Iron Maiden: U.S. Tour Dates
2008-03-29 by Bfhurricane | 14 Comments
Iron Maiden has announced the second and final U.S. leg of their "Somewhere Back In Time" world tour. They have previously only played two shows, in Los Angeles and New Jersey, each selling out months in advance.

Dates are as follows:

5/21/08 San Antonio, TX - Verizon Wireless

5/22/08 Houston, TX - Woodlands

5/25/08 Albuquerque, NM - Journal Pavilion

5/26/08 Phoenix, AZ - Cricket Pavilion

5/28/08 Concord, CA - Concord

5/30/08 Los Angeles, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

5/31/08 Los Angeles, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

6/2/08 Seattle, WA - White River Amphitheatre

6/11/08 Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena

6/12/08 Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Blossom Music Center

6/14/08 Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center

6/15/08 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden

6/17/08 Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Centre

6/18/08 Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion

6/20/08 Mansfield, MA - Tweeter Center for The Peforming Arts

This tour revisits the band's history by focusing almost entirely on their classic 80's period in both choice of songs played and the stage set, which is based around the legendary Egyptian Production of that 'Powerslave Tour' as portrayed on the Live After Death DVD. This will arguably be the most elaborate and spectacular show the band have ever presented. Furthermore the band intends to bring along for this summer leg of the tour the colossal mummy of Eddie, as featured on the Live After Death DVD, along with various other elements of the show that would not fit on their 757 on the first leg of this tour, which included the shows at the Forum and Izod Centre.

Says vocalist Bruce Dickinson ; "For this summer tour we will be able to bring along all of Eddie's toys which we couldn't get on our plane during this first leg. We are all having a great time on this tour and really can't believe the excitement it is creating around the world and the huge numbers of people who are turning out to see us. It makes for a really very exciting time for all of us, fans and band alike"

All information and quotes taken off of www.ironmaiden.com. This tour is a contrast to their support tour for their new album, A Matter of Life and Death, where they played the entire album live.

Judging by just about every other show Iron Maiden has played in America, you better get your tickets fast.
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Bfhurricane
March 29th 2008
6197 Comments


Slightly old news, but hasnt been posted yet. I'll be at the Madison Square Garden show for what certainly will be the most epic live performance ever.
Their recent show in New Jersey sold out in two days, believe me, I tried to get tickets.

Ire
March 29th 2008
41803 Comments


Fuck! No Las Vegas show?

Shattered_Future
March 30th 2008
1541 Comments


Yeah, they sell out too fuckin' fast. There's probably no seats left, and when I was gonna get them, they weren't worth it...

south_of_heaven 11
March 30th 2008
5436 Comments


Just bought tickets for the OH show. It's like, 4 hours from where I live, but fuck it, I'm going :D

theyneedyou
March 30th 2008
229 Comments


Is there an opening act?

any14doomsday
March 30th 2008
679 Comments


I got my tickets ASAP. Maiden are killer live,and this is my favorite era of the band too. Ill be at the show in Camden NJ. Anyone else ?

Is there an opening band ?

HighandDriving
March 30th 2008
3288 Comments


^Fav era? Seriously?

grief
March 30th 2008
25 Comments


I know nothing of an opening band because the second leg opeening acts are TBA but i just go 8 tickets for my friends and i at Columbia. i got em right as they went on sale and i still got 3 rows from the last row!

doesn't matter cause they are worth every penny!

Thor
March 30th 2008
10200 Comments


The closest show to me is like 11 hours away. Motherfucker.

ToWhatEnd
March 30th 2008
3172 Comments


6/18/08 Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion
XDDDD bought tickets 20 minutes after they went on sale.

Bfhurricane
March 30th 2008
6197 Comments


Just bought tickets for the OH show. It's like, 4 hours from where I live, but **** it, I'm going

It will be worth it
Ill be at the show in Camden NJ. Anyone else ?

I had the option to go to either the Camden, Holmdel, or New York show. I just think the fact that theyre playing in Madison Square Garden in front of a bigger audience would make the show better. And I got close seats too.

Wizard
March 30th 2008
19523 Comments


Fuck you for forgetting about Canada! Bitches!

Digging: Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire

DrReg
March 30th 2008
127 Comments


Go. Just go, get there somehow. Saw them in Aus recently - absolutely worth every cent, whatever you have to pay.

i am the robots
March 31st 2008
1027 Comments


will they please just fucking keel over already



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