Scene News: Lamb of God – Mark Morton discusses the singles ‘Checkmate’ and ‘Memento Mori’ and new drummer Art Cruz

Powerhouse groove metallers LAMB OF GOD are set to release their new self-titled album on May 8th. In a trailer, guitarist Mark Morton discusses the first single ‘Checkmate’ and how it all came together. Find out more HERE

In another album trailer, guitarist Mark Morton discusses the band’s new single, ‘Memento Mori’. Find out more HERE

Mark Morton discusses the band’s new drummer Art Cruz and what it was like to write and record with him this time round. Find out more HERE

A true collaboration between all members of the band, LAMB OF GOD’s eighth studio album is an amalgam of each individual’s contributions, blended to create a singular style. Guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler fuel the album with a mountain of riffs, taking what LAMB OF GOD are known for, and unbelievably, upping the ante to new levels. The rhythm section of John Campbell, looming large as a rhythmic shadow, and drummer Art Cruz, who makes his studio debut with LAMB OF GOD here on this record, underpin the proceedings with passion, sweat and expansive dynamics. Vocalist D. Randall Blythe is as angry, insightful, and informed as ever. Never one to shrink from facing the darker aspects of our nature head-on, Blythe delivers with no punches pulled, and as only he and LAMB OF GOD can in 2020.

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Watch and listen to ‘Checkmate’ HERE
Watch and listen to ‘Memento Mori’ HERE

In the midst of writing the ten songs that appear on LAMB OF GOD, the group hit pause on the works-in-progress to man the stage as main support SLAYER’s ‘The Final Campaign’. After months of playing their best-known songs nightly, LAMB OF GOD returned to the new tracks and began to work with longtime producer Josh Wilbur (KORN, MEGADETH, GOJIRA, TRIVIUM). Special guests Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED) and Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT) also make appearances on the album.

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Lamb Of God tracklist:
1. Memento Mori
2. Checkmate
3. Gears
4. Reality Bath
5. New Colossal Hate
6. Resurrection Man
7. Poison Dream (feat. Jamey Jasta)
8. Routes (feat. Chuck Billy)
9. Bloodshot Eyes
10. On The Hook

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