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Randy Blythe Underscores History Amid Confederate Statue Removal

Lamb of God's Randy Blythe used the recent removal of Confederate monuments in Charlottesville, Va., as a teaching moment, emphasizing Confederate General Robert E. Lee's own words regarding military memorials to the fallen Confederate States in the wake of the American Civil War.Last Saturday (July 10), the city just northwest of Lamb of God's Richmond, Va., origin point removed statues of Lee and Confederate General Stonewall Jackson, as NPR reported. The monuments and the proposal of their removal […]

todayJuly 13, 2021 3

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Randy Blythe Starts Writing New Book, but It May Not Be a Memoir

Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has started writing a new book to follow his 2015 memoir, Dark Days. The musician revealed this week that he had completed the proposal, secured a publishing deal and already started writing a preface for the upcoming publication.But the book may or may not be autobiographical, as was Dark Days. In an announcement that also discussed the process of writing and making art overall, the Lamb of God rocker would only […]

todayJuly 10, 2021 1

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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Leads Hardcore Cover of Prince Song

Prince's funky 1984 hit "I Would Die 4 U" becomes a ferocious punk anthem on a new version led by Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe that also features members of hardcore punk bands such as Gorilla Biscuits, Integrity, Harm's Way and many more.It's all part of the online metal talk show Two Minutes to Late Night's latest heavy cover song; the podcast frequently draws willing collaborators from among notable names in rock music. […]

todayJune 8, 2021 2

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How Randy Rhoads’ Death Affected Ozzy’s Albums for a Decade After

In a new Rolling Stone interview, Ozzy Osbourne said of late Ozzy guitarist and influential shredder Randy Rhoads' upcoming commendation, "Thank God that he's getting recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."But that's not all he shared about Randy. The rock mag got a good bit more conversation out of the "Prince of Darkness" regarding the guitar icon's inclusion among the Rock Hall's Class of 2021 — this October, Rhoads […]

todayMay 21, 2021 2

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Randy Rhoads’ Guitar + Amp Stolen in 2019 Theft Returned

The family of late guitarist Randy Rhoads has recouped two key items taken in a 2019 theft at the Musonia School of Music. According to the guitarist's sister, his first electric guitar, a 1963 Harmony Rocket, and a prototype of his signature Marshall Amplifier are now back in the family's possession.The original theft took place in November of 2019 at the school where the guitar great once taught. The school […]

todayMay 20, 2021 3

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Randy Rhoads to Receive Rock Hall ‘Musical Excellence’ Award

Legendary Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads has been selected to receive the Musical Excellence Award by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.In 2000, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame added a ‘Sidemen’ category to their institution. The category, meant to recognize largely uncredited musicians, was transformed into the Musical Excellence Award, which is “given to artists, musicians, songwriters and producers whose originality and influence creating music have had […]

todayMay 12, 2021 2

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Randy Blythe Urges People to Stop Being Quick to Cast Judgement

Lamb of God's Randy Blythe was the latest guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio program. The band just released a super deluxe edition of last year's self-title record, which includes a bonus live disc taken from Lamb of God's 2020 livestream performance.Blythe discussed what it was like to perform a Lamb of God album in its entirety for the very first time and the thrills and challenges that came […]

todayApril 20, 2021 2

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Randy Blythe Feared Death Was Coming If He Didn’t Get Sober

Lamb of God's Randy Blythe has spoken about his sobriety in the past and he recently reflected on the destructive path he was on for a recent "Life Lessons" piece for Metal Hammer, revealing his drive for getting sober was based on a fear he was heading towards death.Blythe states, “It’s a well known fact that I was a fuckin’ alcoholic and I’ve not had a drink in well over […]

todayApril 6, 2021 5