Justin Lamb grew up in a slice of suburbia called Clarkston, Michigan. Music was something that was always intertwined with his life, as his mother was a singer with many bands and his father kept a unique guitar talent hidden away in a case in the closet. After joining the school choir in junior high, Justin found that songwriting came naturally to him and he showed this to his classmates by serenading girls and writing song parodies in a homage to a childhood hero of his, "Weird Al" Yankovic.
It was in high school, when Justin's musical tastes were headbanging in the realm of punk rock and third wave ska, that he finally got a guitar and began to teach himself some of his favorite songs. He joined a punk band, Done Mama Proud, as a lead singer and continued to try to hone his guitar skills. Five or six power chords later, Justin was playing nearly every punk song he knew, but found himself writing songs in a much more acoustic and emotional key. It wasn't long before he traded his Ibanez electric in for an Epiphone acoustic.
A long lost album spanning every musical genre was lost in a vault at the end of high school, as Justin began working on what would be his first official full length album, Walking Away From You. This album would prove to be the inspiration he needed to pursue music a little more seriously. He began writing more songs and collaborating with best friend and fellow musician Chad Nini.
As he reached drinking age, Justin and Chad found themselves in Los Angeles, California, and in many bars, but as the entertainment, not the customers. For over two years, Justin and Chad played together in dozens of sets from Hollywood to West Hollywood to North Hollywood. It was then that Justin decided to move back home to Michigan where he began working on something better and deeper.
In 2013, Justin announced a Kickstarter campaign to fund the recording and release of his first studio album, Songs From Within. Hiring some of the best musicians he had worked with previously, he found himself fully funded and in the studio. The album was mixed and mastered and in the hands of whoever wanted it by the end of the year.
Justin continued to play out at bars all around the Metro Detroit area for a number of years after the album release, but has since calmed down a bit.
Justin Lamb still writes music and occasionally performs live sets online via Facebook Live, Instagram, and YouTube. He occasionally performs private parties, but typically stays more focused these days on his family and his many podcasts. Currently, Justin is working on an album tentatively titled Songs I Wrote in High School, in which he revisits some of the raw, highly emotional lyrics he wrote in his formative years.