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 →

Mark Morton releases ‘Cross Off’ music video

Mark Morton, the guitarist of Lamb of God, has released the video for the top 10 track "Cross Off," featuring Chester Bennington. Watch it below. The song comes from "Anesthetic," Morton's debut solo album, which was released March 1 via WPP Records/Spinefarm. The "Cross Off" video, directed by Roboshobo, includes performance footage of Mark Morton with... Continue Reading →

Mark Morton releases new song featuring Myles Kennedy

Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton has released the song "Save Defiance." The track features vocalist Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge and Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators fame, with Alice in Chains' Mike Inez on bass and Korn's Ray Luzier on drums. The song comes from Morton's debut solo release, "Anesthetic," which will be released March 1 on WPP/Spinefarm Records. "Myles was our... 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 →

Former Sick Puppies frontman Shim to release debut solo album Sept. 14

Platinum recording artist Shim has announced a Sept. 14 release date for his self-titled solo album, "Shim," on BFD, distributed worldwide by The Orchard. After creating a worldwide fan base as founder and former lead vocalist for Sick Puppies, the Australia-born singer, songwriter and producer found himself back at square one, and after a couple... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Dee Snider – ‘For the Love of Metal’

Review by Greg Maki ----- I didn’t see this one coming. Though he’s led a varied career, we all know Dee Snider as the voice and (painted) face of Twisted Sister, which hit the peak of its popularity in the 1980s (and enjoyed a successful run well into the 21st century, it’s worth noting). Whether... Continue Reading →

LIVE RECAP: Myles Kennedy – 05/16/18 – Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, Maryland

Review by Greg Maki ----- It takes some serious guts to take the stage alone when you’re used to having guitar gods like Slash or Mark Tremonti out there with you. But that’s exactly what Myles Kennedy is doing on his tour supporting his debut solo release, “Year of the Tiger,” including a stop at... Continue Reading →

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