Concerts I’ve Seen

Ken’s Concerts

(Sorry for the quality of some of the pics.  They are pictures of pictures from many years ago.)

AC/DC – Blow Up Your Video Tour

Ace Frehley & Peter Criss – The Bad Boys of KISS at Barrymore’s

Aerosmith – Pump Tour, Get A Grip Tour and with Metallica in Toronto

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Joe Perry in Ottawa

Alannis Morrissette – Jagged Little Pill Release party at Zaphod’s (W/ Taylor Hawkins on Drums.  Still have his drum stick)

Alice Cooper – One of his tours

Alice In Chains – Opening For Van Halen Facelift Tour

Barenaked Ladies – A bunch of times

Billy Idol – Rebel Yell, Whiplash Smile and Charmed Life (no Steve Stevens…boo)

Billy Joel – Storm Front Tour and once in Korea with the whole Family…Leah and Hannah’s first concert

BTO – Opening for Van Halen in Montreal on 5150 tour

Black Crowes – Opening for Warrant, Aerosmith and Metallica in Toronto

Bon Jovi – Opening for Judas Priest on Slippery When Wet tour, headlining Slippery When Wet and one other time…Can’t remember the tour

Boywonder – Many, many times

Bryan Adams – Reckless, The next one and opening the Palladium in Ottawa

Cheap Trick – Opening for Honeymoon Suite…ugh, and Lap of Luxury tour

Cinderella – Opening for Bon Jovi and Long Cold Winter tour

Colin James – A couple times opening for Kim Mitchell

Crying Nut – (Korean Punk band) A couple times

The Cult – Opening for Billy Idol and the Sonic Temple Tour

Dave Matthews – Twice in 2 nights, Ottawa and Montreal on the Before These Crowded Streets Tour

David Lee Roth – Skyscraper Tour

Def Leppard – Pyromania Tour (my first concert…The drummer had two arms), Hysteria, and one other one.

Elton John – 40th Anniversary of The Rocket Man Tour in Seoul

Elvis Costello – Acoustic in Seoul

Eric Clapton – In Seoul

Extreme – Opening for ZZ Top on Pornograffitti tour and in Seoul for 25th Anniversary of same album

Nuno of Extreme in Seoul
Nuno of Extreme in Seoul

Faith No More – Opening for Metallica and Guns N Roses in the famous riot concert in Montreal

Foo Fighters – Sonic Highway Tour in Korea

George Thorogood – A couple times

Great White – Opening I think for Alice Cooper and Judas Priest

Guns N Roses – Opening for Iron Maiden and the famous Montreal Riot concert

Helix – Opening for Kim Mitchell

Honeymoon Suite – Opening for Billy Idol and HEADLINING over Cheap Trick…boo

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Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden) in Seoul

Iron Maiden – Powerslave, Seventh Son of A Seventh Son, The Final Frontier in Seoul

Jesus and Mary Chain – Lollapalooza 1992

Joe Satriani – Flying in a Blue Dream Tour

Joe Satriani in Ottawa
Joe Satriani in Ottawa

John Mellencamp – Lonesome Jubilee and Whnever we wanted Tours

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Judas Priest in Seoul – Epitaph Tour

Judas Priest – Defenders of the Faith, Turbo, Once with the other singer in Toronto, Nostradamus and Epitaph

Kim Mitchell – At least 10 times

KISS – Hot in the Shade Tour, Reunion Tour, Psycho Circus Tour

Ken and Luigi getting ready for KISS in Ottawa
Ken and Luigi getting ready for KISS in Ottawa

Lenny Kravitz – opening for The Cult

Marty Friedman – Monsters of Guitar in Seoul with Stu Hamm and Kim Sehwang

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Marty Friedman in Seoul

Metallica – Opening for Ozzy (with Cliff Burton), And Justice For All,  with Aerosmith, Black Album, with Guns N Roses, Load, Reload, Garage Inc, and St. Anger in Korea

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Kirk Hammett of Metallica in Seoul

Midnight Oil – Blue Sky Mine Tour

Midnight Oil guy in Ottawa
Midnight Oil guy in Ottawa

Motorhead – With Foo Fighters in Korea

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The Mighty Lemmy in Korea

Motley Crue – Theatre Of Pain, Girls Girls Girls, Dr. Feelgood tours

Neil Diamond – Twice.  Once in Syracuse, once in Ottawa

Norah Jones – In Seoul. First Album

Ozzy – Ultimate Sin, No More Tears Tours

Pantera – Opening for Skid Row

Paul McCartney – In Montreal and Seoul (Hannah and Leah’s second concert)puiopppppp

Pearl Jam – Lollapalooza and I think I went to the show in Hull, but can’t remember

Poison – Sorry..Opened For Roth and I think I even paid to see them once…yikes

Primus – The Brown Album Tour

Queensryche – Opening for Metallica and the Empire Tour

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Lollapalooza 1992

Rush – Power Windows, Hold Your Fire, Test For Echo tours

Scorpions – Savage Amusement tour and one other time

Skid Row – Opened for Aerosmith on first tour and headlined Slave To the Grind

Slaughter – opened for KISS

Soundgarden – Lollapalooza 1992, Superunknown tour

Stevie Wonder – In Seoul

Sting – In Seoul

Styx – Kilroy Was Here and Return To Paradise

Supertramp – Once

The Tea Party – A couple times

Tears For Fears – Once

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Guitar dude from Tesla in Ottawa

Tesla – Opened for Def Leppard and someone else.

Tom Cochrane – Unfortunately.  Hit him in the head with a plastic juice bottle.  HAHA

Tool – Opening for Metallica in Seoul

The Tragically Hip – A bunch of times.  Up To Here and Day for Night for sure

Triumph – Thunder Seven and Sport of Kings

Rik Emmett of Triumph in Ottawa
Rik Emmett of Triumph in Ottawa

Twisted Sister – Opening for Iron Maiden

U2 – Popmart in Toronto

Ugly Kid Joe – Opened for Def Leppard

Van Halen – 5150, F.U.C.K, Balance x2 and VHIII

Jimmie Vaughan – Once

Voivod – opening for Rush

Warrant – with Black Crowes, Metallica and Aerosmith

White Lion – Opened For Cinderella HAHA

Whitesnake – Opened for Motley Crue and twice headlining, once with Steve Vai

David Coverdale and Steve Vai of Whitesnake in Ottawa
David Coverdale and Steve Vai of Whitesnake in Ottawa

Winger – opened for KISS

Y&T – Opened for Motley Crue

Yes – Big Generator Tour

ZZ Top – Recycler Tour

Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top in Ottawa
Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top in Ottawa

I also got some goodies when I went to these concerts.

From left to right, top to bottom: Trixter, Pat Metheny, Skid Row, Trixter (again), Marty Friedman, Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden, Rick Nelson (Cheap Trick), Adrian Vandenberg (Whitesnake), Steve Stevens, Glenn Tipton (Judas Priest), Steve Stevens, Frank Hannon (Tesla), Phil Campbell (Motorhead), Pat Badger (Extreme), Cinderella
From left to right, top to bottom: Trixter, Pat Metheny, Skid Row, Trixter (again, two in one concert), Marty Friedman, Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden, Rick Nelson (Cheap Trick), Adrian Vandenberg (Whitesnake), Steve Stevens, Glenn Tipton (Judas Priest), Steve Stevens, Frank Hannon (Tesla), Phil Campbell (Motorhead), Pat Badger (Extreme), Cinderella

There may be more, I can’t remember.  This is enough for now.

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