That they will be fronted by Ricky Warwick has caused much consternation on a variety of bulletin boards and numerous social media sites.
But is it Thin Lizzy in anything bar name?
Warwick is among the first to acknowledge
HEAVY metal doesn't often penetrate the mainstream sensibility, but perhaps we're making strides. Iron Maiden's The Final Frontier has penetrated the UK album charts at Number One this week, and even the tweedle dee tweedle dumb pop pages of the Daily Mirror managed to mention this (of course, given the hordes we know are out there, like a Nightbreed of Cabal fame it was always going to happen).
While we enjoy our music think of those who can be imprisoned for listening to metal.
Take the time to read this Freemuse report - 'Headbanging