Iron Maiden will be back in the UK next year for an extensive 10 city arena tour for the final run of dates on their Final Frontier world tour.

For the first time in many years, the band will be playing shows across the full length and breadth of the UK, including places they've not visited for up to three decades. The dates for The Final Frontier UK Tour 2011 are:

Wed 20 Glasgow SECC
Thu 21 Aberdeen AECC P&J Arena
Sat 23 Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Sun 24 Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
Wed 27 Nottingham Trent FM Arena
Thu 28 Manchester MEN Arena
Sun 31 Birmingham NIA

Mon 1 Cardiff CIA Arena
Wed 3 Belfast Odyssey
Fri 5 London 02 Arena

The UK shows will be the culmination of The Final Frontier world tour, which began in June 2010 with a hugely successful 25 date tour throughout North America, followed by selected European stadium and festival shows, including Knebworth and Sonisphere in the UK.