INTERVIEW: Mark Morton

Guitarist Mark Morton has achieved worldwide success with Lamb of God, one of the leading metal bands of the past 20 years. But it turns out there’s a lot more to him as a musician and songwriter—a side that often leans more toward rock than metal. So he took years of song ideas that would... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mark Morton – ‘Anesthetic’

Review by Greg Maki-----Maybe the most remarkable aspect of “Anesthetic,” the debut solo album from Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton, is that it sounds like exactly that—an album. The 10 songs feature 12 lead vocalists, yet it feels cohesive and of a piece. And though much of the guitar playing is unmistakable, it doesn’t... Continue Reading →

Mark Morton, Light the Torch announce co-headline tour

Light the Torch and Mark Morton will embark on a co-headline tour this spring. Moon Tooth also will appear. Get tickets and VIP packages here. Morton, the guitarist of Lamb of God, will release his debut solo album, "Anesthetic "(WPP/Spinefarm) ,on March 1, while Light the Torch continue to support its latest release "Revival," out now via Nuclear Blast. "We are beyond excited to hit the... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Soulfly – ‘Ritual’

Review by Jeff Maki ----- What a time it must be to be Max Cavalera. He reunited with his brother Iggor years ago in Cavalera Conspiracy and has released some killer studio albums, including the most recent, the old-school-Sepultura-influenced "Psychosis" (review). The Brazilian tribesman are touring under the moniker of "Beneath Arise," performing—you guessed it.... Continue Reading →

LIVE RECAP: Lamb of God – 07/30/18 – The Fillmore Silver Spring – Silver Spring, Maryland

LIVE PHOTOS: Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament, Napalm Death ----- Review by Greg Maki ----- It turns out that when you remove Slayer from the bill of its farewell tour, you’re still left with one of the best metal shows imaginable. On a scheduled day off for the thrash legends, Lamb of God stepped up... Continue Reading →

DevilDriver to release outlaw country covers album on July 6

DevilDriver is a veteran metal band, but its members' personal taste in music reaches far beyond heavy music. As first teased by frontman Dez Fafara last year, the band's upcoming full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, "Outlaws 'Til the End," finally will see its day. The collection of metal interpretations will be released via Napalm Records... Continue Reading →

Burn the Priest celebrates 20th anniversary with new covers album

Lamb of God may be one of the biggest bands in modern metal, but they will never forget where they came from. Mark Morton (guitar), John Campbell (bass) and Chris Adler (drums) formed the first incarnation of the band, Burn the Priest, in winter 1994 after meeting four years earlier as students at Virginia Commonwealth University.... Continue Reading →

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