Megadeth And Thin Lizzy Coloring Books To Be Released This Month

Rock N’ Roll Colouring will be releasing new Megadeth and Thin Lizzy coloring books on April 26. You can pre-order those HERE.

The following was said about the books:

“Featuring iconic artwork from classic albums and other instantly recognizable images, all printed on high quality paper, in a square format, fully endorsed and officially licenced, these killer designs have the potential for hours of satisfying colouring in. Each book allow you to raise the horns in celebration of Heavy Metal’s most legendary and important bands, letting your imagination run riot as you create your own personalised versions of your favourite designs.

Each book contains painstakingly created renderings of each image, with beautifully detailed outlines ready for you to unleash your artistic skills using pens, pencils or paint. Let your imagination run wild and add your own interpretation of these classic images, or simply recreate them as closely as you can to the originals. Whatever you decide, the satisfaction of adding your personal touch to these classic designs is extremely rewarding.

Devised and created by two life long rock and heavy metal devotees and colouring book fans, Rock N’ Roll Colouring was formed by fans, for fans. Every effort has gone into making sure these books do justice to the legacy of Megadeth, and give fans another reason to enjoy some of the most beautiful and creative artwork from the band. And not only that – colouring has proven significant mental health benefits including mindfulness, relaxation and increased focus, and can be enjoyed by any age group. These books provide hours of creative and restful activity that combines a love of the music with a love of the art.”

Watch New Trailer For Upcoming Documentary On Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott

A new trailer has been shared for the upcoming Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy) documentary, “Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away.” That film will be released in Irish movie theaters this fall. Here’s a description of it:

“Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away is a feature documentary on the life and music of Phil Lynott, telling the story of how a young black boy from working-class 1950’s Dublin, became Ireland’s greatest Rock Star. As the lead singer of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott was a songwriter, a poet, a dreamer, a wildman. Told extensively through the words of Phil himself and focusing on some of his iconic songs, the film gets to the heart of Philip, the father, the husband, the friend, the son, the rock icon, the poet and the dreamer.”

Watch Teaser For New Documentary On Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott

A new teaser has been shared for the upcoming Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy) documentary, “Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away.” That film will be released in Irish movie theaters this fall. Here’s a description of it:

“Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away is a feature documentary on the life and music of Phil Lynott, telling the story of how a young black boy from working-class 1950’s Dublin, became Ireland’s greatest Rock Star. As the lead singer of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott was a songwriter, a poet, a dreamer, a wildman. Told extensively through the words of Phil himself and focusing on some of his iconic songs, the film gets to the heart of Philip, the father, the husband, the friend, the son, the rock icon, the poet and the dreamer.”

“Thin Lizzy: A Visual Biography” To Be Released In October

A new Thin Lizzy visual biography, simply titled “Thin Lizzy: A Visual Biography,” will be released on October 2 via Wymer Publishing. Those who pre-order the book by August 1 will have a chance to get their names printed on a dedicated fan page.

Here’s a description of the book:

“If any band deserves to have homage paid to them with a lavish photographic book, look no further than Thin Lizzy. With their origins going back to the late sixties, by 1971 with the first album release, Lizzy’s journey really began.Incredibly no one has published a visual biography before, but now that has been rectified.

Drawing on several thousand images and items of memorabilia this large format 240-page book is a treasure trove for Thin Lizzy devotees — crammed full of live and off stage shots that portray the band’s journey through the decades. It also includes loads of super cool memorabilia including backstage passes, gig posters, media adverts and much more, all reproduced on high quality art paper. This is one future collector’s item that every self-respecting Lizzy fan will want to own.Rounding it off, Thin Lizzy A Visual Biography is topped and tailed with 20,000 words by Lizzy biographer and world-renowned rock author Martin Popoff.

With a Phil Lynott documentary Songs For While I’m Away due to hit the silver screen in the Autumn, this lavish book will prove to be the perfect companion and a valuable addition to any fan’s collection.”

New Documentary On Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott To Be Released This Fall

A new documentary focusing on Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott is set to be released this fall. The film, which is titled “Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away,” will be available through Nell Roddy and Robert McCann Finn’s new Irish film and event cinema distribution company Break Out Pictures.

Here’s a description of the documentary [via Blabbermouth]:

“‘Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away’ is a feature documentary, telling the story of how a young black boy from working-class 1950’s Dublin, became Ireland’s greatest rock star. As the lead singer of THIN LIZZY, Lynott was a songwriter, a poet, a dreamer, a wildman. Told extensively through the words of Phil himself and focusing on some of his iconic songs, the film gets to the heart of Philip, the father, the husband, the friend, the son, the rock icon, the poet and the dreamer.”

The film will also feature interviews with Thin Lizzy’s Eric Bell, Scott Gorham and Darren Wharton, as well as U2’s Adam Clayton, Suzi Quatro, Huey Lewis, Metallica’s James Hetfield, and Ultravox’s Midge Ure.

Reynolds said the following:

“We are so delighted that ‘Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away’ — our film about the legendary Phil Lynott — will soon be coming to the big screen! We can’t wait to share it with Irish audiences and to celebrate Philip and his extraordinary life and music.”

Lynott’s daughters Sarah Lynott and Cathleen Howard-Lynott added:

“As always, we are incredibly proud of our Dad and we loved having the opportunity to look at the man behind the music with this film.”

Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy) Diagnosed With Pleurisy

Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy) has revealed that he has been diagnosed with a form of pneumonia called pleurisy. This news comes after the singer recently underwent a “small procedure”.

Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy) Undergoes “Small Procedure” At California Hospital

Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy) recently underwent a “small procedure” at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in West Hollywood, CA. He shared the below Instagram post regarding that:

[via Blabbermouth]

Mastodon’s Troy Sanders To Play Bass For Thin Lizzy During Summer European Festivals

Thin Lizzy have announced that Mastodon’s Troy Sanders will be playing bass on their European festival dates. The rest of the band’s lineup will include: guitarist Scott Gorham, keyboardist Darren Wharton, vocalist Ricky Warwick, guitarist Damon Johnson, and drummer Scott Travis (Judas Priest).

Gorham said the following:

“We are very happy to welcome Troy to the Lizzy family! We met a few years ago at Download festival and he’s a great guy and killer bass player to boot, so very happy he wanted to join us for the shows this summer.”

Warwick added:

“Mastodon are a fantastic band and knowing how much of a thin lizzy fan Troy is, he will be an amazing addition to the fold”

Sanders also commented:

“It’s no secret that Thin Lizzy has had a big influence on Mastodon’s music. Being asked to join them on stage is a big deal and true honor to me. I am really looking forward to it!”

Tour Dates:

07/28 Ebbw Vale, UK – Steelhouse Festival (“Black Rose” album set)
08/04 Macclesfield, UK – Rewind North Festival
08/08 Alicante, SPA – Leyendas Del Rock Festival
08/10 Kortrijk, BEL – Alcataraz Festival

Thin Lizzy To Head Out On “Jailbreak” 40th Anniversary/Recruit Motörhead’s Mikkey Dee

Thin Lizzy will be heading out on tour to commemorate the 40th anniversary of “Jailbreak,” as well as to pay tribute to Phil Lynott, who passed away 30 years ago. The band have recruited Motörhead’s Mikkey Dee to handle the drum duties. The rest of the lineup includes: Scott Gorham, Damon Johnson, Ricky Warwick, and Darren Wharton. More info can be found in the below press release: