John Sykes

John Sykes

Hard Rock Guitar Virtuoso Heavy Metal Rock John Sykes
John Sykes (born July 29, 1959 in Reading, Berkshire), is a British heavy metal/hard rock guitarist who has played with Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, Tygers of Pan Tang, Blue Murder and his solo work.

His most well known playing is on the 1987 Whitesnake self titled album, also known simply as 1987. For the Whitesnake record John Sykes used two Mesa Boogie Coliseum heads and his favorite Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar.



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Top Albums

  • 20th Century
    20th Century
  • Bad Boy Live
    Bad Boy Live
  • Loveland
    Loveland
  • Nuclear Cowboy
    Nuclear Cowboy
  • Please Don't Leave Me
    Please Don't Leave Me
  • Chapter One
    Chapter One

John Sykes. Artist Bio

John Sykes (born July 29, 1959 in Reading, Berkshire), is a British heavy metal/hard rock guitarist who has played with Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, Tygers of Pan Tang, Blue Murder and his solo work.

His most well known playing is on the 1987 Whitesnake self titled album, also known simply as 1987. For the Whitesnake record John Sykes used two Mesa Boogie Coliseum heads and his favorite Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar.



Read more about John Sykes on Last.fm.


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