Gary Moore

Monday, 7 February 2011

Rock guitarist Gary Moore dies

Mr Moore, 58, was, originally from Belfast, and was a former member of the legendary Irish group Thin Lizzy.

Adam Parsons, who manages Thin Lizzy, told the BBC that Mr Moore had died in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Mr Moore was originally drafted into Thin Lizzy by its singer Phil Lynott. He later gained acclaim for his solo work and was a former member of the Irish group Skid Row. ( Read Gary Moore more... )

Legendary Guitarist GARY MOORE Dies At 58 - Feb. 6, 2011

According to BBC News, renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died. He was 58 years old.

Adam Parsons, who manages THIN LIZZY, told the BBC that Moore had died in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Moore was reportedly found dead in his luxury hotel room in the Costa del Sol. He was said to be on holiday at the time of his death.

A postmortem is due to be carried out later in nearby Malaga.

In a career dating back to the 1960s, Moore played with artists including Phil Lynott and Brian Downey as early as his secondary school days, leading him to a membership twice with the Irish rock band THIN LIZZY.

Moore has shared the stage with such blues and rock luminaries as B.B. King, Albert King, COLOSSEUM II, Greg Lake and SKID ROW (not to be confused with the glam metal band of the same name), and has had a successful solo career.

Moore had a string of hits in the 1970s and 1980s, including "Parisienne Walkways" in 1979 and "Out In The Fields" in 1985. ( Read Gary Moore more... )

Former Thin Lizzy Guitarist Gary Moore Passes Away

Legendary Northern Irish blues rock guitarist Gary Moore has unfortunately passed away. The former Thin Lizzy guitarist reportedly died in his sleep while on holiday in Spain in the early hours of this morning. He was 58 years old. Moore made a name for himself in the rock world after performing in a band named Skid Row in the late 1960s and released his first solo album in 1973, before joining Thin Lizzy for periods of time and collaborating with such other legendary artists as Ozzy Osbourne, B.B. King and George Harrison. ( Read Gary Moore more... )

Gary Moore RIP

Two East Belfast guitarists, Eric Bell and Gary Moore, provide a brilliant tribute to Phil Lynott back in 2006 playing a song with the kind of lyrics E Belfast musicians rarely play: ( Read Gary Moore more... )

Courtesy : BBC , Road Runner Records , Metal Underground & A Pint of Unionist Lite

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