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George Lynch

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George Lynch
Background information
Born September 28, 1954 (1954-09-28) (age 63)
Spokane, WA
Genres heavy metal, hard rock
Instruments guitar
Years active 1979–present
Notable instruments
ESP George Lynch signature series


George Lynch is an inspirational and legendary guitarist. He is a former member of Dokken.

Since Dokken, George has been in Lynch Mob and currently, Souls of We, which is being renamed due to new members.[1] George Lynch and partner Tony Ortiz create custom one-off guitars called Mr. Scary Guitars. They are very limited quantities, come with certifacates of authenticity and are individually named and numbered. George and Tony also work closely with customers to build to their exact specs as much as possible. Options include wood types, neck dimensions, pickup windings, hardware options and finishes [2]

Mark Kendall, guitarist for Great White, claims Lynch started two hand tapping before Eddie Van Halen [3]. This was back when George was in a band called The Boyz pre-dokken.

George is a monster. He's one of the best guitarists around, period. (in my opinion, THE best)

Discography

Dokken
Lynch Mob
  • Wicked Sensation (1990)
  • Lynch Mob (1992)
  • Syzygy (1998)
  • Smoke This (1999)
  • Evil: Live (2003)
  • REvolution (2003)
  • REvolution LIVE! (2005)
  • Smoke and Mirrors (2009)
Solo
  • Sacred Groove (1993)
  • Live In Florida (1999)[1]
  • Will Play for Food (2000)
  • Stone House (2001)
  • The Lynch That Stole Riffness! (2002)
  • Furious George (2004)
  • The Lost Anthology (2005)
  • Scorpion Tales (2007)
  • Guitar Slinger (2007)
  • Orchestral Mayhem (2010)
Lynch/Pilson
  • Wicked Underground (2003)
Tony MacAlpine
  • Maximum Security (1987)
Xciter
  • Xciter (2006)
Lana Lane
  • Gemini (2006)
Souls of We
George Lynch & The Stahlwersfonie Orchestra
  • Christmas / Sarajevo (2009)
Hear 'n Aid
  • Stars (1986)

References

  1. souls of we to be renamed
  2. mrscaryguitars.com
  3. http://www.melodicrock.com/interviews/markkendall.html

link

http://georgelynch.com

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