Just recently, Virginia metallers Lamb Of God unveiled the details about their new EP, The Duke, which is in the memory of Wayne Ford, a fan Randy Blythe first met at a show a few years ago. Ford was suffering from leukemia and it left a profound impact on him. More details can be found here. Today, they have released that new song called "The Duke". You can listen to it below.
Randy Blythe, vocalist of Lamb Of God, shares the story of Wayne Ford, a fan he first met at a show a few years ago. Wayne was engaged in a battle against leukemia that he ultimately lost in early 2015. Randy Blythe and Wayne Ford fast became friends during their time together and his life and cancer fight inspired a song entitled "The Duke", which was recorded during Lamb Of God's sessions for the band's latest album, VII: Sturm Und Drang. "The Duke" didn't appear on the album, instead an EP for that track titled The Duke is set for a December 2nd release date.
Last year, Lamb Of God returned with a successful new album entitled VII: Sturm Und Drang. Since then, the thrashers have been touring in support of it. But they have also produced a new video for their fans. The story behind the song "Embers" is very personal for guitarist Mark Morton. The lyrics of the song reflect his experience living in the aftermath of losing his child. The track also features Deftones frontman Chino Moreno.
And the tour cancellations continue following the Paris terrorist attacks. While some bands have maintained their shows in Paris and all over Europe, others like Lamb Of God have decided to return home, citing security concerns to cancel their remaining shows. Curiously enough, Children Of Bodom and Sylosis, whom have been accompanying Lamb Of God on this tour, have decided to continue with the European trek unlike the Americans.
Lamb Of God is currently touring in Europe and sadly, the experience in Dublin wasn't a pleasant one for frontman Randy Blythe. He was attacked in Dublin by a gang of teenagers on Sunday night as he explained via Instagram. The vocalist said this happened while taking late night camera shots of the Samuel Beckett Bridge. He was in Dublin for a gig with Megadeth, Children Of Bodom and Sylosis at the 3Arena, which took place on Monday.
Recently, Richmond-based metallers Lamb Of God have shared another track from their anticipated seventh full-length album, VII: Sturm Und Drang. The album is being released on July 24th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment and until then, you can hear "Embers" featuring Deftones singer Chino Moreno. Check out "Embers" here below and you will have listened to five out of ten songs from the new record.
Children Of Bodom are releasing a new album soon, I Worship Chaos. So, naturally new tours are being booked to promote the record. Today, the Finnish metallers announced a string of dates for Europe. Children Of Bodom will join forces with groove metallers Lamb Of God, who will present their new record VII: Sturm Und Drang as well and tour Europe this fall. Opening support will come courtesy of British metallers Sylosis. For a few dates in the UK and Ireland, this touring package will team up with mighty Megadeth as well.
This is already the fourth song from their upcoming album that Lamb Of God have shared online, which means fans will hear a good portion of the album before it is released. After "512", "Still Echoes" and "Overlord", this new song is called "Erase This" and you can listen to it right here. Apart from a song with clean vocals from Randy Blythe, the new record also features guest appearances by Chino Moreno (Deftones) and Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan) on vocals.
In 2012, Lamb Of God singer Randy Blythe was arrested in the Czech Republic and charged with manslaughter for allegedly pushing 19-year-old Daniel Nosek offstage at a show two year prior and causing injuries that led to the fan's tragic death. In his memoir, Dark Days, the singer Randy Blythe reveals what he remembers of the 2010 show where a Czech fan was fatally injured. Blythe relates the tale of his ordeal during incarceration, trial, and eventual acquittal. The book comes out on July 14th on Da Capo Press.
The Lamb Of God machine continues raging in full force. The American thrashers have shared the third track from VII: Sturm Und Drang, their anticipated forthcoming record. In the second video released so far, the band chose to showcase the track "Overlord". The clip directed by Jorge Torres-Torres is available for your viewing pleasure right here. This song is a new play on Lamb Of God's sound. The track uniquely features clean vocals and lyrics penned by vocalist Randy Blythe, and the video itself features his own personal concept and treatment.
Here you have it, the first video from Lamb Of God's new album. it's the first video they release in a few years and they have chosen to showcase the new single "512". The Richmond metallers will release their highly-anticipated seventh full-length album, VII: Sturm Und Drang, on July 24th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment with whom the band signed a record deal for all territories outside of North America. The brooding video for "512" was directed by Jorge Torres-Torres. See if you like it below.
Lamb Of God have just premiered a brand new track! The American metallers are showcasing a song from their new album VII: Sturm Und Drang, more specifically "512". The song lyrics are about Blythe's experience in a prison in the Czech Republic, where he had been charged with manslaughter for allegedly pushing a fan offstage and causing injuries that led to the fan's death. The vocalist was eventually found not guilty, but still spent over a month incarcerated. It was during that time that he began writing "512" - in Pankrác Prison cell number 512. You can hear the track below.
After unleashing a new song online as well as announcing their new album, Lamb Of God have now revealed more about it. VII: Sturm Und Drang, the band's new album, will be available worldwide in July via Epic Records in the U.S. and Nuclear Blast Entertainment on all territories outside of North America. The title VII: Sturm Und Drang which is German for "storm and stress" indirectly refers to the vocalist Randy Blythe's experience of being arrested in Prague and how people handle stress.
Today is a big day for Lamb Of God. The American thrashers started the day with a bang and just announced their new label, new album and a new song to go with it. Go big or go home! Their new label is Nuclear Blast Entertainment, in case you are wondering. They will release their anticipated seventh full-length album, VII: Sturm Und Drang, this July via Nuclear Blast Entertainment with whom the band signed a record deal for all territories outside of North America. After several hints, the band is unleashing the brand new track today "Still Echoes" via their website. You can stream the track there. How do you like this new track?
It would appear that Lamb Of God have commenced working on the follow-up to Resolution. The band has launched an official Instagram account and posted some photos including a shot of a Mesa Boogie Mark IV amp and hints at their seventh album. Drummer Chris Adler, who is currently recording with Megadeth, has also confirmed that the band is working on new material. Whether the recordings have started or it is just the writing process, it seems pretty clear that there's work being done on the next Lamb Of God album.