The attached image is kicking around online today with no source attached. Certainly the Maiden website has no dates listed for 2017 as yet and there’s nothing on their facebook. Still, here it is for what it’s worth. The dates are:
UPDATED: Sharp eyes will spot “troopervip.com” as an address in the bottom left. This domain was only registered on the 9th of this month by Sarah Philp. Sarah works for Phantom Music Management, the “replacement” for Sanctuary set up by Rod (“Roderick” on Companies House‘s website, snarf) Smallwood. Which does lend an air of legitimacy to this image – would a faker include a domain name which doesn’t actually even have a web page associated with it yet?
FURTHER UPDATE: Apparently an official announcement is due this Friday, September 23rd.
- 4th – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
- 8th – Manchester Arena
- 10th – Sheffield Arena
- 11th – Leeds First Direct Arena
- 14th – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
- 16th – Glasgow SSE Hydro
- 17th – Aberdeen GE Oil & Gas Arena
- 20th – Liverpool Echo Arena
- 21st – Birmingham Barclaycard Arena
- 24th – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
- 27th – London The O2