Black Star Riders – The Killer Instinct

Black-Star-Riders-The-Killer-Instinct-200x200When Scott Gorham’s new version of Thin Lizzy decided on writing new material for a record, there was a pretty big opposition within the Lizzy fans’ camp. Understandably so because Scott had always ensured that the Thin Lizzy that were out playing gigs – the band that featured Ricky Warwick (ex The Almighty) on lead vocals and rhythm guitar Scott and Damon Johnson (ex Brother Cane) on lead guitars, Marco Mendoza (ex Whitesnake) on bass, keyboard player Darren Wharton (Thin Lizzy, Dare) and former Thin Lizzy drummer Brian Downey – were nothing more than a band paying tribute to the Lizzy that he and Downey once played in, giving their large fan base a chance to hear those classics live. So when the band went in to the studio to record, not everyone were pleased.

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