| James G. Reilly|
Rock, punk rock
| May 9, 1957 (age 58) (1957-05-09) |
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Stiff Little Fingers, Red Rockers, The Raindogs, Little Fingers, Jim Reilly's Alternative Soldiers, XSLF
Jim Reilly Wikipedia
James G. Reilly (born 1957) is the second drummer for the Northern Ireland based punk band Stiff Little Fingers, with whom he played from 1979 to 1981. He played on the LPs Nobody's Heroes, Go for It and Hanx. In 1981 he moved to the United States, where he played in two bands, Red Rockers, followed by The Raindogs. In the late 1980s he lived in Boston and worked as a band manager. He has since moved back to Northern Ireland. For a time in 2004, he played in SLF tribute band Little Fingers, and later led Jim Reilly's Alternative Soldiers, after which he played in a new band called The Dead Handsomes. In July 2013, he and Henry Cluney, also formerly of Stiff Little Fingers, began playing live together under the name XSLF.