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Iron Maiden Announces "Legacy Of The Beast" World Tour Dates

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British heavy metal icons Iron Maiden has announced a series of headline shows in both North and South America for the Summer of 2019 as part of their "Legacy Of The Beast" tour. Support on the trek will come from The Raven Age, featuring George Harris (son of Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris,) while additional support at the Los Angeles show will come from Fozzy.

Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson comments: "We’re excited to return to North America and share the Legacy Of The Beast Tour with all our friends there! We’re immensely proud of this show and we’ve had great reactions from the many fans who came to see us in Europe earlier this year. The production is based on our mobile game The Legacy Of The Beast which basically takes various incarnations of Eddie into many different Maiden Worlds. This inspired us to put together a stage show to take our fans through different Worlds and experiences set to appropriate songs. It is not that easy designing different Worlds on stage and we put a huge amount of work into this to make it work and the end result we feel is our most spectacular and certainly the most complex show to date.

"We’ve got all kinds of crazy things going on, including a replica Spitfire plane dominating the stage during ‘Aces High,’ tons of pyro, a giant Icarus, muskets, claymores and some truly marvellous flame-throwers which I have a hell of a lot of fun with, as you will see! And of course we have Eddie, as you’ve never seen him before, and absolutely loads of other surprises. I’ve had the time of my life playing with all these magnificent props on stage, it’s been fantastic, we can’t wait to bring this show to you!"

Steve Harris, bassist and founder member adds: "We gave a lot of thought to the set list for this Tour as the songs needed to follow the narrative of the changing worlds of the stage show. We feel we ended up with a very strong and well balanced set mixing songs we haven’t played in many years like ‘Flight Of Icarus,’ ‘Sign Of The Cross’ and ‘The Clansman’ with songs we know the fans want to hear like ‘The Trooper,’ ‘2 Minutes To Midnight,’ ‘The Number Of The Beast,’ ‘Fear Of The Dark,’ ‘Run To The Hills,’ ‘Hallowed Be Thy Name’ and others, reflecting the journey through the different themes of the show. The whole band is really enjoying this tour and we are really looking forward to seeing everybody again!"

The tour dates are as follows:

July 18 - Sunrise, FL - BB&T Center
July 20 - Atlanta, GA - Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
July 22 - Charlotte, NC - PNC Music Pavilion
July 24 - Washington DC - Jiffy Lube Live
July 26 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
July 30 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
August 1 - Boston, MA - Xfinity Center
August 3 - Hartford, CT - Xfinity Theatre
August 5 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
August 7 - Quebec, QC - Videotron Centre
August 9 - Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage
August 10 - Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage
August 13 - Buffalo, NY - KeyBank Center
August 15 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
August 17 - Pittsburgh, PA - PPG Paints Arena
August 19 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
August 22 - Chicago, IL - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
August 24 - Indianapolis, IL - Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
August 26 - St Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
August 28 - Winnipeg, MB - Bell MTS Place
August 30 - Edmonton, AB - Rogers Place
August 31 - Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
September 3 - Vancouver, BC - Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
September 5 - Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome
September 6 - Portland, OR - Moda Center
September 9 - Sacramento, CA - Golden 1 Center
September 10 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
September 13 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena
September 14 - Los Angeles, CA - Banc of California Stadium
September 17 - Phoenix, AZ - Talking Stick Resort Arena
September 19 - Albuquerque, NM - Isleta Amphitheater
September 21 - Dallas, TX - Dos Equis Pavilion
September 22 - Houston, TX - The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
September 25 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center

No further cities will be added to this touring schedule.

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