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Video: ADRIAN SMITH + RICHIE KOTZEN Perform IRON MAIDEN’s ‘Wasted Years’ At Their First-Ever Concert

Smith/Kotzen kicked off their tour last night in West Hollywood and pulled out an Iron Maiden classic.

IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith’s collaborative project with Richie Kotzen (POISON, THE WINERY DOGS) kicked off their U.S. West Coast tour last night (Thursday, January 20) at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California.

You can check out fan-filmed video footage of SMITH/KOTZEN’s rendition of the IRON MAIDEN classic “Wasted Years”, with Smith on lead vocals, below.

Joining SMITH/KOTZEN in their touring band is Richie’s wife, bassist Julia Lage, formerly of the Latin Grammy-nominated Brazilian rock band BARRA DE SAIA, as well as drummer Bruno Valverde from ANGRA.

SMITH/KOTZEN remaining West Coast tour dates:

Jan. 22 – Count’s Vamp’d – Las Vegas, NV
Jan. 23 – Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
Jan. 26 – Goldfield Trading Post – Roseville, CA
Jan. 27 – The Siren – Morro Bay, CA
Jan. 28 – Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA (postponed from Jan. 15)