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)