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Best Gigs of 1986

Highlight of this year for me was the return of Prince for his first shows since he was last here 5 years ago at The Lyceum, London. Bon Jovi were the hottest rock band of the moment as their "Slippery When Wet" album had taken off everywhere. After their success at last years LIVE AID Queen came back to headline their own huge show at Wembley Stadium. Some of the other good shows I went to this year were Status Quo, Ramones, Motley Crue, Cheap Trick, Rod Stewart, Marillion, Sting, INXS, Divine, OMD, Cramps, Pogues, Iron Maiden, Talk Talk, Public Image Ltd, Wham, Run DMC, Metallica and Anthrax.

  # Artists Venue Date Rating
1 1643+1644 Prince Wembley Arena, London 12+14.08.1986 9,9
2 1707+1708 Bon Jovi + Queensryche Hammersmith Odeon, London 24+25.11.1986 9,75
3 1637 Queen + Status Quo + Alarm + INXS Wembley Stadium, London 11.07.1986 9,75
4 1567 AC/DC + Fastway Wembley Arena, London 16.01.1986 9,75
5 1579 to 1581 Ozzy Osbourne Band + Ratt Hammersmith Odeon, London 19,20,21.02.1986 9,75