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Behold Mark Morton's impeccable fingerstyle technique in this enrapturing playthrough of The Fight

Ether - Mark Morton's latest solo EP - may be a side project, but it showcases some of the guitarist's best work. Morton isn't often given the chance to flex his acoustic guitar capabilities while shredding in Lamb of God, as he instead opts for electric guitars running through amps pushed to smoldering high gain.

After delivering a Guitar World exclusive playthrough of All I Had To Lose - also taken from Ether - Morton filmed another exclusive performance. This time: The Fight.

Morton traverses the fretboard with effortless ease, delivering nimble lead runs that beautifully intersperse the underlying rhythmic fingerstyle playing.

Mark Morton's latest EP Ether is available now via Rise Records (opens in new tab).

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Sam is a Staff Writer at Guitar World, also creating content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar (opens in new tab).