Und das meinen die dänischen Veranstalter dazu:
With over 85 million albums sold, Iron Maiden is the heavy metal champions of the world. Today the band has announced that they will continue The Final Frontier World Tour into 2011, hitting Roskilde Festival next summer.
Iron Maiden has visited Roskilde Festival before. The British heroes of heavy metal played gigs at Northern Europe’s biggest festival in 1991, 2000 and 2003, and their thunderous return is announced while they are reaching a new peak in their already impressive career.
Roskilde Festival has always been very special for Iron Maiden. There’s an amazing atmosphere about the place and the crowd are real party animals! Steve Harris
Danish newspaper B.T. agrees:
“Damn, afraid of missing out on something during the first many listens, I didn’t even dare go to the kitchen for a cup of coffee while the album was spinning. A majestic and impressive achievement,” Steffen Jungersen, one of Denmark’s most enthusiastic heavy rock critics, writes in a 5-star review.
The Final Frontier is a huge success all over the world. In the first week of its release, it has so far reached no. 1 in 27 countries all over the globe: from Arabia and India in the East to Canada in the West, throughout Europe and all through Latin America. In the Nordic countries the album has been an amazing hit: