Results tagged with 'thin lizzy'
Published April 23, 2015
In 2012, after touring the world successfully as the last incarnation of the legendary Thin Lizzy, the group of veteran rockers made a bold, and some might say risky, decision. They secured a record deal (almost unheard of these days), decided to dump the Lizzy moniker (are they nuts?) and created some amazing new music (yes, new music). The question was, would anyone care? 36 months and two killer albums later, the answer is unequivocally, yes.
Published Feb. 3, 2015
Heads up headbangers. Milwaukee will be one of only three cities (two tiny little places called Chicago and New York are the others) to see the fantastic double bill of '80s hair-metal heroes Europe ("The Final Countdown") and the amazing new band Black Star Riders (with former members of Thin Lizzy).
Published May 27, 2014
The Black Star Riders - featuring members of the band Thin Lizzy - will make their first Milwaukee appearance on Thursday, May 29, at Turner Hall.
Published Jan. 13, 2013
Midge Ure has been in a number of notable British bands, but let's face it, the one thing I can say about Midge Ure that I'm certain you'll know is that he co-wrote and produced "Do They Know It's Christmas" and launched the Band Aid Trust with Bob Geldof, despite the fact that the latter tends to get all the credit. Ure comes to town and we got a chance to e-chat with him.
Published Nov. 9, 2011
There are some perks to being left alone for months on end each year when my "old man" is away working. Probably the biggest bonus, and really the only one with any glamour, is that I get to see all of his colleagues and our friends in other bands when they come through town. Recently, I had the privilege of spending time with one of the most talented guitar players, singers and incredible human beings I have been fortunate to know through my husband.
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