Charvel® Artists

Jacob Bunton


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Jacob Bunton is an Emmy Award winning songwriter and multi instrumentalist.  From Birmingham, AL, Bunton began his music career in 2000 as the founding member of the rock band Mars Electric (Columbia Records).  Discovered by legendary A&R guru John Kalodner (Aerosmith, Steve Vai, Whitesnake), Mars Electric scored a top 30 radio hit with the song “Someday” and released the critically acclaimed album “Beautiful Something”.  After Mars Electric dissolved, Bunton formed the rock band Lynam and signed a deal with DRT / Universal.  The band’s major label release “Slave To The Machine” peaked at No. 21 on Billboard’s Top Independent Albums chart and No. 19 on its Top Heatseekers chart. The album's first single, "Tanis" achieved the No. 1 spot on both the active rock independent chart and the mainstream rock independent chart. Their follow up album, Tragic City Symphony, was released on August 18th, 2009 via Megaforce/Mascot. This album features the song "Save My Soul," which peaked at No. 5 on the active rock independent chart.

As a songwriter and session musician, Bunton has had numerous songs on the charts at multiple formats including Rock, Top 40, Country and Alternative.

Bunton recently joined forces with former Guns N Roses drummer Steven Adler to form the rock band ADLER along with guitarist Lonny Paul and bassist Johnny Martin.  The band’s debut album “Back From The Dead” will be released November 26th via New Ocean Media.