Video footage of LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton performing an acoustic version of his song "Reveal" at the studios of Boston's WAAF radio station can be seen below. Joining Morton for the performance were two members of his solo touring band, vocalist Mark Morales (SONS OF TEXAS) and guitarist Doc Coyle (BAD WOLVES, ex-GOD FORBID).
Morton tour in support of his debut solo album, "Anesthetic", kicked off on March 13 in Richmond, Virginia and concluded on March 23 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Also backing Morton on the trek were bassist Nick Villarreal (SONS OF TEXAS) and drummer Art Cruz (PRONG, Cruz and Coyle have both played with LAMB OF GOD in the past. Cruz filled in for LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler on tour last year while Chris recovered from a motorcycle accident, and Coyle subbed for Morton when LAMB OF GOD opened for METALLICA in 2009.
"Anesthetic" was released on March 1. The first single from the album, "Cross Off", features late LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington.
Other singers on the album include Alissa White-Gluz (ARCH ENEMY), Jacoby Shaddix (PAPA ROACH), Myles Kennedy (SLASH, ALTER BRIDGE), Randy Blythe (LAMB OF GOD), Mark Lanegan, Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT), Jake Oni, Josh Todd (BUCKCHERRY), Mark Morales, and Naeemah Maddox. Musically, Morton performs all guitars, with Roy Mayorga (STONE SOUR), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Ray Luzier (KORN), Gregoletto and Bent, Mike Inez (ALICE IN CHAINS), Jean-Paul Gaster (CLUTCH), Steve Gorman and Marc Paul rounding out the band.