The legendary band Iron maiden will rumble the foundations of Olympic Stadium from Barcelona on July 25 of the next year. It will be the only date on Spanish stages announced until the last leg of its Legacy of the Beast Tour.
As the promoters reported this morning Primavera Sound Y Madness Live!, the mythical heavy metal band will interpret its great successes before a capacity of more than 55,000 people, and will feature Within Temptation and Airbourne as guest bands, selected by the Maiden themselves. Since the start of the aforementioned tour last year, the British formation has arrived in almost forty countries around the world, gathering about a total of two million followers.
His presence in the Estadi Lluís Companys will mean the return of the band to Catalan stages after their passage through the Rock Fest of 2016, and as stated this morning by the director of Madness Live !, Juan Antonio Muñoz, “it is possible that this is the last concert of the European tour”, Which began in 2018 and that the band has divided into three sections. Muñoz also hinted that there will probably be changes in the repertoire regarding the concert they gave last year at the Madrid Metropolitan Wanda with a spectacular full.
The presence of Primavera Sound in this joint venture It is another of the highlights of the concert, outstanding but not exceptional. Abel González, programmer of the company that organizes the Primavera Sound reference festival in Barcelona and that on this occasion has changed the stage, stressed that this musical genre does have a place within the context of Primavera Sound, and in this sense “Our history supports us, like when we started the edition of more than ten years ago with Motörhead, and I also remember Slayer in one of the big stages; There has always been some group of this kind in programming. ”
“I don't think we are expanding the festival at the stylistic level; the challenge is to make an Olympic Stadium, ”he added, referring to the capacity of the venue, of almost 60,000 people.
The tickets, whose minimum price will be 65 euros – an "affordable price" according to the organizers – will be put on sale next November 11 for the fan club and November 12 for the general public, in Ticketmaster.
The group's concert, which will revolve around its legendary greatest hits, will feature Within Temptation and Airbourne as guest bands