Wrestling legend Chris Jericho walks through Newcastle ahead of heavy metal concert in town

Geordie wrestling fans were very excited on Wednesday when icon Chris Jericho posted photos of him walking around town.

Chris, a WWF and WWE legend, with legions of fans around the world, was in Tyneside as the frontman of heavy metal band Fozzy, who was ready to perform in front of a crowded crowd at the Quayside hot spot. , Riverside.

A teaser for the concert read: “Jericho’s singing ability and his general passion for music make you wonder how he is able to find the time to excel at just about anything he does. “

Before taking the stage on the Save The World tour, Chris took the time to tour the site and uploaded photos of himself posing on the banks of the River Tyne, including right outside the famous Wetherspoons that haunt the Quayside Bar .

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He posted: “Great day wandering around beautiful #Newcastle, getting ready for the SOLD OUT show at @riversidencl tonight !!”

Grateful fans were quick to respond, with a comment: “Awesome! See you at the show tonight! with another reacting: “It is a pleasure to see you in our beautiful hometown.”

A third simply commented, “TOOON! with a fourth written: “I can’t tell you how excited I am !!!”

Chris posed in front of the Quayside bar

Chris’s Newcastle appearance also created a buzz on Twitter, with one fan posting: “The incredible Fozzy Rock and all-time greatest Chris Jericho in Newcastle !!” and a second exciting: “See @IAmJericho in Newcastle made my day !! ”

Within the WWF / WWE, Jericho is a six-time World Champion, having won once the Undisputed WWF Championship, twice the WCW / World Championship and three times the World Heavyweight Championship.

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Chris has been the lead vocalist of Fozzy for over two decades now, with the band formed in 1999 and away from wrestling and heavy metal he also found time to perform on the US version of Strictly, Dancing With The Stars.

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