“We want to give fans one last chance to see a really kickass show before we wind it up”: George Lynch on why he's retiring his long-running band, his unlikely Gibson studio favorite, and that Peavey business...

George Lynch performs onstage
(Image credit: Frances Axsmith)

Aside from Lynch Mob's latest album, Babylon, the most recent news surrounding George Lynch is the reemerging of allegations the veteran guitarist made in 2018 against Peavey while guesting on Island Music Co's Determination & Overdrive podcast.

Of course, we're talking about something Lynch said five years ago, and indeed, he assumed the allegations were dead and buried. But then again, that something is pretty big. 

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Andrew Daly

Andrew Daly is an iced-coffee-addicted, oddball Telecaster-playing, alfredo pasta-loving journalist from Long Island, NY, who, in addition to being a contributing writer for Guitar World, scribes for Rock Candy, Bass Player, Total Guitar, and Classic Rock History. Andrew has interviewed favorites like Ace Frehley, Johnny Marr, Vito Bratta, Bruce Kulick, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Rich Robinson, and Paul Stanley, while his all-time favorite (rhythm player), Keith Richards, continues to elude him.