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Brian Downey: Style, Power, And Swing With Thin Lizzy

Music fans outside of Ireland by and large know Thin Lizzy and the band’s drummer, Brian Downey, from their 1977 hit, “The Boys Are Back In Town.” The song features one of the greatest guitar riffs and some of the…

Mar 9, 2011

Tommy Aldridge Update

Fifty-year-old drum great Tommy Aldridge first came to prominence with '70s Southern-rock hooligans Black Oak Arkansas, although you wouldn't know that by visiting his current Web site ( B.O.A. is only grudgingly referred to as "that band" in Aldridge's online…

May 12, 2004