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Following last nights sold out show in Dublin’s legendary Whelans’ venue, SD Entertainment can confirm Blaze Bayley’s return in September with shows scheduled for Belfast and Dublin. 

Metal Hall of Fame inductee, Blaze Bayley (Iron Maiden singer 1994-1999) is set to release his new album ‘Circle of Stone’ in on February 23rd, and will return to Ireland for two exclusive shows as part of the album’s European and UK tour.

Exclusive pre-sale begins via SD Entertainment mailing list  on Saturday, 10th February – click here for access.

The tour will roll into Ireland’s Opium venue in Dublin on Friday 13th September, and Belfast’s Limelight on Saturday 14th September, 2024, where he and his band will be performing hits from his time in Iron Maiden, as well tracks from ‘Circle of Stone‘ and his solo discography.

The recording of the new album was completed in March 2023 just two days before Blaze suffered a heart attack, needing life-saving bypass surgery. The album was held in abeyance whilst Blaze recovered.

As well as his regular team from British melodic metal band Absolva (Chris Appleton on lead guitar, Luke Appleton on power guitar, Martin McNee on drums, Karl Schramm on bass), Blaze called upon a fascinating mix of collaborators…

Niklas Stalvind (from Swedish metal band, Wolf) – guest vocals on ‘Circle of Stone’, ‘Call of the Ancestors’ & ‘A Day of Reckoning

Talented singer Tammy-Rae Bois, from South Wales (UK), who duets with Blaze on ‘Until We Meet Again’.

Gifted Dutch violinist, Anne Bakker who plays on ‘Rage’ & ‘Until We Meet Again

Last but not least Vicky Kennerley, from the West Midlands (UK), adds the spectacular and unmistakable bag pipes featured on, ‘Call of the Ancestors’.

Chris Appleton mixed the record, & co-produced with Blaze. Pre-order your copy here


Blaze and the band are touring Europe-wide, weaving between Circle of Stone tour dates and 30th Anniversary shows,  celebrating 30 years since he joined Iron Maiden.

For more information, please visit this link.

Tickets for Blaze BayleyCircle of Stone‘ tour will be on general sale from Sunday, February 11th at 12pm.

Oran O’Beirne 2024