Tag: Scott Gorham

BLACK STAR RIDERS Release Behind-the-Scenes Video Reports

Black Star Riders – a new band formed by Thin Lizzy alumni Ricky Warwick (vocals), Scott Gorham (guitar), Damon Johnson (guitar), Marco Mendoza (bass) and new addition Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper,Megadeth, David Lee Roth, Suicidal Tendencies) on drums – have released a 24-minute collection of video reports featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the debut album can be seen below. There will be …

BLACK STAR RIDERS Release Studio Session Video

Michael Berger, of Engl TV,  recently checked in with guitarist Scott Gorham during Black Star Riders studio session in Thousand Oaks, near Los Angeles. Check out the footage below. Black Star Riders, the new band formed by Thin Lizzy alumni Ricky Warwick, Scott Gorhamm, Damon Johnson, Marco Mendoza with new addition Jimmy DeGrasso on drums, entered a Los Angeles studio on January 7 with producer Kevin …

BLACK STAR RIDERS Post Second Video Report in Series

As we’ve reported, Thin Lizzy alumni have formed a new band, Black Star Riders.  The band is Ricky Warwick (vocals), Scott Gorham (guitar), Damon Johnson (guitar), Marco Mendoza (bass) with new addition Jimmy DeGrasso on drums.  The band have begun the recording process for its debut album which is set for a May release via Nuclear Blast. The second in a series of video …

An Interview with Guitarist of THIN LIZZY and BLACK STAR RIDERS

Michael Leonard of Gibson.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Scott Gorham of Thin Lizzy and Black Star Riders. Below is just a tad of that interview. Gibson.com: What can you say about the new band? Scott: Firstly, Brian Downey [drums] only wanted to play under the Thin Lizzy name. And that’s fine, I totally respect that. So we have a new drummer, Jimmy DeGrasso [Megadeth, Alice Cooper] for …

THIN LIZZY To Release Never Before Heard Box Set Tracks

There will be a new Thin Lizzy box set this year – and it will feature never before heard songs. Apparently, just before he died in 1986, Phil Lynott gave 150 tapes to someone for safekeeping. These tapes have resurfaced and been acquired by Universal Music; some of the recordings will be released in the …

THIN LIZZY Announces Guitarist DAMON JOHNSON Member of Band

Thin Lizzy have announced that Damon Johnson is now a full time member of the band. The guitarist, who spent six years with Alice Cooper, was originally brought in to replace Vivian Campbell for the band’s current American tour with Judas Priest. Says Scott Gorham: “Damon brings back the classic feel Thin Lizzy had when …

Alice Cooper Guitarist DAMON JOHNSON Leaves to Join Thin Lizzy

Guitarist Damon Johnson has left the Alice Cooper group to join Irish rockers Thin Lizzy. Johnson updated fans on the news via Facebook on Sunday: “I love you, Alice Cooper. And Chuck, Tommy, Steve, and Glen. And Keri, Jimmy, Eric, Ryan, and Tommy C. With all my heart.” The former Brother Cane member fills the …

THIN LIZZY To Open For JUDAS PRIEST For Fall North American Tour

It’s almost impossible to find a modern day hard rock/heavy metal band that doesn’t list Thin Lizzy as an influence.  So the band couldn’t have picked a better time to launch an arena tour, opening for Judas Priest on their farewell “Epitaph Tour.” Comprised of a kick ass line-up featuring such Phil Lynott-era Lizzies as …

Gary Moore Laid to Rest

According to the Belfast Telegraph, former THIN LIZZY guitarist, noted session player, and blues rock icon Gary Moore was laid to rest yesterday in a small village graveyard outside Brighton, England. Moore‘s family decided to hold his funeral not in Belfast, Ireland, where he was born, but near where he had made his home in …

New Thin Lizzy Frontman Ricky Warwick States “There will only ever be one Phil Lynott and that’s it.”

Eric Mackinnon of RockAAA.com recently conducted an interview with new Thin Lizzy frontman Ricky Warwick.  Here’s that interview below… The former Almighty singer, Def Leppard guitarist Viv Campbell and ex-Whitesnake bassist Marco Mendoza joined up with Lynott-era members Scott Gorham, Brian Downey and Darren Wharton last year to start work on a 2011 tour. They’re …

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