Their convictions were later quashed in 2004 and the retrial abandoned after it was decided that an expert witness on CCTV images was not reliable.
Kevin Dennis was one of several people (along with Barry George) who were told in 2013 they could not have compensation for wrongful conviction.
In 2001, Doyle and his band, Smokestack, opened for Eric Clapton’s World Tour in Europe and America. Doyle Bramhall II has been part of Eric Clapton’s studio band from 2000 and became the second guitarist in his touring band in 2004.
Doyle was out on the road with Eric for the entire 2006 / 2007 World Tour, the Summer 2008 Tour and the 2009 Japan, New Zealand and Australia tour dates.
In addition to Clapton, Bramhall II has been in demand as composer, guitarist and producer, collaborating with such as artists as Sheryl Crow, Tedeschi Trucks, Elton John, Questlove, Gary Clark Jr., Erykah Badu, Gregg Allman, Robert Randolph, T-Bone Burnett, Meshell Ndegeocello, Dr. Bramhall has produced several records, including Crow's popular 100 Miles From Memphis.
Kevin Dennis played for Welling United FC, having previously played for Arsenal and Brentford.
As a teenager, Doyle Bramhall II toured with Jimmy Vaughan’s band, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, as second guitarist.
He then co-founded the Arc Angels at the Austin Rehearsal Center (ARC), whose initials gave the band their name along with Charlie Sexton and Chris Layton.
The band that was only ever meant to have fun jamming when they were not on tour with their friend, colleague and musical inspiration, Stevie Ray Vaughan.
But, after Vaughan's tragic and untimely death, the band became a musical outlet and inspiration in a time of crisis.