Thin Lizzy Announce New Line-Up, UK Tour
Thin Lizzy have now officially confirmed their new line-up – and it includes a member of Def Leppard.
Here’s how the new Lizzy looks:
Scott Gorham – guitar
Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard) – guitar
Ricky Warwick (The Almighty) – vocals/guitar
Marco Mendoza – bass
Darren Wharton – keyboards
Brian Downey – drums
The new look Lizzy have wasted no time in confirming a UK tour for the start of 2011, with the following dates confirmed:
January 6: Aberdeen Music Hall
January 7: Glasgow O2 Academy
January 8: Newcastle City Hall
January 10: Leeds O2 Academy
January 11: Llandudno Theatre
January 12: Leicester De Montfort Hall
January 14: Wolverhampton Civic Hall
January 15: Manchester Apollo
January 16: Bristol Colston Hall
January 18: Southampton Guildhall
January 19: Ipswich Regent
January 21: Cambridge Corn Exchange
January 22: London Hammersmith Apollo
The band will be supported by Supersuckers, and tickets go on sale exclusively from 9am on Friday, May 14 through www.planetrock.com. They’re on general sale from 9am on Friday, May 28, and you can get them from www.livenation.co.uk.
They’ll cost £23.50 everywhere, except in London, where they are £26.
Lizzy will also play a special show in Dublin on January 4, to mark the 25th anniversary of Phil Lynott’s death. More details on this gig will be announced soon, including special guests.
And, as if that isn’t enough, Universal are planning deluxe reissues of the Thin Lizzy back catalogue.
Find out more at www.thinlizzy.org