The man himself recently stopped by the Guitar World video studio to deliver a playthrough of All I Had To Lose, taken from his 2020 solo EP, Ether. The track showcases the guitarists softer side, as he trades gain-driven riffs for super-precise and emotive fingerstyle tapping.
"This EP is not entirely acoustic but each song has a pretty strong acoustic component," Morton says.
"I wrote the music before I wrote the lyrics - that's usually how I write. My working title for this piece of music was called Pretty One because I think it's... pretty."
Who knew the man behind some of metal's most dark and powerful riffs had such a delicate side?
Mark Morton's latest EP Ether is available now via Rise Records (opens in new tab).