Tag Archives: THIN LIZZY


On A Storyteller’s Night – An Interview With Kingdom Of Madness: Classic Magnum

In 2018, the hugely skilled Mark Stanway (ex-Magnum, ex-Grand Slam) assembled an amazing cast of musicians primarily from past line-ups and eras of the renowned outfit Magnum in order to celebrate that band’s rich and timeless catalogue of songs from the celebrated 1978-1994 period. Boasting a marvelous line-up consisting of Micky Barker, Mo Birch, Richard Bailey, Chris Ousey, Brian Badhams, ...

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Brian Downey Returns to the Underworld

On Thursday 7th November Brian Downey’s ALIVE AND DANGEROUS will return the Camden Underworld. The much respected drummer formed the band after concluding 2013’s Thin Lizzy reunion shows and declining to join Black Star Riders. Featuring guitarists Brian Grace and Phil Edgar, alongside vocalist/bass player Matt Wilson they toured the UK last year, appropriately  marking the  40th Anniversary of Thin ...

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Brian Downey Returns to Camden Underworld

Due to popular demand Brian Downey’s Alive And Dangerous will return to the Camden Underworld on Thursday 7th November. Downey put the band together in 2013 following Thin Lizzy’s reunion tour, and him subsequently declining to join Black Star Riders. “It just didn’t feel right for me,” he said. Instead, he opted to stay in Ireland where he gathered Brian Grace (best known ...

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Black Star Riders reveal details on new album ‘Another State Of Grace’

Ahead of their UK tour, Irish hard-rockers Black Star Riders have given us more details on their upcoming album Another State Of Grace. Released September 6th via Nuclear Blast, Another State Of Grace is the first album to feature new drummer Chad Szeliga (best known for his work with Black Label Society) and former Stone Sour guitarist Christian Martucci. The ...

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Snowy White & The White Flames

Former Thin Lizzy guitarist Snowy White is about to release his latest solo album. A man also renowned for his live work with Pink Floyd, plus Roger Waters and Fleetwood Mac’s Peter Green, and of course his own solo work, notably Top 10 hit single ‘Bird of Paradise’. The Situation will be released on 19th April and is preceded by its ...

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Grand Slam

The Dawn of a New Beginning – The Return of Grand Slam

With a new album on the horizon, the incredibly talented ensemble known as Grand Slam are determined to leave a mark on the world of hard rock music. Originally conceived back in 1984 by legendary Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott (1949-1986) and featuring the brilliant Mark Stanway (Magnum) on keyboards and Laurence Archer (UFO, Wild Horses) on guitars, the band ...

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Midge Ure – Songs, Questions & Answers

Midge Ure returns to the UK theatre circuit in early 2019 with a special concert experience – The Scottish music legend will present his Songs, Questions & Answers tour from March through to May. From boy band one hit wonders Slik to new wave punks The Rich Kids, a tour of duty with British rock heroes Thin Lizzy onto electronica success with ...

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Thin Lizzy’s Brian Downey to tour with his band Alive & Dangerous

Due to the level of popular demand, to help celebrate the release of Thin Lizzy’s iconic album, Alive & Dangerous, surely one of THE great rock ‘live’ albums in 1978, original member and drummer Brian Downey will be playing several dates across the country in September 2018 with his band Alive & Dangerous, and they’ll be performing the whole album ...

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Brian Downey To Tour UK

Following two sold out London concerts in the last half year, former Thin Lizzy drummer Brian Downey will be taking ALIVE AND DANGEROUS on shows throughout the UK later this year. Downey said, “We will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Live and Dangerous by performing the album in its entirety when we tour it in the UK in September and October. Thin ...

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Alive And Dangerous… In London!

Following their successful concerts at Nell’s Jazz & Blues last November, Thin Lizzy drumming legend Brian Downey and his new band Alive And Dangerous will be  returning to perform there as part of the London Fleadh week. The concert will take place on Saturday 10th February, and aside from Downey the band features Brian Grace (best known as the guitarist for ...

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