Slipknot is no stranger to overcoming adversity, including the death of founding bassist Paul Gray in 2010 and the exit of longtime drummer Joey Jordison in 2013. While these events have undoubtedly impacted the band internally, their live show has gone unphased; it remains a spectacle of chaos, both sonically and visually.
Chris Adler of Lamb of God is playing drums on the new Megadeth album. They'll be recording as a three piece: Adler, vocalist/guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson.
Dave Mustaine comments, “Chris is a tremendous talent, and an amazing person. He is going to bring a new level of excitement and energy to Megadeth that the fans are going to lose their minds over. I have nothing but respect for my previous drummers, but this is going to absolutely kill! Back in 1989, Megadeth originally worked as a three piece - guitar, bass and drums - when we laid down the framework to our Grammy nominated platinum album ‘Rust In Peace.’ I want to thank the other members of Lamb Of God for...
Lamb of God will release celebrate the 10th anniversary of their sophomore album, As the Palaces Burn, by releasing a remixed and remastered edition on November 11 via Prosthetic/Razor & Tie. It will also include three demos and a documentary about the making of the album. Stream the new version of "Purified" in the replies.
Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe has written a memoir, which is tentatively set to be released in Spring 2014 via Da Capo Press.
While I've dreamed of being a published author almost since I began to read, I never imagined my first book would center around such a sad topic. Sometimes though, life unexpectedly provides you a story that needs to be told. I believe this one does (for several different reasons, not just for the benefit of myself), so I will tell it with the respect and dignity all involved deserve. This will be a good read, I promise you, and I hope some good comes of it.
Terror has announced the cancellation of a date in the Czech Republic in light of the ongoing legal situation involving Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe. You can check out a statement from the band here.
A fairly complicated story has been developing last night and this morning regarding charges made against Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe. Although it was first reported via a Czech news site that Blythe had been arrested and charged with manslaughter, with some claims that he faced 5-10 years in prison, the band's PR firm has sent out a statement saying that no charges have been filed yet. The alleged arrest came in regards to a May 24, 2010 incident at a show in Prague, Czech Republic, where Blythe attacked a fan who rushed the stage. The fan fell off the stage and harshly hit his head, and died after being comatose for two weeks. The statement from the band's...
Head to the replies to watch the first trailer for Lamb of God's upcoming film, As the Palaces Burn. It also doubles as a music video for "Desolation." The documentary is directed by Don Argott. Filming will continue over the summer, and a 2013 release is projected.
For those who like cruises but weren't amped up enough by a Weezer cruise, the Mayhem Festival Cruise, set to take place December 7th-10th of this year, might be a bit more up your alley. Featuring bands such as Lamb of God, Machinehead, Anthrax, Hatebreed, Suicide Silence and Kingdom of Sorrow, the weekend will feature band sets, DJ sets and even an art gallery curated by Clown of Slipknot. For more information, be sure to click the link above.
Today we have two prizes to be won from Lamb of God. The first is all six of the band albums on usb drives in a cigarette box shaped collector’s package. The second is all of the band's albums on 180 gram vinyl in a linen-wrapped collector's box. All you have to do is jump to the replies and tell us what the coolest Christmas gift you have ever received is, and we'll pick winners later this week. Good luck!