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Lamb Of God’s Mark Morton announces star-studded solo EP

Mark Morton
Lamb Of God's Mark Morton (Image credit: Ellie Mitchell)

Mark Morton has revealed he’ll release a new solo EP next month.

The Lamb Of God guitarist will launch Ether in January on a date still to be confirmed and it’ll feature guest appearance from Halestorm (opens in new tab) vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, former Killswitch Engage (opens in new tab) vocalist and current Light The Torch man Howard Jones (opens in new tab), Mark Morales from Sons Of Texas and Moon Tooth’s John Carbone.

Morton says: “Once again, I’ve had the great pleasure of working with some amazingly talented artists and friends to assemble this collection of tunes, all of which feature a strong acoustic guitar component.

“Inspired by the acoustic sets I had the opportunity to perform last spring and summer in support of Anesthetic (opens in new tab), I began writing some new songs to reflect that more mellow vibe. 

“I’m stoked with the results and I can’t wait for everyone to hear what we’ve been putting together. I’ll be debuting these tunes on my upcoming UK acoustic tour (opens in new tab), so you can hear them live before they’re released anywhere else! 

“I continue to be honoured to have the chance to work with so many incredibly talented people and I remain beyond grateful to the fans that have come along with me and supported these projects. Thanks so much everyone!”

The first single, All I Had To Lose, featuring Morales, will be released on January 10, with the EP also featuring a cover of The Black Crowes (opens in new tab)' She Talks To Angels and Pearl Jam (opens in new tab) classic Black.

Along with his solo dates in the UK next month, Morton will also play in the country with his Lamb Of God bandmates in April 2020.

Mark Morton: Ether EP
1. All I Had To Lose (feat. Mark Morales) 
2. The Fight (feat. John Carbone) 
3. She Talks To Angels (feat. Lzzy Hale)  [Black Crowes cover]
4. Love My Enemy (feat. Howard Jones) 
5. Black (feat. Mark Morales) [Pearl Jam cover]

Mark Morton: Anesthetic (opens in new tab)
Lamb Of God guitarist Mark Morton released his solo album Anesthetic earlier this year. The record features a number of guest stars including a vocal contribution from Chester Bennington.

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