Tag Archives: Phil Lynott

Album review: SKID ROW – Skid/34 Hours (reissues)

SKID ROW - Skid/34 Hours

BGO [Release date: 21.07.17] 2 on 1 CD “I remember Paris in ‘49” … five words guaranteed to cue the leery lads of the night to grab and clinch their squeezes for that last, up close smooch in the smoke … Continue reading

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Album review: GARY MOORE – Blues And Beyond

GARY MOORE - Blues And Beyond

Sanctuary/BMG (4CD + book box-set) [Release date 24.11.17] Belfast born guitarist and vocalist Gary Moore was an unparalleled legend, whose career combined hard rock and blues, and at times dipping into jazz fusion (‘Colosseum II’) and a more contemporary harsh … Continue reading

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Album review: RICK WAKEMAN & TONY ASHTON – Gas Tank

Rick Wakeman & Tony Ashton - Gas Tank

Gonzo Multimedia [Release date 03.03.17] Where can you hear Rick Wakeman accompanying Rick Parfitt, Alvin Lee and  Phil Lynott  and – no – it’s not at the Pearly Gates.  Back in the early 1980s there was a Channel 4 TV … Continue reading

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Quick plays: RAINBOWS ARE FREE, ROBIN GEORGE, LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III, SALIVA, AMANDA RHEAUME

Rainbows Are Free - Waves Across The Ocean

RAINBOWS ARE FREE – Waves Ahead Of The Ocean www.rainbowsarefree.com [Released 04.08.14] This is the second album by Oklahoma based rockers Rainbows Are Free and if you like Stoner rock and big Sabbath riffs you will love this album. Even … Continue reading

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Gig review: BLACK STAR RIDERS – Amos Southend, Charlotte, NC, 5 June 2014

Black Star Riders - Liverpool, 3 December 2013

Thin Lizzy, beyond a shadow of a doubt, is one of the greatest rock bands that have ever walked the Earth. So many people are quick to praise the songwriting abilities of folks like Springsteen, Dylan, and even James Hetfield, … Continue reading

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Album review: THIN LIZZY – Renegade & Thunder And Lightning

Thin Lizzy - Renegade

Universal [Release date 23.09.13] Universal complete their remastering of the Thin Lizzy’s studio albums with Renegade and Thunder And Lightning. And while this period is often criticised for the direction changes (pop and metal) and performance, with production, line-up changes … Continue reading

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THIN LIZZY re-issues

Nightlife (2CD) 3.5/5 Fighting (2CD) 4/5 Universal Universal continue their excellent reissue campaign with the first two sets for Phonogram, in 1974 and 1975 respectively. Following the sudden departure of original guitarist Eric Bell, and completing the tour with Gary … Continue reading

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