TOUR UPDATE: Mexico, South America and first European show announced

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Over the last few days Iron Maiden has announced big chunks of their forthcoming The Book of Souls World Tour 2016, including big stadiums, arenas and some never before visited places. See the dates here. Here are the newly announced dates with a few stats from previous visits to the same city thrown in for good measures.

MAR 01 – Monterrey, Mexico – Teatro Banamex (last visited in 2011)
MAR 03 – Mexico City, Mexico – Sports Palace – 20.000 cap arena (2011: 47,489 (Foro Sol / 2013:
MAR 06 – EL SALVADOR, San Salvador – Estadio Jorge Magico Gonzalez – first time in El Salvador – 25.000 cap stadium)
MAR 08 – COSTA RICA, San Jose – Estadio Ricardo Saprissa (2008: 23,949)
MAR 11 – CHILE, Santiago – Estadio Nacional (2008: 26,574 (Pista Atletica) / 2009: 49.000 (Club Hipico), 2011: 43,780 (Estadio Nacional) 2013: 57,217 (Estadio Nacional)
MAR 13 – ARGENTINA, Cordoba – Estadio Mario Kempes – new place for Maiden, 50.000 cap stadium
MAR 15 – ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires – Estadio Velez Sarsfield (2008: 25,000 / 2011: 33,621 (Velez) / 2013: 50,680 (River Plate)
MAR 17 – BRAZIL, Rio De Janeiro – HSBC Arena (2011: 11,709)
MAR 19 – BRAZIL, Belo Horizonte – Esplanada Do Mineirao
MAR 22 – BRAZIL, Brasilia – Nilson Nelson Arena (2011: 8,375)
MAR 24 – BRAZIL, Fortaleza – Ginasio Olimpico – New place for Maiden, 15.000 cap arena
MAR 26 – BRAZIL, Sao Paulo – Allianz Parque – New 57.000 capacity stadium (2008: 37,812 / 2009: 63.000 (Autodrome de Interlagos) / 2011: 44,010 (Morumbi) / 2013: 31,706 (Arena Anhembi)
JUN 8 NETHERLANDS, Arnhem – Gelredome (previously visited in 2011 with around 24.000 guests)

For details regarding ticket sales and pre-sale, visit http://www.ironmaiden.com

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