Rest in peace, Dave Brockie! The beloved GWAR frontman, also known as Oderus Urungus, touched many in the music industry with not only his outspoken and entertaining ways, but also the way in which he treated others. One of those who had a long-running friendship with Brockie was Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe, who had a chance to speak at the musician's memorial service.
It was one of the more emotion-fueled concert experiences of 2012 and many top rockers from the metal community joined the members of Suicide Silence to honor the memory of the band's late frontman Mitch Lucker. That special show has now been unleashed as the 'Ending Is the Beginning' CD/DVD/Blu-Ray release and the band has just served up the performance of 'You Only Live Once' with Lamb of God's Randy Blythe as a new video.
Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has been a busy man since being acquitted of manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic last year. Having toured extensively with Lamb of God since then and just releasing the 'As the Palaces Burn' documentary about the trial, Blythe is directing his talents toward a more "highbrow" audience, composing a piece of music for the Richmond Ballet.
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.
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.