Metallica Post Live Footage Of “Whiskey In The Jar” From Recent Ireland Show

Metallica have shared official live footage of themselves playing their cover of “Whiskey In The Jar” during their June 8 show at Slane Castle in Ireland. The band dedicated the performance to the late Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy).

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Watch Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Perform Motörhead & Thin Lizzy Covers At 2019 “Ride For Ronnie” Concert

During this year’s Ride For Ronnie concert in Glendale, CA, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl joined Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy), Keith Nelson (ex-Buckcherry), and Robbie Crane (Black Star Riders) onstage for some covers of Motörhead‘s “Bomber” and Thin Lizzy‘s “Jailbreak.“ You can see footage of that below:

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

Listen To High On Fire’s Cover Of Thin Lizzy’s “Vagabond Of The Western World”

High On Fire are streaming their cover of Thin Lizzy‘s “Vagabond Of The Western World” via Decibel. The track will appear on Glory Or Death Records’ new Thin Lizzy tribute album, “Bow To Your Masters Volume 1: Thin Lizzy,“ which will be released on July 26.

Lionize Stream Cover Of Thin Lizzy‘s “Gonna Creep Up On You“ Feat. CKY’s Jess Margera

Lionize have released their cover of Thin Lizzy‘s “Gonna Creep Up On You.“ This track features CKY’s Jess Margera and it can be streamed below:

Black Fast Cover Thin Lizzy’s “Thunder And Lightning”

Black Fast are streaming their cover of Thin Lizzy’s “Thunder And Lightning,” via Ultimate Classic Rock. Havok guitarist Reece Scruggs guests on the track, which can be heard below:

Aaron Akin said the following:

“Thin Lizzy is my favorite band. “I have this double live album they recorded on their last tour called ‘Life‘ that starts with this song. You can hear the crowd, imagine them walking out onstage and going right into this track. Sadly ‘Thunder And Lightning‘ was the last Thin Lizzy record, Phil died a few short years after its release. It oozes cool, as he did. And the John Sykes guitar solo! I had to call on one of my best buds Reece Scruggs [Havok] to step up and let one rip for us and he absolutely nailed it. I think this fucker landed pretty cool. Its dangerous. it’s streetlights and leather. It’s a switchblade.”

Ace Frehley To Release “Origins Vol. 1” Covers Album In April/Paul Stanley, John 5, Etc. To Guest

Ace Frehley will be releasing a new covers album, titled “Origins Vol. 1,” on April 15. The effort will feature multiple guests, including Frehley’s ex-KISS bandmate Paul Stanley, John 5, etc., and it can be preordered via iTunes. Check out the cover art and track listing below, and head to Rolling Stone to hear his cover of Cream’s “White Room.”

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“Origins Vol. 1” Track Listing:

01. “White Room” (Cream)
02. “Street Fighting Man” (Rolling Stones)
03. “Spanish Castle Magic” (Jimi Hendrix) feat. John 5
04. “Fire and Water” (Free) feat. Paul Stanley
05. “Emerald” (Thin Lizzy) feat. Slash
06. “Bring It On Home” (Led Zeppelin)
07. “Wild Thing” (The Troggs) feat. Lita Ford
08. “Parasite” (KISS) feat. John 5
09. “Magic Carpet Ride” (Steppenwolf)
10. “Cold Gin” (KISS) feat. Mike McCready
11. “Till The End of the Day” (Kinks)
12. “Rock and Roll Hell” (KISS)