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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Lizzy part with Campbell

THIN Lizzy are to split from guitarist Vivian Campbell...and this time it's not because a guitarist is leaving as a result of musical differences.

Def Leppard Instead Campbell is returing to axe duties. Lizzy will replace Campbell with Richard Fortus, last seen wielding a six-string with Guns 'n' Roses.

Campbell's departure will be ahead of Lizzy's Slaine Castle appearance on the Kings of Leon undercard.

It also ends any speculation that Campbell would be double-jobbing for the Def Leppard, Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy Odyssey Arena triple header in June.

Tickets are still available for the Odyssey gig for those of us who cannot afford to travel to Donington for Download!

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