Thin Lizzy

Thin Lizzy was an Irish rock band that released twelve studio albums between 1971 and 1983. They started as a power trio fronted by bassist–singer Phil Lynott with guitarist Eric Bell and drummer Brian Downey, the one other constant member. This lineup released the 1971–73 albums Thin Lizzy, Shades of a Blue Orphanage, and Vagabonds […]

Gary Moore

Gary Moore (April 4, 1952 — Feb. 6, 2011) was an Irish blues-rock/hard-rock/jazz-rock guitarist with a musical career that spanned more than 40 years. He first emerged as a member of the Limerick rock combo Granny’s Intention, which issued the album Honest Injun on Deram in 1969. This was followed by two albums with blues-rockers […]

Colosseum II – Electric Savage (1977)

Electric Savage is the second album by English jazz-rock/hard-rock quartet Colosseum II, released in 1977 on MCA. Tracklist: A1. Put It This Way (4:54) A2. All Skin & Bone (3:49) A3. Rivers (5:48) A4. The Scorch (6:02) B1. Lament (4:38) B2. Desperado (5:58) B3. Am I (4:15) B4. Intergalactic Strut (6:00) Credits: Bass – John […]

Gary Moore ‎– Run for Cover (1985)

Run for Cover is the sixth solo album by Irish guitarist/vocalist Gary Moore, released in 1985 on Virgin-subsidiary Ten. Tracklist: A1. Run for Cover (4:10) A2. Reach for the Sky (4:46) A3. Military Man (5:40) A4. Empty Rooms (4:20) B1. Out in the Fields (4:14) B2. Nothing to Lose (4:42) B3. Once in a Lifetime […]

Colosseum II ‎– Strange New Flesh (1976)

Strange New Flesh is the debut album by English jazz-rock/hard-rock combo Colosseum II, released in 1976 on Bronze Records. Tracklist: A1. “Dark Side of the Moog” (6:17) A2. “Down to You” (9:05) A3. “Gemini and Leo” (4:46) B1. “Secret Places” (3:59) B2. “On Second Thoughts” (7:30) B3. “Winds” (10:23) Credits: Mike Starrs – vocals Gary […]

Colosseum II ‎– Wardance (1977)

Wardance is the third album by English jazz-rock quartet Colosseum II, released in November 1977 on MCA. Tracklist: A1. Wardance (6:09) A2. Major Keys (5:18) A3. Put It That Way (3:42) A4. Castles (5:50) B1. Fighting Talk (5:54) B2. The Inquisition (5:50) B3. Star Maiden / Mysterioso / Quasar (6:24) B4. Last Exit (3:30) Credits: […]

Greg Lake

Greg Lake (1947–2016) was an English bassist, guitarist, singer, and songwriter, best known as the original frontman of King Crimson and for his partnership with keyboardist Keith Emerson and drummer Carl Palmer in the super-trio Emerson Lake & Palmer. As a solo artist, he cut the 1975 single “I Believe in Father Christmas,” a yuletide […]

Gary Moore – Grinding Stone (1973)

Grinding Stone is the debut album by Irish hard-rock guitarist Gary Moore, released in 1973 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Grinding Stone” (9:38) A2. “Time to Heal” (6:19) A3. “Sail Across the Mountain” (7:15) B1. “The Energy Dance” (2:30) B2. “Spirit” (17:11) B3. “Boogie My Way Back Home” (5:41) Credits: Gary Moore – lead guitar, vocals […]