added: 10 Jul 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Lizzy is one of rock music's most recognisable names. The fiery Dublin band exploded onto the scene with a fresh sound, look and attitude. Lead by the incomparable Phil Lynott, the band reached many peaks and influenced generations of musicians with classic tracks such as 'Jailbreak', 'The Boys Are Back In Town', 'Still In Love With You', 'Cold Sweat', 'Emerald' and 'Don't Believe A Word'. Most rock historians would agree the pinnacle of their commercial success was in 1983, followed by the bands' premature demise, as they played their last gig in September of 1984. Just two years later, the world was shocked when singer/bassist and founding member Phil Lynott passed away at the age of thirty six.
Twenty six years have passed, the world has changed, but the amazing body of work that is Thin Lizzy still retains all of its vibrancy and influence. A new lineup has formed to take Lizzy's music to a whole new generation of music fans. Led by alumni Scott Gorham, Brian Downey and Darren Wharton (all of whom played in Thin Lizzy with Phil Lynott) the stellar lineup is completed by guitarist Damon Johnson (Brother Cane, Alice Cooper), Bassist Marco Mendoza (Whitesnake, Ted Nugent) and The Almighty's Ricky Warwick on vocals and guitar.
THIN LIZZY ANNOUNCE TWO LONDON SHOWS!
Thin Lizzy are pleased to announce two very special intimate London shows 'for the fans' at Chelsea's Under The Bridge venue at Stamford Bridge football ground as part the special Irish themed shows during the Olympics. The show dates are August 7th & 8th 2012.
Scott Gorham commented 'After having a phenomenal year and a half on the road, including some great shows with Guns n' Roses last month, we jumped at the chance to play a couple of dates at the London Irish Village 2012 at Under the Bridge to give something back to the London fans who have been so loyal to us. These are intimate shows in a state of the art venue with very limited tickets available, and will be our only London shows for the rest of this year, so will be very special. We may even throw in a surprise or two!'
Tickets are £29.50 General Admission and £60.00 VIP plus fees where applicable
These dates are add to the3 existing 2012 UK dates - below
Thin Lizzy UK Dates 2012
Tuesday 7th Aug Under The Bridge, London
Wed 8th Aug Under the Bridge, London
Friday 17th August Sands Centre, Carlisle
Saturday 18th August Belsonic Festioval, Belfast, N Ireland
Thursday 29th Nov O2 Academy, Bournemouth
Friday 30th Nov Cliff's Pavilion, Southend
Saturday 1st Dec University Great Hall, Exeter
Monday 3rd Dec UEA LCR, Norwich
Tuesday 4th Dec Colston Hall, Bristol
Wednesday 5th Dec Empire, Middlesborough
Friday 7th Dec O2 Academy, Liverpool
Saturday 8th Dec HMV Picture House, Edinburgh
Sunday 9th Dec Rock City, Nottingham
Tuesday 11th Dec HMV Institute, Birmingham
For Ticket info please visit here: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Thin-Lizzy-tickets/artist/840376
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