News Segment


May 8, 2007

In acknowledgement of the 25th anniversary of the release of their seminal album “The Number of the Beast” and the tremendous International success of their recent album “A Matter of Life and Death”, IRON MAIDEN’S forthcoming June dates in Europe will go under the banner of A MATTER OF THE BEAST SUMMER TOUR 07. The band will be playing 5 songs from each of these albums plus other fan favourites and will be taking out a full on stage production which will include the final appearances of Eddie’s notorious tank!!

Says vocalist Bruce Dickinson; ” Its always a lot of fun for us to play outdoors in the summer. It tends to be a different vibe to playing indoors, much more of a party atmosphere so its good to put together a set list that matches this. There has been a lot of interest in the 25th anniversary of the release of Number of the Beast so we thought it would be great to give the fans a bit of extra Beast this summer to acknowledge this”

June 2, 2007 Ljubjana Bezigrad Stadium
June 4, 2007 Sofia Lokomotiv Stadium Arena Muzika Festiv
June 6, 2007 Ostrava Ostrava Banik Football Stadium
June 8, 2007 Ludwigshafen Sudweststadion
June 10, 2007 Donington Download Festival
June 14, 2007 Venice Heineken Jammin Festival
June 16, 2007 Zwolle Fields Of Rock festival
June 17, 2007 Duisburg MSV Stadium
June 20, 2007 Rome Olympic Stadium
June 21, 2007 Bilbao BBK Live Festival
June 23, 2007 Dessel Graspop Festival

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