The video, which you can watch below, follows Iron Maiden’s stage crew around backstage as they make an array of Australian and New Zealand themed jokes, complete with boomerangs, kiwis, ‘Waltzing Matilda’, and even budgie smuggler references. The video concludes with a still confirming that the band will be visiting Down Under on the Legacy Of The Beast tour next year, with full details to be announced on Thursday November 7.
Obviously, this is fucking huge. Iron Maiden last visited Australia in 2016, and despite theit veteran status, show no signs of slowing down on the touring front any time soon. These shows will be absolutely insane – make sure you stay tuned to Mixdown for more news when the tour dates drop next week.
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