24 Facts About Iron Maiden

1. Iron Maiden has announced the eagerly anticipated North American leg of the Legacy of the Beast tour! The band will return to these shores in 2019 for an extensive run of arena and amphitheater shows, including a first ever headline appearance at the Banc.

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2. Iron Maiden will continue their Legacy Of The Beast World Tour well into next year, with a run of 38 international concert dates scheduled for summer and fall 2019.

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3. Iron Maiden is bringing its massively popular "Legacy of The Beast" greatest hits tour to the USA in 2019 for a series of arena and amphitheater shows produced by Live Nation.

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4. Iron Maiden have announced a North American leg of dates for their 'Legacy Of The Beast Tour'.

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5. Iron Maiden have announced dates for the 2019 South American leg of The Legacy Of The Beast world tour.

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6. Iron Maiden are streaming new live video of their 1982 classic, "Run To The Hills", as filmed during the European leg of their "Legacy Of The Beast" world tour.

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7. Iron Maiden will return to North America in 2019 with their Legacy of the Beast Tour, which the heavy metal legends call their biggest production ever.

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8. Iron Maiden has announced the 2019 dates for their "Legacy of the Beast" tour, and devil be praised, one of those dates is Portland, Oregon.

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9. Iron Maiden has announced an extension of its "Legacy of the Beast" tour that will run through summer of 2019.

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10. Iron Maiden plans 'crazy things' for its Legacy of the Beast tour.

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11. Iron Maiden have announced a summer 2019 North American tour.

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12. Iron Maiden brings its Legacy Of The Beast Tour—billed as its "biggest production ever"—to North America in 2019.

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13. Iron Maiden have premiered a live video for their classic 1982 song, "Run to the Hills", taken from performances on the European leg of their Legacy of the Beast tour.

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14. Iron Maiden have announced the long-awaited North American of their "Legacy of the Beast" tour.

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15. In 2010, Iron Maiden uniteD, an acoustic tribute band consisting of members of Ayreon, Threshold and Within Temptation, released Mind the Acoustic Pieces, a re-interpretation of the entire Piece of Mind album.

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16. Iron Maiden frequently use the slogan "Up the Irons" in their disc liner notes, and the phrase can be seen on several T-shirts officially licensed by the band.

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17. At the end of 2005, Iron Maiden began work on A Matter of Life and Death, their fourteenth studio album, released in autumn 2006.

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18. In 1998, Iron Maiden released Virtual XI, whose chart scores were the band's lowest to date, failing to score one million worldwide sales for the first time in the band's history.

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19. Iron Maiden made their debut appearance in South America, where they co-headlined the Rock in Rio festival to an estimated 300,000 in attendance.

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20. In 1981, Iron Maiden released their second studio album, Killers.

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21. Iron Maiden appeared, to much acclaim, at the Reading Festival 1980.

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22. Iron Maiden recruited yet another guitarist in 1977, Bob Sawyer, who was sacked for embarrassing the band on stage by pretending to play guitar with his teeth.

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23. Iron Maiden were formed on Christmas Day, 25 December 1975 by bassist Steve Harris shortly after he left his previous group, Smiler.

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24. Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.

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