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Iron Maiden Announce New Album Release Date, Free Download and Tour

Iron Maiden: The Final FrontierIron Maiden unveiled the artwork and releases date of their upcoming studio album, The Final Frontier. The band’s new CD will be available Monday, August 16th. Until then they are giving away the first single, “El Dorado,” as a free download.

The Final Frontier will be the group’s 15th studio album, following up on 2006’s A Matter of Life and Death.

Final Frontier Track List:

1. Satellite 15….The Final Frontier
2. El Dorado
3. Mother Of Mercy
4. Coming Home
5. The Alchemist
6. Isle Of Avalon
7. Starblind
8. The Talisman
9. The Man Who Would Be King
10. When The Wild Wind Blows

Iron Maiden is also set to tour behind the new album, on the aptly titled Final Frontier Tour. The tour begins today in Dallas, Texas, and has the metal legends visiting major cities across the U.S. and Canada before crossing the ocean to hit up Europe.

Bassist and songwriting mastermind Steve Harris says, “We’re hugely excited about this tour. I think the fans will really like the brand new stage production and lights and we will also be debuting one of the new album tracks, El Dorado. Our Texan fans will be the very first people anywhere to hear it live, so it will be interesting to see their reaction and how it goes down with the crowd on the night! Eddie has changed a bit for this tour but is possibly the most outrageous one to date… I can’t say too much about him as don’t want to spoil the surprise but I guarantee he will scare the hell out of you!”

As if that’s not enough, Maiden will be supported by prog-rockers Dream Theater, featuring bass virtuoso John Myung. The tour will include Dream Theater’s first time playing Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The Final Frontier Tour Dates:

  • June 9- Dallas, Tx – Superpages.Com Center
  • June 11- Houston, Tx – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
  • June 12- San Antonio, Tx – At&T Center
  • June 14- Denver, Co – Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
  • June 16- Albuquerque, Nm – The Pavilion
  • June 17- Phoenix, Az – Cricket Wireless Pavilion
  • June 19- San Bernardino, Ca – San Manuel Amphitheatre
  • June 20- Concord, Ca – Sleep Train Pavilion
  • June 22- Auburn, Wa – White River Amphitheatre
  • June 24- Vancouver, Bc – Gm Place
  • June 26- Edmonton, Ab – Rexall Place
  • June 29- Saskatoon, Sk – Credit Union Center
  • June 30- Winnipeg, Mb – Mts Center (Without Dream Theater)
  • July 3- Toronto, On – Molson Amphitheatre
  • July 7- Montreal, Qc – Bell Centre
  • July 11- Holmdel, Nj – Pnc
  • July 12- New York, Ny – Madison Square Garden
  • July 14- Pittsburgh, Pa – First Niagra Pavilion
  • July 15- Cleveland, Oh – Blossom Music Center
  • July 17- Detroit, Mi – Dte Energy Music Theatre
  • July 18- Chicago, Il – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
  • July 20- Washington D.C. – Jiffy Lube Live

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