Enlarge Smith/Kotzen are in the midst of a West Coast tour.

Video: Current and Ex Members of Iron Maiden and Poison Perform “Wasted Years” at First Ever Concert


Smith/Kotzen, the surprisingly popular project from Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden) and Richie Kotzen (ex-Poison, Winery Dogs), performed their first ever concert on Thursday, January 20 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA.

Fan-filmed video footage of the concert, including the band’s rendition of the Iron Maiden classic “Wasted Years” (with Smith on lead vocals) is now available to watch below.

Rounding out the lineup alongside Smith and Kotzen is Richie’s wife, internationally acclaimed bass player Julia Lage (ex-Barra De Saia) and drummer Bruno Valverde of Angra. 

The Better Days EP came out in November following the duo’s debut full-length album earlier in the year.

The band also performed last night, January 23, in San Diego. Remaining dates of their current West Coast run:

Jan. 26 – Goldfield Trading Post – Roseville, CA
Jan. 27 – The Siren – Morro Bay, CA
Jan. 28 – Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA (postponed from Jan. 15)

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