Thin Lizzy Guitarist Gary Moore Dead at 58 Moore died today in a Spain hotel 11 comments Comments In this July 6, 2001 file photo, Irish musician Gary Moore performs during the "Rock'n Blues" at the opening night of the 35th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland. (AP) (User Submitted) – Gary Moore, a former guitarist for Thin Lizzy, died this morning in a Spain hotel room. He was 58 years old. Moore was originally a member of the band Skid Row with Phil Lynott; Lynott later asked him to join Thin Lizzy as the band's new guitarist. After leaving Thin Lizzy, Moore went on to have a successful solo career. "I still can't believe it," another former Thin Lizzy member tells the BBC. "He was so robust, he wasn't a rock casualty, he was a healthy guy." Read the full article.