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Mark Morton is the lead guitarist of the metal band Lamb of God. Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Lamb of God is a five-piece post-thrash/metalcore band from Richmond, Virginia, formerly known as Burn the Priest. ...

Lamb of God Guitar Player Mark Morton.
Lamb of God Guitar Player Mark Morton.

Mark Morton is one of Lamb of God's two guitarists, along with Willie Adler. He has a signature guitar deal with Jackson and is seen sometimes playing Framus Guitars, Jackson Randy Rhoads guitars, among others. He is the most reserved, introverted member of the band, and admits he doesn't feel comfortable in the public eye. Aside from guitar, he's an avid wine enthusiast, and a cigar aficionado. In their DVD release, Killadelphia, he got into a fist fight with singer Randy Blythe, which he won. This video can be seen on YouTube. Image File history File links Mark_Morton. ... Image File history File links Mark_Morton. ... Willie Adler (born 1973) is the guitarist of the metal band Lamb of God, along with guitarist Mark Morton, bassist John Campbell, drummer Chris Adler, and singer Randy Blythe, formerly known as Burn the Priest. ... The Jackson logo Jackson is a guitar manufacturer originally owned and operated by Grover Jackson, a partner of Wayne Charvel of Charvel Guitar Repair. ... Framus is a German guitar, bass, and banjo manufacturing company, that existed from 1946 until going bankrupt in 1975. ... The terms introvert and extrovert (also spelled extravert) refer to a personality factor expressed in traits such as warmth, gregariousness, assertiveness, activity, and excitement seeking. ... Four cigars of different brands (from top: H. Upmann, Montecristo, Macanudo, Romeo y Julieta) An airtight cigar storage tube and a double guillotine-style cutter A cigar is a tightly rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco, one end of which is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn...


Mark Morton, Chris Adler and John Campbell formed the band Lamb of God in 1990 at Virginia Commonwealth University where they were floor mates. Morton left to pursue a master's degree, so a new guitarist, Abe Spear, was found. Randy Blythe was added on vocals when the band decided to retire from its instrumental sound. At this point in their career they were known as Burn the Priest. Morton re-joined the group and Burn the Priest released a self titled full length album soon after.


He cites Jeff Loomis as one of his inspirations. Jeff Loomis is the lead guitarist for Seattles heavy metal band, Nevermore. ...


His gear consists of his own Jackson signature models strung with GHS Boomers (52-10) tuned to drop-D, loaded with Seymour Duncan pickups. Onstage, Mark uses two Mesa Mark IV amplifiers with nine Mesa 4X12 cabinets (only two of the cabinets actually have speakers in them, the other seven are for show). His rack gear includes a Sennheiser wireless system, a DBX compressor which he uses as a noise gate to hide feedback, and a splitter box which divides his amplifier channels to the cabinets. The GHS Zakk Wylde Boommers are the signature strings of Zakk Wylde. ... Dropped D tuning: DADGBe, also known as simply as Drop D, is a guitar tuning style in which the lowest (sixth) string is tuned down a whole tone (dropped) to D rather than E as in standard tuning (EADGBe). ... Seymour Duncan is a company that is most famous for manufacturing of guitar pickups, and currently has a line of effects pedals. ... An amplifier head An instrument amplifier is an electronic amplifier designed for use with an electric or electronic musical instrument, such as an electric guitar. ... The Sennheiser Logo Sennheiser is a German pro audio company. ...


He has also been credited to some of Lamb of God's albums, specifically New American Gospel under the alias "Duane". New American Gospel, Lamb of Gods debut with that name, and third release altogether, was released in 2000, one year after their previously self-titled album, Burn the Priest. ...


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