Mark McGee is a Bay area guitarist who started making a name for himself in the late '70s. As a teenager, he was opening for bands like Metallica, Quiet Riot, and Ratt while performing with his band Overdrive. His first band as a leader was the short-lived, Now, before joining a re-formed version of Starcastle at age 19.
In 1986, McGee joined the San Francisco heavy metal band Vicious Rumors. After nine years, multiple albums (with videos airing on MTV), and several world tours, McGee left Vicious Rumors to join up with Gregg Allman in 1995. He has recorded and toured with Allman ever since. In addition, he also formed Luvplanet with vocalist Nicole Sutton. [For more information, go to www.markmcgee.com]