Iron Maiden push back European Legacy Of The Beast tour to 2022

Iron Maiden will be taking their epic Legacy Of The Beast tour to Europe in June and July next year.

Iron Maiden push back European Legacy Of The Beast tour to 2022
Emily Carter

As with so many tours and events in 2021 already, Iron Maiden have been forced to postpone their European shows.

The heavy metal legends will now be bringing their awesome Legacy Of The Beast show to the masses in June and July 2022 due to coronavirus, with manager Rod Smallwood admitting, "Naturally the band are hugely disappointed; a second summer without touring, especially with this very special Legacy show, is very hard to take.

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"They send their best wishes to you all, knowing full well you fans will feel the same," he continues. "As we all know, realistically there is no alternative so we will all make the best of it and spend the time preparing for a very memorable and even more spectacular Legacy tour next year, we promise! Until then keep safe and keep smart."

Tickets for Maiden's rescheduled shows remain valid, with some venues changing – see all info here.

Catch the Legacy Of The Beast tour next year at the following:

June 2022

4 Finland Hyvinkää Rockfest
11 UK Donington Download Festival
13 N.Ire Belfast Ormeau Park Belsonic Festival
16 Belgium, Dessel Graspop
18 Denmark, Copenhagen, Copenhell
20 Czech Republic Prague Sinobo Stadium
23 Norway Oslo Tons Of Rock
26 France Paris La Defense Arena
27 Netherlands Arnhem Gelredome
30 Switzerland Zurich Hallenstadion

July 2022

2 Germany Cologne Rhein-Energie-Stadium
4 Germany Berlin Waldbühne
7 Italy Bologna Sonic Park
9 Germany Stuttgart Cannstatter Wasen
10 Austria Wiener Neustadt Stadium Open-Air
20 Germany Bremen Bürgerweide
22 Sweden Gothenburg Ullevi Stadium
24 Poland Warsaw PGE Narodowy
26 Germany Frankfurt Deutsche Bank Park
29 Spain Barcelona Olympic Stadium
31 Portugal Lisbon Estadio Nacional

Recently, guitarist Adrian Smith hinted that the band have some "very, very exciting things in the pipeline".

"I think it’ll be worth the wait, put it like that, as far as the Maiden things go,” he teased. "There are some very, very exciting things in the pipeline. So that’s all I can say, really… But I think the fans are gonna be delighted."

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