Guitarist and vocalist with Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, and Blue Murder, amongst others. He is at a band known as Badlands along with bassist Neil Murray, who later on became a member of him in Whitesnake. He used Thin Lizzy before group disbanded in 1983 and used them again if they reunited in 1996. He was raised in Reading, Britain having a sister and a sibling and visited live with an uncle in Ibiza at age group fourteen. Phil Lynott was his bandmate as well as the lead vocalist of Thin Lizzy.