Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has kept in close contact with his fans for many years, becoming somewhat of a social media king in the realm of metal. To promote his upcoming 'Dark Days: My Tribulations and Trials' memoir and to explain exactly what fans should and should not expect from the book, Blythe has launched a new Tumblr account, the first post of which details his life as Lamb of God's vocalist, his battle with substance abuse, his success in bringing justice to his Czech manslaughter case + much more.
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Since releasing 'Resolution' in 2012, Lamb of God have experienced an incredibly eventful chapter of their career. After performing in nearly every corner of the globe and suffering a setback that left vocalist Randy Blythe in Czech court, Blythe has revealed he needs a break from Lamb of God and that he "will not be thinking about Lamb of God, touring, playing heavy metal writing new Lamb of God material" for a long time.
Due to a "family emergency," Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton is currently sitting out the initial dates of the band's European tour. There's no official word as to how long Morton will be out for, but Lamb of God surprised Austrian fans last night (Jan. 6) by bringing out Between the Buried and Me guitarist Paul Waggoner to fill in for Morton.
This kid looks pretty young, but he can jam on Lamb of God better than most adults. Even more impressive, he's doing it on an acoustic guitar with absolutely no backing music whatsoever. Every note he plays is our there for viewers to deconstruct, but this little dude hits the mark while performing Lamb of God's 'Walk With Me in Hell.'
Lamb of God's 'As the Palaces Burn' documentary is soon to hit theaters! Originally meant to showcase how extreme music and bring people together, the film was suddenly forced to change direction after vocalist Randy Blythe was arrested for manslaughter in the Czech Republic. Beginning in February 2014, fans will be able to watch 'As the Palaces Burn' on the big screen thanks to a new worldwide distribution deal.
Yesterday (Dec. 5), Nelson Mandela passed away at age 95. The news swept through the world in a matter of minutes, eliciting a large amount of tributes and discussion on the life of South Africa's human-rights leader and former president. Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe is one of many musicians that paid his respects to Mandela, but in typical Blythe fashion, the singer penned a detailed and highly emotional piece.