Monday, May 29, 2023

Iron Maiden share video from opening night of The Future Past Tour

Iron Maiden is sharing a video recap from the opening night of The Future Past Tour.

The May 28 event at the Stožice Arena in Ljubljana, Slovenia launched the 2023 series, which will features previously-unperformed songs from the band’s most recent studio album, “Senjutsu”, along with a focus on 1986’s “Somewhere In Time” record, plus other classic cuts.

“We’ve decided to revisit ‘Somewhere In Time’ as that tour didn’t feature in the various retrospective history tours we’ve played over the years,” explained Steve Harris last fall. “They were based on our 80’s concert videos and sadly we did not film that tour (blame the manager!!). We have had lots of requests from fans over the years for many tracks on it so we are now going to play them, plus of course a few others we know you will like!

“It will also be particularly satisfying to finally get to play some of the more epic tracks on ‘Senjutsu’, it's been a long wait! 2023 is going to be an exciting time and we’re really looking forward to seeing everyone again in the UK, Ireland and around Europe."

The Slovenia show saw Iron Maiden deliver the live debut of five songs, including four from “Senjutsu” and one from “Somewhere In Time”, according to, as well as a number of tracks that haven’t been performed in years.

“What an explosive start to the tour,” says the group. “Thank you Ljubljana!”

Iron Maiden will continue The Future Past Tour this week with two shows in Prague, Czechia and a pair in Tampere, Finland.

Get your copy of “Senjutsu” here and the band’s self-titled debut album here.

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