Iron Maiden have officially announced their upcoming 2016 tour for The Book Of Souls.
As sources reported earlier this summer, today is the day for big tour news! IronMaiden.com has announced that the world tour for Maiden’s new album, The Book Of Souls World Tour, kicks off in February 2016.
And it doesn’t look like they’re scaling down… On the contrary, this looks like it could very well be the band’s busiest tour since the 1980s…
Maiden will fly to six of seven continents, visiting 35 countries, in a customised Boeing 747-400 piloted by singer Bruce Dickinson. This plane is considerably bigger than the aircraft the band has previously toured with, and will be used for the entirety of the tour.
Details of countries, cities and dates TBA, but here are the basics:
Tour starts in the USA in February!
It then hits Central and South America in March!
Then North America in March and April!
In April and May the band will be flying to Japan, China, New Zealand and Australia, and also hit South Africa.
Finally, Europe will see an extensive tour from late May to early August.
Check out the press release for more!