Marq Torien, July 2008 at the South Texas Rock Fest
|Birth name||Mark Joseph Maytorena|
September 22, 1961 |
Los Angeles, California
|Genres||Heavy metal, glam metal, hard rock|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, congas|
|Associated acts||Ratt, Hawk, King Kobra, BulletBoys, Love/Hate|
Marq Torien (born Mark Joseph Maytorena on September 22, 1961 in Los Angeles, California) is the lead singer of the hard rock act BulletBoys. He is the only member to have remained with the group since the release of their self-titled debut album in 1988.
Prior to BulletBoys, Torien was a guitarist in the then-unsigned band Ratt, a guitarist for the band Hawk, a member of Motown recording artists Kagny & the Dirty Rats, a lead vocalist briefly for the band King Kobra., and the lead vocalist of the band Marquis/Touch.
In addition to periodic BulletBoys ventures, Torien's solo projects included Sexual Chocolate, Ten-Cent Billionaires, and This.
Torien provided lead vocals for two tracks on Cherry St.'s second album Monroe in 1994. The tracks being "Dogtown" and "One More Tonight"