Iron Maiden announce 2018 ‘Legacy of the Beast’ European and UK Tour dates
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Iron Maiden will continue touring heavily in promotion of their latest album well into next year, with 34 tour dates across Europe and the U.K. announced on Monday. Their spring 2018 run will start out in Tallinn, Estonia on May 26, and will see them headlining arenas and festivals throughout the summer until it wraps on Aug. 10 with a gig in their hometown at London’s O2 Arena.

The announcement of next year’s Euro-tour follows what has been hectic two years for the classic heavy metal band. They released their sixteenth studio album with Book of Souls back in September 2015, and spent most of the following year playing 58 concerts in an impressive 34 countries. Their 2017 campaign saw much of the same for Bruce Dickinson and the boys, as they continued touring throughout the summer performing in arenas and amphitheaters across North America and Europe.

"We've been following a particular touring cycle ever since Bruce and Adrian [Smith] rejoined Maiden at the start of the millennium, alternating new album tours with ‘History/Hits’ tours," Iron Maiden’s manager said a statement on the band's website. "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.”

Speaking of Bruce Dickinson, the legendary frontman of the band spent his 2017 fall months touring in promotion of his new autobiography, What Does This Button Do?, which was released back in mid-October. Published via Harper Collins, the new book chronicles the life of one of rock's most respected singers, in addition to an accomplished airline pilot, motivational speaker, scriptwriter, novelist and of course, a beer brewer

Tickets for select shows on the 2018 European and U.K. tour will be going on sale next Friday, Nov. 24, and can be purchased by clicking here.

Legacy of the Beast Tour Dates:
May 26 - Tallinn, Estonia - Saku Arena
May 28 - Helsinki, Finland - Hartwall Arena
June 1 - Stockholm, Sweden - Tele2 Arena (Click here for tickets)
June 3 - Trondheim, Norway - Rocks Dahls Arena
June 5 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Royal Arena
June 7 - Sölvesborg, Sweden - Sweden Rock Festival,
June 9 - Munich, Germany - Rockavaria, Königsplatz
June 10 - Hannover, Germany - Expo Plaza
June 13 - Berlin, Germany - Waldbuhne
June 16 - Florence, Italy - Firenze Rocks
June 17 - Nickelsdorf, Austria - Novarock
June 20 - Prague, Czech Republic - Letnany Airport
June 22 - Dessel, Belgium - Graspop Metal Meeting
June 24 - Clisson, France - Hellfest
June 26 - Geneva, Switzerland - Arena
June 28 - Sopron, Hungary - Volt Festival
June 30 - Freiburg, Germany - Messegelaende
July 1 - Arnhem, Netherlands - Gelredome
July 5 - Paris, France - AccorsHotel Arena
July 9 - Milan, Italy - San Siro Ippodromo
July 10 - Zurich, Switzerland - Hallenstadion
July 13 - Lisbon, Portugal - Altice Arena
July 14 - Madrid, Spain - Wanda Metropolitano Stadium
July 17 - Trieste, Italy - Piazza Della Unita D'Italia
July 20 - Athens, Greece - Rockwave
July 22 - Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Hills Of Rock
July 24 - Zagreb, Croatia - Zagreb Arena
July 27 - Krakow, Poland - Tauron Arena
July 31 - Newcastle, UK - Radio Arena
Aug. 2 - Belfast, UK - SSE Arena
Aug. 4 - Aberdeen, UK - Exhibition & Conference Centre
Aug. 6 - Manchester, UK - Manchester Arena
Aug. 7 - Birmingham, UK - Genting Arena
Aug. 10 - London, UK - O2 Arena (Click here for tickets)

Iron Maiden Announce Legacy Of The Beast European Tour 2018! May 26 Saku Arena, Tallinn, ESTONIA * May 28 Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, FINLAND * Jun 01 Tele2 Arena, Stockholm, SWEDEN * Jun 03 Dahls Arena, Trondheim Rocks, NORWAY Jun 05 Royal Arena, Copenhagen, DENMARK * Jun 07 Sweden Rock Festival, Solvesborg, SWEDEN Jun 09 Rockavaria, Königsplatz, Munich, GERMANY Jun 10 Expo Plaza, Hannover, GERMANY * Jun 13 Waldbuhne, Berlin, GERMANY * Jun 16 Firenze Rocks, ITALY Jun 17 Novarock Festival, Nickelsdorf, AUSTRIA Jun 20 Letnany Airport, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC * Jun 22 Graspop, Dessel, BELGIUM Jun 24 Hellfest, Clisson, FRANCE Jun 26 Geneva Arena, Geneva, SWITZERLAND * Jun 28 Volt Festival, Sopron, HUNGARY Jun 30 Messegelaende, Freiburg, GERMANY * Jul 01 Gelredome, Arnhem, HOLLAND * Jul 05 AccorsHotel Arena, Paris, FRANCE Jul 09 San Siro Ippodromo, Milan, ITALY Jul 10 Hallenstadion, Zurich, SWITZERLAND Jul 13 Altice Arena, Lisbon, PORTUGAL Jul 14 Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid, SPAIN Jul 17 Piazza Dellà Unita D'Italia, Trieste, ITALY Jul 20 Rockwave Festival, Athens, GREECE Jul 22 Hills Of Rock, Plovdiv, BULGARIA Jul 24 Zagreb arena, Zagreb, CROATIA Jul 27 Tauron Arena, Krakow, POLAND Jul 31 Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, ENGLAND * Aug 02 SSE Arena, Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND * Aug 04 Exhibition & Conference Centre, Aberdeen, SCOTLAND * Aug 06 Manchester Arena, Manchester, ENGLAND * Aug 07 Genting arena, Birmingham, ENGLAND * Aug 10 O2 Arena, London, ENGLAND * (No further countries will be added to this touring schedule). Most shows go on-sale Friday 24th November. Pre-sales start Monday 20th November. We’ll keep you updated! *Special Guest will be @killswitchengage

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