On of Modern Metal’s leading lights, Lamb of God has shared a video teaser hinting at their next release, due at some point in 2020. The clip shows the band in the studio and ends with a solemn “2020”. Watch it below. The new LoG album will be the follow-up to 2015’s acclaimed VII: Sturm Und Drang (Reprise). The band also released a tribute EP to a fallen fan, The Duke in 2016, and also reconvened under their original moniker Burn The Priest to celebrate twenty years as a band in 2018 with an album of covers of Hardcore and Metal songs, Legion: XX. The new album will be the first without former co-founding drummer Chris Adler who departed the band in 2019. He was officially replaced by Art Cruz (Prong, Winds ofPlague), who was a live fill-in for the band until he joined officially.
In a statement just posted to their social media pages, Lamb Of God has announced that drummer Chris Adler will not participate in the Slayer tour, slated to begin tonight and run until the end of August. He will be replaced by drummer extraordinaire Art Cruz, best known for his work Prong and Winds Of Plague. Hopefully, everything is alright with Chris and his family, one of the best drummers and most admired people in metal. Continue reading →