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Dokken Bassist Barry Sparks Posts Update

Barry Sparks, bass player with heavy metal band Dokken, has posted an update rearding the bands activities. His message reads as follows:

"Hello! Well it seems 2009 is going so fast already! Geez, slow down! anyhow, I am back out with Dokken! The gigs in Colorado and Arizona were great! I actually think the band has never played better. In a few days we head out to California and also Texas soon. If you don’t have the new CD Lightning Strikes Again pick it up, I am very proud of it and its real rockin’ too! Also TED NUGENT has released Sweden Rocks a live DVD from our European tour in 2006. a great live recording! Check out my custom made basses at Sparksguitars.com, I love them! Thanks for stopping by!"

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1. wilco writes:

cool do love dokken
got there newest cd george lynch rocks on there

# Mar 2, 2009 @ 7:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. godlike writes:

Oh yeah..!! Big Dokken fan here..!!

George Lynch is amazing \m/

# Mar 2, 2009 @ 7:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. godlike writes:

Um...After doing a little reading up on the subject... It seems that George Lynch isnt playing guitar on the newest album ..!! Former Warlock guitarist Jon Levin is playing for Don now..!!

# Mar 2, 2009 @ 7:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Netromancer writes:

Yeah, Don and George had a falling out some years back and I hear there's alot of bad blood between 'em still.

# Mar 3, 2009 @ 10:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Blindgreed1 writes:

Barry Sparks is a great bassist and a cool guy. I almost joined a band with him and his brother back in the 80's.

# Mar 3, 2009 @ 10:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. godlike writes:

They last worked together on Dysfunctional ( an amazing album) in '95 and then
released Shadowlife in '97( which kinda sucked)
The rift between Don and George Lynch started back in the 80s... I seen em a half dozen times back in those days and a few of those shows, included arguments on stage as to what song was going to be played and when.. It was easy to see and hear those two arguing and getting p***ed at each other..! Its too bad, cause the two of em together made some incredible music...!
But as a Lynch fan, Ive truly enjoyed all of his solo work..!!
As of last fall, Lynch has regrouped the Lynch Mob and was touring with Oni Logan on vocals..!!

# Mar 3, 2009 @ 10:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. wilco writes:

did not know that he left the band
did like his solo project lynch mob
even got a replica of his guitar at home do not play it i am a bass man

# Mar 3, 2009 @ 6:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. godlike writes:

wilco - No sh^t... Id like to own one of those Lynch "bones" guitars..!!
And Yes indeed, the Lynch Mob albums were damn good \m/

# Mar 3, 2009 @ 7:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. wilco writes:

good morning godlike

well dont have the skull one but got a esp kamikaze 1
cant play it my fingers are to fat the neck is real thin

i do like my old ax the epiphone black bird bass
but got a dean edge q4 as well

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 5:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. wilco writes:

godlike
got it going the dvd total awsome man
did go on the saxon posting today

dokken paris

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 5:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. godlike writes:

wilco - You have a Lynch signature, ESP Kamikaze 1..? Oh you lucky bastard ;-)
Those are such nice guitars.... yes the necks are quite thin, but extremely fast..!!

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 9:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Blindgreed1 writes:

Did I mention that I grew up with Barry?

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 9:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. godlike writes:

No you didnt..! Thats pretty cool \m/

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 9:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. wilco writes:

did the dude played in the germd grean warlock the chick who did sing is sooooooooooooo hot
yeah and i dont even play it
blind greed in wich band you are now

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 5:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. godlike writes:

wilco - yeah, the new guitarist for Dokken is the old guitarist for Warlock and YES... she was and still is SO HOT..!!
You have an ESP Kamikaze an ya dont play it..? Thats f^ckin blasphemy ;-)

Hey wilco... Blindgreed1 sings for the band Blind Greed now..!!
Check out their myspace page...
Or give me your email address and I can send you some music..??
My email address is in my profile.. Contact me anytime buddy.!!

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 7:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. godlike writes:

Mornin wilco \m/

# Mar 6, 2009 @ 9:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. wilco writes:

will do bro
yeah i did even see her so close up when she played in holland dynamo club did get wett in my pants
no man i d prefer bass guitar
but iam really in to guitarist do think at the moment still kirk hammet is my fav together with
zakk wylde and petruice
been looking at the metallica posting
help me with this part
dont understand why they hate metallica
with out the gods of metal there would not be trash metal they did bring it to the main core

# Mar 6, 2009 @ 6:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. TimW writes:

From what ive heard from Don Dokken is that George is a f***ing weirdo, i love this band and bought the new album as well.....not as hard as i would have liked it but a good quality album that has seen many plays from me......i would like to know the truth too about the break-up and arguments....but the weirdo factor may have a big part in this.

# Mar 6, 2009 @ 8:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. wilco writes:

godlike indeed doro pesch still hot
tim i think it all was about who got the rights to the lyrics and music
did hear that as well george is kind of strange but he kicks a$$ on his guitar
think without george in the band lots of fans will turn away from dokken
but there is still lynch mob

# Mar 7, 2009 @ 5:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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