Thin Lizzy Memoir Gets North American Release Date

Thin Lizzy: the Boys Are Back in Town, a memoir written by Lizzy guitarist Scott Gorham, will be released in the U.S. on May 1. Fans in the U.K., however, can purchase the new book November 12.

Co-written by Gorham and journalist Harry Doherty, Back in Town promises to present Thin Lizzy's story as told "by the people who were involved directly including former guitarists, road crew, management, family and friends," and share the details of "how the albums Jailbreak and Boys Are Back in Town took the band to the top of the charts just as they were to become bankrupt."

A press release for the book says that the book "includes stories of the band on the road, the drinks and drugs, and how the years of partying, drug-taking and non-stop touring eventually took its toll on not only the band members but on their families," including "the death of frontman Phil Lynott and their legacy following his death."

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