Iron Maiden Set Record At Final Maiden England Tour Date

(hennemusic) Iron Maiden wrapped up their Maiden England 2013 World Tour in front of more than 60,000 fans at Estadio Nacional in Stantiago, Chile on Wednesday.

The La Tercera newspaper reported the show featured "the largest audience by a British band ever" in the country. The Maiden England stage show closely mirrored, in terms of production and content, the original 1988 concert video of the same name reissued on DVD this year - shot on the "Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son Tour."

Iron Maiden Tour Production Manager Patrick Ledwith is sharing statistics from his 2013 Tour Logbook: "Since rehearsals started 131 days ago with 1 Band and 102 crew, there have been 46 Shows, 1,175,714 Maiden fans, 45,350 miles travelled, 44 cities in 25 different countries on 3 continents, 3,853 hotel rooms, 71,579 lbs of air freight, 2,576 stage hands, 350 lighting fixtures, 330 sets of guitar strings, 2,000 picks,184 drums sticks, 600 rolls of gaffer, 400 rolls of over tape, 598 tanks of CO2 gas, 278 tanks of propane, 3,380 dinners, 96 cheese wheels, 5,646 bottles of Trooper beer, hundreds of miles walked by Hackers... and we have made it to the end of another tour."

Iron Maiden posted a thanks to fans and tourmates on the trek. Read what they had to say and watch video from the show here.

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