Tag: Mark Morton

LAMB OF GOD Responds to Malaysia Concert Ban

As widely reported, LAMB OF GOD’s concert in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia scheduled for September 28th has been cancelled by the government, who refused to issue a permit for the show even though the concert had been on sale and had sold over 1,500 tickets. LAMB OF GOD’s guitarist Mark Morton has issued the following statement …

Heavy Metal Community Tweets Off In Support of RANDY BLYTHE’s Verdict

There’s been a huge response from the metal community regarding the acquittal of Randy Blythe earlier today.   Randy was found not guilty of manslaughter from the death of a fan, Daniel Nosek, when he was allegedly thrown off the stage. Tuesday’s ruling by Prague’s Municipal Court was confirmed by the court spokeswoman, Marketa Puci. “We …

LAMB OF GOD Guitarist Mark Morton Offers Autographed Guitar and Strings for Auction to Benefit MD Research

LAMB OF GOD lead guitarist Mark Morton has donated the custom-designed and autographed Jackson guitar from his personal collection, and the strings and LAMB OF GOD guitar picks he used to record four of the songs from the band’s album Wrath, to the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF). All proceeds from the sale of the guitar will support research into treatments …

CKY/World Under Blood’s DERON MILLER Signs on with Jackson Guitars

Deron Miller, CKY/World Under Blood guitarist/vocalist has signed on with a new sponsorship deal with Jackson Guitars.  This marks an end of more than decade long relationship with previous sponsor, Parker Guitars. Miller joins a roster of heavy-hitting Jackson artists such as Scott Ian (Anthrax), Dave Ellefson (Megadeth), Mark Morton (Lamb Of God) and more. …

LAMB OF GOD’s Mark Morton Auctioning Guitar From Personal Collection for Chronically Ill Children

I truly dig news like this.  Nothing tugs at the ‘ole heartstrings more than helping kids…especially chronically sick ones.  According to a new press release, Lamb Of God guitarist Mark Morton is auctioning one of his stage guitars played during the band’s performance at D-Tox Fest on June 17th in Montebello, Quebec.  The guitar, a …

DEVILDRIVER Frontman, LAMB OF GOD Guitarist Collaborating On New Project

DEVILDRIVER vocalist Dez Fafara and LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton are collaborating on a new project. Writing on his Twitter profile, Fafara compared the music to CIRCUS OF POWER meets “Badmotorfinger”-era SOUNDGARDEN while Morton cited Chicago doom legends TROUBLE as an influence on the material. 14 “killer tunes” have been written so far, with …

JAMEY JASTA Schedules Solo Shows

Jamey Jasta of HATEBREED and KINGDOM OF SORROW has scheduled the following solo shows: Sep. 08 – Hartford, CT – Webster Underground Sep. 09 – Window Rock, AZ – CPR Event Tent Sep. 10 – Chandler, AZ – Firebird International Raceway (Red, White & U-Fest) Jamey Jasta‘s debut solo album, “Jasta”, sold around 4,000 copies …

LAMB OF GOD Guitarist Mark Morton to Auction Stage Guitar

Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton is pleased to announce that he will be auctioning one of his stage guitars used at the upcoming D-Tox Fest in Montebello, Quebec for charity.  All proceeds from the auction will go to Victory Junction, a camp for chronically ill children in Randleman, NC.  The guitar, a Mark Morton …

Rockers Sharing Thoughts on Starr’s Passing via Twitter; Steven Adler, Mike Portnoy, Mark Morton…

  by THR Staff and Monica Herrera, Billboard.com Alice in Chains members Jerry Cantrell and Sean Kinney have spoken out about their former bandmate and bassist Mike Starr,  who was found dead Tuesday (Mar. 8) in a house in Salt Lake City, Utah. “Jerry and Sean are mourning the loss of their friend and ask that …

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