, SWITZERLAND
13 July – Altice Arena, Lisbon, PORTUGAL
14 July – Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid, SPAIN
17 July – Piazza Dellà Unita D’Italia, Trieste, ITALY
20 July – Rockwave Festival, Athens, GREECE
22 July – Hills Of Rock, Plovdiv, BULGARIA
24 July – Zagreb arena, Zagreb, CROATIA
27 July – Tauron Arena, Krakow, POLAND
31 July – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, ENGLAND
02 August – SSE Arena, Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND
04 August – Exhibition & Conference Centre, Aberdeen, SCOTLAND
06 August – Manchester Arena, Manchester, ENGLAND
07 August – Genting arena, Birmingham, ENGLAND
10 August – O2 Arena, London, ENGLAND

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