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.
In June 2012, Lamb of God released a trailer for an upcoming documentary on the band. The original premise was to highlight the "Pure American Metal" band's upcoming world tour. The trailer for the documentary was interesting enough, but no one could have guessed that only days after the teaser was released, singer Randy Blythe would be locked away in a Czech prison.
Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe was found not guilty of manslaughter charges earlier this year by a Czech court, but the controversial trial wasn't the first time Blythe's life was in jeopardy. Blythe has struggled in the past with addiction to pills and alcohol, and in a new interview, the Lamb of God frontman opened up about overcoming those demons.
Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe was found not guilty of manslaughter by a Czech court on March 5. Since the judgement was handed down to Blythe, Lamb of God picked up right where they left off and hit the road to blast fans with 'Pure American Metal.' Along with seeing the band live, relieved Lamb of God fans can now watch a short film created by Randy Blythe, meant to represent the singer's state of mind throughout the legal process.
Lamb of God fans, meet your favorite new musician! The man's name is Roger Brilliant and he fronts the fantastic new band, Roger Brilliant and the Wankers! You've probably never heard of Roger Brilliant, but Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has, and Blythe has used the power of social media to document the soon-to-be-famous artist on his way to the top.
Clear out a space on your bookshelves, metalheads, because Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe is writing a memoir. The book, which is currently planned for a Spring 2014 release will focus on the last year of Blythe's life, detailing his controversial arrest and imprisonment for manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic all the way to his 2013 acquittal and beyond.