Downey had decided to take a break from touring, and Wharton would be working on his own band Dare , and a film project. Gorham stressed that Thin Lizzy would still perform together occasionally: "We'll still go out as Thin Lizzy. There are still certain big festivals that we will do. Thin Lizzy is still on the horizon, we will still go out and do that but in the meantime we have Black Star Riders that we are going to concentrate on also.
On 19 January , the band revealed a "half dozen or so" dates in mid and early to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the band's formation and the 30th anniversary of Lynott's death. On 19 April it was announced that Dee would not be participating after all, and that Judas Priest drummer Scott Travis would be taking Downey's place for all shows except Sweden on 6 August, when Europe drummer Ian Haugland played. After these shows were completed, Gorham confirmed that extended Thin Lizzy tours were probably a thing of the past, but that the band would continue to perform in one-off events.
He stated, "To kill it off stone dead I think would be the wrong thing. Four further shows were announced for in the UK, Spain and Belgium.
Troy Sanders of Mastodon was recruited to replace Hamilton on bass guitar for these shows. It contained all of the band's major hits, and included some rare songs, such as the first single "The Farmer", and single B-sides. The concert was staged to mark the unveiling of a bronze statue of Lynott on Dublin's Harry Street in the city centre.
The album includes a page booklet of previously-unseen photos, liner notes written by Brian Downey and extra material of the band jamming during their soundcheck. It was produced by Gorham and Glyn Johns , and Johns also mixed the record. It reached no. Jailbreak and Johnny the Fox are double CD editions with the second disc containing outtakes, BBC session recordings and newly remixed versions of two of that particular album's tracks.
Live and Dangerous also comes as a double CD set, with two bonus tracks which are both unused live recordings. Previous CD editions of Live and Dangerous were single discs.
Finally, Renegade and Thunder and Lightning were remastered and re-released in From , Thin Lizzy switched from using one lead guitarist to two. This style was later refined and popularised in the mids by bands like Judas Priest, and later by the emerging new wave of British heavy metal groups such as Iron Maiden and Def Leppard.
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