Iron Maiden booked for Roskilde 2011
Thursday 23 September 2010
Heavy metal band Iron Maiden is the first act to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of Denmark's Roskilde Festival, set to take place from June 30 through July 3.
Iron Maiden is acknowledged as one of the most successful heavy metal bands in history, with more than 100 million albums sold worldwide. The British band previously played Roskilde in 1991, 2000, and 2003, and will visit the 2011 festival while on tour in support of its 15th studio album The Final Frontier, which hit number one on charts in 27 countries.
Denmark's Roskilde Festival is one of the largest music festivals in Europe, with an estimated 80,000 concertgoers annually and more than 180 performing acts.
The 2011 edition will run from June 30 through July 3, with a warm-up scheduled from June 26 through 29. A limited number of tickets were available over the summer: the next round will go on sale on December 1.
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