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John Sykes

John Sykes

Real/full name:
John James Sykes
Age:
57 (born Jul 29th, 1959)
Place of origin:
United Kingdom (Reading, Berkshire)
Gender:
Male

Biography

John began playing publicly at the age of 14, while his family was temporarily located in Ibiza, where John's father owned several nightclubs. After returning to England, John joined Streetfighter (1980). In 1981 he played in a band which featured bassist Neil Murray, who had recently left Whitesnake. John joined Tygers of Pan Tang after replying to an ad in the paper, which he left in order to ...

Trivia

In 1982 Sykes was recruited by former Uriah Heep singer John Sloman in a band called Badlands, that broke up shortly after formation. This is not the same band which was later formed by Jake E. Lee, Ray Gillen & Eric Singer.

John Sykes

Guitars, Vocals (1994-present)

Badlands

Guitars (1982)

Blue Murder

Vocals, Guitars (1988-1994)

Streetfighter

Vocals, Guitars

1982 Crazy Dream (EP) Vocals, Guitars

Thin Lizzy

Guitars (1982-1984, 1994, 1996-2009), Vocals (1996-2009)

1983 Cold Sweat (Single) Guitars
1983 Thunder and Lightning Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1983 Thunder and Lightning (Single) Guitars
1983 The Sun Goes Down (Single) Guitars
1983 Life: Live (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1991 Dedication (Video) Guitars
1992 BBC Radio One Live in Concert (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2000 One Night Only (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2003 Live at the Regal Theatre Hitchin 1983 (Video) Guitars
2005 Thunder and Lightning Tour (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2005 Greatest Hits (Video) Guitars
(show all)

Tygers of Pan Tang

Guitars (lead) (1980-1982)

1981 BBC in Concert (Live album) Guitars (lead)
1981 Hellbound (Single) Guitars (lead)
1981 The Story So Far (Single) Guitars (lead)
1981 Spellbound Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (as "John James Sykes")
1981 Don't Stop By (Single) Guitars (lead)
1981 Love Don't Stay (Single) Guitars (lead)
1981 Crazy Nights Guitars
1982 Heavy Metal '82 (Split) Guitars (lead)
1982 Do It Good (Single) Guitars (lead)
1982 Love Potion No. 9 (Single) Guitars (lead)
2001 Live at Nottingham Rock City (Live album) Guitars
(show all)

Whitesnake

Guitars (1983-1987)

Def Leppard

1992 Adrenalize Vocals (backing)

Derek Sherinian

2004 Mythology Guitars (track 3)

Philip Lynott

2002 Live in Sweden 1983 (Live album) Guitars

Thin Lizzy

2000 One Night Only (Live album) Producer
Added by: Terri23 Modified by: Metal_Thrasher90
Added on: 2011-04-13 06:18:10 Last modified on: 2016-08-23 15:11:21
 
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