This week: new stuff in the shops from Hawkwind, Skunk Anansie, Robert Plant’s Band Of Joy, The Sword, The Jim Jones Revue, The Master Plan, Touchstone and Phil Lynott.
In this era, when bands are so careful about choosing their name, it’s interesting to look back at some of the names which have been shared over the years. Some almost inherited their name from a previous band. In other instances, one was forced to change!
What was the inspiration behind Dino’s Bar & Grill, the legendary drinking emporium namechecked in the Thin Lizzy classic The Boys Are Back In Town? Was Dino’s a real bar, perhaps located in Dublin where late Lizzy leader Phil Lynott grew up? Or was Dino’s just a figurative figment of Lynott’s poetic imagination?
See that crafty panel on the right with the words ‘Featured Video’ above it? Well, make sure you click to watch it today – because it’ll be replaced by a brand new video tomorrow.
A live album full of newly discovered tracks from the classic Thin Lizzy line-up of Phil Lynott, Brian Downey, Scott Gorham and Brian Robertson will be released on March 2. Still Dangerous is the raw, unadulterated, untouched sound of Thin Lizzy at the absolute height of their powers. Recorded on the sell-out 1977 Bad Reputation tour, Still Dangerous captures Lizzy on fire at the celebrated Tower Theatre in Philadelphia. The…