The metal veterans on Monday shared the itinerary for its trek of Australia and New Zealand, and mapped-out details of a global tour which will kick off in the U.S. in late February and will make first-ever stops in China and El Salvador and work its way through Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Japan and South Africa before embarking on an “extensive” run of European countries.
So far, Maiden has announced just the seven arena shows for Down Under in April and May, with tickets going on sale Sept. 24 (earlier for fan club members).
The British band will take their legendary brand of heaviness to their international fans via a Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet Ed Force One, which will be piloted by the Bruce Dickinson, the group’s vocalist.
Iron Maiden’s 2016 tour dates for Australia and New Zealand
April 29 — Horncastle Arena, Christchurch
May 1 — Vector Arena, Auckland
May 4 — Brisbane Entertainment Centre
May 6 — Sydney Allphones Arena
May 9 — Melbourne Rod Laver Arena
May 12 — Adelaide Entertainment Centre
May 14 — Perth Arena