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John Sykes

John Sykes

Real/full name:
John James Sykes
55 (born Jul 29th, 1959)
Place of origin:
United Kingdom


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 ...

John Sykes

Guitars, Vocals



Blue Murder

Vocals, Guitars (1988-1994)

Philip Lynott

2002 Live in Sweden 1983 (Live album) Guitars


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 Vocals (backing), Guitars
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 1 Live in Concert 1983 (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2000 One Night Only (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2001 Extended Versions (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2005 Thunder and Lightning Tour (Video) Guitars, Vocals
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 Do It Good (Single) Guitars (lead)
1982 Love Potion #9 (Single) Guitars (lead)
2001 Live at Nottingham Rock City (Live album) Guitars


Guitars (1983-1987)

2002 Winning Combinations (Split) Guitars

Def Leppard

1992 Adrenalize Vocals (backing)

Derek Sherinian

2004 Mythology Guitars (Track 3)

Thin Lizzy

2007 Live and Dangerous (Video) Guitars (on tracks 12-19)

Thin Lizzy

2000 One Night Only (Live album) Producer (as "John Stykes")
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Added on: 2011-04-13 06:18:10 Last modified on: 2014-04-25 12:01:07
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