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#312 Billy Idol @ London O2 Academy Brixton (June 23rd 2018)

Support: The Professionals

Mr Bily 'F*cking' Idol. Saw him first supporting Bon Jovi 25 years ago (Cyberpunk era...not great) and then just three years ago at Download Festival (pretty magnificent). This though was the first time seeing his own headline show.

"Is there anyone under 40?" is the first thing we hear upon entering a packed Brixton Academy tonight (we got in at 8.30 and it was rammed...fantastic to see at the 5000 capacity venue).

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#257 Download Festival @ Castle Donington Donington Park (June 14th 2015)

Headliner: KISS

Who I Saw:  KISS / Motley Crue / Slash / Billy Idol / Darkness / Code Orange / Evil Scarecrow / Colour Of Noise

Steps Walked: 15,913 / Distance Covered: 12.33 km /  Pints Drank: 7 /  'Mrs Miggins' Sausage Baguettes Eaten:  1

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#25 Bon Jovi @ Milton Keynes Bowl (September 18th 1993)

Support: Billy Idol / Little Angels / Manic Street Preachers

Another excellent concert from Bon Jovi on their I'll Sleep When I'm Dead Tour in support of their Keep The Faith album. Recorded live for Radio 1 in the UK hence there is a great bootleg of the gig. As is normal with Bon Jovi set lists change regularly and on the second night an extra 4 song encore was played...of course I wasn't there for that

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