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Rocker Eric Wrixon Dead At 68

The keyboard player passed away in his apartment in Italy on Monday (13Jul15). No cause of death has been listed, but Wrixon was reportedly in poor health prior to his death....

Guns N' Roses Stars' Supergroup Make History In Cuba

A supergroup featuring members of Guns N' Roses and Thin Lizzy are set to make history this month (Feb15) by becoming the first U.S. rock act to perform in Cuba since President Barack Obama relaxed...

Pogues Guitarist Philip Chevron Dies Aged 56

The Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron has died aged 56.The 'Fairytale of New York' hitmaker lost his battle to cancer on Tuesday (08.10.13) after being diagnosed with an inoperable tumour in August 2012.A statement read on...

Phil Lynott Statue Comes Home

A life-sized statue of late Thin Lizzy rocker Phil Lynott has been re-erected in Dublin, Ireland after experts renovated it to repair damage caused when it was knocked over by two drunks.The sculpture was unveiled...

Black Sabbath Win Double At Golden Gods

Black Sabbath won two awards at last night's (17.06.13) Metal Hammer Golden Gods.The heavy metal pioneers received the Best UK Band trophy at the magazine's annual ceremony, as well as Best Album for their new...

Phil Lynott's Statue Undergoing Repairs Following Accidental Damage

A life-size sculpture of tragic Thin Lizzy rocker Phil Lynott is undergoing restoration after it was severely damaged by hooligans in Dublin, Ireland last week (begs06May13).Two men were arrested on Friday (10May13) after confessing to...

Lars Ulrich Comfortable On Camera

Lars Ulrich doesn't mind people filming his receding hairline. The Metallica drummer has been comfortable with the camera since the band made warts-and-all documentary film 'Some Kind Of Monster', released in 2004, and he insists...

Vince Neil Recovering From Emergency Surgery

Vince Neil has been hospitalised.The Motley Crue singer was rushed to hospital on Sunday night (10.03.13) to remove kidney stones after doubling over in severe pain during a gig in Sydney, Australia, forcing the band...

Def Leppard Divorce: Vivian Campbell Splits From Wife After 25 Years

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has filed for divorce from his wife of 25 years, Julie Campbell. According to TMZ.com, Campbell - who joined the rockers in 1992 - filed documents in Los Angeles County...

Thin Lizzy To Change Name Out Of Respect For Tragic Phil Lynott

Rockers Thin Lizzy will no longer tour and record under the moniker out of respect for tragic frontman Phil Lynott.Co-founder Brian Downey, who formed the Irish act with the late Lynott in 1969, recently announced...

Phil Lynott's Mum Visits His Grave Daily

The mother of tragic Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott has visited her son's grave every day for the past 26 years - and still can't come to terms with his passing.The Boys Are Back in...

Thin Lizzy Planning Comeback - After 29 Years

Veteran rockers Thin Lizzy are working on an album of new material - 29 years after their last release.Original member Brian Downey, who co-founded the Irish act with the late Phil Lynott in 1969, is...

Phil Lynott's Mother Upset By Mitt Romney's Choice Of Thin Lizzy Tune

Phil Lynott's mother has objected to U.S. President Barack Obama's political opponent using the late Thin Lizzy star's music at last week's (ends31Aug12) Republican National Convention in Florida.Mitt Romney's campaign leaders picked Thin Lizzy's The...

Thin Lizzy To Release Unheard Material From Phil Lynott

Thin Lizzy guitarist Scott Gorham has revealed that Universal Music plan to release a box set of unheard music by the band; all recorded before the death of their legendary frontman Phil Lynott. Gorham told...

Lynott Tricked Geldof With Heroin

Late THIN LIZZY rocker PHIL LYNOTT once "slipped" SIR BOB GELDOF a line of heroin so he could bed his girlfriend behind his back. The two Irishmen were partying in the late 1970s when...

Dourdan And Mumba To Rock As Phil Lynott

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION star GARY DOURDAN and Irish pop singer SAMANTHA MUMBA's brother OMERA are to play rocker PHIL LYNOTT in a new biopic about the THIN LIZZY frontman. The film will be...

Lynott To Be Honoured

THIN LIZZY fans paid tribute to late rocker PHIL LYNOTT on Friday (19AUG05) when they unveiled a statue they funded in his favourite street in Dublin, Ireland. THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN star...

Thin Lizzy Star Tells Doherty To Kick Drugs

Troubled singer PETE DOHERTY has been warned by former THIN LIZZY rocker SCOTT GORHAM to kick his drug habits before they destroy him. THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN guitarist is worried heroin and...

Thin Lizzy Top Music Poll

Irish rockers THIN LIZZY have beaten THE BEATLES and LED ZEPPELIN to the top spot on a British poll of the best live albums. The band's classic 1978 LIVE AND DANGEROUS LP was voted...

Irish Racists Attempt To Block Lynott Statue

A group of racist Irish nationalists are trying to block plans to erect a statue of THIN LIZZY leader PHIL LYNOTT because he was black. The unnamed group has launched an internet campaign to...

Dylan Was Too Shy Complains Thin Lizzy Guitarist

THIN LIZZY guitarist GARY MOORE was left disappointed the first time he met BOB DYLAN - because he found the rock legend too timid. Moore - whose band are supporting Dylan when he performs...

Lost Rod, Lizzy And Roxy Sessions Found

Lost sessions featuring ROD STEWART, THIN LIZZY and ROXY MUSIC have been unearthed in the archives of a tiny Scottish radio stations. The forgotten sets, recorded in the 1970s and 1980s and featuring more...

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