LYNCH MOB shares music video for 'The Synner'
LYNCH MOB has shared the official music video for the song “The Synner”. The track is taken from the band’s latest album, “Babylon”, which was released on October 20 via Frontiers Music Srl.
Watch “The Synner” below.
Joining revered guitarist and band founder George Lynch (THE END MACHINE, THE BANISHMENT, ex-DOKKEN) for this latest LYNCH MOB LP are vocalist Gabriel Colón, bassist Jaron Gulino (TANTRIC, HEAVENS EDGE),and drummer Jimmy D’Anda (ex-BULLETBOYS).
During an appearance on the October 23 episode of SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk”, George spoke about LYNCH MOB‘s announcement that it was embarking on “The Final Ride”, a farewell tour celebrating the band’s 35-year legacy. The trek is expected to kick off in January of 2024 and conclude in March of 2025 on the Monsters Of Rock cruise. Asked if it was his call to do one final tour with LYNCH MOB, George said: “Yeah, it was kind of my call. The thought behind it is LYNCH MOB has been a revolving door since its inception. And this feels like a solid landing. This version of the band has been intact now for a couple of years and is very, very solid. And I think it’s about as solid as it’s ever going to get. What I really wasn’t looking forward to is, again, another member change, another singer change, and all this and that. I don’t wanna go through that anymore. I’d like to see this solid lineup be the bookend and the endcap for the story. And I’m gonna be 70 next year. It’s not like I’m gonna be retiring permanently or anything. I’m gonna be still going out probably and doing some stuff, but it’ll give me a freedom to kind of stretch out, maybe play out as a solo artist and play material from all different projects or any project that I’ve been involved in, which is quite a few. So I can go back in time 40, 50 years if I want. I could play stuff from my pre-DOKKEN band XCITER. ‘Paris Is Burning’ is an XCITER song, which became a DOKKEN song. So, stuff like that or stuff off my instrumental solo records — things like that. Become a little more self-indulgent.”
Asked by host Eddie Trunk if LYNCH MOB‘s just-released eighth studio album, “Babylon”, will mark the band’s final collection of new material, George said: “Well, that remains to be seen. I don’t wanna say this is our final record because we may look at it like, well, we’ll get through our heavy touring schedule in ’24 and maybe some dates in ’25 and cap it off with Monsters Of Rock cruise in March of ’25. But maybe we’ll wanna leave our options open to do another studio album while things slow down at the beginning of ’25. But we wouldn’t be out there touring to promote it. So we have to think about that. I’m not saying we are gonna do another studio record, but I definitely know I wanna leave that option open.”
When “The Final Ride” was first announced on October 24, Lynch said in a statement: “After 35 years since the inception of LYNCH MOB, I feel the time is right to let this chapter of my musical life fade off into the sunset. I feel the timing is right because of the solidarity and camaraderie of our current lineup. It ensures that we’re leaving a powerful legacy with no regrets.
“Jimmy D’Anda has been my partner and brother for many decades. Jaron Gulino feels like he was designed in a laboratory to be the perfect bassist for this band. Gabriel Colón defies every lead singer stereotype by being one of the sweetest, kindest and most humble lead singer I’ve ever worked with, yet goes out every night and morphs into a stage stalking, golden-throated lord. We laugh hard, work hard, and know we can step on to any stage at any time and own it. With our latest record. I feel at peace knowing that we’ve documented the final chapter in the 35-year legacy of the MOB.”
“There’s been so many iterations of LYNCH MOB since the first lineup in 1989 of Oni Logan, Mick Brown, Anthony Esposito and myself. Putting LYNCH MOB together was just an extension of what I’d always strived for in a band: the best possible musicians, chemistry, and brotherhood. My bands have not only been my best friends, but also family. When we come up together and work hard and struggle together, we create a bond that lasts a lifetime. I think that’s the thing I love the most about my musical journey… creating music in the studio, stepping on stage, and sharing that bond with my friends through music. Thank you to everyone who has been in my band. I really feel it’s ours.”
LYNCH MOB was formed in 1989 after Lynch parted ways with his former band DOKKEN. Their debut release, “Wicked Sensation”, was met with critical and fan acclaim and went on to be certified gold in sales by the RIAA. The band would continue on through the years with a cast of talented players joining Lynch throughout their musical journey over the course of six more studio albums.
In August 2020, Lynch announced that he was ending LYNCH MOB due to the racial insensitivity of the moniker, saying he would no longer record or perform under that name.
“Babylon” track listing:
02. Time After Time
03. Caught Up
04. I’m Ready
05. How You Fall
06. Million Miles Away
07. Let It Go
08. Fire Master
09. The Synner
LYNCH MOB is:
Gabriel Colón: Vocals
George Lynch: Guitars
Jimmy D’Anda: Drums
Jaron Gulino: Bass