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Old 02-27-23, 08:05 PM
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A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Seen this going around on Twitter.

Air
Bjork
Charli XCX
David Bowie
Elton John
Faithless
Gnarls Barkley
Harry Styles
Interpol
James
Katy Perry
LCD Sound System
Michael Jackson
NERD
Orville Peck
Prince
Q ❌
REM
Shout Out Louds
Tricky
U2
Vince Staples
Wu Tang Clan
X ❌
Young Fathers
Zutons
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

I'll play ...

Annie Lennox
Bruce Springsteen
Collective Soul
David Bowie
Eve 6
Fun Lovin' Criminals
Girlschool
Harlequin
Iron Maiden
Judas Priest
Kiss
Lit
Mellencamp, John
Neil Diamond
Our Lady Peace
Polyphonic Spree
Quiet Riot
Rolling Stones
Sex Pistols
Tragically Hip
U2
Van Halen
Wallflowers
X
Y
Z

Yeah, I may have cheated a bit with John Mellencamp. I'm surprised that I haven't seen Yes or ZZ Top yet. XTC played in my hometown with The Police once when I was 12. Had it been a few years later I might have caught that.
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Adele
Billy Joel
Cage the Elephant
Dave Matthews Band
Eagles
Fleetwood Mac
Guns N Roses
HAIM
Imagine Dragons
Jenny Lewis
Kenny Loggins
Lizzo
Michael McDonald
No Doubt
Oingo Boingo (Farewell show)
Phil Collins
Q (nobody, but my wife did a yoga retreat with Queen Latifah)​​​
​​​​Robert Plant
Smashing Pumpkins
Thundercat (and Taylor Swift in March)
U2
Vampire Weekend
Weezer ​
​​​​​​X - nobody​​​​​
Tricia Yearwood​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​Zoey Deschanel (She & Him)
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Anthrax
Behemoth
Cannibal Corpse
Death Angel
Entombed
Forbidden
Ghost
Hank Williams III
Ice T
Judas Priest
Kiss
Lamb of God
Metallica
Nuclear Assault
Ozzy Osbourne
Prong
Queensryche
Rush
Slipknot
Testament
Unearth
Van Halen
Walls of Jericho
X...
Y...
Zombie, Rob
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Aerosmith
Blue Oyster Cult
Canned Heat
Deep Purple
Eagles
Faces
Genesis
Head East
Iron Butterfly
Journey
Kinks
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Marshall Tucker Band
Nazareth
O
Pink Floyd
Queen
Rush
Savoy Brown
T Rex
Uriah Heep
Van Halen
Wishbone Ash
X
Yes
ZZ Top

Fixed

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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Off the top of my head, I'm sure I'm forgetting some.

Aerosmith
Alice Cooper
Black Crowes
Cradle of Filth
Dimmu Borgir
Faster Pussycat
Fight
Frehley's Comet
Ghost
Iron Maiden
Jeff Healey
KISS
Living Colour
Motley Crue
Marilyn Manson
Metallica
Nine Inch Nails
Panzerfaust
Poison
Queensryche
Rolling Stones
Skid Row
Slaughter
Ted Nugent
Tesla
Van Halen
Warrant
Winger






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Old 02-28-23, 11:26 AM
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Missing some surprising letters, but thought for awhile and couldn't come up with any.

Arctic Monkeys

Black Keys
C
D
E
Faith No More
Guns N Roses
Hall & Oats
Imagine Dragons
Jimmy Buffett
K-Flay
Linkin Park
Metallica
N
O
Prince
Queens of the Stone Age
​​​​Royal Blood
Skid Row
Tesla
UB40
Violent Femmes
White Stripes
​​​​​​X
Y
​Z
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Originally Posted by Toby Dramit
I'm surprised that I haven't seen Yes or ZZ Top yet.
Originally Posted by rw2516
Yes
ZZ Top

Spoiler:



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Old 02-28-23, 12:03 PM
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Sticking with 1 per letter:

AC/DC
Boston
Cheap Trick
Def Leppard
Eagles
Foreigner
Guns n Roses
Halestorm
Iron Maiden
Judas Priest
KISS
Linkin Park
M Paul McCartney
Nightwish
Ozzy Osbourne
Papa Roach
Queensryche
Ratt
Sabaton
Twisted Sister
Used (The)
Van Halen
Whitesnake
XYZ
Yes
ZZ Top
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Amon Amarth
Bad Religion
Children of Bodom
Danzig
Eminem
Fear Factory
Gwar
Hypocrisy
Isis
Joan Jett
KMFDM
Lords of Acid
Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Nine Inch Nails
Orgy
Pantera
Queens of the Stone Age
Rammstein
Stone Temple Pilots
Type O Negative
Unloco
Velvet Revolver
Walls of Jericho
Xzibit
Y - Only one I can't think of....
Zeromancer

Bonus # group - 2 Live Crew
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Old 02-28-23, 12:29 PM
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Buckethead (4 or 5 times)
Down
Metallica
The Sword

I'm not a concert going person, the bottom 3 were all the same show and The Sword was my favorite band at the time so a chance to see them open for Metallica was enough to get me out of my comfort zone.
Buckethead shows are a religious experience for me so I go see his show any time he comes to New Orleans.
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Not a huge concert person, but I've managed to see my fair share. I'm going with the last name for solo acts.

A
B-52s
Cheap Trick
Depeche Mode
Eagles
Felder, Don
G
Henley, Don
Isaak, Chris
Jones, Howard
K
L
Marx, Richard
N
O
Poco
Q
Roth, David Lee
Sweet, Matthew
Type O Negative
U
Van Halen
Walsh, Joe
X
Y
Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers

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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Originally Posted by The Cow
Sticking with 1 per letter:
Thank you. That's the game.
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

Here is my list just from the shows that I've seen from the first two months of this year

Amorphis
Belphegor
Crown
Dragonforce
Evergrey
Fallujah
God Dethroned
Hypocrisy
Insomnium
Jungle Rot
Kreator
L
Melechesh
Nightwish
Oceans of Slumber
P
Q
Rotting Christ
Sirenia
Thulcandra
Uada
Visions of Atlantis
Warbringer
X
Y
Z

I can easily fill out the rest going back to previous years (although X and Z are tricky): Lacuna Coil, Prong, Queensryche, Xandria, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Zakk Sabbath
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Old 02-28-23, 03:30 PM
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Amon Amarth
Between the Buried and Me
Cattle Decapitation
Deicide
Exhumed
Fear Factory
Ghost
Hatebreed
Iron Maiden
Jungle Rot
King Diamond
Lamb of God
Mudvayne
Necrophobic
Obituary
Pallbearer
Q
Revocation
Slipknot
Testament
Unleased
Vomitory
Weedeater
X
Yautja
Z

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Art of Noise
Black Sabbath
David Bowie
E X
F X
Genesis
Holly Cole Trio
I X
Joe Jackson
KISS
Laurie Anderson
M (The) Musical Box
N X
Oliver Jones Trio
Pink Floyd
Q X
Ravi Shankar
Starz
The Tea Party
U X
Van Halen
(The) Who
X X
Yes
Z X
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Ass Ponys
Black 47
Connells, The
Dido
Easdale, John
Format, The
Guster
Hot Hot Heat
Idlewild
JJ72
K's Choice
Lights
Muffs, The
National, The
Old 97's, The
Possum Dixon
Q ❌
Reverend Horton Heat, The
Shivaree
Tragically Hip, The
Uncle Tupelo
Varnaline
Weakerthans, The
X ❌
Young Dubliners, The
Z ❌

If I lived in Canada, I would have gone to see Zuckerbaby or The Zolas.
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Didn't notice it was supposed to be one per letter. Sorry.
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No one told me the rules.
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This is a good idea for a thread.

I don't care how it's done on Twitter. I'll write what I like! I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel!

I'll post some all of the concerts I remember, even though I don't remember them all, some are likely local or regional enough people don't really know them, and/or some were at music festivals or openers for the headliners but I'll count them anyway. I'm also organizing this with last names for the letters, as that's how I try to organize my music database at home. I'll even put up the concerts I'm not super proud that I went to, including all those 90s Christian rock bands that aren't my cup of tea today!

A Audio Adrenaline
B Beck, Frank Black, Better Than Ezra, The Bloodhound Gang
C Citizen Cope, Cracker
D DC Talk
E
F Ben Folds (2), Fountains of Wayne, Furside, Nelly Furtado (2)
G Gear Daddies, The Goo Goo Dolls, Grand Buffet
H Har Mar Superstar, Johnny Holm Band
I Idlewild, Incubus
J Jars of Clay, Jim Rose Circus
K
L Lo-Pro, Mary Lou Lord (2)
M Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd), Melvins, MGMT (2), Moby (3)
N Carrie Newcomer, New Order, Nine Inch Nails
O Paul Oakenfeld, Of Montreal (2), The Okee Dokee Brothers, Outkast
P Pearl Jam (5), Tom Petty, Poolside
Q Queens of the Stone Age
R Reverend Horton Heat, The Roots
S Sean Na Na (3), Semisonic, Danny Shafer, Jake Shimabukuro (2), Sleater-Kenney, Michael W. Smith, Smashing Pumpkins (3), Spooncat! (3), Staind, Static X
T Tenacious D (2), Toadies, Tycho
U Unknown Hinson
V
W Weezer (2), "Weird Al" Yankovic (3), White Zombie
X
Y
Z
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Re: A to Z of bands you have seen Live

I had to go through my old concert tickets to make my list.

It's actually quite surprising how many acts I've seen that start with either the letter "M" or "S."

To compile the list, I went with either heaviest, most interesting, or most out-of-my-circle act. So I went with Ice T over Iron Maiden for I, and Hank III over Hatebreed for H.

R could have easily been Rush or Rolling Stones, but I went with Rush. And F could have been Foo Fighters, but I went with Forbidden because I forgot I had seem them until I saw my old ticket (they opened up for Death Angel on their "Act III" tour, which was a really great show and brought back some memories).

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Same for me, as well. I could have included Dire Straits, Supertramp, Buddy Guy, Rodriguez, Sting, Neko Case, and Gordon Lightfoot instead, to name a few.
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If I can list multiples, I'll update my list. This still only lists bands I've seen in 2023

A - Amberian Dawn, Amorphis, Atrocity
B - Batushka, Belphegor, Bodyfarm, Brand of Sacrifice
C - Cancer, Carach Angren, Crown, Cryptosis
D - Dark Tranquillity, Dear Mother, Destruction, Dragonforce
E - Edge of Paradise, Eleine, Erra, Estadur, Evergrey
F - Fallujah, Fleshgod Apocalypse
G - God Dethroned
H - will be seeing Heathen in a couple weeks
I - Insomnium, Internal Bleeding, Iron Savior
J - Jungle Rot
K - Kamelot, Korpliklaani, Kreator
L - probably will see Loudness in May
M - Manegarm, Melechesh
N - Nightmare, Nightwish, Nothgard, Nuclear
O - Obscura, Oceans of Slumber
P - band called Persefone is opening for Ne Obliviscaris this fall
Q - might see Queensryche at the end of the month
R - Rotting Christ
S - Sight of Emptiness, Sirenia, Skiltron
T - Thulcandra
U - Uada
V - Vicious Rumors, Visions of Atlantis
W - Warbringer, We Came as Romans, Wolfheart
X, Y, Z - nothing planned yet in 2023
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A Allman Brothers Band
B Blue Oyster Cult / Bruce Springsteen (Both in my top 5 bands so I'm putting them both down)
C Carrie Underwood
D Daughtry
E Eric Church
F Florida Georgia Line
G Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
H Halestorm
I ---
J Jason Aldean
K Kiss
L Little Big Town
M Metallica
N Night Ranger
O Ozzy
P Primus
Q ---
R Rush
S Styx
T Tool
U U2
V Van Hagar
W Walker Hayes
X ---
Y Yes
Z ---
# 3 Doors Down
. .38 Special

Some of the letters I could put down 10+ artists, easily...
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I don't care how it's done on Twitter. I'll write what I like! I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel!
Yeahhh!!!!!

Jim Rose Circus
I didn't know we could count them as they aren't really a "band". I saw them twice, once opening for Nine Inch Nails and once at a local university (that show was crazy, they came right out into the audience, it was a smallish auditorium and did some acts that probably would have gotten them arrested for indecency at the arena NIN show ).

Can I count seeing Paul Stanley performing in Phantom of the Opera? That was pretty cool.

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