The End Machine / Classic 80’s Hard Rock sound lives on

The End Machine, featuring George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, Robert Mason and Steve Brown, will release their second album ‘Phase2’ 9 April 2021, via Frontiers Music.

Jeff Pilson told MetalTalk: “We set out to make the very best songs possible and are more than excited with how it turned out. We also were not afraid to let certain elements of the Dokken sound come through loud and clear. As a result, not only was it a very organic and collaborative process, but it was a helluva lot of fun as well!

“I feel these are some of the best songs we have ever written and I am blown away by all the performances. George was on fire throughout, Robert makes it clear he is one of the very best Rock vocalists around, while Steve delivered with all the passion and enthusiasm any band could ever desire.

“All in all it is a musical statement we can, and will stand behind, for a very long time!”

Cover of Phase 2 by The End Machine

George Lynch told us: “Jeff, Robert and I had discussions prior to pre-production and writing sessions that we would make a concerted effort to emphasise hooks and accessibility in our writing. We made sure to constantly remind ourselves of the self-induced parameters we had created for ourselves, so as not to get sidetracked and lose focus.

“That guidance served us well and I am very proud of what we have accomplished here.”

Robert Mason said: “That hit making Lynch/Pilson chemistry and song lineage is surely powerful and present, while allowing me freedom to both embrace it and show my own musical and lyrical flavours.

“This record shows us solidly in each others musical pockets and grooves, plus Steve Brown showed up to crush it on drums…and he can sing some mighty background vocals!

“We hope fans of all of our catalogues will embrace ‘Phase2’!”

Steve Brown takes over drum duties from his brother Mick, who played on the previous album.

‘Phase 2’ is set to excite lovers of bluesy, Classic 80’s Hard Rock sounds.

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