Iron Maiden Announces 2016 "The Book Of Souls" World Tour Dates: Ticket Presale Info

Francesco Marano

by Francesco Marano

Published September 14, 2015

British metal legends Iron Maiden have announced the first batch of 2016 concerts for their The Book Of Souls World Tour. The dates are currently being set for February through August, with shows currently scheduled for New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa.

More concerts will be announced soon for the USA, Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Canada, and then an extensive tour in Europe. It's looking like The Raven Age will be the opening band on all shows. Check below for the full future tour dates and presale information.

Iron Maiden Tour Dates and Tickets

Jun 6
Jun 9
Jul 17
Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Every show can be different, so check above for specific concert details. Iron Maiden have lots of specific information about ticket presales at their official website's presale page.

For the two shows in South Africa, there will be an exclusive presale for members of the Iron Maiden Fan Club beginning September 15, 2015. For shows in New Zealand and Australia, fan club presales start on September 17, 2015. The general public onsale begins as early as September 24.

Iron Maiden will be announcing more specific 2016 dates soon, so stay tuned for more information about cities, venues, and ticket sales. Here's what the band posted on their official website:

The Book Of Souls World Tour will open in the U.S.A in late February with Ed Force One flying in for three shows before, in early March, heading into Central America visiting MEXICO, followed by a much anticipated first ever concert in EL SALVADOR and a return to COSTA RICA. Ed Force One then proceeds into South America for concerts in ARGENTINA, CHILE and a number of shows in BRAZIL before flying back to the USA at the end of March for ten more cities covering the USA and, of course, CANADA in the first two weeks of April.

A long awaited return to JAPAN follows later in April, and then the band are delighted to be playing their first ever shows in CHINA before heading to NEW ZEALAND and AUSTRALIA for a comprehensive tour during the first half of May. Shows in SOUTH AFRICA, Maiden’s first visit there with Bruce, will be the last port of call before Ed Force One heads to EUROPE for a very extensive tour starting in late May and finishing in early August. This will the first time Ed Force One has ever been used on any European Tour dates (other than Bruce’s Fan Club trips to shows) and will provide transport there for at least for the first few weeks.

Pick up The Book Of Souls on Amazon (Vinyl, CD, MP3). You can also stream the full album for free and read our review here on Zumic.

For Iron Maiden's latest music, news, and tour dates, check out their Zumic artist page.

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