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Tag Archives: Thin Lizzy

Thin Lizzy are teaming up with Mastodon’s Troy Sanders for summer festivals

Posted by on April 26, 2019

Thin Lizzy will be rocking European festivals this summer in honor of the band’s 50th anniversary. This year also marks the 40th anniversary of their iconic Black Rose album. Joining them on this historic run will be Mastodon’s Troy Sanders. Sanders has been a huge Lizzy fan and claims Mastodon’s music is heavily influenced by […]

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Saxon Flies into DC with the Black Star Riders on the Firepower Tour

Posted by on March 20, 2018

This past Sunday in the nation’s capital, England’s Saxon and LA’s Black Star Riders brought their classic sounding metal to the beautiful new Anthem music venue on Washington D.C.’s Southwest waterfront.  Both bands were opening for Judas Priest.  More on those guys here. Don Jamieson from VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show introduced the show that […]

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Slayer, Motley Crue, Iron Maiden among those called out by Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament at rock hall induction

Posted by on April 10, 2017

While we didn’t attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this past Friday, with the exception of Rush’s Geddy Lee playing bass with Yes as they were inducted, it doesn’t appear like we missed all that much. Journey was inducted, and while Steve Perry was present, he didn’t perform with the band, despite media […]

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Mikkey Dee drops out of Thin Lizzy, Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton and Judas Priest’s Scott Travis jump in

Posted by on April 19, 2016

Alright, first the bad news. At the beginning of the year, Thin Lizzy announced they were regrouping for a handful of shows this and next year, tapping former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee. However, now it’s been confirmed that Dee will no longer be playing with Thin Lizzy. An exact reason behind the sudden drop out […]

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Ace Frehley, Slash take on Thin Lizzy with “Emerald” cover

Posted by on April 1, 2016

It’s a shame that today’s April Fool’s Day and not St. Patrick’s Day, as that would’ve been the perfect day for Ace Frehley to unveil another one of the covers from his forthcoming Origins Vol. 1, an album of covers that the Space Ace is releasing two weeks from today. He covers Thin Lizzy’s “Emerald,” the […]

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Thin Lizzy recruits Motorhead’s Mikkey Dee for Anniversary tour

Posted by on January 19, 2016

After touring many years under the moniker Thin Lizzy, the reactivated lineup opted to record new music under the new moniker Black Star Riders back in 2012. However, 2016 and 2017 will find Thin Lizzy back on the road celebrating the 40th anniversary of their landmark album Jailbreak, as well as honor the late frontman […]

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Metal Insider’s top 5: Bizarre moments on the road from John Corabi

Posted by on August 3, 2015

Vocalist John Corabi has a pretty interesting few months. His current all-star band The Dead Daisies just released their new album, Revolución, this past Friday. His band features former/current Guns N’ Roses members Richard Fortus and Dizzy Reed, as well as Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake) and others. Earlier this year, the band played Cuba, and […]

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Exclusive photos: Supergroup The Dead Daisies play Cuba

Posted by on March 5, 2015

This past weekend, Cuba got a chance to see some American rock and roll for one  the first times since the two countries began discussions to renew diplomatic relations. The Dead Daisies, which counts Guns N’ Roses guitarist Richard Fortus and keyboardist Dizzy Reed, drummer Brian Tichy (Ozzy Osbourne), and bassist Marco Mendoza among its ranks, […]

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Superstar rock band The Dead Daisies to play Cuba

Posted by on February 18, 2015

The end of last year found the United States and Cuba meeting for the first time in years, setting the stage for diplomatic relations to be renewed. And while the show had been in the works since before then, The Dead Daisies, a band featuring members of Guns N’ Roses, Thin Lizzy and Ozzy Osbourne, […]

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Video of full Metal Allegiance concert in Anaheim online

Posted by on January 27, 2015

We’ve been telling you about the all-star Metal Allegiance show since its inception on Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise last fall. The big night was last Wednesday, January 21 in Anaheim, CA at the House of Blues. If you weren’t there, now you can watch the entire show yourself on YouTube! The lineup of participating musicians and […]

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