Iron Maiden Announce ‘Legacy Of The Beast’ 2022 North American Tour

1st December 2021 | Category: Concerts

Iron Maiden have announced a new North American tour for 2022 and additional European dates.

The ‘Legacy Of The Beast’ tour, which was halted last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will kick off September 7, 2022 in Mexico City.

Trivium will support Iron Maiden on the tour starting in El Paso, Texas on September 11 through to September 30 in Spokane, Washington. Within Temptation will take over support duties from October 3 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota through to October 27, the final date of Iron Maiden’s North American leg, in Tampa, Florida.

Prior to that Iron Maiden will make their way across Europe for previously rescheduled ‘Legacy Of The Beast’ shows. An additional six dates have been added in Croatia (May 22), Serbia (May 24), Romania (May 26), Ukraine (May 29), Bulgaria (July 13), and Greece (July 16).

In May 2020, the band announced that all concerts for the year had been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with tour dates rescheduled for 2021. Nearly one million people bought tickets for all 35 shows originally booked for 2020. In April 2021 it was announced that the 2021 tour was canceled once again and most of the European shows were rescheduled for 2022. In October 2020, the band announced that they would release a live album from the Legacy of the Beast World Tour called Nights of the Dead, Legacy of the Beast: Live in Mexico City. The double concert album was recorded during three sold-out concerts in Mexico City’s Palacio de los Deportes for a combined audience of over 70,000 people. It was released worldwide on November 20, 2020. That same month, Dickinson announced that Iron Maiden had been “been working together a little bit in the studio” for the follow-up to The Book of Souls.

On 15 July 2021, Iron Maiden released a video for their first song in six years “The Writing on the Wall”, which was directed by Nicos Livesey. Four days later, the band announced that their seventeenth studio album, Senjutsu, would be released on 3 September 2021. On 19 August 2021, the band released another single from the album, “Stratego”.

More info on Iron Maiden’s upcoming shows can be found here.

Iron Maiden’s 2022 Legacy Of The Beast Tour

Show date and time: May 22, 2022 – September 27, 2022

Show location: Arena Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia – Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL

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