During the 2020 worldwide pandemic Ampage lead singer Mark Mason wrote 12 new songs to try and encapsulate the feeling of the world during this historic moment in time. The rest of the band quickly joined him in the studio to record what will likely become the bands best album of all time " Season In Hell " to be released early 2021 !
Mark Mason - Lead Vocals / Guitar
Mark Pearce - Lead Guitar / Vocals
Jason Fish - Drums / Vocals
Bill Stokem - Bass
Ampage has recorded 8 albums, 9 movies including the Disney movie " Brink'' , Charted 2 hit singles in to top 50 and lead singer songwriter Mark Mason is the only artist to ever legally change a John Lennon lyric
Ampage last album in 2016 " Bridge of Souls " featuring Ampage co-founder Michael Kroeger on drums before his death in 2016
Ampage is currently being filmed for a Documentary called " Falling Higher" the 40 years of Ampage and narrated by Jake Busey. Due to be released in 2021
Some of the people that have recorded and or performed in Ampage music videos over the years include Rick Allen ( Def Leppard), Earl Slick ( Bowie and Lennon), Michael Monarch ( Steppenwolf) , Loren Molinare ( Little Ceasar) , John Taylor (Duran Duran) and Mitch Mitchel ( Hendrix ), Actors Jeff Conaway ( Taxi , Greese) , Gary Busey ( Buddy Holy Story) , Corey Feldman, Billy Wirth ( Lost Boys )
None of this would 've been possible without the support of Executive Producer Cameron Cutler who saw something special in the band back in the late 1990's quickly signing them to his label Higher Source Records for $1.3 million dollars
Sadly Ampage lost one of it's co-founding members and longtime drummer Michael Kroeger to leukemia on January 31, 2016. Michael was in the studio with the band and had just finished his drum and backing vocal tracks for the newest album "Bridge Of Souls" when he was diagnosed with Leukemia. He died a few month later never hearing the finished album and what would be his last master piece. The band has dedicated this album to him.