Category: THIN LIZZY

GRAND SLAM – Hit The Ground (2019)

The original GRAND SLAM line-up included legendary Thin Lizzy’s founder Phil Lynott but after his untimely death in 1986, the group disbanded. However, fast-forward 33 years and the band have now reformed by great guitarist Laurence Archer (UFO, Archer / Scallan) with a new crew which honors the traditions of the band’s history, whilst also looking to the future.
“Hit The Ground” is their new rocking album – of course, Thin Lizzy influenced – to be released tomorrow, November 22.

GARY MOORE – Back On The Streets [Rock Candy remaster]

Universal Music released some time ago this remastered, expanded version of GARY MOORE’s first solo album, “Back On The Streets“.
This is in fact a Rock Candy remaster, although it’s not credited to them due to legal reasons. But you will see that the 12 page full color booklet, 3,000 word essay, enhanced artwork and rare photos are in the typical Rock Candy fashion.
And yes, the album was remastered by Rock Candy resident Andy Pearce.

BLACK STAR RIDERS – Another State Of Grace (2019)

“Another State Of Grace” is the fourth studio album by American rockers BLACK STAR RIDERS. I expect that any band who has put out three quite exceptional slabs of hard rock is always under pressure to come up with the goods and edge that last release to keep the fire burning and the fan base growing, but this fourth outing...

THIN LIZZY – Live In London 22.01.2011 (feat Vivian Campbell, Darren Wharton & Marco Mendoza)

Irish legend THIN LIZZY performed a spectacular live show at the prestigious Hammersmith Apollo as part of their 2011 UK tour. This show was recorded and CD’s were produced instantly on the night by live music specialists ‘Concert Live’ and were available to the audience within minutes of the last note of the gig has been played. And, if you...

BLUE MURDER – Screaming Blue Murder: Dedicated To Phil Lynott [Japan SHM-CD]

BLUE MURDER was without a doubt one of the greatest hard rock acts ever. Of course we featured HERE their 2 first albums, but you need to complete the band’s discography with this “Screaming Blue Murder: Dedicated To Phil Lynott”, the band’s third and final release, initially issued only in Japan. More like a John Sykes solo LP but released...

JOHN SYKES – Please Don’t Leave Me [Japan remastered SHM-CD]

Last May, Universal Music Japan has started a reissue series of classic albums on SHM-CD, remastered and with a very affordable price. One of these to get for sure is the much sought after “Please Don’t Leave Me” by the great JOHN SYKES. Composed by future Whitesnake guitarist John Sykes, “Please Don’t Leave Me” was released as single under his...

Best Classic Rock album 2017 #1 : BLACK STAR RIDERS – Heavy Fire [LTD. Embossed Digibook CD +1] (2017)

End of the year / beginning of 2018, it’s time to recap about the best 2017 releases, by category. “Heavy Fire” is BLACK STAR RIDERS album number three, and Black Star Riders are finally emerging from the long shadow of Thin Lizzy. With the band now pulling away from the Phil Lynott legacy, this third album is their best to...

BLUE MURDER – Blue Murder [Rock Candy remastered]

BLUE MURDER self-titled album not only it’s one of the best appeared in glorious year 1989, but also one of the best remasters ever done by Rock Candy Records specialists. Founded by superb guitarist John Sykes in 1988 after being fired from Whitesnake by David Coverdale, Sykes took the reins of his destiny in his hands. He returned home to...

WILD HORSES – Stand Your Ground [Rock Candy remastered +7]

WILD HORSES – Stand Your Ground [Rock Candy remastered +7]

More requests on the go with both WILD HORSES albums ‘Remastered & Reloaded‘ by Rock Candy Records, both including a bunch of previously unreleased tracks included as bonus.After the promising self-titled debut, Wild Horses went back into the studio next year to record their second album, “Stand Your Ground“. Launched as a veritable super group featuring ex Rainbow bassist Jimmy...

WILD HORSES – Wild Horses [Rock Candy remastered +8]

WILD HORSES – Wild Horses [Rock Candy remastered +8]

More requests on the go with the two WILD HORSES albums ‘Remastered & Reloaded‘ by Rock Candy Records, both including a bunch of previously unreleased tracks included as bonus. Rainbow and Thin Lizzy were two of the biggest names in rock during the late ’70s so when Rainbow dispensed with the services of bassist Jimmy Bain, and Thin Lizzy dismissed...

ERIC BELL (Thin Lizzy) – Exile (2016)

ERIC BELL (Thin Lizzy) – Exile (2016)

Northern Irish rock musician and guitarist ERIC BELL, best known as a founding member and the original guitarist of legendary group Thin Lizzy has just released a new studio album, “Exile“, including the track ‘Song For Gary’, a soulful dedication to his former bandmate, the great Gary Moore. When you’ve co-founded one of the most relevant bands in Rock history,...

BLACK STAR RIDERS – The Killer Instinct [Deluxe Edition] (2015)

After their critically-acclaimed Top 30 debut album, BLACK STAR RIDERS return with the long-awaited follow-up, “The Killer Instinct“. The band formed around the last of incarnation of Thin Lizzy and featuring guitar legend Scott Gorham (ex- 21 Guns), Damon Johnson (guitar, ex- Alice Cooper), Jimmy DeGrasso (drums, ex- Megadeth), Robbie Crane (bass, ex- Ratt, Vince Neil) and fronted by Belfast-born,...

THIN LIZZY – Thunder And Lightning [Deluxe Edition 2CD] (2013)

* There’s some big news out there; one of my favorite albums from legends THIN LIZZY, “Thunder And Lightning”, has been reissued in a Deluxe Edition remastered and including an awesome bonus CD featuring 13 bonus tracks made up of rare live material and original studio demos. Twelfth and final studio recording by the Irish wonders, “Thunder And Lightning” was...

BLACK STAR RIDERS – All Hell Breaks Loose (2013)

In May 2010, original Thin Lizzy member Scott Gorham announced the latest incarnation of the group, whose toured sporadically with various line-ups since 1996. In the middle, they composed new material for a possible release as a Thin Lizzy studio album, but fortunately, the musicians decided to move forward with a new band name; BLACK STAR RIDERS. And that is...

THIN LIZZY – Black Rose [2CD Deluxe Edition] (2011)

Irish hard rock legends THIN LIZZY finally has their greatest, classic, most successful studio album remixed and remastered by guitarist Scott Gorham along with Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott, in a Deluxe Edition containing the original album, and second CD with rare bonus tracks. “Black Rose: A Rock Legend” remains as one of the most influential albums of the genre,...