Awesome list of shows, all of those were either tours I saw or tours I wanted to see. I know what you mean about opening night being especially exciting, the atmosphere for the Maiden opening night in Charlotte was unbeatable.
6/17 - Meshuggah
6/28 - Iron Maiden - Bergen, Norway
6/29 - Blaze Bayley - Bergen, Norway
7/1 - Iron Maiden - Luxembourg
10/31 - Fleetwood Mac