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My God, Lynam Rocks

lynam.jpgI had a completely different post in mind this morning when I logged first on.

Before I ever post I always check just to see the latest music headlines. Typically, all Blabbermouth ever posts is Nikki Sixx and KISS updates - but today, I hit the motherload.

There was an article on the Motley Cruise. As many of you know by now, I'll be joining that voyage of debauchery. Here's the bulletin:

"Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM have joined the musical lineup of Vince Neil's Motley Cruise. Vince himself will perform, as will the reunited RATT, Skid Row and Slaughter."

At first, my hackles went up: "Who the hell is Lynam and why are they performing on my cruise?" Then I listened to one of their videos. It was so good, it made me want to roll around on the floor a little bit.

In fact, Lynam are so good they better just start practicing for Rocklahoma right now, because I assume there will be contests for non-80s bands to play early on the main stage. If they enter, they will win.

Lynam is now my new conquest. I must interview them and spread their message. Oh yes, I must.

Watch this video: Lynam "Tanis." You'll notice lead singer Jacob Bunton Lynam is wearing a Fastway shirt. That's so glam!


Reader Comments (7)

Wow, I've never heard of them before. And I have to say, from the video, I really like them!!! Thanks for telling me about them. I am going to check out their MySpace now...
September 1, 2007 | Unregistered CommenteraXe mAn
Okay, I only gave this a listen because of the lead singer's Fastway shirt. I've played it twice since then! Hope the rest of their work is as good as this.
I'll check it out later today.
September 1, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterSean
Lynam released two albums under the band name Mars Electric. Check 'em out, good stuff!
September 1, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKurt's Krap
Hey, Allyson, have a blast on that cruise, from the past, that is!

I actually came by to let you know I covered the Ratt and Poison show this week and thought you might want to come by The Metal Minute and check out my photos since you'd appreciate them! :)
September 2, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterRay Van Horn, Jr.
You can download our latest work, Slave to the Machine, on Itunes right now. It's 100% guaranteed. If you like the other bands on this cruise you are definitely going to enjoy STTM.
Thanks for the write up.
All the best,
Dave Lynam
September 2, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Lynam
Hey I saw your link at my message board... I only wish I had more time to read!!!
The organizers of Rocklahoma will be onboard the Motley Cruise as well, we'll see what happens

December 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterGigi
Actually, Mars Electric and Lynam are two totally separate bands that just happen to share a lead singer. The official breakup of Mars Electric and the beginnings of Lynam overlap by a bit, and there are 3 songs off of Mars Electric's "Fame Among the Vulgar" album that appear on Lynam albums - but they are not the same band. Mars Electric was a 4-piece band, with completely different members than Lynam, other than Jacob. Jacob does have a tendency to play Mars Electric's "Someday" at Lynam shows - I've personally seen it three times. And as someone who has seen them perform live almost 30 times in two years, trust me when I say it is SO worth going to a show. Most venues it's a $10 cover and you get 3-4 hours of in-your-face ROCK.
September 30, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJess

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