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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. Sykes fell victim to Whitesnake's revolving door; he… read more

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  • Avatar for metalkillthekin
    Out Of My Tree!
  • Avatar for SavoirFaire_
    Happy 54th Birthday John James...Lots of Love & Best Wishes from Canada <3
  • Avatar for SavoirFaire_
    Sykes sizzles baby!! <3
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    loveland: 2,983 listeners? you dont know a shit
  • Avatar for KingsAndQueen
    He's excellent. It's a shame that not enough people know about him
  • Avatar for TallicLizzy
    Kickass guitarist
  • Avatar for Pedromustaine
    Masterr \o\
  • Avatar for MikeySchenker
    Hate the double names, here and of other artists: John Sykes, Sykes... FUCK it! I'll just name it like it says on the cover. Result: incorrect scrobbles here and there. Tough...
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    Electric guitar Dude

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