Everyone knows that life as a touring musician is difficult. Still, if you’ve never experienced it first-hand, you may not be to truly fathom the hardships of time on the road.
Fortunately, Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton has now shared his tips learning what it’s like to be in a touring band.
Writing on social media, Morton says:
If you ever wanna know what its like to be in a touring band…
1. Rent a nice RV
2. Pick up 6-10 of your buddies
3. Drive 400 miles, find a gravel parking lot & park
4. Order pizza
5. Play guitar for 1 hr
6. At 2 am, leave & drive another 400 miles
7. Repeat steps 3-6 for 7 wks
You can view Morton’s tweet below.
Lamb of God’s eponymous tenth full-length studio album was released on June 19, 2020. LoG’s first record in five years, as well as their first with drummer Art Cruz in place of Chris Adler, sold approximately 30,000 units (27,000 of which were pure album sales) in its first week of release, earning it the following chart positions:
- #15 – Top 200
- #2 – Current Album Sales
- #1 – Hard Rock Albums
- #2 – Rock Albums
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January 30, 2021