We’re pleased to bring you the exclusive album stream of MACH22‘s new album Sweet Talk Intervention, out today and available for purchase at www.mach22music.com.
The album was produced by Jeff Labar (Cinderella) and recorded at Dragon Sound Studios in Nashville, TN, engineered by Ronnie Honeycutt (Jackyl), and additional engineering and tracking done at Tribe Sound Studios in West Chester, PA by Brian Davis and mastered at Sterling Sound in NYC by UE Nastasi.
MACH22 will be appearing at the highly acclaimed ROCKLAHOMA festival, which will be held May 23-25 in Pryor, OK. Visit www.rocklahoma.com for more information.
A young band, MACH22’s already racked up some impressive credentials: opening for Slash,Steel Panther,Tom Keifer, Cheap Thrill, and performing for an audience of 75,000 at Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival. MACH22 also picked up several product endorsements including an endorsement by PRS Guitars.
So who are the men behind the music? Founding member Lamont Caldwell is a versatile musical force. After joining the band of soul singer Bilal Oliver as a saxophonist, Lamont toured with Erykah Badu, Common, Kirk Franklin, Dave Matthews Band, The Roots, and Jay-Z.
Sebastian LaBar, son of legendary guitarist Jeff LaBar (Cinderella), was personally trained by his father and quickly set out on his own.
Jaron Gulinois a skilled musician who spent time on the road with thrash and death metal bands. His own group, On Top, gained worldwide press with its debut album. An in-demand bassist, Jaron recently played several shows with Charm City Devils.
TedMerrill may be the youngest member but he has a long list of notable credits. His previous band The Euphorics provided support for national acts Dizzy Reed (Guns N Roses),Smile Empty Soul,Uli Jon Roth,Ionia, and Charm City Devils. Ted was also voted a finalist in the Mark Tremonti shredding contest by Baltimore’s 98 Rock radio listeners and is officially sponsored by PRS Guitars.
Drummer Damian MonteCarlo has opened for many of the bands he grew up listening to: Ratt,Skid Row,Warrant, Vince Neil,and Dokken. Before joining MACH22, Damian fronted and played guitar in numerous bands and self-produced three full-length albums and an EP.
In between tour dates,MACH22 recorded their debut album, Sweet Talk Intervention, atSound Dragon Studios with Jeff LaBar (producer) and Ronnie Honeycutt (engineer). Mastered at Sterling Sound in NYC by UE Nastasi, (AC/DC, The Ramones, and Led Zeppelin).