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MACH22 Posts New Video From Debut

"Sweet Talk Intervention," the debut album from Philadelphia hard rockers MACH22, will be released on May 6th. It's no wonder guitar icon Slash chose them Grand Prize Winner in Guitar Center's Onstage with Slash contest. Check out the official video for "Go Ahead" and see/hear for yourself below.

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.

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 Gulino is 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.

Ted Merrill 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.

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" at Sound Dragon Studios with Jeff LaBar (producer) and Ronnie Honeycutt (engineer). It was mastered at Sterling Sound in NYC by UE Nastasi, (AC/DC, The Ramones, Led Zeppelin).


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