Legendary American rapper Eminem has just announced a string of Australian arena shows for February next year.

Eminem has released seminal rap albums including The Slim Shady LP and The Marshall Mathers LP.

In August the rapper released surprise new album Kamikaze. Produced by Eminem and Dr. Dre, the album features collaborations with Joyner Lucas, Jessie Reyez, Royce da 5’9 and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. Kamikaze’s cover is a riff on the Beastie Boys album cover for Licensed to Ill.

Eminem headlined Californian music festival Coachella in April. The rapper last toured Australia in 2014.

A Visa cardholder ticket pre-sale runs from 10am Wednesday October 17 to 10am Friday October 19. A My Ticketek member pre-sale runs from Friday October 19 to Sunday October 21. runs All other tickets go on sale Monday October 22, times below. Tickets here.

Tour dates:
Wednesday February 20 – Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre, Nathan
On sale 1pm

Friday February 22 – ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park
On sale 4pm

Sunday February 24 – Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond
On sale 3pm

Wednesday February 27 – Optus Stadium, Burswood
On sale 2pm