Sweet & Lynch

Wed
11
Mar

Totally Driven Radio Podcast - GEORGE LYNCH

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Totally Driven Radio, the weekly radio podcast heard live every Thursday night from 8 - 11 pm Est time on the Totally Driven Entertainment Radio Network, hosted by Bay Ragni and Nick Wilkinson covers the world of sports and entertainment each week, as well as bringing you celebrity guests interviews.

Totally Driven Radio spoke with Legendary Guitarist George Lynch to discuss a ton of topics like:

**Randy Rhoads and how he got the consolation prize and took over Randy’s Students
**He was also up to replace Brad Gillis in Ozzy’s band as well
**He talked about leaving Dokken, and he ended up joining Ratt, because Warren took his spot in Dokken
**The Sweet / Lynch project
**That he has been getting too much flack for doing too much lately
**The Shadow Nation documentary
**The Infidels
**He is finishing up a new Lynch Mob record for Frontiers
**If it is frustrating to not be able to play out live with all the different projects
**How did him & Michael Sweet hook up to do the project together
**Talked about Michael Sweet singing for Tooth & Nail, which half of record is recorded musically
**What if Don Dokken called him to ask George to work on a song or two, what is George’s answer
**Anyone he wants to work with, he hasn’t had chance
**If he does anymore body building

George hangs out for 30 minutes and You can listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ss1OFdeA8Hw

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Wed
11
Feb

Frontiers Melodic Rock Fanzine Issue 66


Frontiers Music srl is proud to present the new issue of MELODIC ROCK FANZINE. The 66th release of the label's successful magazine is available for free all over the world through record shops, mailorders and every fine dealer carrying the Frontiers Music srl releases.
 
This new issue includes reviews and interviews of Revolution Saints, Issa, Dracula, Eclipse, Uriah Heep, Blind Guardian, U.D.O, Ammunition, Care of Night, Level 10, Sweet & Lynch, Pat travers Band. and more!

Electronic readable version of the magazine is available on the Frontiers Music srl official site and here.

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Thu
22
Jan

SWEET & LYNCH - Only To Rise (Review)

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content: 
92%
section name: 
BEST TRACKS
Produced By: 
Michael Sweet
Running Time: 
47
Release Date: 
January 23
Released: 
Worldwide
Musical Style: 
Melodic Hard Rock
Score: 
92
Label: 
Frontiers
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You could spend a week discussing the musical heritage and history of Michael Sweet and George Lynch alone, but then there’s also bassist James Lomenzo and drummer Brian Tichy to consider. So in the interest of time, I’ll presume everyone reading this is well aware of the accomplishments of all these great folk. It’s actually almost unbelievable they are gathered on the one record.
 
Unlike some other cobbled together supergroups or all-star projects, when Michael Sweet was pitched this idea, he loved it so much he took over completely - asking to produce the album as well as co-writing the 12 tracks with guitarist Lynch.
And that’s what makes this album gel so well and why this works – the songs are all written in-house and therefore are a true representative mix of both artists’ attributes and influences.
It is a great mix of Sweet and Stryper’s recent melodic hard rock output with that classic Lynch Mob groove-n-sleaze.
 
The first 4 tracks are especially inspiring. The pump of The Wish and the groove and chorus of Like A Dying Rose, then the rock ballad Love Stays and the groovy free flowing Time Will Tell - all catchy tunes and all impressive representation of the talents involved.
Other highlights include the atmospheric slow burner Me Without You; the fast moving rock-n-groove of Recover; the moody September and the darker, rhythm driven Hero-Zero.
The album finishes with an old school melodic metal track Only To Rise.
 

A hard rocking album from start to finish, which I’m very impressed with. Production is well suited for the style of the music and most impressive of all is the fact all songs were co-written by Lynch and Sweet for this new partnership.
On the basis of the quality of what has been delivered here, fans enthusiastic reaction and plans to tour this mean this is one star project that looks set to go the distance.
One of my favourite releases from both main participants. 
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Mon
15
Dec

SWEET & LYNCH - Only To Rise (Showcase)

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Only To Rise
Produced By: 
Michael Sweet
Running Time: 
47
Release Date: 
January 23
Released: 
Worldwide
Genre: 
Melodic Hard Rock
 
SWEET & LYNCH is a brand new band centered around the talents of guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet of  Christian hard rockers STRYPER and iconic guitarist George Lynch (LYNCH MOB, ex DOKKEN) along with bassist James Lomenzo (ex MEGADETH, WHITE LION, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) and drummer Brian Tichy (ex WHITESNAKE).

“SWEET & LYNCH was born as the brainchild of Serafino Perugino, President of Frontiers Music”, recalls Sweet. “He asked me to basically sing on this record and then I suggested producing it and co-wrote the songs with George”, continues the singer. Brian Tichy and James Lomenzo were then called in to complete the lineup. Now a complete a band, plans are being formulated to rehearse and book a tour to play the music included on this amazing debut album “Only to Rise” to the fans in a live setting.

“It’s an incredible combination of classic 70’s and 80’s”, tells Michael Sweet. “You will hear some flavors of Journey, Bad Company, Dokken, Van Halen and Stryper. James and Brian are amazing musicians. They tore it up. The drums and bass are just as impressive as the guitars. Everybody really delivered... The musicianship level on this is top notch. It sounds as if we were all in the studio playing together and we were not. Basically, George wrote some riffs about a minute to a minute and a half long. I wrote lyrics and melodies then arranged them. Then Brian and James came out and tracked the drums and bass, as well as some rhythm stuff. We then sent it back to George to add the guitars."

The combination of Sweet’s powerful, crystal clear vocals and Lynch’s unmatched guitar tone, provide the force and drive that the album needed. The result is truly a “state of the art” Hard Rock album, with fabulous melodies played to perfection.
An absolute must for all fans of Sweet and Lynch's musical stylings!

SWEET & LYNCH
Michael Sweet – lead vocals, guitars
George Lynch – lead guitars
James Lomenzo – bass guitar
Brian Tichy - drums

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Wed
03
Dec

SWEET & LYNCH Premiere Video For 'The Wish' From Their Upcoming Debut

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SWEET & LYNCH PREMIERE VIDEO FOR
'THE WISH' FROM THEIR UPCOMING DEBUT
ONLY TO RISE
 
Album Slated for Release in January via Frontiers Music SRL
 
Exclusive Pre-Order Available via PledgeMusic at http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/sweetlynch
 
Sweet & Lynch
are releasing the first official video from their upcoming debut album, Only To Rise. The video is for the album opener 'The Wish' and premiered on Ultimate Classic Rock. The video shows Michael Sweet and George Lynch performing the song together amongst imagery that corresponds with the song's lyrics. The video was shot in Los Angeles and was directed by Devin DeHaven, known for his work with Rick Ross, Whitesnake, Kiss and R. Kelly to name a few. The video can be seen here: http://youtu.be/jmmolV-B7xE or click on the image below.

 

 
 
'After almost a year of talking about the Sweet & Lynch album we're extremely proud to premiere the first music video, 'The Wish,' states Michael Sweet. 'The song takes you back to a time when guitar heroes ruled the airwaves and melodies soared. The thought was to bring back the late 70's/early 80's with a modern twist and remind people of one of the best eras in hard rock/metal.'
 
Only To Rise is scheduled for release on January 23rd in Europe and January 27th, 2015 in the United States via Froniters Music SRL. Backing up Sweet & Lynch on this new musical adventure is bassist James Lomenzo and drummer Brian TichySweet & Lynch recently launched a pre-order for the new album via PledgeMusic. The pre-order features various bundle packages for fans and is live at: http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/sweetlynch. The album is also available via Amazon at: http://geni.us/SweetLynchAMZ.
 
'George and I are proud of how this album turned out and we're counting the days for the release,' adds Sweet. 'We're equally as proud of the fan base out there. So many people have been there through thick and thin and this album is a testimony to the perseverance of working hard and working even harder.  George, Brian, James and myself gave 110% to every note played and sung and we hope that it shows.'
 
From the opening notes of 'The Wish' to the drum solo finish on the album-closer 'Only To Rise,' it is evident that this musical partnership between Michael Sweet's unmistakable voice and George Lynch's signature guitar tone has yielded incredible results. Songs 'Dying Rose,' 'Me Without You' and 'Strength In Numbers' showcase the diversity that permeates throughout the entire album. Sweet & Lynch released a lyric video for the 9/11 inspired track 'September' which can be seen here: http://youtu.be/i5G5uzrYWXw. An EPK featuring Michael and George discussing this new project can be seen here: http://youtu.be/BPYIoe0fTqIOnly To Rise was produced by Michael Sweet who also produced the last Stryper album, No More Hell To Pay, which received massive fan praise and critical acclaim alike.
 
Plans are currently being worked out for Sweet & Lynch to play a few live shows in the Spring of next year, making this different than any other supergroups that record together but never play live. More information will be announced in the near future. If the past records of these four musicians are any indication, no fan will want to miss these shows.
 
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Tue
11
Nov

Michael Sweet & George Lynch Team Up For New Supergroup SWEET & LYNCH

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MICHAEL SWEET AND GEORGE LYNCH TEAM UP FOR NEW SUPERGROUP SWEET & LYNCH
 
Debut Album Only To Rise Slated for Release in January
via Frontiers Music SRL
 
Exclusive Pre-Order Available via PledgeMusic at http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/sweetlynch
 
Two of hard rock’s most notable figures have partnered up for a new project. Iconic vocalist/guitarist Michael Sweet of Stryper and legendary guitarist George Lynch of Lynch Mob/Dokken have teamed up to form a new supergroup Sweet & Lynch. Joining them on this new musical adventure is bassist James Lomenzo and drummer Brian Tichy. The band will be releasing their debut album Only To Rise on January 23rd 2015 in Europe and January 27th, 2015 in North America via Frontiers Music Srl. Sweet & Lynch recently launched a pre-order for the new album via PledgeMusic. The pre-order features various bundle packages for fans and is live at:
 
"When I was approached to help put together an all-star lineup, instantly I thought of George Lynch,” explains Michael Sweet. “George is one of the most talented guitarists out there and a ‘bucket list’ player for me. George wrote riffs/basic ideas and I wrote melodies, lyrics and arranged and completed the songs. I knew that we would compliment each other's style. When you add the amazing rhythm section of Brian Tichy and James Lomenzo, you just can't go wrong with this line-up. It really is a special project and I'm honored to be a part of it!"
 
From the opening notes of “The Wish” to the drum solo finish on the album-closer “Only To Rise,” it is evident that this musical partnership between Michael Sweet’s unmistakable voice and George Lynch’s signature guitar tone has yielded incredible results. Songs “Like A Dying Rose,” “Me Without You” and “Strength In Numbers” showcase the diversity that permeates throughout the entire album. Sweet & Lynch released a lyric video for the 9/11 inspired track “September” which can be seen here: http://youtu.be/i5G5uzrYWXw. An EPK featuring Michael and George discussing this new project can be seen here: http://youtu.be/BPYIoe0fTqI. Only To Rise was produced by Michael Sweet who also produced the last Stryper album, No More Hell To Pay, which received massive fan praise and critical acclaim alike.
 
The track listing for Only To Rise is:                                                          
 
1)      The Wish                                                    
2)      Dying Rose
3)      Love Stays
4)      Time Will Tell
5)      Rescue Me
6)      Me Without You
7)      Recover
8)      Divine
9)      September
10)   Strength In Numbers
11)   Hero-Zero
12)   Only To Rise
 
Plans are currently being worked out for Sweet & Lynch to play a few live shows in the Spring of next year, making this different than any other supergroups that record together but never play live. More information will be announced in the near future. If the past records of these four musicians are any indication, no fan will want to miss these shows.
 
 
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