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The Official Book of Souls Tour 2017 Thread (Warning: Spoilers Within)

Discussion in 'Maiden Chat' started by Brigantium, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. Black Wizard

    Black Wizard Out of the Silent Planet

  2. DJMayes

    DJMayes Educated Fool

    Moving swiftly away from the above discussion...

    Judas Priest would be amazing and if that's true I categorically don't care who else would be on support (a good thing given I don't care for Slayer). Scorpions would be a personal pipe dream of mine - but nothing more than a pipe dream.
     
  3. Wayne Bond

    Wayne Bond Nomad

    I did see the scorpions open for Judas Priest on the angel of retribution tour. Killer package with two quality bands.
     
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  4. Black Abyss Babe

    Black Abyss Babe Played with madness once too often ...

    No prayer for Alestorm to open on the next tour?
     
  5. DJMayes

    DJMayes Educated Fool

    I'd rather Gloryhammer if we're getting Christopher Bowes involved.
     
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  6. Black Wizard

    Black Wizard Out of the Silent Planet

    Atlantean Codex, Gloryhammer and Sabaton for the next tour.
     
  7. Wogmidget

    Wogmidget I rather like the restless nights

    Nightwish, anyone? I know it's not a perfect musical fit, but it certainly wouldn't be the first time
     
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  8. Black Abyss Babe

    Black Abyss Babe Played with madness once too often ...

    How about Ravenage, if we're getting Elliot Vernon involved?
     
  9. DJMayes

    DJMayes Educated Fool

    Having looked up the past work of the band members more thoroughly, I definitely think Christopher Bowes' Bumilingus should reunite as support.
     
  10. cdm613

    cdm613 Invader

    I still wanna see Amon Amarth open for Maiden, dammit.
     
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  11. Black Wizard

    Black Wizard Out of the Silent Planet

    Nightwish subheadlined to Maiden at Download festival last year. They're a massive headlining band themselves in Europe, and I can't see them wanting to do 45 minute sets in the UK. They would also cost a lot. The support doesn't need to be a perfect musical fit though, they just need to be good.

    Ravenage....Raven Age....The Raven Age.... nooooooooooooooooooooo
     
  12. LooseCannon

    LooseCannon Self-propelled artillery Staff Member

    That's the Maidenfans Tour, for sure.

    If it is Slayer and Judas Priest, I think they'd be playing more than 45 minute sets. Probably 12-14 songs each.
     
  13. DJMayes

    DJMayes Educated Fool

    At Download last year Amon Amarth didn't open but they were on the main stage several hours earlier and put on a hell of a show. Second only to Disturbed and Maiden themselves in my opinion.
     
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  14. srfc

    srfc Nomad

    Scorpions moped the floor with them!
     
  15. Black Wizard

    Black Wizard Out of the Silent Planet

    Which is too much for a support band in my opinion.

    Amon Amarth are fantastic live. Great show in London last year and I'm expecting them to be awesome this Friday too!
     
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  16. Brigantium

    Brigantium Work Geordie for hire Staff Member

    Yes, I'd definitely be happy with Amon Amarth as a support band. Would they go for a growly band, though?
     
  17. Black Wizard

    Black Wizard Out of the Silent Planet

    Probably not. If I meet them on Friday I'll ask if they've ever been offered the opportunity.
     
  18. Black Abyss Babe

    Black Abyss Babe Played with madness once too often ...

    Bad memories BW?

    I seem to remember this lot being very keen to open for Maiden, not sure what they're doing these days though:
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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
  19. Whooten

    Whooten Educated Fool

    Why does there need to be an opening band?
     
  20. Wayne Bond

    Wayne Bond Nomad

    No way! All subjective I guess but Priest were on fire that night I thought.
     

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