Sweet & Lynch — the band featuring guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet of legendary hard rockers Stryper, legendary guitarist George Lynch (T&N, Dokken, Lynch Mob), bassist James Lomenzo (Megadeth, White Lion, Black Label Society) and drummer Brian Tichy (S.U.N., Whitesnake) — will release its sophomore album this fall via Frontiers Music. The first song from the new disc, ‘Promised Land’, will be made available this Friday, July 28.
Says Sweet: “I’m blessed and honored to be a part of what many are calling the most anticipated rock release of 2017! Sweet & Lynch is back and our first song is coming this Friday, July 28th. Are you ready? Man, we are!”
Michael previously said that Sweet & Lynch was formed when Frontiers president Serafino Perugino approached him “to sing and write for what [Serafino] was referring to as a ‘supergroup’ project — (one of the first) that Frontiers would be putting together and releasing. I was, of course, not only intrigued by the idea but also humbled that he would ask me! Jon Levin [Dokken] was suggested as the possible guitarist and I suggested to Serafino getting the man himself, Mr. Scary [George Lynch] involved. Serafino was, of course, excited about the idea. Frontiers has told me how happy they are with my production on the new Stryper albums, so I immediately suggested producing as well. Serafino also agreed. I contacted George [as soon as possible] and he quickly agreed to be a part of this exciting project. It was decided that he and I would co-write everything together and that I would produce.” Continue reading »