Sunset Strip's Billy Morris Signs With High Volume Music!!
Cleveland, OH - Former Warrant and current Tuff guitarist Billy Morris has signed a multi-release deal with the independent label HighVolMusic. The American rock guitarist hails from Cleveland, OH earning his stripes early on in his musical career with the band Kidd Wicked. Billy later went on to perform with several projects including as a touring guitarist for Quiet Riot (2005), and with Mr. Big guitarist Paul Gilbert. Billy performed with Paul on the Beehive Live project playing in front of a sold out crowd in Seoul, Korea.
Spending 5 years as the lead guitarist in the platinum selling band Warrant, Billy has played every state in the US as well as in Japan, Korea, Mexico, Australia and many other countries across the world. Touring with bands like Poison, Whitesnake, Ratt, and many others taught Billy a high level of professionalism and excellence that he brings to the stage today. Billy performed and recorded on one Warrant release, the Under The Influence album on which he sang lead vocals on the cover of AC/DC’s “Down Payment Blues”, as well as playing guitar on the whole album.
Billy later went on to form the Billy Morris Band who which recently supported Tom Keifer and also Ratt on several dates.
Billy Morris and co-writing partner Mike Szuter (Paul Gilbert, The Szuters, Magna Fi) are currently holed up at Riverside Recording Studio in Cleveland, OH working on brand new material for a summer release. Billy is working up what will be a high energy rock ‘n’ roll record with a few surprises tossed in.
The deal with HighVolMusic includes several additional projects and also plans for a book release. Details to be unveiled later this year.